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Ranjit’s SVAASA: A Heritage Boutique Spa Haveli At Amritsar- Part I

A few days of bliss is what all of us wish for and this time it was my trip to the holy city Amritsar that I was looking forward to. Well, I have been to Amritsar before but this time it was special because I was staying at Ranjit’s SVAASA, a Heritage Boutique Spa Haveli. The 250-year-old British Colonial Haveli of the Rai Bahadur Rattan Chand family has housed royalty and eminent personalities of all lineages. Continue Reading

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Lifestyle, Travel

Haptik: My travel assistant which flew me away to bliss

A few days ago I was planning my trip to the holy city Amritsar. While I was looking forward to my time of bliss, I also had a lot of things running on my mind! Whenever we plan a vacation, on one side we have to finish all the pending stuff at work so that we can enjoy at ease but at the same time, we have our travel related things running on our mind – booking tickets, booking cabs, sightseeing plans, checking local transport, internet connectivity and not to forget web check-in and waking up on time. Ah! I wanted more hands or more hours in the day as I was going crazy thinking about all this! You will be surprised to know I managed everything with ease. Yes, I am back from my wonderful vacation that went on so smoothly! Want to know how? Read on to know more. Continue Reading

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Food

The Junction: South Delhi’s new hub for a variety of cuisines, relaxed environment and natural setting

Junction, according to the dictionary means ‘a point where two or more things are joined’. This time, Team ChicLifeByte is about to tell you about a restaurant which joins multiple outlets under one roof. Yes, “The Junction” launched at Hauz Khas, Delhi by Umang Tewari of Big Fish Ventures brings together 7 outlets in one (Pizzeria, Sushi Place, The Big Baker, The Bar, The Dining Room and many more outlets) and is laid out at 20000 sq. ft. The Junction boasts of a variety of cuisines so that it becomes a one-stop eatery presenting something for each and everyone. It is a place which will leave you awestruck with their charm, be it in terms of their hospitality, classy ambiance or food. Continue Reading

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Travel

Bangkok Travelogue: Our experience with scenic beauty and shopping

A trip to Thailand had been on my travel list for long. Afterall who doesn’t want to experience shopping that too on a shoestring budget along with some awesome sightseeing and some beachy fun! This New Year in the hope of fulfilling one of the many wishes that I have in mind, I booked my ticket to Thailand. The first destination on my travel was Bangkok. Continue Reading

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Food

My Square at Select CITYWALK: Something for everyone!

‘Customer is the king’ but what if I tell you about a kingdom which does not only offer a calm & peaceful ambience but even you have some exotic dishes ranging from Italian to North Indian to South Indian to Kashmiri! If that’s what you have been imagining now, then let me introduce you to My Square located at the second floor of the luxury lifestyle destination Select CITYWALK. Almost all of us have been to the premium destination for our retail therapy as well as treating our taste buds and what I love about the place is that it treats you as a guest and not just as a customer. From valet parking to doorstep delivery, what is not to love! Besides, Select CITYWALK boasts of the best national and international brands under one roof and when we want to relax while catching up for a refreshment, a quick bite or a meal then one of the ideal option is to head to the second floor and grab a place at My Square. Continue Reading

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Food

Café Yell: A boutique café with lip smacking food

We all know of Yell as a clothing brand but this time we headed to Yell not for my clothing needs but for my food needs. Yes, the new age boutique café, Café Yell founded by Vipul and Divya Gupta is the new hub at Defence Colony. Located above Yell showroom, Café Yell is made in the form of an Italian style café that focuses quite simply on excellent coffee, great food and hospitable service. Though the first look of the café seemed as if we have entered a fancy tailoring shop or a designer’s studio! Various items of tailoring and fashion can be seen across the walls and ceiling – colourful threads, sewing machine, hanger lamps, clothes, colour pencils, iron, small trunk and big colourful buttons. Each element was distinctively present against the white walls of the cafe. There was also a man and women model wrapped with wool blends. Wooden couches with red backrest on one side with purple and red chairs seated us comfortably. Continue Reading

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Travel

Holidays are meant to be flown away to something exotic

It’s HOLIDAY time and we all want to just leave our base and roam around the world! Yes, that’s the feeling that most of us could relate to! Now, the big question is where to travel and how to travel because we all have different aspirations and different budgets but let me tell you something which will fit every aspiration and every budget! Continue Reading

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Food

Scooter on the wall, weekend vibes made perfect!

Prominently seen at the famous SDA Market is the branding of Scooter On The Wall which attracted us towards the place on a Friday evening and we immediately made up our mind to visit it! We had to try hard to find the entry because it has a back entry! The moment we saw a scooter cut out, we knew where the entry was from! We started taking the stairs which was through a colorful entry with doors & tyres and led us to a place which was even more colorful with a vibrant surrounding!  Continue Reading

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Travel

My home away from home in Mumbai and Jaipur

Luxurious living has its own charm and when you travel you need all the amenities in a space which is a home away from home. Today I am going to tell you two of my favourite adobes where I can luxuriously spend my time! Actually I can stay there for a lifetime. Though one is located at a distance to be flown away from my base city (Delhi), Mumbai is like a second home for the umpteen times I have been to the city for work. The other one is at a driving distance from my base city. No one can resist Jaipur’s colourful streets! So before much ado, let me tell you more about the two destinations where life is a treat in itself.

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