Thursday, May 3, 2012

Top 10 things to do in Dilli!

Dilwalon ki Dilli has a whole gamut of flavors to choose from. If you are adventurous, chic & stylish the list below is your key to Dilli's secrets!

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #10: Discover Interiors: Some of the finest Interior destinations in India, Delhi can be a art lovers paradise if you know where to head. head to the Mocha Arthouse in New Delhi, or the Breakfast at Tiffany’s inspired CafĂ© at Moon River, or simply just the new terminal at the New Delhi Airport. The insides make up for an unimpressive skyline in this green capital city.  

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #9: Visit an Art Exhibition: Check out the city guide in the Friday daily & head to the closest art gallery hosting the do of a local artist. You are sure to have an artsy experience.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #8: Go Pub Hopping: Start with Blues: Delhi’s favorite old school waterhole. The wealthiest to the college junta is here. Delhi’s place to be for the cool junta. Drink up at Beer Island: Beer served straight up from the brewer. Pure Bliss.
Blue Frog!: Let your pocket be ripped off for once. The music here is some of the best in India.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #7: Hauz Khas Village: Get transported to Goa. Delhi’s hippie hotspot. Walk around, shop or dine at any of the fabulous restaurants to suit everyone’s pocket here. It’s quite simply an out-of-Delhi experience! Paharganj comes a close second on Delhi’s hippie experience.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #6: Shop!: Start with Delhi-6 a.k.a. Chandni Chowk & its narrow gullies. (Don’t miss the Paranthe-wali-gali here for a scrumptious street lunch) Shop at Palika Bazaar: You wouldn’t realize there is a whole world right below your feet. Quite Literally. Move on to Khan Market. Empty your wallets here or just window shop.
Got a local for company? Sarojini market is a regular bet. Nothing too exciting here though.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #5: Dine at Parikrama: Delhi’s first and only revolving restaurant, you’d never die out of conversation topics here. Or sights to behold.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #4: Savor Delhi’s street food: From the kathi rolls at Khan Chacha to the street-side faluda icecream, there’s no dearth of options, vegan or meat, for that infamous Delhi Belly. Got a fancy for the exotic? Sample some Tibetan momos at Gurgaon. Even the Tibetans would be surprised!

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #3: Watch a local play: Delhi has the best indigenous theatre culture in the whole of India. You are missing out on something if you give this a skip.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #2: Visit India Gate at night: My most favourite ‘India’ spot. The Amar Jyothi can awaken the nationalist in any Indian.

Top 10 things to do in Delhi #1: Ride by the Delhi Metro: Understanding Delhi doesn’t get closer than this.