Climate Change Karma! All am asking as a Climate Reality Mentor, is be vigilant and be the change! Happy Greener 2017!

Climate Change Karma! Elsie Gabriel Climate change is here and it’s occurring faster than expected in many ways. Nothing new, right? But we still have deniers! 2016 saw many milestones the world over, in the advocacy in climate change and its fight to stop its surge. But it saw an equal amount, if not more, disasters and global warming patterns making 2016 one of the hottest years to be recorded in history according to WMD [World Meteorological Department]. The balance is still not set. The fight is not strong enough. The tug of…continue reading →
Natural hops offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.

Natural hops offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.

Natural hobs offering flavorful brews! Barking Deer. Mumbai.     Ever heard of the Flying Pig! Well you will find it at the Barking Deer in Mumbai! Brewed in the traditional Belgian style, the wit bier is the perfect thirst chilled quencher for a toasty warm Mumbai day. It is brewed with 2-row pilsner malt and a large portion of malted wheat. This wheat lends a “tangy” flavour and light palate to the beer, it is full of herbs flavours with the addition of fresh orange peel, coriander seed and cumin. Very refreshingly natural.…continue reading →

Grand Hyatt Mumbai brings Germanys OctobierFest to Mumbai. #grandhyattmumbai #grandoktobierfest

If you can not go to Germany with your busy schedules, no worries The Grand Hyaat Mumbai brings Germany to you! I was glad to attend the October Beer festival here where Consul Anja Klos, Consulate of Germany in Mumbai officially declared the #GrandOctoBierFest 2016 open. You will find Germanys biggest Food, Fun and Beer festival right here in the heart of our own city of Mumbai, at the Grand Hyatt hotel from the 14th to the 23 rd of October 2016.Join in the fun and cheer with the Oktobier fest tents authentically coloured in…continue reading →

Yamato Japanese Hibachi restaurant in Los Angeles- take a bow!

Yamato take a bow! Elsie Gabriel   Of course down the years it has always been considered chic to display ‘fresh catch of the Day’ or ‘fresh organic ingredients’ etc to the dining patrons, not only in the Far East but the Western food culture too, literally breaking down the walls and showing off their kitchen skills, and engaging customers and educating diners about the food they eat. Believe it or not, the Japanese did it the ‘Hibachi’ way even before this became a trend.I guess my twin brother who booked the surprise…continue reading →

L’Exclusif’s collections from Natures Basket-from the lap of the Godrej Luxury! Elsie Gabriel

“L’Exclusif's collections from Natures Basket-from the lap of the Godrej Luxury! Elsie Gabriel   Every celebration should be memorable ! Gifting helps complete the occasion. Without a doubt the Natures Basket latest luxury offering of “L’Exclusif's Mixed collections” are a royal treat to the eyes and taste buds! The lastest collection has gift ideas for every occasion. Take a look through the range of chocolate gifts, fresh fruits ice creams and cookies; and find new ways to mark that special day. Or, if you're not celebrating, simply say 'Thank you' or let someone know…continue reading →
Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai

Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai

Piece of Italian Gourmet Heaven Cafe Mangii Powai Mumbai. Elsie Gabriel Classic Italian cuisine is Café Mangii’s forte. A city favorite where Italian cuisines is concerned Mangii delivers. Saffron Riso, Salmon fish and Basa dishes are extravagantly tasty, let me warn you that the portions are huge enough for two. Of course the restaurant offers the usual delicious pasta and pizza combinations. Vegetarians will appreciate the veggie plate, complete with steamed vegetables, eggplant parmesan, spaghetti and cheese ravioli.   Their jalapeno poppers and watermelon poppers with spices are also mouth watering. The music…continue reading →
Madagascar waiting to be rediscovered! Meet Jean Chrysostome-Director General Madagascar Environment.

Madagascar waiting to be rediscovered! Meet Jean Chrysostome-Director General Madagascar Environment.

Meet Jean Chrysostome-Director General Madagascar Environment. Madagascar waiting to be redicovered! Elsie Gabriel Given the number of existing stakeholders in the environmental wellbeing of this island nation and diversity of interventions in Madagascar, Jean Chrysostome manages the toughest job of balancing multiple acts of sustaining biodiversity, executing environment assessments of projects, monitoring implementations of measures and provisions, all this in collaboration with other environmental government departments and units, making him a ‘powerhouse’ that will also continue to ensure future mitigation and balance in the environment and fate of climate change in Madagascar. Q…continue reading →
Mumbai get set to welcome back Legal Eagle Mirza Saaib Beg who is Cycling to raise funds for Law Students- 3rd April 2016 NCPA Mumbai 8am. Mirza Beg

Mumbai get set to welcome back Legal Eagle Mirza Saaib Beg who is Cycling to raise funds for Law Students- 3rd April 2016 NCPA Mumbai 8am. Mirza Beg

Mumbai get set to welcome back Legal Eagle Mirza Saaib Beg who is Cycling to raise funds for Law Students- 3rd April 2016 NCPA Mumbai 8am. Elsie Gabriel. Mirza Saaib Beg, who was former President, Student Bar Council is on a cycling mission. Very passionate about his cause, very dedicated and meticulously determined to see that deserving students in various cities in India get the necessary funds to make it through law school in India. Mirza kick started his cycling feat on the 19th of March and there is no stopping him, until…continue reading →
Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.Stalactites and Stalagmites !

Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.Stalactites and Stalagmites !

                                      Congo Caves in South Africa-. Spectacular underground ancient wonder.                                                                          Stalactites and Stalagmites !                                               This piece I dedicate to my Teachers Mrs.Sahani and Ms Ranjana.                                                                       Offbeat travels by Elsie Gabriel   Time stands still. I catch my breath as the first view of the gigantic ancient stalactites and stalagmites open up before me. Immensely massive grey-blue limestone ceilings and caverns engulf me. They bring back a thousand geographic lessons learned in standard six way back in school! It is no harm to fall in love in know? Just a little…continue reading →

Amazon forest jungle..swimming with the Piranhas….Elsie Gabriel – I danced with the tribal chief, the epitome of my travel life.

Amazon forest jungle..swimming with the Piranhas….Elsie Gabriel Oh to be alive!!! In the Amazon forest jungle…these boys know more about rainforests than scientists who have studied rainforests for many years! Various tribes still live much as did their ancestors hundreds of years before them. Everyday they organize their daily lives very meticulously; their food, medicines and clothing come primarily from the forest. They hunt…for food….and I went hunting with them….fishing for Piranhas and swimming with Piranhas….outrageously adventurous..I was so over whelmed with elation,…I kept grinning like a Cheshire cat at one time and…continue reading →