Hitting A Personal Milestone In 2019? Here’s The Quirkiest Way To Celebrate!

Hitting A Personal Milestone In 2019? Here’s The Quirkiest Way To Celebrate!

As a traveller, I often seek experiences that are unique, exhilarating and unprecedented. So, when a dear friend of mine suggested me to go on a cruise for my next getaway, I took no time to dismiss her insipid idea. “Why would I ever go on a cruise? Cruises are super expensive!” That’s when she introduced me to Tirun Travels, a wonderful company that changed the way I looked at cruises. After a lot of consideration and research, I chose the Royal Carribean cruise line and ended up cruising from Singapore to Malaysia via the Voyager of the Seas ship. Not only did I have an unparalleled experience, but I also realized how flawed my perception about cruises was. If you too are on a hunt for an unconventional travel experience, I highly recommend Tirun’s cruises. Here are my reasons: 1. Extremely affordable Because cruises are characterized by opulence, most of us automatically assume them to be expensive. I was taken aback when I found out I could cruise from Singapore to Malaysia in just INR 26,000 , without compromising on any of the luxuries. If you love fine dining, world class accommodation, adrenaline-pumping activities and non-stop entertainment – all under one roof, you must grab this one-of-a-kind offer that won’t burn a hole in your pocket! 2. Non-stop entertainment If there’s one thing cruises are known for, it’s their endless options for entertainment. Start off with Voyager of the Seas’ impeccable original productions – jazz sets and techno-inspired cabarets and later, catch the Music in Pictures show that features songs from beloved musicals to chart-topping hits that will have you dancing by the end of the night. With appearances from your beloved DreamWorks characters – the entire bandwagon of Po, Puss in Boots, Shrek, the Penguins of Madagascar and so on, the parades on the Royal Promenade are a must-watch. Make sure to attend one of the glitzy midnight pool parties or dance sessions with the cruise director Ricky Matthews and troupe. Catch a film on the 220 square foot movie screen on the pool deck, try your luck at a casino, unplug with a beer by the sea, dance the night away at a theme party – the possibilities are endless. 3. Perfect for a rejuvenating break Sometimes, all you need to do is break away from the humdrum of life and put your frenzied mind to rest. And there’s no better way to achieve this than going for a cruise that comes with a plethora of options to rejuvenate your mind and body. Voyager of the Seas’ exclusive Vitality Spa offers a myriad of relaxing experiences such as spa treatments, massages, facials and acupuncture. If you want some time exclusively to yourself, the indoor-outdoor retreat of Solarium is the perfect pick. Home to a a multitude of swimming pools and whirlpools, the crystal canopy area is home to a multitude of swimming pools, whirlpools and lounge areas – ideal for a complete digital detox. If you want to stick to your workout routine, the fitness centre’s equipped with all your gym essentials and hosts classes for pilates, spinning, sculpting and more. 4. Luxurious rooms with a view Tirun’s cruises have luxurious staterooms divided in four categories; interior, ocean view, balcony and suite. All the rooms are elegantly designed, offer shimmering ocean views, and are equipped with basic as well as deluxe amenities. The Virtual Balcony staterooms come with a high-definition screen that spans nearly floor-to-ceiling, providing real-time views of the ocean and destinations! My favourite spot in the stateroom were of course the sun loungers in the balcony that offer an unhindered view of the ocean. 5. Adrenaline-pumping activities For the longest time, I was under the impression that cruises are for people who just want to relax and laze around. But when I learned about Royal Carribean’s on-board activities, I was beyond thrilled! From a surf simulator and rock climbing wall, to an ice-skating rink and miniature golf course, there’s no dearth of exciting experiences. My recommendation – do not miss out on the stunning kaleidoscopic arcade equipped with the newest games and those from 80s and 90s. 6. Scrumptious global cuisine If you enjoy pleasing your tastebuds with a variety of delicacies, you’d be thrilled to be on-board. With a multitude of restaurants, cafes, and bars to experiment at, you’d be spoilt for choice. From salads to sushis and pastas to deserts – the food choice is incredible and massive. Additionally, people with special dietary requirements, such as Jain food and vegans also need not worry. If you’re someone who can’t leave the desi flavours behind even when you’re abroad, you’ll be pleased to find an extensive Indian Menu and authentic Indian flavours to the dishes, especially curated by the Celebrity Chef Ranveer Brar, who has been working with Royal Carribean since October 2018. Food stops to make on your stay – Windjammer Café if you’re craving continental, Café Promenade for pizzas straight out of the oven, Chops Grille for succulent offerings of prime beef and veal parmesan, Giovanni’s Table for their refreshing Caprese salad and my favourite, Izumi for flavours straight out of Far East. 7. Exotic pitstops Fancy seeing the gleaming skyscrapers of Singapore, the historic beauty of Japan or Thailand’s tantalizing beaches? With over 15 countries and 135 locations, whichever cruise you choose, you’re sure to tick some exciting places off your bucketlist! Click here to book your cruise now! Have you already cruised before? Write about your experience on Tripoto . For more travel inspiration, head to Tripoto’s YouTube channel.

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altonzm :
french recipes: if you’re not making this in paris then what’s the point. fuck you
italian recipes: use the left leg meat of a pig from one of three farms in this specific area of tuscany, or from this day my grandmother will begin manifesting physically in your house
american recipes: buy these three cans of stuff and put them in a pan congrats you cooked
chinese recipes, as handed down from mother to child : season it with a pinch of this and some of that. you want to know the exact amount? feel it in your heart. ask the stars. yell into the void.
English recipes: boil and salt it. Okay that’s it enjoy
Greek recipes: You followed all the right steps but this isn’t quite right. I don’t know what to tell you.
Australia recipes: chuck it on the barbie
Latinx recipes: you will never make it better than your abuela, face the facts
Armenian recipes: spend eight days laboring over the stove. the food will be flavorful with the sacrifice of your sanity. no one will appreciate it.
Canadian recipes: It either needs more bacon, more maple syrup, more gravy, or an unholy combination of the three
Polish recipes: you have to toUCH THE DOUGH, FEEL THE PIEROGI IN YOUR HEART, TOUCH IT. LICK IT. SMELL IT.
Every time I see this post, I learn more about how different countries’ cuisines AND neuroses.
Indian recipes: there are 500 cuisines and that means 500 versions of this dish that has 500 spices so gl
ashki jewish recipes: no, no. no. more onion.
internet recipes: here is a heartwarming story about my baby sister’s third birthday that i completely made up, and a copypaste from alton brown.
Irish recipes:
Brazilian recipes: put ice. Now more ice and lemons. MORE LEMONS
Moroccan recipes: You haven’t used enough cinnamon. You haven’t used enough tumeric. If it doesn’t stain your tongue red or yellow you’ve done it wrong. Cook it until it becomes a liquid. Yes, even the meat.
Hungarian recipes: sear meat before stewing. thicken EVERYTHING with sour cream. Yes even desserts. Put in the entire container of paprika you coward. NOW ANOTHER. MORE. Mͫ͊̾̋̊̓̽ͪ̎̍̎̿ͮͥ͒ͤ̐͜͠҉̞̪̱̝̦̣͈̩̻̀͞Ơ̷̝̪̫͉̈̒̀ͣ͒͗̍͒̿̈͋̔R̷̫̮͓̦̮̯͈̣̝̆͊̐͒̍ͮ̽ͩ̑͢͡͝E̶̷͍̲̻̲̙͕͕̹̩̙̤̗̤̫̤̲ͤ̌ͭͤͫ̏̉̐̆̾ͩ̕͢͜
Dutch recipe: Can you stick it in a stew? no? try anyway.
Icelandic recipes: is it bread, meat, or fish??? No??? Throw it out then. Also bury a shark, let it rot and ferment and then pickle it before consuming it with a shot of our strongest alcohol.
Lebanese recipes: if you think you’ve used enough lemon you’re incorrect.
Danish recipes: CREAM CREAM CREAM
Spanish recipes: If you don’t use olive oil don’t even fucking bother 1 day ago // 669661 // ↺

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America’s Blackest City: Brooklyn’s Blackness is Rich in Diaspora Influenc

Celebrants participate in the annual West Indian Day Parade on September 5, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. More than a million people were expected to line the streets for the Labor Day ritual. Photo: Stephanie Keith (Getty Images) America’s Blackest City For Black History Month, we asked writers to explain why they think their hometown, current residence or notable place deserves the title of America’s Blackest City by defining a city’s history, music, cuisine, notable figures, and cultural touchstone/unique black fact. Black people from Brooklyn are mad proud of where they’re from. Some confuse it for arrogance, but if you grew up here it’s hard to find energy anywhere that can match it. Yes, the borough does boast hip-hop greats and is the setting for cornerstone Spike Lee films. But those aren’t the sole reasons we love this place. There are three even more fascinating elements of blackness in Brooklyn that makes it the home for the greatest happenings of blackness ever.
For one, we have the richest representation of the African diaspora in any major city. African Americans, Haitians, Trinidadians, Jamaican, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans are all representing in this melting pot of black culture. Growing up here, your friends were likely from a million different places, so you picked up greetings outside of your own culture pretty easily: “Wha gwan?” “What’s Good” “Que Pasa?” “Sak Pase?”
The second is the intriguing history of the earliest black communities. Third, blackness in Brooklyn produces some of the biggest, blackest and most creative gatherings in the world.
Yes, the gentrification has given me angst and sometimes I barely recognize the Brooklyn I grew up knowing, but there’s still so much joy here and I’m ready to brag about it. I heard Atlanta , Oakland , Miami , and company think they’re the blackest cities out there. But after this quick tour of Brooklyn’s highlights, the clear winner for this debate will be hometown.
History Let’s start with the early days. Black history began in Brooklyn over 300 years ago when the borough was made up of Dutch settlements in the New Netherlands colony. The Dutch West India Company brought the first enslaved Africans to the colony around 1626.
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It’s important to note that black people were the core laborers of Brooklyn’s economy from its founding up until slavery was abolished in New York in the 1820s. Basically, we built this city! African slaves cultivated land producing crops like wheat, beans, and tobacco. It’d be great if the black folks who toiled away at these lands were at least acknowledged for their work, but instead, at least 82 streets today in Brooklyn were named after slave-holding families, according to Brooklyn Historical Society. The largest slaveowners were the Lefferts.
Some Africans were allowed to petition for a “half-freedom” status. This meant they were required to pay yearly dues to the Dutch West India Company and their children would remain slaves. Freedom allowed some black people ownership of land. One freed black man, Francisco de Neger of Angolan origin, was one of the founders of Boswyck in 1661. This settlement eventually became Bushwick.
By 1790, black people were more than 30 percent of the population and mostly enslaved. Slavery was abolished in New York State on July 4, 1827. But there were some areas of rural Flatbush where slaves were held until the 1840s, the Brooklyn Historical Society also reports.
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Following emancipation, a free black community called Weeksville was founded by James Weeks , a black longshoreman from Virginia, in 1838 . 500 black residents called Weeksville home, including the borough’s first black female physician Susan Smith-McKinney .
Weeksville was a self-reliant black community boasting its own institutions. This includes the Bethel Tabernacle African Methodist Episcopal Church , Colored School o. 2, Brooklyn Home for Aged Colored People, and the Freedman’s Torchlight newspaper. Weeksville is mostly history now. But you can still get a taste of its past by visiting the Weeksville Heritage Center in Crown Heights where a few of the historic homes have been preserved.
By 1930, black Southerners and Caribbean immigrants were arriving in significant numbers during the Great Migration, which increased the population of black residents in the borough. By the 1950s, 86 percent of black residents were living in Bedford Stuyvesant, due to redlining. In the subsequent decades, Afro-Latino, Black Americans, Caribbeans and African immigrants moved throughout Bed Stuy, Fort Greene, Bushwick, Williamsburg, Brownsville, Flatbush, Canarsie, Coney Island, and the East New York areas of Brooklyn. Here they established the hotbeds of Black Brooklyn culture that we all love today.
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Music Before the New York Times wrote op-eds about Brooklyn’s next hot trendy neighborhoods, the borough’s black hip-hop artists used beats and rhymes to capture the borough’s grit and soul.
There were the pioneers like Big Daddy Kane and MC Lyte in the 1980s. By the 1990s, Biggie had everyone around the world proclaiming, “Spread love. It’s the Brooklyn way.” Jay-Z’s storytelling about his Marcy Projects captured enough intrigue to make the housing project a tourist attraction *side eye*.
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The list goes on. Ali Shaheed Mohammad, Foxy Brown, Lil’ Kim, Yasiin Bey, Talib Kweli, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Fabolous, Bobby Smurda, Joey Badass, Young M.A. and Flipp Dinero. And let’s not forget 2 Milly, a Brooklyn rapper, contributed the infamous Milly Rock dance (tsk tsk Fortnite for co-opting it ), which is still having a pretty strong run at black parties five years after he dropped it.
The South Bronx will always get props for creating hip-hop. And as the movement spread throughout the city, each borough became known for its distinct class of rappers. The Brooklyn energy has consistently brought the global appeal.
Cuisine There are so many new black-owned takeout spots, restaurants, cafe’s and bakeries in Brooklyn right now, that it’s hard to keep up. But that’s what makes Brooklyn the best at this. I appreciate the variety of cultural offerings I can still find on almost any major Brooklyn strip.
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I can get my soul food at Bed Stuy Fish Fry (expect long waits); wings from Brooklyn Wing House; Jamaican food from my spot around the way, a name I won’t disclose; roti from Ali’s Roti Shop, brick oven pizza topped with jerk chicken at Zuri Lee; dinner and drinks with friends at Brooklyn Moon; a meeting over smoothies at the Haitian-inspired Lakou Cafe; and quick breakfast biscuits from Brown Butter NYC, all while supporting black owners who also have pretty great customer service.
If I’m feeling for plant-based, there’s Sol Sips and Greedi Vegan. On the weekends, it seems like everyone is offering a sit-down brunch. My favorite spot to grab mimosa’s and steak and eggs closed up years ago, but I’ve been hitting up SoCo’s brunch since then and haven’t been disappointed yet.
When I’m bored with my options, the Instagram guide Black-Owned Brooklyn —yaasss efficiency—is helping me discover what else is out there.
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Notable figures When I think of Black Brooklyn icons, I love to remind folks that we’ve had some of the most influential beings ever to grace this planet come out of or live in our hoods.
Take the illustrious Lena Horne, the powerhouse singer, actress, and civil rights activist.
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Jackie Robinson, although he wasn’t a Brooklyn native, made Bedford Stuyvesant his home after he broke the color barrier in major league baseball by joining the Brooklyn Dodgers.
There was the “unbought and unbossed” Shirley Chisholm, the first black women in a major political party to run for president.
And last but not least, we’ve got the Oscar-winning film director Spike Lee, the creator of classic Brooklyn-centric films Do the Right Thing , Crooklyn and She’s Got to Have It .
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Cultural touchstones The cultural touchstone that makes this city stand out is our plethora of festivals that celebrate every part of the diaspora. My earliest memories of this phenomenon were the annual African Street Festivals (now the International African Arts Festival) held every year at the field in Boys in Girls High School in Bed Stuy, every Fourth of July.
By mid-summer, there were the block parties. Everybody on the block was grilling, jumping double dutch and playing tag in the streets. The speakers rattled with disco, reggae, hip-hop, R&B, and gospel.
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Then there was the West Indian Day Parade on Eastern Parkway. Witnessing the elaborate mas costumes and sounds of calypso, reggae, and soca, allowed me to connect and be proud of the Caribbean side of my heritage.
In adulthood, I saw these safe spaces evolve into new exciting events like Afropunk, which evolved into festivals in other cities, Soul Summit, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Spike Lee’s annual Michael Jackson and Prince Day parties, Curl Fest, Afro-Latino Festival and Kwanzaa Crawl. Overall, these gatherings are a reminder that blackness in Brooklyn is still strong and not going anywhere. There are still spaces here to be as black as you want to be and for that I’m grateful.
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A Buffet A Day: 8 Superior Hudson Valley Buffets

click image Cinnamon Cuisine in Rhinebeck offers a dinner buffet on Sunday evenings from 5-9pm. Sometimes you just want the assurance of an all-you-can-eat buffet, where you can go back for as many helpings as you want without worrying about leaving hungry, maxing out your card, or emptying the refrigerator. At the hot bar, variety and plenty reign supreme, and that is a beautiful thing in its own right. Buffets are also the perfect way to get to know a new cuisine, offering a vast sampling of dishes at a fraction of the price. We’ve rounded up a delectable Hudson Valley buffet for every day of the week, so whenever the itch strikes, you can go forth and eat to your heart’s content. Happy feasting. Red Hook Curry House Buffet: Tuesday & Sunday, 5-9pm $13.95 On a Tuesday night, the Red Hook Curry House bustles. The red booths are packed with locals, weekenders, teenage couples, and families with children. The buffet always features four vegetarian dishes and four non-vegetarian dishes (mmm!—fish karma, lamb vindaloo, chicken tandoori). The buffet also includes appetizers, salad, hot-out-of-the-oven naan, dessert, tea, and coffee at a seriously affordable rate. The service is very friendly, though lingering is discreetly discouraged as the bill comes promptly as soon as you finish your tea. Garden House 12472 Buffet: Wednesday, 5-10pm $15 First opened by Big Cheese geniuses Yuval and Lisa Sterer, this Rosendale haunt has passed into the care and ownership of Jordanian chef Naheda, who cooks up a mouthwatering assortment of Mediterranean and Middle East dishes. With a dairy-light menu and a whole section of vegetarian options from the mujaddara to the chickpea tagine, vegetarians and vegans can rest easy at the Garden House . The mid-week buffet often features live music, plus expertly seasoned lamb and chicken dishes, vegetables, rice, and a wide assortment of sides. Get there early, the mains go fast and are not always replaced. Moonlight Cafe New Paltz, NY Buffet: Thursdays & Fridays, 5-10pm The self-dubbed “Falafel King,” Moonlight Cafe on Main Street has been serving up mouth-watering Middle Eastern food since 1993—no small feat in this college town, which has a reputation as a revolving door of restaurants. The menu includes, vegan, and gluten-free options (grape leaves, anyone?), as well as classic meat dishes like souvlaki, shawarma, and kabobs. While the a la carte options go so far as to include a veggie burger and veggie pasta, the buffet options can be a little more limited for the meat-free among us. Red Pepper Diner Buffet: Friday 5-8pm, Saturday & Sunday, 11am-8pm $15.99-$17.99 In an inconspicuous yellow building on 9D next to a gas station, Red Pepper Diner serves up authentic Sri Lankan cuisine made with traditional spices and fresh vegetables. Off the coast of Indian subcontinent, the island nation of Sri Lankan uses similar flavors to Indian cuisine, but many of the dishes will be wholly unfamiliar to a first-timer. Take advantage of the three-day buffet to stuff yourself with chicken, curry, lentils, potatoes, and find your fave Sri Lankan dish. The Colonial Inn Buffet: Saturday, 5:30-9pm $13.95 This family-style inn is Grandma’s house meets hunting lodge. Tiffany lamps, taxidermied animals, lay-z-boy recliners, antique furniture, and tchotchkes abound throughout the wood-paneled, 12-room B&B. Every Saturday night, the extensive dining room is packed with locals and guests (the inn is a mile from Belleayre Mountain), crowded around gingham oilcloth tables for the weekly dinner buffet. This mega meal includes everything you can think of from pastas to crab legs to pork to sauerbraten, plus a salad bar and dessert. If for any reason you’re still having doubts, feel free to take a virtual tour of the buffet before you drive out to Pine Hill. Shadows on the Hudson Buffet: Sunday, 10:30am-2pm $23.95, $11.50 for children under 12 Breakfast is, of course, the most important meal of the day, but come Sundays, this first meal is best enjoyed in the form of its cooler cousin—brunch. Shadows on Hudson caters to all dietary restrictions with their gourmet brunch buffet (including all you gluten-free folks). Savor views of the Hudson River, while sipping on mimosas and chowing down on bread pudding with maple anglaise or mini Belgian waffles and sausage links. MacArthur’s Riverview Restaurant The Thayer Hotel at West Point Buffet: Sunday, 10:30am, 11:00am, 1:30pm ​$42 Buffets often get a bad rap, but the Sunday Champagne brunch at Macarthur’s Riverview Restaurant is here to change all that. With gourmet offerings like giant shrimp and smoked salmon, and live-action cooking stations, you have your pick of scrumptious options. Sip Champagne from a bottomless flute as you gaze out the bay of windows at the shimmering Hudson River, framed by the historic institution of West Point. Reservations recommended. Cinnamon Indian Cuisine Buffet: Sunday, 5-9pm $19.50 An easy elegance permeates all aspects of Cinnamon , from drinks to décor and, of course, food. This Rhinebeck eatery is decidedly upscale, but unpretentious features like the heavily attended dinner buffet and the 20-foot communal table create a friendly feel. Rather than the Chicken Tikka laundry list of dishes available at most Indian restaurants, Cinnamon demonstrates a subtle mastery and flare for improvisation. Take a culinary tour through the regions of India with the Sunday night buffet.

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Mamma bengaluru

We were travelling for the tour of southern sphere of India. Travelling from Leela new Delhi to Bangalore then to Chennai as planned. The Hotel demonstrates the High end Architecture inspired from the Mysore palace and takes you Back to time by providing nothing less than Similiar Service. The Hotel team makes sure you get a Royal treatment Wherever you are. More and More Oppurtunities at breakfast Gave us an Insight about the Traditional way to Wine and Dine. The best part was the inspirational meal With Chef Farman Ali. HE CERTAINLY DESERVES THE OUTMOST RESPECT IN SUSTAINING INDIAN TRADITIONAL FOOD IN MORDERN TIMES OF GASTRONOMY. The meal at Jamavar left us With a Question about the Future of Indian Cuisine and What rich Heritage we come from.nnNow off to Leela Kovalam and Then to Chennai hoping to Add more Chapters to our Lives.nnThank you Chef and Team jamavar

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Back at seas with P

Hey guys, so here’s another travel adventure that I had over the Summer. For the first time, I am accompanying this blog post with a short compiled film of my travels on my YouTube channel to summarize my experience with my friends. So if you like the content to be more visual head-over and have a gander or read on
On January 11th 2019, my friends and I had gone for another cruising holiday, this time to the Great Barrier Reef. Another difference was, instead of setting sail from Sydney, we had to fly over to Brisbane to catch our cruise.
Flying from Sydney to Brisbane on Virgin Australia I was in Brisbane for one and a half day prior to setting sail on the 10th January, 2019, this was not without an adventure! As soon as I landed, we checked in to our AirBnb near the cruise terminal in Hamilton and then headed straight to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Park to hang out with some cute Kangaroos and Koalas!
Marina holding a koala at the Lone Pine Sanctuary Park $20 for the pic Feeding kangaroos free with entry
From that journey, I learnt the hard way that having a GoCard that is not dormant is the cheapest way to travel around Brisbane. Queensland’s public transport system had almost bankrupted me . But anyways, now y’all know to always have a GoCard handy (note* GoCards go dormant if not used once a year). After going round and round chasing information about how to get a refund for my dormant card, I’ve finally received my lost cash which is a good thing about GoCards compared to NSW Opal cards.
Plastic bus cards… Moving on, I head to South Bank and check out the shopping mall and the ‘Brisbane’ sign to get some pictures! Then getting some food at the only Australian state that has TacoBells. Lastly ending our night at The Beat Megaclub, which was not very busy at the time we went, but unfortunately we were unable to stay out too late as we had an early checkout from our AirBnb the next day!
Brisbane sign
Dining at TacoBell Here our journey begins, starting with a 1.5hr wait at a cafe before being able to check in at the terminal. We then boarded our ship the Pacific Aria and dropped off our luggage in our rooms before making our way to the all you can eat buffet at The Pantry on deck 11.
Waiting for our cruise check in at this cafe Mandatory emergency drills Sail away party My my, how I missed eating at a buffet, with food cooked for you already, grabbing whatever you wanted! The only thing that gets annoying is having to line up to get served and then having no where to sit in the buffet because the thousands or so people are also up here dining. Nether the less the food was great, had a wide variety of cuisines ranging from Mexican, Chinese, Malaysian, Indian, American and Australian.
Apart from the pantry, this ship like my previous posts on my P&O pacific Eden cruise had the Asian Fusion a la carte restaurant called Dragon Lady as well as the Italian restaurant: Angelos. We were lucky enough to be able to sample out these two restaurants twice with two different menus as the last time on Pacific Eden, we were only able to book at each restaurant once because all the bookings were full.
I personally would recommend dining at Dragon Lady if possible, you are able to order as many dishes as you like, but they also do have a set menu, with more than enough to eat. But if you’re a foodie and would like to sample each dish then go for it. The dishes were quite delicious and nicely presented! One that I really enjoyed was their fried chicken, which was juicy on the inside and crunchy on the out, it was so good, must try!!!
The cruise was an 8 day and 7 night cruise to Airlie Beach, Cairns and Wilis island (anchor drop). We got this cruise for a low price of $580 p/p for a quad or $620 p/p for twin, which is not bad for 8 days, with free food and entertainment! If you haven’t read my other posts about P&O then I’ll just briefly summarise the stereotype here. Many people especially the young believe that cruises are only for the old and rich, yes this can be true but it depends on what type of cruise you go on. P&O and Carnival cruises are more for young adults and young families however there are older crowds onboard as well. It is also dependent on the time you travel, if travelling during school holidays then you’re more likely to see a younger demographic. However if travelling at other times then most likely an older demographic will be on board. Other cruises like Princess and the Royal Carribean have an older crowd as these are typically more expensive cruises to go on. Nevertheless, which ever cruise you board on, you’re more than likely to have some fun, whether you just enjoy the food, like to workout at the gym, go for a swim, enjoy the entertainment, gamble or shop, its all there!
Every cruise has there themed parties to make it more fun, I typically enjoy P&O’s themed parties as people onboard tend to take part in this event more than say the Royal Carribean which is the other cruise I’ve been on. With that said, different ships will have different themes and different entertainment staff. Staff that like to have fun and enjoy partying with the customers, make the experience so much better! The entertainment staff on this cruise were energetic and full of fun, however some of the activities were repetitive from day to day, making it a little boring and less engaging. They should have brought more of the arts and craft sessions back on board, more unique dance lessons, treasure hunts, gaming tournaments etc etc.
Sailing away Formal nights Bianco white party Back to school party Great Gatsby party Another issue with this cruise is that the sunbeds were not very clean, it was quite dirty. We also had trouble getting our onboard credits back onto our card for the Best Price Guarantee form Shore Tours, which will be discussed soon.
Booking shore tours
Shore tours for the port stopovers usually are booked online on the portal that you’re given. Prices for these shore tours are usually quite over priced, and for the first time this year, I’ve decided to check the same tours for a cheaper price and applied for the Best Price Guarantee form which is a form introduced by P&O to give you a refund in onboard credit if you find a tour the same as the one they listed for cheaper. Not only will they give you a difference of what is owed, they will add an extra 10% of refund.
The shore tours I went on was a tour to the whitsundays in a rubber dingy from Airlie beach with the OceanRafting company, which was a great tour and a fun experience. Another tour was the Green Island Discovery tour from Cairns taking you to one of the islands in the great barrier reef, this is a beautiful place to explore and go snorkeling at.
As the prices for each of these tours were quite pricey, I decided to look up alternatives and found the exact tours for cheaper as there is usually only one main company that does the same or similar tour as the one listed and you’d be able to find out their prices and compare. I filled out the Best Price Guarantee Form after purchasing the shore tours, just to see whether I’d actually get my refund back, as they are quite stringent with the specific details. I received an email within 48hrs granting me my refund and that I’d get this when i’m onboard the ship.
My friends and I didn’t end up getting our onboard credits until we completed all our tours leaving only 2.5days for us to use up our onboard credit, not knowing that, if you already been debited a certain amount of cash, and have just as much onboard credit left at the end of the trip, you’d get that money credited back to your bank account, as these onboard credits are not refundable, you’d either use it or lose it. There was a lot of miscommunication regarding when we’d get our onboard credit, resulting in us hassling the reception desk every day to find out when we will be credited. This should have been common knowledge among the reception and shore tour staff, given they work within close proximity to each other. Alas on the 3rd day of our cruise we were told to speak to shore tour staff rather than the receptionist to get our money back, and were given an answer that they’d refund us when all shore tours are completed, which should have been said on the first day we asked the receptionist instead of giving us false information that it would be in our accounts by this time or next few hours etc etc.
So for those who do apply for this guarantee, you will get your money back after you completed all your tours automatically from the shore tour staff at around 5pm of that day. If not, then speak to the shore tour staff to be able to assist you with this situation.
Shore Tours
The Whitsundays: This is a must do, if you haven’t been there before! It is just as beautiful as all those pictures you see of it, if not better. Visit Hill Inlet for those picturesque pictures of white sand banks and aqua blue waters, the scenery is so much better when its a good sunny day, but even in cloudy weather the landscape is still gorgeous and a must do adventure! As mentioned previously we went with OceanRafting, I highly recommend this company, there are a few options of tours to the whitsundays whether its the south or north end. I believe we went on the Northern Exposure, allowing us to visit Hill Inlet. They also offer a buffet lunch on the beach, the ride to whitehaven beach from Airlie beach was exhilarating in their rubber speed boat, it was quite bumpy, and you’re guaranteed to get wet. We didn’t have great weather heading there, but the staff were prepared and provided us with raincoats. Despite the storm the tour continued as normal. As it was stinger season, it was recommended we wear stinger suits in the water, these were also provided upon request from the staff which was good. Better to be safe than to be sorry!
Up at Hill inlet
Green Island: Another must do tour, if you’re wanting to see sealife in their nature habitats then this is the place to go. A good idea is to hire a stinger suit as jellyfish and stingrays are prone in this area during stinger season, you can hire these on the island for $9 AUD. Definitely bring a pair of snorkels and see whats under the water, you may see sharks or turtles and swim with them, these can also be hired. This island has its own resort with pool access, cafes, restaurants and bars. It offers a variety of activities including parasailing, diving, snorkelling, glass bottom boats and underwater walking. In the tour offered by P&O we had a choice to do snorkelling or glass bottom boat, if you brought your own snorkelling gear then maybe the glass bottom boat would be a choice for you to do, it does get really rocky, so if you get sea sick easily this may not be for you. The journey to get to green island from cairns requires a catarmaran, which can get quite rocky as well, many people felt sea sick including myself, so good idea to take some sea sickness pills prior to boarding, but they also supply free pills on the boat. Sick bags are also readily available around the boat. When you arrive at the island, you’ll be greeted with beautiful turquoise waters and blinding white sand. It will only take around 30mins to walk around the whole island, it is recommended to do this walk if you enjoy exploring.
Green island
As we were in Cairns for two days, we used our second day to explore cairns itself. It is quite a small and humid town, known for its crocs at the beaches. As it was a hot day, and there were no nice beaches nearby, we decided to visit their Lagoon by the esplanade, which was actually really nice! It was big, wasn’t too deep, and also had two lifesavers watching over the lagoon in the middle of a park. It was great for a dip. Another thing to do in this small town was visiting their art gallery, filled with indigenous Australian artworks. The town is also filled with cafes, restaurants and bars almost everywhere you look.
The Lagoon
Lastly on our cruise agenda before we head towards Brisbane, was to pass by Willis Island, which was this remote island in the middle of the coral sea island territory about 450km east of Cairns. This is an uninhabitable island, which is primarily used as a weather station to provide Queensland with early signs of cyclones. We didn’t really cruise close enough to the island to get a good peak of it, so it wasn’t really something spectacular to see. It was a little disappointing as we had to wake up quite early to be able to see the island but as mentioned we weren’t even close enough to have a good view of it.
Willis Island With the remaining two night we had onboard the cruise, we had fun playing monopoly which was quite an intense game. The ship is stocked with many board games on Deck 6 to entertain both adults and children. There were also many activities going on like bollywood dance classes, paper flower making classes, Trivia, Karaoke, musicals, table tennis tournaments and spa treatments. If you’re into drinking they also have cocktail making classes which charge you additional as you will be drinking all the drinks you make. Otherwise cocktails on the cruise are around $12-17 which are very delicious!
On the 18th January we arrived back in Brisbane in the early morning at around 6:30am, and was scheduled to check out by 8am as this ship was going out for another cruising adventure. Little did we know that we were going to arrive so early, we had booked our flights back to Sydney for 3:05pm. What were we going to do with our luggage for the remaining 5hrs we were in Brisbane before heading to the airport? Cause we didn’t really want to wait for that long! Instead we decided to look for luggage lockers that we can store our stuff in. We ended up finding one at a DFO near Brisbane airport and decided to go there to shop. We ended up paying $16 per locker which allowed us to put two large luggage inside them for as long as we needed as it was only a one time opening. Another plus is that there are free shuttle buses from DFO to the airport which we didn’t find out till we saw a few shuttles heading that way. Making our transfer a little easier and of $0 cost was fantastic!
At last reaching Brisbane Domestic Terminal, we had a smooth and fast check in with Virgin Australia, with a very safe flight back to Sydney and even bumping into an air hostess who was on one of our cruises a few years back, a very small world we live in.
That concludes this blog entry, wishing all you adventurers out there a safe journey and to keep living your life filled with adventures!

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Take Your Tastebuds To Guyana For A Culinary Adventure With These Top Local Eats

Guyana is a nation of variety. With rainforest giving way to sprawling dry savannahs, sandy hill regions and coastal marshes, the tiny South American nation is brimming with biodiversity (among the highest levels in the world), and its ethnic diversity is similarly strong. For serious foodies, that means one thing: There’s an abundance of internationally-inspired dishes waiting to be sampled. Despite being the only South American country with English as the official language, Guyanese cuisine represents a vast array of global influence including Chinese, Portuguese, British, African, East Indian, Amerindian and Creole, with herbs and spices used to adapt dishes for a distinctly Guyanese result. Root vegetables, often referred to as “provisions” throughout the country, are principle staples of many traditional kitchens, and the most commonly used are cassava, sweet potato and eddo (similar to taro). An abundance of fresh produce and seafood, unsurprising in a country with a name that means “land of many waters,” rounds out the fundamental building blocks of this flavorful cuisine.
Lilly pad pond in Georgetown, capital of Guyana Getty
Visit Guyana for the intense biodiversity, including some of the world’s rarest species, the magnificent landscapes, including Kaieteur Falls (it’s the picture-perfect waterfall you’ve seen represented in Pixar’s UP ), and the sheer adventure of this unspoiled terrain where canoes and propeller planes are often the most effective modes of transportation, but be sure to include culinary exploration on your agenda. Add these favorite dishes to your foodie treasure map for the ultimate culinary adventure in Guyana.
Seven curry (in a lily)
Seven curry, served in the traditional water lily leaf Guyana Tourism Authority
A must at Indian weddings and religious functions, seven curry appeared in Guyana shortly after East Indian immigrants brought the dish’s original foundation to their new land. As you’d expect, this combo is comprised of seven curries (dhal, channa and potato, eggplant and eddo, mango, fried pumpkin, callaloo and katahar) served with rice and puri, a form or roti. Traditionally, seven curry is placed inside a water lily leaf, conveniently bowl shaped, picked from a local pond. Water lilies are a beloved part of Guyanese culture, and going out to watch them open during moonrise is popular among travelers. This would be the perfect time to try seven curry in a lily!
Metemgee
Metemgee is a Guyanese creole stew of dumplings, cassava, yam, plantains, okra and a peppery coconut milk sauce. It’s usually served with salt fish or crispy dried fish, and is characterized by its rich, creamy sauce. Recipes can vary depending on which root vegetables are most readily available at the time, but the result is always a hearty, earthy stew. A little goes a long way here.
Pepper Pot
Pepper pot with homemade bread Guyana Tourism Authority
This is the national dish of Guyana, so don’t dare leave without trying it. This meat stew (usually red meat or pork) is prepared in rich, dark gravy of cinnamon and cassareep, making it a popular Christmastime meal. Guyana is famous for cassareep, a cassava product first created by indigenous Guyanese and valued for its antiseptic property that allowed meat to keep for months, long before refrigeration. Cassareep is used in the bases of other Guyanese favorites, but pepper pot is the most quintessentially Guyanese, and you must try it, especially if you’re visiting during the holidays.
Guyanese Chow Mein
Though less than five percent of Guyana claims Chinese heritage, Chinese cuisine plays a disproportionately large part in the nation’s culinary scene. Guyanese Chinese capitalizes on the use of heavy starches and sauces common in Chinese cuisine accented by the aromatic spices and meats typical of Guyana for a near-perfect pairing. You’ll find a Guyanese version of just about every common Chinese dish here, but Guyanese chow mein is a favorite.
El Dorado Rum
El Dorado Rum Guyana Tourism Authority
It’s unlikely that you think of Guyana as a leader in rum production, and for good reason: It’s not. It is, however, the last remaining place on Earth where rum is produced using the traditional all-wood process, and the country’s tropical climate adds a unique flavor to its rum. El Dorado is known as the “liquid gold of Guyana,” and alludes to the legendary city of El Dorado, reputed to have been in Guyana’s Rupunini region. Tasting this sugary treat will remind you that, though squarely in South America, Guyana is still a Caribbean nation.
Duck Curry
Chances are you already have a favorite curry, but chances are even greater you haven’t yet encountered duck curry (unless you’ve already been to Guyana, of course). Duck curry has a unique flavor and complexity that sets it apart from more common curries, so try it while you have the chance. If you’re lucky, you’ll come across one of Guyana’s beloved duck curry competitions, where you will not just taste duck curry, but become a connoisseur!
Pholourie
Pholourie Guyana Tourism Authority
Pholourie is one of Guyana’s most ubiquitous dishes, appearing at just about any gathering from parties and religious gatherings to simple get-togethers. It’s a split pea fritter seasoned with Guyanese spices and hot pepper, and it’s formed by shallow-frying thick dollops of batter in hot oil until golden brown. Where there are friends, there’s pholourie, so try some with new friends, if you can, or just head to any Guyanese bakery for a sample if you’re not lucky enough to get invited to a party!
Farine
When all the juice of the cassava is removed, farine is what’s left over. It’s a dry and nearly tasteless product that is admittedly quite boring on its own, so you won’t be likely to find it served solo. It needs a sauce, a stew or something flavorful to accompany it; consider it along the lines of a polenta or grits—a vehicle for other flavors. Because cassava is so abundant in Guyana and farine can be safely stored for quite awhile, farine has long been an effective means of filling bellies for generations and is now considered more of a beloved comfort food than an economic necessity.
Cook-up rice
Cook-up rice Guyana Tourism Authority
This is another dish born of necessity during economically difficult times. It’s Guyana’s answer to Caribbean rice and peas, and it was traditionally eaten at the end of the week when rations had run low and alternatives were nil. Leftover scraps of meat were cooked with rice, peas or beans and seasoned with stronger-flavored ingredients like thyme, green onions and basil to create a filling dish that wasted nothing. Cook-up rice is now eaten any day of the week, but it’s still particularly popular on Saturdays, so eat like an in-the-know local by waiting until the weekend to sample this one.

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India Cheese Market Analysis: Trends and Future Prospects 2019-2024

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Market Reports on India Provides the Trending Market Research Report on “ Cheese Market in India: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024 ” under Food & Beverage category. The report offers a collection of superior market research, market analysis, competitive intelligence and industry reports.
Cheese Market in India reached a value of INR XX Billion in 2018, registering a CAGR of around 25.5% during 2011-2018. The market is further projected to reach a value of INR 125.4 Billion by 2024, growing at a CAGR of XX% during 2019-2024. India is currently the world’s largest producer of milk owing to which the cheese market holds significant growth potential. With the rising influence of western cuisines and inflating disposable incomes, consumers are now shifting from paneer towards cheese, thereby increasing its demand in the country. In addition to this, manufacturers are introducing a number of flavored cheese products including pepper, garlic, red chili flakes, and oregano pickle, which cater to the different tastes and preferences of consumers in India.
Cheese Market in India: Drivers
Although cheese is extensively used in fast food items like pasta, pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, tacos, cakes, garlic bread, etc., it is also being included in traditional Indian recipes such as dosa, uttapam and parathas. With the growing working population and their altering food patterns, the fast food industry is experiencing a healthy growth which, in turn, is augmenting the demand for cheese. Apart from this, with an increase in the number of organized retail outlets, numerous global players are now investing in the Indian cheese market. Moreover, several manufacturers are engaging in marketing campaigns through different advertising media like newspapers, televisions and social media platforms to increase awareness among consumers about the benefits of cheese. These factors are anticipated to boost the consumption of cheese in the upcoming years.
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Market Summary:
Breakup by Type:
On the basis of types, the market has been divided into processed cheese, mozzarella, cheddar, Emmental, ricotta and others. At present, processed cheese represents the most popular product type in India.
Breakup by Format:
Based on formats, the market has been classified into slices, diced/cubes, shredded, blocks, liquid, crème and cheese spreads. Amongst these, cheese slices hold the dominant share as they are widely used in homes and restaurants for preparing sandwiches and burgers.
Breakup by Application:
On the basis of applications, the market has been segregated as pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, cakes, and others. Currently, pizza represents the leading application area of cheese, accounting for the majority of the market share.
Breakup by Retail/Institutional:
The cheese market in India has been bifurcated into retail and institutional channels, wherein retail sales exhibit a clear dominance in the market. Cheese is supplied to supermarkets/hypermarkets, department stores, malls and retail shops for further distribution to consumers.
Regional Insights:
On a geographical front, Maharashtra enjoys the leading position in the cheese market in India. Other regions include Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Kerala, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Orissa.
Competitive Landscape:
The cheese market in India is highly concentrated in nature with the presence of only a few large manufacturers, such as GCMMF, Parag Milk Foods, Britannia and Mother Dairy. These players compete against one another in terms of prices and quality.
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Fruit Wine Market; In-Depth Analysis and Forecast on Market Dynamics, Emerging Trends, Growth Factors

Fruit Wine Market; In-Depth Analysis and Forecast on Market Dynamics, Emerging Trends, Growth Factors Fruit Wine Market; In-Depth Analysis and Forecast on Market Dynamics, Emerging Trends, Growth Factors
Fruit wine industry underwent a positive phase in recent years due to its special taste and fresh aroma. These factors have made the wine lovers to shift from the grape wine to fruit wine, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research (TMR). The report talks about the special qualities of fruit wines and the process it takes to make them. The report titled “Fruit Wine Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 – 2024” studies the market based on the region, market type and fruit type. The report carries with it detailed analysis of restraints and drivers of the market accompanied with few of the key players in the market.
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Fruit wines are manufactured from the juice obtained naturally from the fruits and then is fermented with yeast. The major difference between fruit wines and grape wines is that the chaptalization process in fruit enzymes are done with the help particular enzymes which improves the taste and aroma of these type of wines. The taste accompanied with special aroma makes fruit wine more lucrative to consumers.
The global fruit wine market can be classified on the basis of fruit type and wine grade. Based on fruit type, the market could be segmented into grape, strawberry, pear, apple, cherry, and pineapple. Grape wine have been in huge demand over the years and could be further divided into riesline, pinot gris, chardonnay, and savigon blanc. On the basis of wine grade, the market can be segregated into distilled, semi-distilled, and fermented.
The chaptalization process is a process that enriches the wine with alcohol content. This is done by adding sugar during the process. In the chaptalization process of grape wine, addition of sugar is less, as grapes itself have enough amount sugar stored in it which helps in making 10-14 % alcohol. This makes grape wines more stable and had resulted in huge demand for them over the years. In a recent market, fruit wines have gained the popularity because of its taste and aroma. Customers’ urge to try new drinks have made them pick fruit wines in huge numbers.
The fruit wine market is also driven by the fact that these drinks go well with spicy food cuisines. This has led to high demand of fruit wines in India as Indian cuisines are spicy. Another major driver of the market is that the grape vineyard needs specific atmosphere and cultivable land, which is compelling several grape wine manufacturer shift to fruit wines as it is more flexible. Lack of awareness regarding the sugar quantity in fruits, acid stability, quality of fruits, pH tests, and complex process of fermentation are some of the key restraints that is deterring the market growth. Nonetheless, in the coming years the market’s growth will be carried by its refreshing taste, style band, and its healthy nature.

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7 Tips to Build a Restaurant Finder Mobile App like Zomato?

7 Tips to Build a Restaurant Finder Mobile App like Zomato? By Hemendra Singh Tweet
In this country of 132.42 crores people, almost all are a foodie! There are many metro cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, etc. All these countries are filled with people who work hard to earn and sustain the competition. It is not possible for all to cook daily after a hectic schedule. Also, the number of outings are more in metro cities. Plus, there are 337 million smartphone users in India. That is more than the total population of most of the countries! Hence, restaurant mobile app development companies are working towards this market.
Have you ever heard of Zomato? That is the best restaurant finder app. Wait! That is not it. It is also an on-demand mobile app. An on-demand mobile app is something that offers real-time and hassles free services. It is basically a mediator between a service provider and consumers. Users usually prefer to pay a small fee for what they want instead of spending a lot of time. These on-demand service apps are best for people with lack of free time and hectic schedules.
Let us see what Zomato is and a bit of its history:
Zomato was found in the year 2008 by 2 Indian men named Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah. Starting from India, it now operates in 23 countries including superpower country the USA and Australia. In the year 2016, Mr. Goyal said that the company Zomato is worth 1 billion US dollars. The headquarter of Zomato are in Gurgaon. This hyper-growth ‘restaurant search and discovery app is one of the most successful startups in India. When introduced, it was just a restaurant finder and many industry leaders did not find it promising. Time being, it changed the whole scenario and now is super successful.
Now the main question is how does Zomato earn? Zomato is an app that is present is almost every millennial’s smartphone. As we know, Zomato is free of cost application. What is the income source? 75% of the revenue is generated by restaurant advertising. Zomato approaches different restaurants and cafes no matter what size and standard. It advertises on behalf of these restaurants and showcases their features. As there are 10 million active users of Zomato, the restaurants that show advertises on Zomato surely earn good revenue out of this investment. Obviously, these restaurants pay a good amount to Zomato for the advertisement. Also, a revenue is generated from ticket sales. The Zomato business app earns money from restaurants that wish to register on Zomato. It has a yearly package for such restaurants. Have you heard of Zomato book? It offers analytics, smart table management, staff management, online reservation management, CRM and much more for large-scale restaurants i.e. elite restaurants. Zomato white label offers customized apps for restaurants with customized designs, low cost, easy control, powerful integration and push notification.
Let us see how to build a restaurant finder mobile app like Zomato?
1. Include a sign-up process: A signup process is usually the most boring step. Unfortunately, it is the first step and many users discard signing up due to the lengthy process. Just like Zomato, let your new users sign up easily with social media sites like Facebook. It requires social media integration. This helps the sign-up process to be easy and faster.
2. Social media integration: As mentioned above social media integration can let users sign up easily and quickly. But that is not it. It has many other benefits. On Zomato, many users share posts from Zomato directly on Facebook and Instagram. These posts can be about favorite food, great ambiance, food events, parties, etc. It helps restaurants to promote their brand. In the marketing industry, the brand which is promoted by end users is considered as the best one.
3. User profile: This is very important. The user profile contains search history, order history, details such as when the order was placed, when the order was received, delivery guy’s details, favorites list, friend’s chat, past ratings/reviews added, etc. You can ask the app development company to add animations of faces of the user to make it more fun to use.
4. Detailed restaurant information and menu: This is the basic motto behind developing an app and hence should be given top most priority. Any user wishes to see detailed information about restaurant or cafe including items in the menu with respective rates, today’s special menu, discounts, offers, exact location, contact details, rating & reviews of the restaurant, etc. The menu should be interactive and in a scanning manner. This enhances the customer experience. It is recommended to add high definition images of all items on the menu so that users get an idea of how food looks and feels.
5. Search option: It is recommended to add a search option and divide it into many categories such as; on the basis of location, nearby restaurants, cuisine, price, restaurant name, etc. Since a restaurant finder app has details of multiple restaurants, the user cannot go through all restaurants as it will not be feasible. Always offer a rich search option with multiple filters.
6. Table booking: Restaurant finder app like Zomato is widely used to book tables in advance. This feature is mandatory to add in your restaurant mobile app. Users can simply select the restaurant of their choice and book table for as many people as they can. This feature is best for restaurants that are always crowded. It is not recommended for restaurants that are not much crowded and has many empty tables.
7. Delivery tracking: Zomato’s delivery tracking system is amazing. Again, you need to integrate with other apps and services. To add a delivery tracking mechanism, you need to integrate GPS. Many apps such as Zomato display the exact location of delivery guy so that user can be sure whether the order is on right track or not. Also, the user should be able to contact the delivery guy and customer service .
Conclusion: These were the 7 guideline points used to build a restaurant finder app like Zomato . Zomato has immense popularity sue some extraordinary features. To build a mobile app like Zomato, you need to consider certain parameters like add delivery tracking, table booking, restaurant information, search option, etc. Author’s Bio:
My name is Hemendra Singh. I am Managing Director and co-founder of The NineHertz, a Mobile App Development Company . I am having a keen interest in the latest trends and technologies that are emerging in different domains. Being an entrepreneur in the field of IT sector, it becomes my responsibility to aid my audience with the knowledge of latest trends in the market. Post new comment
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