Money Today Archive July 21, 2013 Issue

Edition: July 21, 2013

Culture

Calmasutra

Calmasutra

Fornication no longer requires the consent of the king. What it needs, however, is an aroused sense of being and some extra inches of stamina.
  • On the Cards: How to Shuffle a Deck Riffle them halfway into two stacks. Hold one stack in each hand. Pull back the top of the stacks with your thumbs, creating a small bend in the middle of the stack
  • Man of Finesse Through four simple steps, John Abraham takes the Indian urbane man to a whole new level of wellness and grooming
  • Enter Sandman Counting on pills to get you through sleepless nights? Hold your horses, there are alternatives.
Travel
Ankit Gupta
Villas on stilts overlooking the natural fish reserve
Sunny days in Mauritius are best spent by the sparkling turquoise ocean. Le Prince Maurice by Constance adds to the charm.
  • Tokyo drift Transit in Tokyo? Here's a hop-skip-and-jump guide to the city. Bask in the city's quaint glory in a 24-hour jaunt; we're sure you'll return for more, and real soon.
  • Finding Nirvana Trying to walk the work-life tightrope in the midst of your busy routine? Take some time out to check our list of some of India's holistic wellness retreats.
  • A guide for frequent fliers Frequent fliers will be subject to higher rates matching their spending power. The perks remain to be seen
  • Events to look forward to in July From July 12-21 World-class music, dance and theatre team up with one-of-akind lifestyle programmes and Napa's incomparable wines to culminate in California's Festival del Sole.
  • Four Seasons in the SunThe Four Seasons Group is taking 56 seekers of panache on a tour that covers Los Angeles, Hawaii, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Sydney, Bali, Chiang Mai, the Taj Mahal, Istanbul and London.
Products
Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean fans can now take pride in possessing their own version of the Black Pearl. The model vessel is 35 inches long, and is crafted from solid wood.
  • Fighting Stress, Naturally Heading for a nervous breakdown? Don't rush to the shrink just yet. Here are some natural ways to set you right.
  • 5 desktop music playersFoobar2000: Customisable shortcut keys make it easier to manage music without taking your hands off the keyboard. Download add-ons and plug-ins to expand its features. App is Free
  • Bowflex SelectTech 552 Imagine having 30 dumbbells in one! With the turn of a dial on the Bowflex SelectTech 552 dumbbells, you can change its weight all the way from 5 lbs to 52.5 lbs.
Food
R Pallavi
Restaurant review: Baan Tao in Pune
At Baan Tao, diners sit by a wooden deck, pointing childishly at the delicate ripples left behind by the delightful water installation.
  • Foods at war Did you know that an apple a day may actually bring the doctor to your doorstep if eaten right after a meal? A list of common foods that don't complement each other.
  • Cooking with wine Why stop at wine pairing when you can pour it straight into your food? Here's a rookie's guide to cooking with wine:
  • Rainy Day Foods Monsoon's coming, so watch what you eat! Here are some do's and don'ts for the season.
  • A Taste of Kitsch Bask in the garish red lights of De Wallen at the Amsterdam Kitchen and Bar.
  • Enter Sandman Counting on pills to get you through sleepless nights? Hold your horses, there are alternatives.
Fashion
Hitani Kaur
Mirror mirror
Even as the summer sun gives way to some rain, it's easy to feel exhausted and wilted thanks to the weather. Follow our six simple-yet-effective commandments to stay cool, crisp and stylish.

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