Indian Railways slowly, but steadily is inching towards making Indian’s journey more comfortable and luxurious. On the Christmas day, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the country’s second and northeast’s first Humsafar Express. The train will ply between Guwahati’s Kamakhya and Karnataka’s Bengaluru Cantonment stations.
The interior of the train has got a major uplift with top of the line equipments that are welcomed by our price conscious Indian passengers. The ‘affordable and the practical luxury’ train coaches are loaded with Mobile chargers, Food heating units, refrigerators, CCTV cameras., GPS Tracking display units, perfume dispensers and many more.
As the train journey sometimes though cumbersome especially the long distance ones, such practical luxuries definitely will make the journeys for the many more Indians, memorable and exciting!
The Maximum city is unique in every aspect of its portfolio. Be it the pace of life or the enthusiasm that it reverberates. But one aspect that creates the vibrancy with the dawn of the day is the mouth-watering food it has to offer for the masses. Amidst the chaos, the connoisseurs of food, always makes way to hard-to-ignore illustrious food joints and restaurants. And, If you happen to be in Mumbai for a short trip, enjoy lunch either in Mondegars or at Leopold (both situated in South Mumbai) and finish your day with a sumptuous dinner at Delhi Darbar or at Khyber. If you have some more time to spend, explore few more joints before you say good bye to the city. But don’t forget to take few bites at Olive Bar & Kitchen at Khar, Dome – Churchgate (known for its Parsi food), China House, Santa Cruz East and Peshawri, Sahar Road, Chakala.
– Sangeeta, Traveller
Tea or Chai, the name itself has an aroma. Although a staple beverage in most of the countries around the world, the word itself brags lots of indulgence and luxury. With the advent of new beverages flooding the market every year with a bouquet of aromas for the ever growing connoisseurs, the closest competitor, Coffee is yet to bring forth the whiff and a strong option to the deserving nation!
Brands like Brook Bond, Lipton, Tata Tea, Goodrick, Society Tea – which has a legacy in serving urban palate for a quite a long time, has finding it difficult to match with the ever evolving customer requirements. Nevertheless, newer companies like WaghBakri, Godrej, Pataka Chai, Organic India, Tetley did their best to introduce newer styles in recent times.
As I am travelling to the eastern part of India, the taste of tea, at any time of the day means pure luxury. Even though I keep my palate fresh with newer taste every time, I am still mesmerised with a particular blend of tea which I had while passing by Jharsuguda, Odisha by train. The tea was blend of Ginger, Peppermint, Saffron and Pomegranate. It was a white tea served in an earthen cup that made the taste more divine. The tea was sweet but yet pretty welcoming. I am not sure if such a blend is one of the speciality of this region, but it had a strong rejuvenating element that made by further journey towards Bengal more exciting and memorable.