In The Lap Of Himalayas

Kangra Valley in Himachal Pradesh is famous for it’s Himalayan brew, warm weaves, paragliding capital of the nation (the twin towns of Bir and Billing) and much more. The valley offers breathtaking views of snow clad mountains and small towns playing hosts to the offbeat travelers who chose to tread the road less traveled. While most … [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…]

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…]

Folk Flavour At MP Travel Mart

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…]

Hathipaon with See Green Lodges

Hathipaon

It was a couple of years ago when I first came to know about Hathipaon and ever since I had wanted to visit this Himalayan hamlet. Though I crossed Mussoorie at least three times after that, there was never enough time for a pit stop at Hathipaon. But, as they say, everything happens for good … [Read more…]

Tribal Encounter – Gond Art of Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Last year, a visit to Satpura National Park concluded with a solo trip exploring Bhopal. It didn’t take me long to finalize the agenda. Soon I set out to witness tribal culture at the Tribal Museum which boasts of many a stories from the forests of Madhya Pradesh. Months later, a conversation about that museum got me … [Read more…]

At a Loss of Words at Sri Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib

Travel makes you do silly things like leaving a piece of your soul behind at unknown places. Strangely, these are places which are unfamiliar but still feel like home. These places have stories to share and you feel like you have lived those tales in forms that are only imaginary. Anandpur Sahib is one such place, and the … [Read more…]

Mussoorie The Offbeat Way

Mussoorie

Even though I crave for everything offbeat, Mussoorie was one super touristy place that I always wanted to visit. I know something doesn’t quite fit right in my opening line, but then aren’t ironies always beautiful? I had this belief that there must be something extraordinary about the Queen of Hills, hoping that a part of its … [Read more…]

Unfolding a Fairytale at Kanker Palace, Chhattisgarh

Kanker Palace

Would you believe me if I told you that I got a chance to live a fairy-tale for a day? Would you believe that this was no Disneyland but a real palace, with  real a prince and princess? Would you believe that an alternate world in all it’s royal glory still exists? This fairy tale made … [Read more…]