Exploring the Swayambhunath Temple in Kathmandu

Swayambhunath Chaitya

Don’t shoot me! I know I am a little delayed in sharing the next post of my Epic Indo-Nepal Road Trip. However, violence is not the solution. You got to be peaceful about it. Especially, if you are visiting the serene Swayambhunath temple in Kathmandu -for that is where we went next after the Pashupathinath … Read more

Mummy at the British Museum

Mummy Cask opened - Catch the actual bandaged Mummy in the same.

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

The Majestic Winter Capital of Bhutan – Punakha Dzong

Punakha Dzong seen from the retractable bridge

If the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro is the landmark of Bhutan, the other place that you will on all memorabilia would be the Punakha Dzong. With its picturesque location of the Himalayas in the background and the two rivers converging around it, this Dzong is considered to be the prettiest among all in Bhutan. … Read more

Mysteries of the Shore Temple Mahabalipuram

The Nandi walls of the Shore Temple Mahabalipuram

When it comes to Mahabalipuram, the one thing that all of you might have heard of is the Shore Temple Mahabalipuram. In fact, it is possibly the first monument that comes to mind when you think of this UNESCO World heritage site. Even if you are just transiting through this town, it is highly unlikely … Read more

5 Reasons to see the stunning Ranakpur Jain Temple

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It is the most recommended that if you are heading to Udaipur from Jodhpur or vice versa, you take a halt at Kumbhalgarh and the Ranakpur Jain Temple in Rajasthan. As you might have read in my earlier posts, Kumbhalgarh was a definite must-visit on my list and Ranakpur was an option. While I really … Read more

Beyond just an IT city – Hyderabad

At Golconda Fort

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

Jaswant Thada – The Taj Mahal of Marwar in Jodhpur

Jaswant Thada - The Taj Mahal of Marwar

If you are visiting Mehrangarh Fort and you miss visiting this gorgeous Taj Mahal of Marwar – Jaswant Thada, I would say your visit to the famed fort is quite incomplete. I spotted this white gorgeous building partially hidden by the greens, from Mehrangarh Fort and even before I had entered the fort, I was … Read more

Saluting the Heroes at Kargil War Memorial at Drass

A Sculpture showcasing the victory of Operation Vijay at Kargil War Memorial

I have been saving this post since my visit to Kargil last year during the Ladakh trip. For one, this has been a highly emotional visit – not just for me but the entire troop. The Kargil War Memorial in Drass gets your emotions into a swirl and leaves you with a huge lump in … Read more

Travel Flashback 2017 – My best travel moments

Travel Flashback 2017 - Kannur with my besties and family

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