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#GoHereDoThis: Top 5 Things You Should Do This Week

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    Celebrate Holi

    It's Holi this week (March 10), and that means it's time to paint the town with the brightest of colours (in an eco-friendly way, of course). From live dhol and photo-ops to food stalls, rain dancing and playing with organic colours, there's lots happening this year. Check out this list of the best Holi parties in Chennai and celebrate the most colourful festival in an eco-funly way. 

    Check Out Kankatala's Saree Exhibit

    Amethyst

    Royapettah, Chennai
    Hyderabad's legendary saree brand Kankatala is exhibiting this week in Chennai (March 9 and March 10). and it's quite a collection they are offering. From traditional Kanchipuram silks and Banarasis to chic organzas and linens, their handpicked saree selection will tease your shopping appetite. Head there before the good stuff gets sold. 

    Binge On The Baahubali Thali

    Ponnusamy Hotel

    Nungambakkam, Chennai

    Feeling like treating yourself? Why not indulge in a meal befit for a king? Ponnusamy Hotel's Baahubali thali serving over 50 dishes (both vegetarian and non-vegetarian) is what we're referring to. Available only in the Nungambakkam branch, you can binge on everything from soup and starters to prawn masala, mutton biryani, desi desserts and more. Get all the deets here. 

    Drop Into Backyard

    Backyard

    Available Online
    Heard a lot about this place but never been there before? Now is a good time as any to head there. An anti-cafe in Adyar, this place offers unlimited coffee, free Wifi, board games, stationery and so much more. Unwind here with your friends, get that assignment done or work from there for a change of scene. They always have events going on, so you can even sign up for those and spend your day learning something new or chilling. 

    Explore Pichavaram

    The second-largest mangrove forest in the world is just a drive away and is perfect if you're looking for some calm and quiet this week. There are almost 40 islands in this forest with lush trees all around and plenty of migratory birds like snipes, egrets, storks, herons and more. About 5 and a half hours from the city, head there in the late evenings for awesome views of the sunset. Read more here.