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This is by far my favorite place to eat on the island, and given how many amazing restaurants there are just in Ubud alone, that's saying a lot. The food here is fresh, healthy, and vegetarian, with many vegan and gluten-free options; they also have a great selection of fresh juices, kombucha, and homemade icecream. There's also a small health food store on the main floor. Just note that it can get pretty crowded during meal times.
Cubbon Park serves as the lungs of an already very green city (Bangalore is known as India's "Garden City") and is a popular place for locals and visitors alike to get some fresh air on muggy days. This enormous park was founded in the 19th century by the British, and retains much of its colonial charm. There's a statue of Queen Victoria and a couple of neo-Gothic government buildings on the park's grounds. It's also home to a wide selection of flowers, trees, and other plants from India and abroad.
Northwest Portland's Studio Blue Pilates offers a few dozen pilates classes every week; they also have fitness training and yoga classes. The teachers here are friendly and the atmosphere is non-competitive. Unfortunately, they don't have a parking lot, which can make parking difficult during peak hours, but it's close enough to the Pearl District and downtown Portland to walk.
In North Portland's Saint John's neighborhood (which was originally a town of its own), the ambience at Proper Eats epitomizes what Portland was like before it became a youth hotspot. In other words, it's got a bit of a hippie vibe, and I mean that as a compliment. The staff are super friendly, the vegetarian and vegan food and fresh juices are delicious and healthy, and the portions are generous. There's also a small health food store attached to the restaurant.
If you're on a budget but want to eat healthy, Portland is the right place to do it. Most of the supermarkets here have health food sections; the local supermarket chain New Seasons is more like a health food supermarket with a few "conventional" items thrown in. The deli here has a hot and cold buffet, fresh soup, and a large selection of sandwiches and pastries (including gluten-free and vegan options). The Seven Corners location also has a stir fry station, where you can pick your own ingredients and have them cooked up together in an oversized wok.The beer and wine selection is also top-notch.
The Tao of Tea is the best teahouse in town and has a large variety of teas and herbal concoctions from around the world, all served traditionally. The yerba mate here comes in gourds, the Japanese matcha (green tea) comes with the traditional whisk, and the masala chai can be ordered with jaggery, as some people in South Asia prefer it. They also serve inexpensive light fare, notably snacks you'd find at tea stalls in South Asia. If you try a tea you like and want to take some home, they have a retail shop next door that sells teas and accessories.
It's a 4-hour hike from the Tibetan town of McLeod Ganj to the Himalayan foothill of Triund, but many travelers find that the views of the surrounding mountains make this well worth the walk. A lot of people make the trek up early in the morning and then walk down before sun sets, although those with a bit of time on their hands might prefer to stay in a tent or in the small guesthouse on the top of the hill.
Kalari Kovilakom is an excellent spot if you want an authentic Ayurvedic treatment experience. People come here for detoxification, weight-loss, and stress-reduction treatments to name a few, and the doctors onsite customize treatments to fit the individual needs and Ayurvedic constitutions of each of their guests. All the meals are prepared in accordance with Ayurvedic principals and are vegetarian. Note that it's not a spa so much as a treatment center, so don't expect luxury pampering so much as get-down-to-business treatments intended to purify, rejuvenate, and heal.
Popular among young lovers, joggers, and India's version of yummy-mummies out for a stroll with their kids and nannies, Lodhi Gardens is one of the prettiest spots in Central Delhi. It's home to a handful of small Lodhi-era tombs that are free for the public to explore. You'll see plenty of picnickers, frisbee enthusiasts, and birds in the park, but won't have to deal with the hustle and bustle that Delhi's so known for in this park. All commercial activity is prohibited within the park's gates, so make sure to stock up on icecream and bottled water from the vendors that are set up at the Lodhi Gardens' main entrances.
If you have more money then time and want to explore the best of Northern India in style, a trip on the Palace on Wheels may be in order. The train ride spends a week hitting up top spots in Rajasthan (including Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, and Jodhpur) as well as Agra (home of the Taj Mahal) and starts and ends in New Delhi. All the rooms have two twin beds and attached baths. There's a snazzy bar and two fine-dining restaurants on board.
The Indian state of Rajasthan is chock-full of palaces that have been converted into hotels, and while the Oberoi Udaivilas is a modern, purpose-built property, it has all the magic of an old-fashioned Rajpoot palace. It's across the lake from Udaipur's main tourist area and during the post-monsoon high season you can take a boat directly from the hotel into town. The coolest thing about this hotel is its moat pool that wraps around much of the property's lakefront exterior; guests staying in pool-facing rooms can actually swim from room to room.