The Royal Cenotaphs of Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer

One of the things to do in Jaisalmer is to visit Bada Bagh cenotaphs

From atop the Jaisalmer Fort, somewhere far off in the horizon, I glanced about some unique golden structures. The Bada Bagh Cenotaphs, as our guide pointed out, was the royal tombs of the Bhatti dynasty of Jaisalmer. Even from a distance, they looked glamorous and there was no way, I was not visiting them. And … Read more

Lake Pichola – Much more than just a Lake

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Lake Pichola in Udaipur – just another lake in a city. What is the big deal? Nope, I am not saying this but someone did say that to me. And that is what prompted me to write this post. Lake Pichola is not just another lake, it is one of the most beautiful ones that … Read more

Along the River Seine in Paris

Left and Right Banks of Paris (Rive Gauche and Rive Droit)

When I planned my trip to Europe, Paris, for me, was a must-visit, on-top-of-my-bucket-list destination. I was raring to get there and discover all that my French textbooks talked of. Another bit was of course, the curiosity aroused by the  Da Vinci Code ;-). With its amazing history and culture, this city did charm me but … Read more

Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan & his Armory, Bengaluru

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The Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan in Bengaluru is an unusual palace, with none of those marble carvings or intricate motifs. It is instead, made of wood and has a charm of its own. I rediscovered it through the #MakeHeritageFun trail by GoUnesco a fortnight back. The first part of the trail that involved a … Read more

A UNESCO Heritage Walk along the Bangalore Fort

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This Sunday was unique, thanks to the ‪#‎makeheritagefun‬ initiative by GoUnesco. A Sunday spent in doing one of my favorite things –  Discovering heritage. What made it even more special was that this time it was within my own city, Bangalore along with my daughter, fellow blogger Indrani Ghose and a bunch of history enthusiasts.  The ‪#‎makeheritagefun‬ event is organized by … Read more

Celebrating One Year of Blogging

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Yes, it is my BLOG-ANNIVERSARY…if that word exists. One year of Blogging and what better way to reward ThrillingTravel with a makeover. It has been crazy the last few days –  with me moving from Blogspot to my own space  – over 72 posts, reformatting them, reconstructing the site and rebuilding a look – and … Read more