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Vintage Elegance Meets the Modern in Bangkok
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Vintage Elegance Meets the Modern in Bangkok

Since opening in 2009, Baan Pra Nond has earned the reputation as one of Bangkok’s most distinguished Bed & Breakfast Inns. Its accolades include being the recipient of The Award of Architectural Preservation in 2010 by the Association of Siamese Architects. It was also featured in the…

In the Midst of Scandal – Huma Abedin
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In the Midst of Scandal – Huma Abedin

 curated by Shilpa Mohan From  Shirin Sadeghi in the Huffington Post Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s personal assistant and Anthony Weiner’s wife, finds herself in an unwelcome spotlight. “Don’t be another Pakistani Good Wife” one Twitterer posted after Weiner’s confession. Don’t follow your boss’s advice, said countless others, referencing Hillary Clinton’s well-known history of standing by her […]

Shayma Saadat – Sumptuous Cooking With a Hint of Nostalgia
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Shayma Saadat – Sumptuous Cooking With a Hint of Nostalgia

Shayma Saadat has the unique talent of mixing delicious dishes with beautiful writing, making her recipes both a thrill for the palette and a literary feast. A Pakistani-Afghan of Irani ancestry, Shayma is the author of incredibly popular food blog The Spice Spoon: Cooking Without Borders. Shayma was born in […]

Explore (with a gps)!
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Explore (with a gps)!

post by Shilpa Mohan Adventure seekers – listen up. You too can summon the spirits of Vasco Da Gama and Lewis and Clark in the techno-enabled exploration and treasure hunting sport called “Geocaching”. Planted across the globe are small packets that are registered in a common site. Equipped with some basic directions and a GPS enbled device […]

Reinventing Yoga
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Reinventing Yoga

TARA Stiles does not talk about sacred Hindu texts, personal intentions or chakras. She does not ask her yoga classes to chant. Her language is plainly Main Street: chaturangas are push-ups, the “sacrum” the lower back.