A Secret Lake at Igatpuri – Monsoon Escape

By Ananya Bhattacharjee It was the end of June, monsoons had already arrived and her magic was everywhere. Lazy, gloomy, cloudy sky and a lush green landscape that adorned itself flawlessly. Frequent showers of rain and the aroma of wet soil filled the air around. View of the western ghats So, one afternoon I packed my bag on a weekday and drove towards the mountains, looking for yet another story. An unplanned drive towards the

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Go Green With A Sunday Special!

For us Vegetarians, the world can be a cold and cruel place. Non-Vegetarians constantly make fun of us, as the diversity in our cuisine seem slightly limited (or so we think!) and it’s always difficult to find a true Vegetarian oasis.   Well, as Thane-ites, we discovered a real find the other week. With an entire hotel chain being Vegetarian, the Byke Brand has made it their duty to bring Vegetarianism to the fore wherever

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Welcome To The Festival Of A Million Fireflies

If you’re looking to do something different, connect with Mother Earth and answer some of your subconscious questions when set amidst the beautiful peace of nature, then your plan is here. This year, experience a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon with millions of Earth’s own creations. At the start of the Monsoon season, millions of fireflies wake up to mate, bedazzling the mountains and valleys around Purushwadi. Firefly flashes are part of a complex Insect courting ritual – male

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