Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan & his Armory, Bengaluru

IMG 8397

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

IMG 8339

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

Lal Mahal – Shivaji’s Childhood Home in Pune

IMG 20160424 113202846 HDR

Just round the corner of Shaniwar Wada, near the Ganpati gate of this fort, lies a Red colored building. The Lal Mahal or the Red palace, is a reconstructed palace – the original home of the famous Chhatrapati Shivaji. I found this accidentally, on the internet and while I was at Shaniwar Wada, decided to just … Read more

Undefeated Sea Fort of Murud Janjira

Murud Janjira Fort    

Forts have always been fascinating to me, especially forts like the Golconda Fort which has some amazing features, hidden passages and trap doors. Accompanied by its folklore and legends, there is always a mystic to these structures. And Murud Janjira fort is further interesting for the fact that it is right in the middle of the Arabian sea, … Read more

Magic of Marrakech in Morocco

Marrakech at Night    

Marrakech, in Morocco makes a magical tourist destination for all kinds of travelers  – from backpackers to family, couples and even just, a bunch of friends. Marrakech literally means – Land of the God. The fourth-largest city in Morocco, there are a lot of tourist attractions in Marrakech  – for the history lovers and shopaholics, … Read more

Behold the Rose Red Walls of Petra

Spectacular culmination of the Siq to the Treasury.

Imagine to have found a lost city. Imagine if you were roaming around with a different mission and along the way, you see a small opening through which you squeeze yourself in and then – You blink and rub your eyes to see what stands in front of you. Pinch yourself to believe it – … Read more