5 reasons why Budapest could be your next travel destination


“Little Paris of Middle Europe” is the title given to Budapest, the capital of Hungary and according to me, one of the really fascinating places for a traveler – no matter the purpose – business, honeymoon, bachelor party, back-pack, history and well, I can really go on. Budapest has something for everyone. Buda and Pest are actually two … Read more

An Offbeat Trail Of Hampi Across the River Tungabhadra

Virupaksha temple from across the Tungabhadra river, Hampi

Most of us visit the main Hampi and get so lost in the treasures that fill it, that rarely we decide to cross over the Tungabhadra river to figure if there was something that we have missed while visiting this heritage town. So, while my earlier posts guide you through the main Hampi town, this one will … Read more

A walk through the Chitradurga Fort

Chitradurga Fort  

As I planned the route from Bangalore to Hampi, I noted that one of the best roads to Hampi was through the town of Chitradurga. A small part of my memory ignited and I remembered that the town had a famous fort – one that I had actually not seen. And well, as I detoured and researched on the fort, I realized … Read more

Floral Frenzy at Keukenhof – the Tulip Garden

Tulips Extravaganza at Keukenhof

A floral extravaganza at a park that only opens for two months in a year – the Keukenhof Garden in Lisse, Netherlands. Years back, my hubby happened to visit this park during his official trips to the Netherlands. The pictures he got back were unbelievable and since then, it had been on my wish-list – finally to be fulfilled last year, … Read more

Cultural Destinations of North India

India is a land of diverse culture and traditions and what is more interesting is the fact that not only some of these are indigenous but also, external influences that we have imbibed and absorbed to make them our own. It is amazing how this very influence of various cultures have given a different color … Read more

Exploring and Staying in Wayanad

Tea Gardens of Wayanad

Wayanad is all about beautiful green countryside with lovely waterfalls, tea and coffee estates, wildlife, lakes and more. Wayanad literally means land of paddy fields. There are plenty of things to see but the first-timervisitors here do not realize that the distances in Wayanad are huge. More often than not, they end up just spending a lot of time on … Read more