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Gypsy Billionaire

July 2011

Supplementary Issue


Because it's there...

Indira Parthasarathy

Because it’s there. That’s what English mountaineer George Mallory is believed to have famously replied when asked why he wanted to climb Mount Everest.

Hemis Festival

Of prayers and parties

Haroon Reshi

Once a year the frigid moonscape of Ladakh sheds its austere garb of rock, dust and cold winds and dons the masks and moods of a festival that celebrates the birth of Padmasambhava, the patron saint of Tibetan Buddhism.


A river, ramparts and romance...

Shoaib Ahmed

The name might not suggest so, but Bhainsrorgarh, tucked away in a corner of Rajasthan is the place to visit to enjoy a breathtaking view and revel in the opulence of a boutique heritage Hotel

El Bulli

An elegy to el Bulli

Anu Gulmohar

As el Bulli bids adieu to its customers, we pay homage to the passion and genius that made it one of the most iconic restaurants of our time.

St Andrews

A pilgrim’s journey to golf’s mecca

Kash Bhattacharya

I am nervous. I am about to be reacquainted with a long lost love.

Volunteer Tourism

Into the valley of compassion

Sneha Theeng

In a land where gods and goodness meet, G & B goes looking for a bit of both.

Women Travellers

Girl, Uninterrupted

Evelyn Hannon

Evelyn Hannon is an intrepid traveler. To say that she goes where no woman has gone before might be pushing it, but she surely does her bit to ensure that those who go after she has been, benefit from her travels. She begins the tales of her trysts as a woman taking on the world and its sights and sounds with Amsterdam, a city, which despite its racy reputation, she claims, is one of the most woman-friendly corners in the world.

Travel Gear

The right stuff

Anshak Kalia, Ishan Raychaudhuri

Spas & Sighs

One with Nature

Indira Parthasarathy

Feel the skin sigh and the lungs reach out in the healing idyll of the Kairali Aurvedic Health Resort…

The Gold Route

Chasing gold dust

Aakanksha Malhotra

What’s with the nation’s near-complete obsession with the yellow metal? Model, actor, and cancer survivor Lisa Ray travelled through Jaipur, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kochi and Chennai as part of the Oh My Gold! series for Travel & Living Channel exploring the cities’ jewellery traditions, and had some exquisite encounters to gush about to G & B....

Green Diamonds

These diamonds are Earth’s best friends too!

Anu Gulmohar

Laboratory-grown diamonds are identical to mined-diamonds. Demand for these and put an end to the ugly diamond mining industry!


Bonsai Broncos

Aakanksha Malhotra

They say good things come in small packages, and the Falabellas sure prove this saying in more than one way. Owner and breeder of these little horses, Susan Eckholdt tells G&B about this very appealing rare variety


Don,t make castles in the air. Live in one!

Ishan Raychaudhuri

Ever considered adding ‘chateau’ to your address? Here’s how to make a reality of living life kingsize...


How's that for fun?

Rishad Saam Mehta

The new Porsche Panamera, the first 4-seater from Porsche brings a lot of fun and exhilaration not just for you, but also for your family.