Durga Puja in Delhi


This year, Durga Puja is from 30th September to 3rd October and bamboo structures for marquees are already visible in various parks and community centres. C R Park has the highest concentration of Durga Pujas, and the area transforms into a carnival zone. Also, the Kashmiri Gate Durga Puja is one of the oldest celebrations in Delhi and is a huge crowd puller even today along with Kalibari near CP, Shiv Mandir at C R Park and Durga Bari.

5 Kanjak gifts better than plastic moulded lunch boxes


Ashtami/Navami kanya pujan is commonly known as Kanjak festival in north India. Are you sick of gifting china made plastic molded lunch boxes, pencil boxes and hair clips as Kanjak gifts. Try something different this time. Here’s a list of five cute gift items that you can buy under Rs 100/-.

4 Pre Durga Puja activities in Delhi


Visit artisans’ studios: If you are interested in clay sculpture or are a shutterbug, you could visit the makeshift studios of artisans who are at the final stage of preparing the grand Durga idols. Most of the Pujas at Chittaranjan Park (C R Park) have the idols made in situ. The Kalibadi at Mandir Marg […]

Passion Tea – A piano, wifi and overpriced tea


We visited The Piano Man-Passion Tea in Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar after a long gap. The place is looking better with new decor and redesigned menu. Tea and cake were nice but definitely not value for money.

Delhi Book Fair 2014 – So many books, so little time…


Delhi Book Fair 2014 at Pragati Maidan saw a huge turnout this year, The Book Fair has changed its character and is more inclusive. Alongside paper books, the stalls carried e-books, DVDs, audio books and reading material in all sorts of electronic forms. Various activities were also being held to attract curious visitors. The Stationery and Office Automation Fair that was happening concurrently in one of the halls attracted additional footfall.

Goodricke Teapot – An experience worth talking about


Goodricke has a lot of heritage in tea culture and is well known for aromatic teas. Goodricke Teapot have a fair menu of snacks, savories and pastries to have with tea. We loved our cup of strong masala tea along with vol-au-vent and rainbow pastry. We recommend this place for quiet evenings with family, friends or self.

Tribute to Coldplay at Hard Rock Cafe


We recently attended “Tribute to Coldplay” concert at Hard Rock Cafe, Saket. It was an event in collaboration with Radio One 94.3 FM and the cover band coldplayers played a series of popular cold play songs. Apart from the music we enjoyed HRC’s legendary chicken burger, potato wedges, nachos along with drinks.

Weekend Trip – Delhi to Mount Abu


Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. We found Mount Abu to be a very activity oriented hill station. There are temples, sunset points, forests, trekking, shopping options, a lake, heritage places and options galore. Even in the month of June an excellent weather made this trip very pleasant and memorable for us.