I hope you are doing well and staying safe.
I know all of us excruciatingly aware that we are faced by some truly unprecedented times, and that has slowed down life in more ways than one. At the same time, if one were to look for the silver lining, we
This Kannada groom and Sindhi bride got married in February – and boy was it special, an intimate wedding in a backyard. A whirlwind romance that first started over a phone call – just proves that when you know, you know.
What were you looking
Pop quiz: What do you get when you team up a matchmaker from Mumbai with a chef from Dubai? The first wedding of 2020.
Here’s a quick tete-a-tete with this newly wedded couple:
What were you looking for (in a partner)?
NP: I've always looked for
The most necessary, and yet the most ignored aspect. Happiness starts with you first – not with your relationships. We often forget that until we are not complete within ourselves, we will not be able to give love and joy to others. If you feel good and exude wholeness, you’d be surprised how well it rubs off on others, too.
One can always debate that the Millennial generation is a lazy, entitled and narcissistic one, where their mini-worlds revolve around – well – them. Contrary to the picture that Justin Bieber paints, a majority of them, (including myself) choose to
Matchmaking: Sounds fun? It sure is! Easy? Not really. Having worked in a global American bank for over five years, I experienced numerous stressful days, long work hours, deadlines to be met....And then I decided to take the plunge to join a niche but
by Roopank Chaudhary
In the age of online shopping (which includes dating apps), love and romance have become commodities that come in all shapes and sizes, available to all and sundry. Of course, there are complex people (like yours truly) who would
As if dating IRL was not challenging enough, we are now living in the times of a new relationship syntax. Some dating experiences can leave you baffled – not sure whether you’d want to have dealt with a good old break-up, or be ghosted – without
Whether we admit it or not – we all want to meet someone special. You want to dream big together, share funny stories about friends and family (just to hear the other laugh), be comfortable enough to confess your darkest truths, and simply melt into
Let’s get one thing right, straight up: there are many kinds of love, but never the same love twice. Teenage crushes, college infatuation, your first realationship as an adult, interspersed with many peaks and troughs in your dating graph.
Need a vacation so good that you forget all your work passwords once you’re back?
Well, this is just the list for you to make some new memories.
You know it’s time to take a break when you start to look like the photo on your driver’s license.
Spending time with your date while hitting up your favourite bar or restaurant seems like a fun night out, but if it’s been a couple of weeks and you’re looking to mix things up – sometimes you need to go in a level deeper. It's time to try new
By Roopank Chaudhary
There is a term that is doing the rounds these days – digital detox – to lure us from the online world of data, to a healthier, natural and easier life. I think we are not far off from the day when we will actively discuss
After countless dates, hundreds of relationships, happy marriages (and babies, too!) – here we are. Eleven years on, so much around us has changed, and yet, the one thing that remains, is our unwavering passion to help people find love. In the most
They say that there are many kinds of love, but it's never the same love twice. As Life throws many adventures and curveballs your way, it is in the small, fleeting moments of learning, self-realisation and lessons that will, more often than not, change
Matchmakers are not Gods. We can only orchestrate. And when two people are in sync and ‘in tune’, we can celebrate – not ourselves – but the opportunity to change their lives in a happier way.
We started 2019 on a high note. While we’ll keep
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“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different?”
― C.S. Lewis
In the last 12 months, we’ve seen many nervous first dates; exciting third dates; relationships going south;
By Mira Saraf
When my partner and I, rather impulsively, decided to go on an international trip together very early into our relationship, my parents reacted in a fairly predictable manner. “Shacking up?” asked my father, with my mother echoing
I don’t remember falling in love with my now-husband on our first date. Nor did I feel some cosmic, high-intensity attraction that made me go weak in the knees. For one, he was different. And when I say different, I mean outside of my peripheral
By Team Sirf Coffee
Meeting a stranger on a first date can evoke many emotions – excitement, anticipation and sometimes, even stress. Right from what you’re going to wear and what you should order (and everything in between), there’s just so
By Roopank Chaudhary
I like being alone. Well, almost. I’m used to it.
I love travelling. It’s something I live for and earn for. But I hate travelling alone. Yes, as complicated as that sounds, that’s the case.
I often hear my (mostly
They say that in order to seek true, honest love, you need to learn to feel that way about yourself first. It seems easier said that done, but really is a powerful tool that goes a long way. So here’s the gentle, poignant truth: you attract what you
Current status: 30. Recently single. Basking in the glory of my newly found freedom.
With my fair share of happy, sappy and (a few) crappy relationships over the last couple of I-think-its-time-to-settle-down years, I’ve realized how much I’ve
From Indiranagar to Koramangala, this green city is brimming with trendy watering holes, cafes, microbreweries and rooftop bars. Don’t let the 11:00 PM deadline dampen your spirits – especially with the city’s gorgeous, breezy weather that works
Its 24-hour pulse. Buzzing, people-filled streets. Underground hip bars. A cloud-piercing skyline. Cronuts. The city of Opportunity. We could go on and on, because there’s nothing to not to love. There’s much room for warmth in this concrete jungle
Over the last decade, the Capital has seen a much-needed overhaul of its nightlife. Sure, you’ll still be invited to private farmhouse parties once the city temperatures drop, but now you can karaoke your heart out, explore new wine bars or chill at
Brimming with golden sands and glamour, the evolving city of DUBAI changes so quickly that even Google Maps can’t keep up. Amidst its futuristic skyline and glittering hotels, find chill seaside cafes, fine-dining restaurants and a vibrant club scene.
This month, we checked in with the cool cats in each city around the world to give us the lowdown on their favourite date spots. Be it quaint cafes, buzzing restaurants, speakeasy bars or fancy rooftops – our list relies on room for conversation,
This month, our guest blogger Roopank Chaudhary, discusses why plenty of fish in the sea
isn't always a good thing – especially when it comes to romance.
When I moved to Bombay in 2008, meeting single people, even in this maximum city, was a fairly
This month, our guest blogger is none other than a member of Sirf Coffee. Here’s his throwback to the rules of dating – old school style – and pearls of wisdom
Last night, I was watching a scene in a movie that made my mind race. The scene was
“Life has taught us that love does not consist in gazing at each other,
but in looking together in the same direction.”
I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.
– Mary Anne Radmacher
In our second installment of #PassionPassport, we caught up with Kaushal Karkhanis, an avid traveller who started exploring the world a decade ago
You’ve been on a couple of dates with this girl, and really like her. It’s one thing to go out to nice places and grab dinner or drinks a few times a week, but it’s another to spend 24 hours with someone you’re getting to know. (‘God, she snores
By Noopur Pal
The other day, I was at a friend’s housewarming party. Amongst the regular faces, I saw a couple of new ones. And there I was, thanks to my exciting, new job at Sirf Coffee, trying to already ascertain who was single amongst the lot.
This Valentine’s Day, Sirf Coffee shares five brutally honest dating mistakes, heart-to-heart
#5 Stop Shopping
Don't meet so many people back-to-back that you feel like you're sifting through an Amazon sale. Everyone is different. Make a sincere
This month, Staff Blogger NAINA HIRANANDANI describes how we’re interacting and dating in the digital age.
“He asked me out!” she squealed on the phone. “Did he now?” I droned in nonchalance. You see this courageous man in question had met