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Experience wellness of body, mind and soul

Danuska Da Gama I NT BUZZ Within one of Goa’s finest five star properties – Radisson Blu, Cavelossim, is Sohum Spa powered by Sohum Wellness Limited, which is reputed across the country. This luxurious hotel offers to enhance a complete wellness experience, designed holistically to enable integration of the body, mind and soul. After an exotic meal at the resort …

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Breatharianism: Definitely not a breath of fresh air

Zubin D’souza We normally talk about food, but today, I want to talk about not-food! What the heck is not-food? Don’t know, but I have just stumbled onto the teachings of Wiley Brooks. Have you met Wiley Brooks? That’s unbelievable! You haven’t met Wiley Brooks?! He is the guy who has a plan to end world hunger. He is also …

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Continuing with a culinary legacy

Kuheli Bhattacharya Rane Vandana’s story is about two mothers – her mother who inspired her to cook and herself, as she gave up being an assistant professor at Dhempe College to raise her two children. Her mother Meena Gurudas Kenny was a great cook and conducted cooking classes, for which Vandana assisted her. After quitting her job she decided to …

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Lesser-known scenic destinations for a relaxed, crowd-free vacation

PTI, New Delhi Holidaying during the tourist season can turn nightmarish, thanks to the maddening crowds swarming to all the popular destinations. It is therefore advisable to choose lesser-known destinations for a carefree experience. A study undertaken by ‘Skyscanner’ has crunched the data from 50 million unique monthly users across their website and mobile app to suggest alternative destinations to …

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Pulses: Nutritious and sustainable Part I

Rohini Diniz The 68th UN General Assembly declared 2016 as the International Year of Pulses (IYP) with the aim of increasing public awareness of the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production aimed towards food security and nutrition. What are Pulses? Pulses are edible seeds of pod–bearing plants belonging to the leguminosae family that not only have …

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Fortify your health: Three nutrients most Indians are deficit in

Sanchita Sharma You want to eat a balanced diet but have no time to figure out the calorific and nutritive value of everything you bite into. So you do the next best thing – cut back on fats, sugars and starch, and eat more greens and whole grains. That done, it’s very likely you pop a multivitamin to make up …

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The Great Dictator: Heil Chaplin!

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR | NT NETWORK Sir Charles Spencer ‘Charlie’ Chaplin, one of the greatest entertainer, who lived on this planet loved silence more than words, as it provided him with ample opportunity to articulate himself with amusing antics and marvellous expressions, without the aid of dialogues. This was the precise reason why for more-than-a-decade he refused to fully …

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Quest of a clay artist

Today’s youth are advised to make their passion a profession. Clay artist Tulshidas Naik also made his passion his profession, albeit after initially parting ways with it. The 74-year-old clay artist from Margao shares with NT BUZZ his experiences and tryst with moulding idols of lord Ganesha, his motivation and why he will never stop playing with mud SACHI NAIK …

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Rediscover health at Cidade’s Clube Saude

Janice Rodrigues | NT BUZZ Rediscover serenity at Clube Saude says the branding for Cidade de Goa’s health club and spa, and aptly put the experience here led me to rediscover a serene and healthy life. Nestled in the lush green environs of the Vainguinim beach the resort’s spa is everything a health conscious person looks for. The interiors of …

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Famous cocktails and their history

Zubin D’souza Forget all the balderdash you hear about cocktails being an effeminate drink. There can be nothing more macho than seeing James Bond oozing sensuality as he sips on his version of ‘shaken, not stirred’. Cocktails have managed to infuse themselves into pop culture and have been seen at crucial points in history. They have created history and inspired …

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