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Meet the curators, Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair of Curio Town

  When talented people find each other they sprout brilliant ideas. Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair are two such school friends who reconnected after many years. as if only to set up their fabulous store, Curio Town. The store curates handcrafted products sourced from across India. From Kutch to Dharmavaram, from the by lanes of Mumbai to a remote village in West Bengal. The duo has travelled the length and

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How To Make A Stop Motion Video

{Click on settings and select 720 p to play in HD } How to make a stop motion video What is a stop motion video? A stop motion video consists of a series of images played back rapidly. It is the persistence of vision, pretty much like in videos. Things required in making stop motion videos. Camera (Phone, tablet, DSLRs, point and shoot) Editing tools such as Adobe Photoshop, light

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let there be light and bling| Diwali shopping with Kazo

Diwali is almost here and I can barely contain my excitement as it is my favorite festival, hands down! Apart from shopping for the regular ethnic wear, this year I got myself some swag accouterments from Kazo all in the name of Diwali shopping. After trying a whole range of dresses, monochrome outfits and lace pants, I decided to settle with an investment jumper in shinny gold.  I’ve been wearing

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My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh due to which no commercial establishment was open. Our original plan was to go on a cycle tour of Pondy with an intimate group of tourists and culminate the tour at a cafe. Just when I was getting used to savouring English breakfast and baked

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Rashi Agarwal – The Bag Designer

  In conversation with Rashi Agarwal. A bag designer specializing in leather. She is currently based out of Pondicherry. We shot all these pictures at cafe Des Arts in Pondicherry and in her workshop, set up inside her lovely beach front home. Where did you grow up? I grew up predominantly in Coimbatore, a small town in Tamil Nadu. What have you majored in? I majored in Accessory Design from London

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How to be a Pondy Wallah in Pondicherry

Watch the sunrise on the East Coast: After witnessing the gorgeous sunrise on the East Coast in the backdrop of an Ocean, I had to thank my friend (Phoney Traveler) who persisted on waking up early to watch the sunrise. If not for her persistence, I wouldn’t have gotten out of bed by 6 AM. This was phenomenal. Don’t miss it.  Cycle Tours: Head straight to SITA center, located on Mission Road

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My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh…

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How to be a Pondy Wallah in Pondicherry

Watch the sunrise on the East Coast: After witnessing the gorgeous sunrise on the East Coast in the backdrop of an Ocean, I had to thank my…

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Travel Essentials – Packing for a weekend trip

I am ticking off places from guide books that speak of weekend getaways from Bangalore.  My last trip was to Kochi and I cannot even…

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Meet the curators, Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair of Curio Town

  When talented people find each other they sprout brilliant ideas. Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair are two such school friends who reconnected after many…

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let there be light and bling| Diwali shopping with Kazo

Diwali is almost here and I can barely contain my excitement as it is my favorite festival, hands down! Apart from shopping for the regular…

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Vintage Obsession X Sameer Raichur : A day in the life of me with NikeDunkSkyHi

  One of the pitfalls of not having a regular job is, “What do you do for a living?“ always feels like a trick question. …

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People Of This Town

Meet the curators, Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair of Curio Town

  When talented people find each other they sprout brilliant ideas. Kanchan Todi and Ambika Nair are two such school friends who reconnected after many…

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My Vintage Bicyclette In Pondicherry

I met Fionna on an eerie Saturday morning, a French artist now settled in the French quarters of Pondicherry. Pondicherry was observing a political bundh…

Continue reading...

Rashi Agarwal – The Bag Designer

  In conversation with Rashi Agarwal. A bag designer specializing in leather. She is currently based out of Pondicherry. We shot all these pictures at cafe…

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