Camping at Jayalgarh with GIO Adventures

Jayalgarh

An extremely dull day turned upside down and my heart did a little happy dance when I saw an email from GIO Adventures inviting me for a rafting expedition spanning four days and five rivers. It was an opportunity of a lifetime and words fail me when I try to describe the adventures it brought along. Giving … [Read more…]

The ‘Toy Story’ from Channapatna

Channapatna

Flashback to a long time ago. A bus from Bangalore to Mysore, a Kannada movie playing for the travelers who might or might not be interested. It was my first time in South India and  I was fascinated by the diversity and vastness of the country. I had spent a couple of days at Bangalore, exploring … [Read more…]

Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Conclave 2017

The department of tourism, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh held its first Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Conclave in New Delhi last week. The Conclave was graced by Shri Kiren Rijiju Honorable Union Minister of State for Home, Government of India and Shri P.D Sona Honorable Parliamentary Secretary Tourism, Government of Arunachal Pradesh and witnessed a compelling programme … [Read more…]

Eilean Donan Castle – Right Out of a Fairytale

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan is a small island in the Scottish Highlands located at the convergence of the three great sea lochs –  Loch Duich, Loch Long and Loch Alsh. Eilean Donan Castle, situated on the island of Donan is unarguably the most photographed monument of Scotland, and rightly so. Named after Donnán of Eigg, a Celtic … [Read more…]

The Best of Jakarta In a Day With AirAsia

Last November I was headed to Benaras to witness the spectacular Dev Diwali but then life had other plans. Instead of Benaras, I landed up at Jakarta with AirAisa, to be a part their annual event with travel bloggers across Asia. Now imagine – a great location, an amazing hotel, a super efficient team Air Asia, … [Read more…]

Temple Hopping Through Bangkok with Via.com

Bangkok Temples

A trip to Bangkok is never complete unless you spend a couple of days temple-hopping. There are around 400 big and small Buddhist temples in the Thai capital. No, they are not all the same. During my trip to Bangkok, I spent a day checking out the most famous and touristy of them all, after … [Read more…]

Throwback To A Day Well Spent At London Motor Museum

London Motor Museum

2013 will always remain special for the travel opportunities it gave me. It was the year of ups and downs, of new bonds and heartbreaks, and also the year when I actually realized how much travel means to me. As I type this, fond memories of times spent in the Queen’s country come rushing back … [Read more…]

Kuldhara – An Untold Tale of Ruins

Kuldhara

Many a times, ancient ruins are referred to as hauntingly beautiful. We don’t really realize this often, but referring to ruins as beautiful really overshadows the pain and sadness that must have enveloped the place after it really turned into a ruin. Sometime back, I visited what remains of the ancient settlement of Kuldhara, near Jaisalmer. … [Read more…]

Drive around Yas Island in a Ferrari

My first memories of an F1 race are all about fighting for the remote. While my brother watched those racing cars , sometimes, banging into each other, I always wanted to put a stop to this madness and instead watch Cartoon Network. There was almost always a fight, which I won sometimes, and on others … [Read more…]

Knocking History’s Doors at Karla and Bhaja Caves

Seven years ago when I was living in Pune, I came to know about ancient rock caves located in Lonavla. As ignorant as I was that time, I decided to skip these marvels created out of sheer rock on each of my quarterly trips to the chikki-town. In my defence, I really had zero interest … [Read more…]