South India’s Japanese obsession found, and I loved it

On what could be the city’s bustling side in tourism terms, GreenPark Hotel in Vizag, is the address for mixing business with pleasure. Sound proofed from noisy roads outside, GreenPark hotel is clutter-free and sober. Muted colour schemes run though bedrooms which are micro managed right down to welcome drinks and bespoke toiletries. A statue… Read More South India’s Japanese obsession found, and I loved it

This is what happens when transit hotels hire fun people

An infamous transit hotel brand is no longer an airport hotel in this South Indian city by the beach. An energetic lobby bursting with social character is tastefully juxtaposed with a healthy collection of wine bottles. The Hotel Novotel – Vizag, has interiors in dark wood and squashy leather couches. Rooms that overlook the beach boast… Read More This is what happens when transit hotels hire fun people

Where to eat local that will really help you unwind

Surprisingly, dishing out local, fusion foods will be the reason you will feel sublime here. The Eatery restaurant in Vizag serves North Indian, South Indian and Asian delicacies in lavish buffet spreads. If you’d rather choose a meal, get something made from the restaurant’s à la carte menu.  Who’s the chef? With 14 years of… Read More Where to eat local that will really help you unwind

Where to go to have a tropical bash in the city

With sensitivity to local culture and a global narrative; The Park Hotel, gives the city of Vizag a hospitality boost. Explore the setting of this boutique hotel with their star chef; who rediscovers the joy of eating local.  What’s the vibe? The Park Hotel offers a more rustic choice of accommodations at the shores of the Bay.… Read More Where to go to have a tropical bash in the city

Confidence is all you need, and this glamorous dress

Come summer and kaftans are much more than resort favourites. Different from the south Asian Kurta; light and airy kaftans synonyms as a fusion style now. This comfortable style has been the badge of designers ever since the 60’s. The then Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Diana Vreeland, ‘discovered this becoming fashion.’ Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren and Grace… Read More Confidence is all you need, and this glamorous dress

Are houseplants really worth the hype, and how to design better

So you defy mother nature and bring home her herbaceous wonders. You probably own a cactus without a second guess. Not to mention snake plants on every tabletop. If you already have the green that all look the same, you might want to try these six varieties to take your house from blah to botanic.… Read More Are houseplants really worth the hype, and how to design better