Mumbai through the Gateway of India

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Mumbai – a city that I have spent considerable time in. Earlier for a transit as I was staying the Gulf, later as a short vacation spot with cousins and then with as a business hub. Thanks to my marketing career, there was no escaping Mumbai. However, in all these years, it has been all air, road … Read more

Mummy at the British Museum

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The British Museum in London, is a definite must-see for all first-timers in London. Most of us have the famed Madam Tussaud’s , Tower of London or the Buckingham Palace on our lists. Add this museum as well to the list of things to do in London. The British Museum houses treasures from the Roman … Read more

3 places in Bengaluru for Kids

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In case you have been wondering where I have been, well! Summer holidays have begun and I have been out the last couple of days entertaining my nephews and daughter. No! Not traveling out of Bengaluru, but here within Bengaluru. – experiencing these 3 places in Bengaluru for kids. While it was fun, it sure was … Read more

Adlabs Aquamagica: A perfect outing with kids

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The invite to visit the Adlabs Aquamagica came at a perfect time, just as I was heading to Pune with my daughter for her summer holidays. With the crazy Pune heat, it did not take me much to convince my cousin and niece to accompany me. So, we booked a few extra tickets & headed to … Read more

Beyond just an IT city – Hyderabad

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What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Hyderabad?  If it is just IT or information technology, then this post is for you. Coz Hyderabad is a lot more than just IT. With tons of culture, history and parks surrounding it, this place is an amazing tourist destination. Not … Read more

10 Romantic Destinations from my Travels

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With Valentine’s Day round the corner, I could not resist the Romance in the air and hence, decided to jump right into the spirit of it. I am not a big fan of Valentine’s Day but I admit that I am tad bit romantic. Having traveled around, there are a few places that for me … Read more

Travel Flashback 2017 – My best travel moments

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It is that time of the year when most of us introspect and relook at what the year has been like. Pretty much like most of you, I traveled back in time to realize that this year has literally been as they say “from Kashmir to Kanyakumari”. I also, noted that I nursed my itchy … Read more

Our favorite Indian destinations

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Last week, when I posted an article on my favorite place in Rajasthan, I realized that it really was one of my favorite but not the absolute one. I questioned myself – “if there was an absolute favorite that I would have picked in India – which one would it be?   With so much … Read more

Through the blooms of Lalbagh

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It had been long since I visited some tourist attractions within Bengaluru – my own city, and with the bi-annual flower show at Lalbagh in Bangalore, it seemed to the right occasion to change this state of affairs. So I slung my camera bag and headed to the famed botanical gardens of Lalbagh – with … Read more

Shinde Chhatri: A Maratha’s memorial in Pune

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Pune holds a special place in my memories and this visit of mine was about re-discovering Pune. It had been years since I had last visited the heritage destinations and the cultural hot-spots of Pune. And sure enough, not only had the older attractions become even better but I found some newer and unexplored ones too. Shinde … 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