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Open View Estate: Our perfect abode where we could all stay under one roof!

When you are a family or a big group, you need a cozy space where you can all chill together, plan together and stay together! I have personally been on multiple trips in a group with friends or family but what I have always hated is being confined to different rooms in hotels (and sometimes on different floors) which at times bound us to even basic communication. We do keep a track of each other on Whatsapp or phone extensions but it’s not too convenient most of the times. It looses the whole purpose of travelling in a group.

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Travel

Our rendezvous with peace, nature and calmness: Innisfree at Hawalbagh

Don’t we all have that feeling that we should just run away from the daily chaos of life to a calm and serene place! Little things affect us as well as our mental health on a day-to-day basis. I did find my perfect escape to a peaceful, calm and serene land. A 10-hour beautiful drive led me to a captivating location in Uttarakhand. No, it wasn’t to the usual hill stations that most of us would have visited all life long! Continue Reading

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Lifestyle

Earn while you spend by picking a Credit Card based on your spending pattern

All of us love to ‘Shop till you drop’ but who doesn’t love to shop while earning simultaneously. No, I am not talking about your monthly salary or the profit you earn from your business but the reward that your shopping gives you. While the country goes smarter with the latest gadgets and technology, our payment also becomes smarter with digital payments coming in action. Gone are the days when you carried those bundles of notes while you hopped into a mall or made your travel booking. Now all you need are credit cards and everything is sorted whether there is money in your bank account or not. However, you need to make sure you pick the right card according to the requirements so that you can gain while you spend. Continue Reading

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Fashion

What I wore for #AIFWAW18

~As the day changes, the trend changes – four different trends for 4 different days of #AIFWAW18~

Four different days, 4 different outfits, 4 different styles and 4 different looks is how I would like to encapsulate my Fashion Week days. Fashion Week is not only what we see on the ramp but I love the fashion which we also see off the ramp. It was Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter’18 {#AIFWAW18} on the ramp but off the ramp we were all celebrating the arrival of summers experimenting with our clothes as well as accessories. I love to experiment during fashion week because that’s where trends are made. If you follow me on my Instagram, you would have got a glimpse of what I wore during the 4 days but it’s this article where you would catch more pictures to see my look and get the deets! Continue Reading

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Travel

The Nawabi Hospitality of Novotel Lucknow

I had to be in Lucknow known as the city of Nawabs and while I was choosing where to stay I decided Novotel Lucknow. Located at Gomti Nagar, which is a 30 minute drive from the Airport as well as the Railway station, it boasts of being one of the best 5-star hotels in Lucknow that too when the hotel has just turned one. Yes, the hotel which started its operation on May 1, 2017 has an occupancy of 106 rooms which are mostly sold out on any given day. With 92 superior rooms, 12 executive rooms and 2 suites, the hotel is well-equipped to understand the growing needs of its consumers.  Continue Reading

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Fashion

Our favourite picks from the ramp of Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter’18

The 31st edition of Amazon India Fashion Week organized by FDCI in association with NEXA recently got concluded where 100 + designers presented their ideas through the medium of ensembles on the runway and exhibit area, making it a memorable season. The event brought forward the ramp of Autumn Winter 2018 which showcased amazing designs, silhouettes and creations which had unmatched creativity which we loved. Team ChicLifeByte attended different shows of the five-day extravaganza and selected a few looks which delighted us and I am sure they would delight you as well! So here are our picks!

 

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Food

The Hillcart Tales for the Tea aficionados

In India, we love our tea. Infact, a few days back while browsing one of the social media sites, I saw a creative which said “Tea is the energy drink of India”. This got me thinking and I had no reason to disagree with the statement.

Everyone loves drinking their favourite cup of tea be it green or black. However, tea is not just restricted to these. Now, there are also exotic blends that leave you happy with every sip you drink and refresh you with their taste & aromas. The Hillcart Tales is one such brand founded by Ashutosh Ghosh who has an eye for the finest blends and deep love for tea leaves. Continue Reading

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Food

Too Indian: Giving the Indian-ness to the Western thoughts

If there is a magician in the restaurant world, it is Varun Puri! He turns around something we have on an everyday basis look so inspirational. We have already told you about his earlier venture Imly where he made street food look so inviting making sure its affordable too and this time it is Too Indian. Most of the dishes that we ate here were not what we would have eaten for the first time but the twists that he added and the presentation made all the difference. Let us give you a download of the yummy things! Continue Reading

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Fashion

The much awaited Fashion extravaganza ‘Amazon India Fashion Week’ is back and is bigger and bolder!

Most of us wait for one of the biggest extravaganza of the country- Amazon India Fashion Week organised by FDCI and here we are going to reveal not only the venue but the participating designers as well.

The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) recently announced the show schedule and list of designers for the 31st Edition of the Amazon India Fashion Week in association with Nexa Autumn Winter 2018. The five-day event will be held from March 14-18 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

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Lifestyle

Postpartum depression: A reality which we need to know about

A female goes through so much in her life! Puberty, hormonal changes, PMS, Menstruation…tackling life with all this not easy. One has to manage everything from education to career to marriage to settling to a new home. However, something that changes a women’s life completely is birth of a child. Yes, that’s the most blissful thing for a women, however it’s not a cakewalk. Continue Reading