#HappyMove ‘Save Our Heritage’ Campaign By Hyundai India

#HappyMove Save Our Heritage

The sleepy town of Hampi in Karnataka, is a World Heritage Site now that is beautifully preserved in the ruins of the past. Invaders of the past destroyed this majestic capital of Vijaynagar Empire, leaving behind remains that are still beautiful. Invaders of today leave their names and love-stories over walls that signify much more … [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…]

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…]

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…]

Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Pondicherry

Manakula Vinayagar Temple

Ganesh Chaturthi seems to be a perfect time to unfold the tale of a Ganesha Temple I brought back from Pondicherry. While roaming around the French Quarters of Pondicherry, I noticed Manakula Vinayagar Temple standing tall and colorful, it all it’s glory. With a long queue of devotees waiting to get in and converse with Lord Ganesha, … [Read more…]

Postcards from Neemrana

Neemrana

Every now and then I crave to leave the city behind and head to some place nice and slow- to pack meaningful moments in the same twenty four hour day which seems much smaller here. Most of the times, such trips are unplanned ones spanning over a weekend. After all there is no such thing … [Read more…]

Udaipur, The City of Lakes

Udaipur

On a cold winter evening, we boarded a RSRTC Volvo from Gurgaon to Udaipur and it proved to be an adventure by itself. My travelogue to Udaipur would be incomplete if I don’t divulge the details of one of the most memorable bus journeys of my life.Hop on to We Are Holidays to read about the trip. … [Read more…]

A Drive To Remember With Tata Bolt

Monday mornings are tricky. There’s nothing in the world which can make them bearable for me. I sulk a whole lot before I even reach the workplace. No, I don’t hate my job, I only hate Mondays. And mornings. But, last Monday was not an ordinary one because with it, came an invite from Blogadda … [Read more…]