Festivities Issue

The Festivities Issue

November 2023

With joyous occasions just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate with delightful journeys to gorgeous locations, gastronomic pleasures, treasured togetherness, and boundless bliss in our Festivities issue.

We kick things off with a tour of splendid destinations for extravagant family vacations. Whether it’s retail therapy in Dubai or heart-pounding adventures in Queenstown, these getaways promise unforgettable memories for every member of your brood! Next, we venture through the historic streets of Varanasi, where cultural splendour, mesmerising rituals, and tantalising cuisine await. Speaking of food, dive into the delectable flavours of Colombo through seven extraordinary Sri Lankan dishes that will tempt your taste buds. Additionally, our round-up of festive-ready recipes from expert chefs is unmissable!

Join us for a candid tête-à-tête with actress Nimrat Kaur, who shares her thoughts on movies, travel, and festive memories, while Grammy nominee Shilpa Rao takes us on a melodic journey brimming with musical inspiration. It’s also a time for presents, so don’t miss our ultimate gifting guide—a diverse selection of thoughtful tokens guaranteed to bring smiles to the faces of your near and dear ones! We also present a mouth-watering curation of gourmet gift hampers that will not only satiate appetites but warm hearts, as well. And to add that final touch of magic, explore our collection of ‘smart’ tech products that will bring a dose of digital vibrancy to your festive parties!

Enjoy this season-special read!


Cover Story

Discover these seven family vacation destinations for a memorable holiday season.

The Celeb Diary

We chat with actress Nimrat Kaur as she shares her journey in the Indian and international film industries, her festive memories, and more.

Editors Picks

Step into a world of gastronomic delight with these seven delicacies from Colombo that will enchant your taste buds.


Explore the mystique of Varanasi, a city rich in timeless traditions, spiritual fervour, and delicious street food.