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VRT -1 (Belgian TV show)
October 2022
Reizen Waes Mumbai Popular television star Tom Waes visits Mumbai and goes on a tour of the city with Deepa, taking in the food, lifestyle, and the enormous income disparities...more
BBC (TV show)
October 2019
MADE ON EARTH How spices changed the ancient world The world's demand for spices grew throughout the Roman era and into the medieval period, defining economies from India to Europe. Those who controlled the spices could divert the flow of wealth around the world....more
iTV (TV show)
March 2019
PARVEEN'S INDIAN KITCHEN Episode 9 In this episode of Parveen's Indian Kitchen, Parveen is spicing up our snacks with her spicy fried okra chips and a mango lassi. And in India, we're in Mumbai, where we discover an unusual veg market, only for early risers, as well as some classic Mumbai street food. And we get invited into the Mumbai home of Deepa Krishnan, a local food tour guide, who shows us her favourite things to cook for a weekend brunch with friends...more
iTV (TV show)
March 2019
PARVEEN'S INDIAN KITCHEN Episode 8 Parveen Ashraf takes viewers on a journey of discovery about authentic Indian cooking, delving into regional recipes in the UK and in the bustling flavour-packed streets of India. In Mumbai, Deepa Krishnan starts our food tour by taking us to her favourite place for breakfast...more
Conde Nast Traveller
February 2019
THESE ARE THE BEST GUIDED TOURS OF MUMBAI Fascinating as they are, the old bazaars of Mumbai can be tough to navigate. Which is where the Mumbai Bazaar Walk organised by Mumbai Magic helps. The curated tour takes you through Jama Masjid, Mangaldas cloth market, Zaveri Bazaar, Phool Galli and Madhav Baug....more
National Geographic Traveller
June 2018
FANTASTIC FEASTS A food-oriented walk in a storied neighbourhood gets you up-close with soulful South Indian meals, corner stores brimming with snacks, and a colourful vegetable market...more
Indian Express Sunday Magazine Cover Story
March 2018
DIFFERENT STROKES Learn about food, textiles, crafts, religion, philosophy, sociology, dance and music when you take a walk with Deepa Krishnan, founder of Mumbai Magic...more
Forbes Life India
March-April / 2015
STRIDES OF PASSION On a corner of a road going off King's Circle in Matunga, Mumbai, stands Mysore Concerns; an establishment that can be sniffed out before you spot it, so heavenly is its aroma of freshly ground, warm coffee. And on its steps stands Deepa Krishnan, animatedly explaining to a small, motley group the machinations of a steel coffee filter...more
The Times of India
Sep 9, 2013 by Shabnam Minwalla
The foodies who decide your eatinerary Deepa Krishnan formed Mumbai Magic in 2006 to showcase Mumbai's diverse communities and the crazy chaotic bazaars. Today, her food walks through the Dadar and Matunga markets are immensely popular and the company has started similar excursions across India...more
Forbes Travel Guide (startle.com)
April 18 2013 by Rakhee Gelani

What are the best tours of Mumbai?
Travel expert Rakhee Gelani recommends the Mumbai Bazaar walk in her list of best tours of Mumbai...More
The Toronto Star
Fri Jun 24 2011 by Mariellen Ward
Perfect Weekend: Mumbai mesmerizes For the perfect weekend in Mumbai, writer Mariellen Ward recommends taking a Mumbai Magic tour!...More
Times of India – Crest Edition
September 25, 2010 by Mahafreed Irani

Hungry kya? Take a walk!
For tourists who want to skip the clichêd tours of Mumbai, culinary walks are an interesting alternative. "Food is one of the most interesting ways of understanding a culture," says Deepa Krishnan of Mumbai Magic, a tour company that organises food walks in the city. "Tourists are increasingly looking for more insightful and interesting experiences than merely visiting monuments...Full Story and photo here
Hindustan Times Brunch
22 Aug, 2010 by Mignonne Dsouza

Hidden Cities
No matter how many times you visit Bhuleshwar, you will always find something new and interesting in its narrow twisting and crowded gullies. Deepa Krishnan of Magic Tours takes Mignonne Dsouza on a walk...Full story here
19 May, 2010, by Tarini Awatramani

Trivial pursuit: In search of god, gold and pieces of history at Mumbai's old markets
Deepa Krishnan, the founder of Mumbai Magic, began tailoring tours of Mumbai five years ago, and there's a reason she focused on markets instead of monuments. "Mumbai is not about monuments; it has never been about monuments. Its pulse lies in its bazaars and walking through them is the best way to get to know and experience the real Mumbai." ... Read full story
Condé Nast Traveler
April 2010, by Eimear Lynch

We're Off To Mumbai, Chicago, and Buenos Aires
Mumbai Magic is the only guided tours company listed in this April 2010 story, which contains Condé Nast Traveler's top picks for the biggest-value buzz-worthy destinations worldwide...Read full story
CNN.com, My City My Life
February 5, 2009

Living in 'magical Mumbai'
Deepa's Mumbai tours take in the city's bazaars, backstreets and culture and her blog, Mumbai Magic, is a personal view of life in the city...Read full story
Times of India
Tuesday June 10, 2008

Tourists now get a taste of real, vibrant Mumbai
Mumbai Darshan from the window of a tinted AC coach is passe. Now, it’s Mumbai a la carte. It could be a guided tour through Dharavi, a walk through the art district of Kala Ghoda or a tour of Chor Bazaar and Bhuleshwar—Mumbai is being precision-sold to suit different tastes...Read full story
Indian Express
Monday , June 02, 2008

Child's Play
For tourists who like to experience the local flavour with local transport and local food, these enthusiastic kids play the perfect guides on the Mumbai Magic Tour...Read full story
Sunday Express, UK
Sunday February 3,2008

Mumbai Street Cred
HOW do you get a true taste of India’s most vibrant city in just three days? JINI REDDY immerses herself in the sights and sounds on a unique tour...Read full story
Business Line
Chennai - September 10, 2007

An evening in Mumbai
There are tour operators galore cashing in on the travel boom to our photogenic country...Read full story
Hindustan Times
Mumbai- July 1, 2007
It's never two much
Deepa Krishnan often carries an additional pair of shoes in her bag…Read full story
MINT (Partner - The Wall Street Journal) – Delhi April 14, 2007
Walk the Line
For a department store under the sun, for plastic, fabric, gold and spice…Read full story
Mumbai Mirror Online / Mumbai March 26, 2007
Bombay is a Trip
Think about Bombay as a tourist spot and you'll probably snigger…Read full story
Daily News & Analysis - Feb 28, 2007
Street wise!

Have a few hours to spare in Mumbai? Go on a walking tour with Deepa Krishnan...Read full story
Time Out Mumbai - Feb 23, 2007
Bazaar Walks

A new walk helps tourists discover Mumbai's beauty through its bazaars, says Chetna Mahadik...Read full story
Hindustan Times - Jan 2, 2007
On the city beat

You can smell the thick, saline sea breeze and picture vast open, untouched land as Deepa Krishnan takes you on a picture-book tour of Mumbai...Read full story
Business Standard - December 24, 2006
Sightseeing savoir-faire

You can see it's a case of the perfect fit. From the many times she played defacto city-guide to foreign callers of her banking clients - IIM graduate, banking consultant and general nosey-parker - Deepa Krishnan discovered her yen for playing host(ess). "India suffers a lack of insightful, personalised tour operators."
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The highlight of our 4 day stay in Mumbai was the Bazaar Walk that we did with 'Mumbai Magic'. As promised, it took us right to the heart of the city.

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed the tour. It was by far the highlight of my visit. Parvez was a gracious hostess and I feel I saw more of Mumbai in that 4 hours (ok, it was really more like 5 hours!) than I would have had I spent an entire month there on my own. Co-workers were shocked at things I got to see that even they had never seen! I'll definitely look you up again when I'm in town next. You have plenty of other offerings that captured my eye!
I wanted to thank you and your staff for doing a great job in taking care of our guest. I had dinner with him last night, and he was highly complimentary of the tour, your tour guide and the driver. He thoroughly enjoyed learning about Mumbai and wants to return to learn more about Indian culture throughout the country.
Just a note to let you know how much we enjoyed our afternoon in Mumbai. The tour was perfect to meet our needs and give us a taste of Mumbai. The treasure chest was great fun as where Faridah's tales of life in Mumbai and the Parsee community. Next time I am in Bombay, I would be happy to look you up again and plan another tour with more time and more depth- I would love a Fashion Bombay tour or an Exploring Hinduism tour complete with a home-based pooja - All in all it was a lovely afternoon and one that I will never forget!
- Maternal Child Health Specialist, USA
“Thank you so much for the tour of Mumbai!  I think I can speak for everyone when I say that it was a uniquely gratifying experience.  Your knowledge and enthusiasm combined with the warm hospitality of the people have made me a huge fan of Mumbai”
- An American business visitor to Mumbai
I just wanted to say thanks again for organising such a great trip last week. It was really was a fantastic experience for me, particularly as we got the opportunity to attend a baby naming ceremony at the fishing village. Am definitely hoping to return someday in the near future.
I just wanted to thank you for the tour service you gave my wife those days in Mumbai. She felt safe and comfortable, so perfect. Thanks again and best wishes for New Year. If we need you next year, I will contact to you again.
- Spanish businessman accompanied by wife