Heaven on Earth, Jannat (Paradise), Switzerland of India — call it by any name, Kashmir is all of it and more. The Valley is breathtaking in every way and every season. The blooms of tulips, saffron, lotus and rose are a feast for the eyes in spring and the vast green meadows in summer welcome travellers with open arms. Autumn, unquestionably the most beautiful season … Continue reading Here’s why you should visit Kashmir in December
There is no dearth of historical monuments and structures in Delhi. Ranging from the earliest relics of the Maurya dynasty to the recent British rule. Every emperor left a lasting legacy. One such architectural wonder is the concept of baoli or stepwell. What is a baoli? A baoli is a man-made reservoir that is dug deep — all by hand — in the earth to … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Agrasen Ki Baoli, Delhi
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
We are not makers of History. We are made by History ~ Martin Luther King Jr. April 18 is celebrated as the World Heritage Day. Heritage is broadly classified as anything that has been passed on through generations. Historical sites, cultural traditions, natural wonders, regional food, jewellery, heritage can either be a personal property or belong to the world. The theme for 2018 is “Cultural Heritage … Continue reading World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune
Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Sibling Day, the list goes on. Promoted by the ‘greeting card’ industry back then the commercialization is far from over. Every month there is a day that is celebrated to boost sales of cards, flowers, chocolates and what not. Today, the first Sunday of August every year is celebrated as ‘Friendship Day’ in many Asian countries. People tie friendship bands to … Continue reading As with any journey, who you travel with can be more important than your destination
Into its third edition, the MotoDay has got bigger and better as over 2,000 biking enthusiasts are all set to converge at Lavasa to celebrate the brotherhood of motorcycling on June 18 and 19. Organised by Pune based Motodreamz, the event will see activities revolving around bikes and everything related to biking. “June 21 is celebrated as the World Motorcycling Day globally as it is … Continue reading MotoDreamz set to host Motoday on June 18,19
I cannot thank Amrita of Travelling Ides of March enough for thinking that I deserve the nomination to the Liebster Awards. It is a huge honour and very pleasant surprise! Amrita, you surely have turned my dull day bright 🙂 Taking forward the concept of Liebster Awards, here are my answers to the questions asked by Amrita 1) Where is your … Continue reading A huge honour – Liebster Award Nomination
I could move myself to music but was never much of a dancer. I have been wanting to take Salsa lessons but never came through. On my recent short visit to Goa, the resort where we stayed had organized a special Salsa Dance class. My husband (reluctantly) and I went to take classes. Even though I was well aware that my husband has two left … Continue reading Not so Dancing Stars!