Browsing All posts tagged under »bangkok«

Faith the Sikh Way

March 1, 2013

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A semi-annual event highlights Bangkok’s Neeldhari community. Within the depths of Rama II, Soi 33, a little-known and peaceful moo baan, Maharaja Garden City (MGC), was lit with the chehel-pehel of Desis, all gathered to commemorate the birthday of their religious leader, Sant Satnam Singh-ji Maharaj, and for the semi-annual Mahaan Kirtan Darbar. The MGC is a gated community built […]

Inkaar

February 5, 2013

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[For original pdf, click here Rant&raves] Featured in Masala Lite, February issue, 2013 Inkaar 3 Stars Director Sudhir Mishra’s new flick Inkaar has been creating quite a buzz in B-town for tackling the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace. But the film is not without the Bollywood stereotyping and received mixed reviews as a result. People from the […]

Fancy Facials

February 5, 2013

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[For original pdf, click here Fancy Facial] Feeling puffy after the party? From gold to caviar to the much-needed oxygen, these deep cleansing facials will help you recover. By Reena Karim Apex Profound Beauty’s Nano Gold Mask Facts: Who doesn’t love a bit of gold, especially when it doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket? A cleansing facial […]

Hope, they are

December 18, 2012

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Issues……………. (featured in Masala Lite in December 2012, Thailand) [For ORIGINAL click the link below] Hope they are Led by young Indian professionals, Hope I Am is inspiring peers to reach out and lend a hand to the underprivileged in Bangkok. BY REENA KARIM Arriving on a Saturday during lunch hour at Sataban Saeng Sawang Foundation for […]

Sky-High Sushi and Sake

December 17, 2012

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With a spectacular view of the city, Taihei at Banyan Tree Bangkok offers authentic Japanese favourites and delicious sake infused cocktails. BY REENA KARIM (featured in Masala Magazine in December 2012, Thailand) [For original click on the link below] SkyHigh We held on to our stomachs on the high-speed elevator ride to the 53rd floor of the Banyan […]

Mandarin Marvels

December 4, 2012

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Dining review…………………. Mandarin Marvels, featured in Masala Lite Magazine in November 2012, Thailand [For original click on the link below] Mandarin Marvels The fare at Mandopop pays homage to the Chinese culinary tradition without forgetting to have fun. By Reena Karim Mandopop, short for Mandarin pop music, is the newest fine-dining addition to Wireless Road. Situated on […]

Conquering the clubs

December 4, 2012

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People……………………. Conquering the Clubs, featured in Masala Lite Magazine in December 2012, Thailand [For original click on the link below] Conquering the clubs DJ and music producer Sunju Hargun traces his somewhat rough-and-tumble life, from a high-school dropout to working half-heartedly in the export business to finally making it where his heart has always been. By […]