A Dreamy Aerial View of The Taj – The Taj Balloon Festival, Agra

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Flashback to a theatre in Pune, year 2009. The movie Up played on screen and with my eyes wide open, I nurtured a dream of flying in a hot air balloon just like the protagonist of this evergreen movie. Turns out, dreams do come true, the Universe does conspire to make them a reality, if only … [Read more…]

Scintillating Tales of the Courtesans of Old Delhi – A Heritage Walk by Dr. Navina Jafa

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I had the pleasure to walk around Shahjahanabad or Old Delhi with heritage specialist Dr Navina Jafa a few weeks ago. The selected thematic trajectory was on the heritage and history of tawa’ifs, the geishas of yesteryears. Dr Jafa is a master storyteller and with her research of more than 15 years on the courtesans of India, this … [Read more…]

A Surreal Holiday at Dream Phuket Hotel and Spa

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2016 began with a New Year resolution to travel far and wide. Atleast a trip a month that includes seeing a country and a state I haven’t been to before was part of the pact and I am happy I could manage the mammoth task that I signed up for. One February afternoon, Air Asia announced … [Read more…]

India’s Best Awards by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

India’s Best Awards by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Last week, I had pleasure of attending India’s Best Awards by Travel+Leisure India and South Asia at Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi. It was all an elaborate affair, as the glittering night progressed with a promise of getting better and better. The award function induced major wanderlust in the traveller in me and I came … [Read more…]

Postcards from Krabi

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Even though it has been a couple of weeks since I came back from Krabi, this beach town still lingers on in my mind. Occasionally, I find myself walking along its sandy beaches, sipping guava juice and admiring a pretty sunset. And then the dream abruptly ends with an alarm. With it’s lush green forests, … [Read more…]

A Heritage Trail Through Hyderabad

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Summer has to be my favourite time of the year, even though I live in Delhi. Regardless of the unbearable heat and dust all around, there’s something so calming about it that makes me feel at peace. Now, that the season has almost slipped away and time has come to pack up summer dresses, shorts … [Read more…]

Folk Flavour At MP Travel Mart

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There are only a few one can trust when it comes to representing you at World Class events. MP Travel Mart was surely one and I could not have asked for a better representative than my friend Sailaja from Tiny Creek. Today, she takes you on a joyride with her words that paint a beautiful … [Read more…]

WD Launches Redesigns of Iconic My Passport Hard Drive

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Being an avid traveller and hyperactive when it comes to the camera, I am always running out of space on my devices, whether it is my phone or laptop. Thank God for external drives, which make life easier for people like me. Given my dependency on these external drives, I could not resist when I … [Read more…]

In the “Heart” of Incredible India With Madhya Pradesh Travel Mart

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There’s so much more to the state of MP than what meets the eye at the first glance. It’s vast forest land, beautiful palaces, intriguing history, tribal arts and marvels of nature have inspired many in the past and I am no exception. So glad that I was fortunate enough to receive a media invite to … [Read more…]

DDLJ Trail Through Switzerland

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As much as I love offbeat, I am fond of cliches too. After all there’s a reason that these cliches exist in the first place. When it comes to travel, most of the people who like to call themselves ‘travellers’ and not ‘tourists’ try very hard to show off the offbeat destinations on their list … [Read more…]