Lifestyle Archive

Saudi Arabia to open luxury beach resort where women can wear bikinis instead of burkhas

Saudi Arabia is known for its extremely conservative outlook and laws towards women and women’s dress, but it seems there might soon be some respite. Going by recent reports, the country’s new heir to the throne Prince

Did you know that Colombia has an ‘all-inclusive sex resort’?

Who wouldn’t want to take a break from all the hustle-bustle of everyday work and go MIA for two days? Even better, imagine leaving all your worries behind and getting to live in a luxury resort, no

Pay to stay behind bars! Thailand has a new prison-themed hotel

People may love the luxuries of a five-star hotel but for those who like it edgy and different, there’s a lot more fun in staying at some of the world’s weirdest hotels. So, though as a (hopefully)

The Palatial Wonderland: On the bend of the Machhu river in Wankaner, two palaces take you to a rich royal past

What’s the first thing which comes to mind when we are talking about an Indian palace? In all probability, the royal residences of Rajasthan — their robust sandstone walls, latticed windows and vibrant frescoes. But, unknown to

The Village by the Sea: The tiny village of Tai O in Hong Kong still clings to its ties with the ocean

Away from the frenzy of Kowloon and Central, Lantau Island is where Hong Kong takes a breath and slows its pace. Tightly packed lanes and towering high-rises gradually give way to forest-covered mountains and coastal vistas. On

Diet tips: Here’s how you can keep a check on protein intake

Vegetarian diets are low on protein and need protein supplementation, while non-vegetarians have a fairly good protein intake for a not-so-active lifestyle. Experts suggest people must keep a check on protein intake for better growth. Sanjay Tiwari,

Today Will Be Different: Learning to make peace with Multiple Sclerosis

I first heard about multiple sclerosis (MS) when I was binge-watching House MD a few years ago. It sounded painful and complicated, but it didn’t stand out much from the many grim-sounding conditions that people on the

Myths around coconut oil busted

If consumed in moderation and accompanied by a healthy diet and plenty of exercise, coconut oil is great for the body, skin and hair, say experts. Mahesh Jayaraman, medical researcher, therapist, health advisor and co-founder of health

E-cigarette ban wipes out less harmful alternative for smokers: Experts

Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab,

Genes causing intellectual disabilities identified

Researchers have discovered 15 genes that play a role in the development of intellectual disabilities. Intellectual disabilities are often caused by a mutation that damages a gene responsible for protein production in cells thus preventing the associated