A travel guide to Mawlynnong Village – Asia’s cleanest village

Travel Guide to Mawlynnong - Asia's Cleanest Village

Just 90 km from the capital of Meghalaya, lies a quaint hamlet that has earned the title of being Asia’s Cleanest Village. Mawlynnong welcomes you with its unnatural calm. You could attribute it to its clean and peaceful lanes or maybe the pretty little houses or perhaps, it is its playful inhabitants. I leave it … Read more

A Cleaner, Greener Mussoorie – Thanks to the Nestle Hilldaari

The Wall of Hope - symbolizing how waste can be reused

It wasn’t my first visit to the Queen of Hills – Mussoorie. However, it did feel like my maiden visit. Thanks to the Hilldaari movement, one of the initiatives by Nestle India which I was invited to witness, this time I was looking at Mussoorie through a different lens. The Nestle India  Hilldaari showcased how … Read more

The musical notes of a Chariot – Darasuram Airavatesvara Temple

The Mukhamandapam with the chariot base

The stunning architecture of the famous Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur ignited a new thirst in me. Its surreal carvings and the advanced construction techniques made me wonder what the other Great Living Chola Temples would be like. My trip to Karaikudi gave me the perfect opportunity to quench this thirst – partially. Though the plan … Read more