Saturday, January 21, 2017

Top 3 places to visit near Bangalore for the upcoming long weekend

The year 2017 started with ruining a long weekend plan as 31st December and 1st January fell on a weekend. Had it fallen on weekdays would have doubled the fun and we could have stayed longer in Kodaikanal (where I went for spending New Year's). But let's not lose our hope as January has a long weekend to offer. Republic Day, 26th January is falling on Thursday so we just need to ask for 1-day leave and combine it with the weekend to get a long weekend.

I've made a list of top 3 places near Bangalore where you can visit with family and friends.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Serein: A luxury address in Malabar Hills of Thane

If you follow the real estate scenario, you must be aware of the poshest localities in India. If you have ever dreamed of buying a piece of land in Malabar Hill, one of the poshest localities in the world, your dream is about to come true. Pokhran Road has emerged as one of the most happening places in Thane. The area is surrounded by greenery and has several townships along the way which contains all kinds of entertainment and lifestyle stores as well as luxury societies.
One such upcoming luxury project is Tata Housing's Serein. Aptly named, Serein is one of its kind projects and boasts to be India's first wellness homes. Each home in Serein will have Vitamin C showers, dehumidifiers. The homes are made keeping in mind the wind articulation to maximize comfort, and daylight penetration so that one can enjoy the tranquil sunlight.The amenities include " a reviving nature trail", "jogging and bicycle track", "outdoor dining", "rejuvenating lotus pond", "butterfly garden", "pet park", "organic farming area", "tennis court", "viewing deck" and "skating rink", besides a clubhouse and swimming pool. 
Yeoour hills
Yeoor Hills, Photo Credits: Gautam Khetwal

Wellness homes at Serein is located just next to the greenery of Yeoor Hills and Sanjay Gandhi national park which
will give you a feeling of a world far from hustle bustle of the city but still well connected to all things human. Shopping complexes, malls, schools, hospitals are at a proximity of Serein. Numerous garden and parks are at a walking distance from Serein. The area is at a close proximity to Ulhas river and Upvan lake. The railway station is hardly 10 minutes from your home. Isn't Serein an address to take pride in? It certainly looks like a home that is bound to make a legacy.
Serein's location, Pokhran Road 2 is aptly being called as Malabar hill of Thane as it is surrounded by the greenery, has a beautiful hill view, which is similar to that of the Malabar Hills. Serein has the luxury and affluence of the Malabar Hills, thanks to uber premium amenities it has. Pokhran Road can technically be called the Malabar hills as well due to an interesting similarity between their pin codes. Malabar hill's pin code is 400006, while Pokhran road's is 400610. How about that? Interesting right. 

Friday, January 6, 2017

Where did you travel for spending New Year's Eve?

Spending New Year's Eve in a place far from hustle bustle of the city with family and friends is my idea of New Year's Eve. I consider myself fortunate enough to work in a company which has annual winter shut down from Christmas to the 1st day of new year. I don't have to take leaves and I can plan without thinking about how to ask my boss for it.

Ooty highway
My beloved Alto en route to Ooty