One day in Chandigarh

What to see and do in Chandigarh

Places to see near Kasol, Himachal Pradesh

‘The mountains are calling’ is what I used to tell myself every time I came across photos of my friends vacationing up north, be it the mighty Himalayas, Ladakh or the stunning north-east. After years of unsuccessful planning and travel announcements, I finally made it to Himachal Pradesh with a few friends getting together andContinue reading “Places to see near Kasol, Himachal Pradesh”

Why camping in Tosh should be on your bucket-list

Tosh, a pristine village near Kasol in Himachal Pradesh, is the last village in that belt. An hours’ bus journey from the town of Kasol and a small 4 KM trek through the village and mountains will bring you to the camping site. The sight of the snow clad mountains right  your tents will beContinue reading “Why camping in Tosh should be on your bucket-list”

These 60 year-olds drove 16,000 km across India in a Tata Hexa!

A couple of years back when I told my husband about my plan of us taking off on a never-ending road trip, he dismissed me as crazy and even after a lot of coaxing from my end he did not concede. Thus my epic plan never took off. Recently I had the privilege to talkContinue reading “These 60 year-olds drove 16,000 km across India in a Tata Hexa!”

All You Want To Know About Palolem Beach, Goa

Strolling on the golden sand with warm breeze rustling through my hair, I collected the broken sea shells that lied on my path. The sea clumsily kissed my feet before it drifted to come back vigorously. In all the years of my countless Goa trips, Palolem is always a favourite. Not on the tourist map aContinue reading “All You Want To Know About Palolem Beach, Goa”

Bijapur, Karnataka: A Photo Essay

Bijapur through the camera

A First Timer’s Guide to Udaipur, Rajasthan

A constant itch for a long drive turned into a road trip plan after we came across photos of Udaipur. Having taken road trips earlier, the 850 odd km drive did not seem unattainable. A couple of days later after having the car thoroughly checked and bookings done, my husband and I set out for theContinue reading “A First Timer’s Guide to Udaipur, Rajasthan”

Udaipur: A Photo Essay

  Deciding our next road trip destination is always a task. This time we made it simple by eliminating Goa from the list 😉 With just a week in hand, we headed to Udaipur to soak in the grandeur of the Mewar dynasty. A historically and culturally rich capital of the Mewar Kingdom, Udaipur is namedContinue reading “Udaipur: A Photo Essay”

Enjoy Pune rains, but proceed with caution

Pune is beautiful in the rains is a known fact. Intermittent drizzles, cloudy mist, endless waterfalls through the lofty Sahyadri mountains and the joy of eating piping hot wada pav or corn on the cob is a must do in the monsoon. In the rains one has plenty of options to go to. Places likeContinue reading “Enjoy Pune rains, but proceed with caution”

Tiger Tiger, Burning Bright: Encounter in Bandhavgarh

It was summertime. The temperature was hovering between 25 degrees to 30 degree Celsius. The roads were scorched and the trees parched. Water in our bottles was depleting in quick succession. We were yet to get lucky. In Magadi, the buffer zone of Bandhavgarh National Park, tiger sightings were rare and our expectations low. Mid way in theContinue reading “Tiger Tiger, Burning Bright: Encounter in Bandhavgarh”