PATRONAGE
Become my patron

 

FAVOURITE POSTS:

Italy: Organic Farming | Unlikely favourite: Ischia | Unlikely favourite: Thekkady | Instagram: Kerala | Berlin: Spreepark | Philadelphia: First Friday | NYC: Taco Bell Drawing Club | NYC: Daily Wisdom | Drawings | A week in the life: Goa | Learning spanish with Duolingo | #girlsatdhabas

 

PROJECTS/SERIES

Postcards from Weeny 
The Grandmother Project
Ask Me Anything about travel in India
Alternative travel
#changeyoucaneat

 

TRAVEL

INDIA:
Mumbai:
Mumbai city guide
Interview: St.art India
Interview: Abode Boutique Hotel with Sian Pascale, Architect and Designer
Interview: Kulture Shop
Interview: Bharat Tiles
Bombay to Pune in a helicopter
Visual Diary: Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST)
Shop: Bungalow 8

Pune:
Interview: A Pune Street Art Tour with inkbrushnme
Lost the Plot | Adarsh Balak at High Spirits |
Eat: Vohuman Cafe | Eat: Shisha Cafe
An Insider's Guide to Pune

Bangalore:
What's in store at: Indelust
Spaces: Shilo Shiv Suleman 

Delhi:
Interview: St.art India
Unlikely Favourite: Old Delhi

Hyderabad:
Stay: The Park Hotel

Kerala:
Instagram inspiration: Kerala
Unlikely favourite: Thekkady

Goa:
A week in the life: Goa | Visual Diary: Velha Goa | Goa backwaters |

Rajasthan:
Design Find: Lakshman Sagar
Stay: Zone by The Park
What's in store at: Jaipur Modern
Do: Get photographed in Jaipur
An Airbnb in Jaipur

Tamil Nadu: 
Stay: Hotel de l'Orient, Pondicherry
Unlikely favourite: Kodaikanal

Uttarakhand:
Visual Diary: Rishikesh, Dehradun and Mussoorie
Visual Diary: Lansdowne and Haridwar
Do: Visit the Beatles Ashram in Haridwar

Other:
Visual Diary: Hampi
Unlikely Favourite: Omkareshwar
Visual Diary: Varanasi
Do: Explore Kolkata with Calcutta Walks


CAMBODIA:
Do: Cooking class in Siem Reap, Cambodia

DENMARK:
Visual diary: Copenhagen

EGYPT
Cairo on Instagram

FRANCE:
Visual diary and a little guide to: Cannes
Cannes: Street art | Eat: Le Relais Des Semailles | A month in the life |
Visual diary: Cap d’Ail
Visual diary: Theoule sur mer
Visual diary: Ile Sainte Marguerite
Visual diary: Eze
Waterlogue: French riviera edition 
An Airbnb in Avignon
Do: Perfume making workshop in Grasse, France

GERMANY:
Berlin: Thai Park | Spreepark | Visual Diary: Prenzlauer Berg | Visual Diary: Berlin street art | City Grown |
Visual Diary: Eating and Drinking in Berlin | Visual Diary: Shopping and Hanging Out in Berlin |

INDONESIA:
Do: Silversmithing workshop in Yogyakarta |

ITALY:
Organic farming
Olive Oil Sponge cake
Florence: Five places to eat
Unlikely favourite: Ischia
Rome: 
Visual Diary | Eat: Porchetta at Er Buchetto

JAPAN:
Tokyo: Tsukiji Fish Market | Eating and drinking | Things to do |

MALAYSIA:
Visual diary and what to eat in: Penang

MONACO:
Visual diary: Monaco

TURKEY:
Visual diary: Istanbul
Photography: Birds

UNITED KINGDOM:
Visual diary + top ten: London
Visual Diary: Edinburgh and The Fringe
Unlikely Favourite: Brighton

UNITED STATES:
New York:
Visual Diary: New York 
Sana Javeri Kadri, Photographer, Farmer and Eater
Visual Diary: Red Hook | Visual Diary: Bushwick |
Eat: Kashkar Cafe | Shop: Printed Matter | Docawesomn | Tape Poetry | Taco Bell Drawing Club | Daily Wisdom |

Philadelphia: 
First Friday | Little Baby's Ice Cream | Visual Diary: Philadelphia |

San Francisco: 
Nathaniel Russell | City grown | Murals and the Mission District | Do: Become a fortune cookie writer

Washington State
Via Instagram
 

ALTERNATIVE TRAVEL

What is a work exchange?
Why you should do a work exchange?
 

ASK ME ANYTHING:

Travel in India:
Planning your India itinerary 
Tourist visas for India 
Best places for solo travel in India 
Women's safety in India 


HOW TO:

See a new city I | See a new city II | 
Travel solo 
Pack a minimal wardrobe on your travels 


STAY:

Hotel de l'Orient, Pondicherry | An Airbnb in Avignon |  Abode Boutique Hotel, Mumbai | Royal Bombay Yacht Club | The Park Hotel, Hyderabad | Lakshman Sagar | Zone by The Park, Jaipur | An Airbnb in Jaipur


DO:

Silversmithing workshop in Yogyakarta, Indonesia | Cooking class in Siem Reap, Cambodia | Perfume making workshop in Grasse, France | Explore Kolkata with Calcutta Walks | Visit the Codorniu winery in Catalonia | Get photographed in Jaipur | Become a fortune cookie writer in San Francisco


PRODUCT REVIEWS:

Shecup menstrual cup |


APP REVIEWS:

Trover | Waterlogue |

 

BOOKS:

Indian Kitchen by Maunika Gowardhan
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Tales from Firozsha Baag by Rohinton Mistry
The London Jungle Book

 

INTERVIEWS:

Abode with Sian Pascale, Architect and Designer (Mumbai)
Kulture Shop (Mumbai)
Sana Javeri Kadri, Photographer, Farmer and Eater (Brooklyn)
Bharat Tiles (Mumbai)
St.art India (Delhi)
Pune Street Art with inkbrushnme (Pune)

 

SPACES:

Shilo Shiv Suleman | Safomasi, Dear and Shweta Malhotra | An Airbnb in Jaipur | An Airbnb in Avignon |

 

DESIGN IN INDIA: 

LOOKBOOKS:

India: 11:11 | In Shady Company | Lovebirds Safomasi | TRMTAB | Sanjay Garg | Akaaro | No-Mad |

 

ART/DESIGN FINDS:

TRMTAB | studioHAUS | Bombay Atelier | Pahari Pottery | Dhora | Tara Books | Bombayography | ASA | Showroom / | Royal Existentials | Ninad's Pottery | Olie |

 

DIY:

Upcycled leather roll up
Upcycled vases
Shell checkers
Beaded tights

 

RECIPES:

Baked potato chips with garlic and herbes de Provence 
Cauliflower coconut soup
Cinnamon French toast with nutella and caramelised bananas
Olive oil sponge cake
Buckwheat pancakes
Roasted red pepper hummus
Chicken with green masala
Bloody peru

 

LINKS OF THE WEEK:

One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight |

 

LIFE:

Drawings | White, yellow and Tina Fey | Cannes | Cannes Film Festival | Goa | Learning spanish with Duolingo |

 

 

ON INSTAGRAM: 

@thehiddenbutton | @neemly | @shwetamalhotra | @lokeshpadmashali | @la.la.i

 

An Airbnb in Jaipur