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Alinea: Sanjeev Kapoor’s favourite!

Our first meeting with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor was a very special one. I had really looked forward to this moment when my mom would meet her ‘kitchen superstar’. Dressed in utmost simplicity and elegance, he possessed extreme warmth and poise. I saw him indulged into an attentive conversation with mom as they spoke of some interesting food techniques. Days, months and years passed until I met him again. After I launched Travel Samosa, my discussions with people’s understanding of food [...]

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240 artists at the Beverly Hills artSHOW this October

Blocks of historic Beverly Gardens Park are all set to become the ‘place to be’ for art enthusiasts, food truck fans and travellers who are looking to enjoy the day outside at the Beverly Hills artSHOW. Beginning 17 October, this two-day show is one of the city’s many tributes to arts and culture and attracts over 240 international and domestic artists who showcase and sell their in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings and printmaking. The Beverly Hills artSHOWis [...]

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The Jane restaurant gets the best restaurant design of the year award

The Jane restaurant in Antwerp and Dandelyan bar in London bags the best restaurant design of the year honour at the 2015 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards. The Jane in Antwerp, Belgium is an ex-military hospital chapel that was transformed into a modern Gothic space. The art deco inspired Dandelyan bar, housed in the recently refurbished Mondrian London hotel, was conceived by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. Originally designed by American architect Warren Platner in the 1970s, the hotel looms [...]

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Low fare Tuesdays with Go Air

Passengers who chose to fly with Go Air can avail upto 20% off on Tuesdays. This offer is valid only till 13th October 2015. To know the promo code and more, visit: GO Air at https://www.goair.in/menu/promotions/happy-tuesdays . Happy Tuesdays!

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Men can’t cook: Kunal Kapur

The first time I met him, I thought to myself: what a gentleman!Man of few words with a million dollar smile, who has been reaping success and is yet so simple and nice. At that moment I never thought that Travel Samosa will ever happen and one day I will be profiling him for a cover story. One of the most talked about chefs of Masterchef India series, KunalKapur, the Chef extraordinaire, is truly the most celebrated faces of Indian cuisine. [...]

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Get drunk at 182nd Oktoberfest in Munich

World’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair), the Oktoberfest in Munich will take tourist on a new high until October 2015.  So, gear up to beer up at the important celebration of Bavarian culture that’s been held since 1810. For more information, please visit: www.muenchen.de

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A whole lotta shaking: An afternoon dedicated to the art of mixology

“Wow! It looks beautiful, and it tastes equally nice”, one of the fellow participant remarked as she sipped the Negroni. Though most of us knew our cocktails way beyond pina coladas and the mojitos– stillwe all were having a great time at the masterclass of cocktail making. Set over an afternoon in the Long Bar at the Hyatt Regency in Gurgaon, the hotel had invited bloggers and travel writers for a cocktail master class. The session began with a piece [...]

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Philippines goes on sale!

All set to offer a unique shopping experience to its locals and international tourists, the Philippine Shopping Festival 2015 is creating buzz among shoppers. This two weeks long extravaganza will run from October 23- November 8, 2015 . During this duration the shopping malls and retailers in the Philippines will offer different discounts and promos to lure customers from different part of the world. To know more, log on to: www.tourism.gov.ph  

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AirAsia announces discounts on airfares as Malaysia Day promos

AirAsia announces discounts on airfares as Malaysia Day promos To mark the Malayisa Day, AirAsia airlines is offering special promotions to their respective destinations. The airline is offering flights from as low as RM0.51 (excluding applicable taxes and fees) to domestic and international destinations, while AirAsia X is offering discounts up to 50%. Booking period: now till 20 Sept 2015 Travel period: now till 29 Feb 2016 For further information visit: http://bit.ly/MalaysiaDay_FB

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13 tips for First Time Travelers

Traveling of the first time seems to be on many people’s horizon lately!  My friend before she gets married is off to spend a few months in the united Kingdom and another old friend asked me about traveling advice as she embarks on what sounds like the most fabulous honeymoon ever in London! Although I’ve not yet spent as much time traveling in the UK as I would like, these two got me thinking about what advice I might have [...]

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