Dwarfed by the monumental Thirumalai Nayakar Palace in Madurai

The courtyard and its pillars as seen from the King's throne

“I stood there like a Liliput while the Giants hovered over me. There was nothing scary about them. In fact, they were just beautiful.” These giants that I am talking about exist. They are tall and magnificent. Except that they are not human. They are the towering pillars of the monumental Thirumalai Nayakar Palace in … Read more

How to Make Your 2020 Travel Plans Safer After this pandemic

Travel Road

Travel is like food for the soul. While you may be traveling every summer, this time, it is unlikely that you will be able to take any trip for at least a couple of months. The reason is apparent. The entire world is grappling with the Coronavirus pandemic because of which everyone is tied to … Read more

Thanjavur Palace – A rare Maratha Palace in South India

The Landmark Bell Tower of the Thanjavur Maratha Palace

What are the names that come to your mind when I say places to visit in Thanjavur? Is it is just the Thanjavur Temple? Well, that is the first and the most important Tanjore attraction but the 2nd one on this list is likely to be the Thanjavur Palace. My first brush with the Thanjavur … Read more