It has everything in the very name itself. It is a simple but tasty and enticing snack that goes well with tea or coffee. In preparing this crunchy snack simple ingredients like gram flour dough that is made into small portions like noodles. And an assortment of items like dry fruits and nuts, rice and corn flakes add the extra zing.

Movie: Midnight

Year: 2021

Language: Korean

Duration: 1h 40m

A suspense thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Lives of three women are fatally poised when a bloody serial killer unleash his wrath one night. The police and the brother of one of the victims are in the crime scene. And yet the twists and turns of the events, keep the plot pulsating.

Beetroot Pachadi

A colorful, delectable, healthy side dish you can enjoy with rice. Beetroot and spices blend well to give you this beautiful dish.

Boiled beetroot is mashed and grained. Into it goes spices like cumin seeds, mustard seeds, green chilies and curry leaves. Coconut and curds further enhance the thickness of gravy and its color and taste.

Nelliyampathy VISIT

Nelliyampathy Hills in Palakkad is akin to the most popular hill stations like Munnar and Wayand in Kerala. It is a location that has been in the top list of travelers these days.

Top attractions in Nelliyampathy include:

  • western Ghat View Points
  • Pothundi Reservoir and adjacent garden
  • Viewpoints at Seethargundu and Kesavan Para
  • waterfalls

tea and cardamom plantations surrounded by forested and hilly ambience, with foggy and misty atmosphere, the location is really magical.

Nearest airports are at around 120 KM away in Coimbatore airport, and 160 KM away in Cochin. Of course, the location is well connected by road.

Movie: Black Crab

Language: Swedish
Year: 2022
Duration: 1h 53m

Caroline Edh and an expert team alongside her are culled to go on a mission. During a war torn world, the team is instructed deliver a parcel across an icy stretch between Tessenöy to Ödö on ice skates. And that will end the war they are told. Unlike others in her team, Caroline has a personal reason to reach Ödö and she is willing to take up suicide mission.

Cheeda & Achappam

Two rice powder based tea time snacks from Kerala.

Cheeda is a small and crunchy snack. Besides rice powder grated coconut, sesame seeds, sugar, and coconut oil go into the preparation. All the ingredients together a batter is made and rolled by hand to give its unique shape. It is fried and dipped in sugar syrup.

Achappam is another simple snack made with similar batter. However, coconut milk and eggs are added additionally making it more tasty. A special mold is used to oil-fry it and then dip in sugar syrup later.

Movie: Luzzu

Language: Maltase
Year: 2021
Duration: 1h 31m

Jesmark is a fisherman in the coastline of Malta and his wife is Denise. When they learn from the doctor that their new born baby requires specialist doctor’s attention and medication, Jesmark is forced to make harsh decisions. He also has his Luzzu – the small wooden fishing boat – to be mended to fish. Financial burdens, wife being away from him, restricts at fishing, ill treatment by fish sellers and a sinking Luzzu…he has problems aplenty to change his life style.The movie gives a sneak peak at the lifestyle of Maltase fishermen and coastline therein. 

Expo 2020 Dubai- UAE

Not in the distant past or near future, could anyone witness an event so magnificent as Expo 2020. And it is coming to an in less than two weeks. For the last 6 months, event has been attracting millions. The largest event has been a venue to welcome and treat representatives from around 200 countries.

Since the days are now numbered, do not miss Expo 2020. It is magnificent, magical, moving, and massive.

The world Expo is planned to take place in Japan in 2025. That’s going to be a long wait. Magic is now happening in Dubai. Do visit.

Movie: Kokon

Year- 2020; Duration- 1h 34m; Language- German

Romantic, emotional, and dramatic

Nora, a 14 years old, and is different from her sister, Jule or her friends. Although she hangs out with them all the time, she is discovering herself in a different way. While playing a game her palm is fractured and that becomes a turning point to discover what she wouldn’t otherwise. A friend’s help when she goes through her periods triggers a bond between them. The movie also subtly discusses topics like gender, sex, pregnancy…

Nora is fluttering out of her cocoon.

Madame Tussauds is in Dubai

The world-famous attraction Madame Tussauds has been opened in Dubai. They don’t call it a museum anymore, but an interactive attraction based on fame and the famous.

The exact location of the Madame Tussauds in Dubai is on Bluewaters, right next to Ain Dubai. Tickets are available online at Madame Tussauds Dubai I Tickets and at the admissions counter in the attraction.