Stay home, Stay Fit

Fitness Guru Jen Thomas shares tips on how to create a ‘home gym’ How often have you heard some enthusiastic trainer say, ‘no gym – no problem’ and all you can do is groan? We now work, eat and socialise exclusively at home. Everyone talks about the ‘new normal,’ but …

STRENGTH IN THE STORM

It is important to have a steady and peaceful mind when you are dealing with turbulent times. Eknath Easwaran shares the power of the mantram My first encounter with an ocean storm came on my way to the United States on the Fulbright exchange program. I sailed from Bombay on …

One World, One Emotion

Even when things seem bleak, there will always be light; and as the world fights COVID-19, this light came in the form of health care workers, friendly neighbours, police officials and many other good Samaritans. Meera J Pillai looks at some of the heart-warming human stories from across the globe …

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

With the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, expats in India are finding it difficult to navigate these testing times, but nonetheless they are staying positive. Team Culturama spoke to a few expats about their experience India is home to several expats who have made this country their home. Through initiatives including …

Nature has hit the reset button

With many lockdowns around the world, nature seems to be repairing itself. It is World Environment Day on June 5 and Mitali Thakkar takes a look at how COVID-19 restrictions have played a part in helping the Earth heal It’s a popular opinion now that every year we should have …

Education moves beyond classrooms

Madhura Visweswaran, Co-Founder of the Redwood Montessori School Llp, and the Redwood Foundation shares insights into the changing educational landscape Of late, due to the situation we find ourselves in, online education has come to the forefront and is, in some instances, also replacing the classroom experience. I recently read …

Adjusting to the new normal

Devorah Felder, a Lithuanian/South African national who lives in Mumbai, shares her lockdown experience About two months ago, Steve and I suspected that the situation in India would start escalating, prompting us to cancel our spring trip to Dubai the night before we were due to leave. Instead, we travelled …

High on fashion

Sonam Babani is a prominent name in the Indian luxury fashion and travel circuit. Going by the name ‘Fashioneiress’, Sonam has been wearing the influencer sash for almost 6-plus years now and has a strong following of 106K-plus on her social media handles. Sonam is also a blogger and a …

LOVE FOR SARIS AND BIRIYANI

A cheerful personality who will hug you the moment you greet her, Yolanda Amezcua Marin from Mexico is someone who believes in learning about cultures and welcoming changes with open arms. India is more than traditions and cultures, she says while sharing her experiences with Team Culturama The impression of …

Talented and awesome, like dad

It is Father’s Day on June 21 and Team Culturama takes a look at some of the famous father-son duos who have made a mark in their field with their amazing talent Amjad Ali Khan, and Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan Amjad Ali Khan is a sixth-generation sarod player in …