Of War and Love at Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral

A visit to Cologne was on my mind since I first saw the magnificent Cologne Cathedral, the day I landed in Deutschland. As my train zipped away on a love-struck bridge, it was the Cathedral in distance that caught my eye, and I could not stop staring. I obsessed about visiting Cologne ever since, and … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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

Taj Balloon Festival

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…]

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

M.P. Travel Mart

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…]

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…]

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…]