Best Ways to Plan a Budget-Friendly Trip to Europe from India

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Traveling to European countries can be exciting for many, but the process of preparing for the entire trip is quite intimidating, especially for first-time travelers. From visas to flight tickets, accommodation to the itinerary- a lot of planning goes behind a successful foreign trip. Things can become slightly challenging when you’re planning a budget-friendly trip … Read more

The divine aura of Keerimalai Naguleswaram Kovil, Jaffna

Keerimalai Naguleswaram Kovil in Jaffna

One dip in the Keerimalai pond was all it took To convert the princess’ disfigured face to a stunning look. It wasn’t the first magic in this place And it certainly wasn’t the last of that divine grace. These are the stories of miracles that have always taken place at the Keerimalai Naguleswaram Kovil – … Read more

My 10 Air Travel Packing Hacks

My 10 Air Travel Packing Hacks

Roll them and then line them up Add the fragile between the cup Club those creams in a single bag Those are just few of my travel packing hacks Packing tends to baffle a lot of travelers. For many, it is about what should I pack and for some, it is the anxiety of leaving … Read more

The legendary Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman Temple

Raja Raja Gopuram - the tallest gateway to Jaffna Amman Temple

Her body severed into 51 pieces. Each of these fell on to the earth, sanctifying the spot and turning it into a powerful Shakthi Peetha. It was her anklet that dropped onto a remote Naga island off the coast of present day Jaffna. It was that which gave birth to the holy Nainativu Nagapooshani Amman … Read more

Into the arms of Buddha at Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya Sri Lanka

Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya - a Buddhist temple in Jaffna

His calm demeanour forced them into a powerful silence His soothing voice rendered them both speechless The Words of Wisdom slowly turned their frowns upside down Their moist eyes indicated the mindful turn around. The differences lay forgotten and the unity was sealed for the better At the Nagadeepa Purana Viharaya – they lie hidden … Read more

Along the crumbling walls of Jaffna Fort Sri Lanka

Jaffna Fort Sri Lanka - one of the many Dutch forts in the country

Holland, Zeeland, Gelderland, Utrecht and Friesland faced away from each other in five unique directions. One offered the view of the snapping crocodiles while the other two faced the calm Jaffna Lagoon. The remaining had the guards vigilant of breaches that could emerge from the city. Not one could enter without being seen but many … Read more

Best things to do on Malpe beach in Udupi

Malpe Beach in Udupi

The very place where Lord Krishna landed in Udupi The sandy shore that has been mentioned in Ptolemy’s texts The natural port that has been a bustling trade stop And now – it is a buzzing hot spot of fun things to do. Let’s discover Malpe beach in Udupi If you are in Udupi or … Read more

Places to visit in monsoon in India

Weekend Getaway from Mumbai - Lonavala

If you are interested in traveling but prefer doing so in seasons other than summer or spring – then one of the best places to visit would be India. It has vast land with three distinct seasons – Summer, monsoons and winter. The country offers different places for each of these seasons. However, it is … Read more

Adalaj Ni Vav – a beautiful melancholy in stone

Adalaj ni Vav near Ahmedabad

She traced the flowers with her fingers as she recalled her beloved. With tear-filled eyes, she sought the blessings of the Lord etched on the walls. Murmuring a silent prayer, she completed the circumambulation of the new Adalaj ni Vav And then without hesitation, she plunged in to the very dream she had completed. Adalaj … Read more