Agra Fort: A prelude to the famous Taj Mahal

Amar Singh Gate at Agra Fort

It had been several years, rather over 2 decades that I had visited the Red Fort in Agra – popularly referred to as Agra Fort. Naturally, when an opportunity presented itself in form of Agra being a pit stop on our return from the Indo-Nepal trip, I was keen to refresh my memories.Agra Fort seemed … 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

Detour to the Gulab Bari in Faizabad

The tomb of the Nawab at the Gulab Bari in Faizabad

With that call to rush out of The Residency in Lucknow, I reluctantly bundled up into the car to head to our next destination on the Epic Indo Nepal trip – Gorakhpur. With my GPS route set to the destination, I fiddled around to see other places of interest around Ayodhya where we were to … Read more

My Epic Indo-Nepal road trip – from Delhi to Kathmandu

A beautiful start to my Indo-Nepal Road Trip

Most of you know that I am a huge fan of road trips. The unexpected turns, the opportunities to spot hidden wonders along the way, the camaraderie of your companions – all of these make your journey more memorable. Consequently, your destination becomes more exciting and special. Naturally, when ScoutMyTrip provided me with an opportunity … Read more

5 things that can make you go WOW at the City Palace Jaipur

Diwan-I Khaas, City Palace Jaipur

The City Palace Jaipur is one of the most popular tourist destinations, especially for first-timers in Jaipur. Me – being a first timer in Jaipur and of course, a sucker for palaces, obviously could not wait to tour it myself. Bang opposite the Jantar Mantar, my heart pushed me to just cross over and explore … Read more

Tour of the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur

Jantar Mantar in Jaipur

There is enough said about how fascinating it is to visit the Jantar Mantar in Jaipur but nothing prepared me for the absolutely amazing and awe-filled experience that this UNESCO World Heritage site offered. Amazing – for the instruments still work with absolute precision and awe for the science and knowledge that went into building … Read more