A Stretch of Paradise from Tirthan Valley to Jalori Pass

My heart is aching for the mountains. Yet again. But, since I am staying put in the city for a couple of weeks to come, I will do the next best thing that is; writing about the mountains. The answer to wanderlust sometimes is re-living memories to fool the heart that places you long for … [Read more…]

Luxury In Nature’s Lap At TatSaraasa Resort & Spa, Udaipur

I lost my heart to Udaipur a couple of years ago, when I landed at the city of lakes during the pink of winters. Since then, a desire to re-visit and do Udaipur the offbeat way burned bright and I finally got a chance to do that last month, all thanks to TatSaraasa Resort & … [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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]