Mehrangarh Fort and Palace: A Photo Essay

The Mehrangarh Fort located in Jodhpur in the state of Rajasthan is one of the largest forts in India and one of the must-see places in the city. The mammoth fort was built by Rao Jodha, the founder of Jodhpur, in the year 1459 and sits atop a hill 410 feet above the city. The landmark structure is visible from almost everywhere throughout Jodhpur. Entrance … Continue reading Mehrangarh Fort and Palace: A Photo Essay

Restaurant Review: Grandmama’s Cafe, Pune

The popular Mumbai hangout place Grandmama’s Cafe has set up shop in Pune and we couldn’t be more excited! The food here is derived from three grannies — one from Bombay, a Parsi granny and an Italian granny. Needless to say, there are a plethora of options available for vegetarian and non-vegetarian hungry souls. The pretty interiors resemble an English countryside cottage with pretty frames, … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Grandmama’s Cafe, Pune

What to see and do in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Sitting on the edge of the Thar desert, Jodhpur, popularly known as the Blue City, is steeped in history. The erstwhile capital of the Marwar, the city was established by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, giving the city the name of Jodhpur. Jodhpur connected by air, road and railway from all major cities in India. Jodhpur is the second largest city in … Continue reading What to see and do in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

World Environment Day 2019: Reflections

This post is inspired by an incident which happened a few days back — the death of many mountaineers on the world’s tallest mountain. Every year, aspirants from across the world visit Nepal in the hope to conquer the mighty Everest. Some do, some don’t. Some live to tell the tale, some aren’t fortunate. The photos of the long queue to reach the summit were … Continue reading World Environment Day 2019: Reflections

Wanderers – Abhilasha Kale

After a long hiatus, we are back with our Wanderer series featuring fellow travellers and their experiences while on the road. Meet 28-year-old Abhilasha Kale, a banking professional whose beagle Coco is the love of her life. Her hobbies include Indian folk dance, painting and driving. Abhilasha recently discovered the joys of solo travel and hopes to undertake many more solo voyages. What got you hooked … Continue reading Wanderers – Abhilasha Kale

Restaurant Review: Botanica, Pune

After a long, tiring day, we walked into Botanica — The Greenhouse Bar, a recently-opened restaurant at the new Raja Bahadur City Centre where the Raja Bahadur Mills earlier stood. The newly developed centre is an upcoming commercial hub. As we entered the City Centre, a wide open space with beautiful dim lighting greeted us. Once inside the restaurant, we were transported to another world. … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Botanica, Pune