Take a Wellness Vacation at these retreats

Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa - Meditation at The Peak
Picture courtesy: Hilton Shillim

Whether you want to take care of your body, soothe your mind, or just indulge in some rest and relaxation a wellness holiday is just right. Nivedita Jayaram Pawar lists the various benefits of a wellness getaway and lists the top three resorts for a mind and body recharge.

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Fashion trends for the style conscious man

low res opening picThe recently concluded India Luxury Style Week (ILSW) in Bangalore had quite a few notable trends that are going to be filtering into men’s wardrobe anytime soon. Playful mix and matches, slim fits, splashes of bold colour, etc. ruled the runway. Here are the five biggest trends for menswear and more importantly how to work with them

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Café Mangii’s cool new summer menu

Cafe Mangii Summer pic 2While the rains continued to tease us on Sunday, I headed out for dinner with my daughter Maithili in tow. It was supposed to be our last night out before the school beckons.

Café Mangii – the casual dining Italian restaurant it was as I wanted to try out their new summer menu (which I had heard a lot from foodie friends).

One look at the menu and it was evident that it was a refreshing take on summer specials – melons, mint, cherry tomatoes, lemons, mangoes, cucumber, berries and greens. We started with a melon and mango cold soup which was highly recommended by the restaurant manager Sajid. Now I am not a big fan of cold soups but this one was sweet and tangy with pistachio bits for that extra crunch. It’s utterly delectable and something I want to run home to try to make.

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