Avartana: South Indian Cuisine Reimagined

The New Player in Town Chennai is probably not the first place that springs to mind when you think of progressive modern cuisine, which is probably why its newest restaurant Avartana has got everyone talking. Located inside the luxurious and super-grand ITC Grand Chola, Avartana is the realised dream of Executive Chef Ajit Bangera, after [...]

By | 2017-05-08T14:06:40+00:00 19 April 2017|Blog, Food, Restaurants|

Sri Lanka Part II: Two Week Itinerary

Until recently Sri Lanka was not really on my radar, which now feels like a major oversight. The island is incredible. Pristine beaches, waterfalls, tea plantation highlands, ancient and colonial cities, temples, wildlife, safari... Sri Lanka needs to be explored. And to do that, you need at least two weeks. While it’s not that big, it takes quite [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:24:21+00:00 13 April 2017|Blog, Travel|

Sri Lanka Part I: All in a Weekend

Last month I spent two weeks in India with my fiancé and his two colleagues. Since we were staying in Chennai, about an hour’s flight from Sri Lanka, we figured we absolutely must go that weekend. I drew up three plans for the team: Option A: Wildlife and Temple Adventure Visit the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and see [...]

By | 2017-05-16T15:24:33+00:00 5 April 2017|Blog, Travel|

INTERVIEW: Erika Alvarez of Koua | Mexzik

Bringing Mexico to the World Each month I’m interviewing rising stars, entrepreneurs in different industries and sectors to share their inspiring stories as well as help us understand what it takes to carve your own path in life. Last month we heard from the Collyer Twins about their quest to become social media influencers, as they [...]

By | 2017-04-19T23:44:05+00:00 3 April 2017|Blog, Culture, Lifestyle|