The Mystifying Land of Ladakh

Ever wondered how heaven looks like? Take a trip to Ladakh to get your answers! Situated in the northern most state of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh has a strong military presence due to its proximity to Pakistan and China Borders. A strong Buddhist influence is visible through the culture, food, people and architecture. The district capital of Leh acts as a base town for numerous … Continue reading The Mystifying Land of Ladakh

Bijapur – Eat Fest

Bijapur is still quite the small town even with its many tourist attractions. In my 2 day stay, I did not come across any fancy restaurants but had the best South Indian food ever! Here are my top 3 picks:   1)      Mysore Lodge and Restaurant Don’t go by the looks, seriously. It is located in a seemingly under-construction building @ the bustling Gandhi Chowk … Continue reading Bijapur – Eat Fest

Journey to the centre of India: Nagpur

Ever since I knew I was travelling to Nagpur to attend a friend’s wedding, I had started searching for activities and places for my free time. I googled and googled until a small tiny mention in the wiki page caught my eye. Zero Milestone.   Every city has a zero milestone. It is the centre point of the city. The GPO is usually considered as … Continue reading Journey to the centre of India: Nagpur

The Twin-Town Journey

The Destination Selection: Hey guys! This is our (me n my wife) Bijapur (Katnataka, India) chronicle. Aaaaand, I have been given the honour to present it to you. A journey very well conceived, researched and executed purely by her………am still stunned……at wits if you will……that she selected Bijapur as I would have never thought of it as one of my choicest destinations to visit. Having … Continue reading The Twin-Town Journey

A visit to Jallianwala Bagh and Golden Temple, Amritsar

As out train pulled into the station, there was chaos everywhere. No matter where and at what time you are in India, the railway station is always full of life. It was past 10 pm when we reached Amritsar, our destination for the next few days. Tired by our delayed flight and caught at the last moment train journey we retired to our hotel. Our … Continue reading A visit to Jallianwala Bagh and Golden Temple, Amritsar

The Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur

Firstly, heartfelt congratulations and a million thanks to my dear friend Sohail for getting engaged….. at his hometown Solapur which is approx 2 hrs away from my Bucket List item – The Gol Gumbaz!!!!! Struck it out of the list peeps!! 😀 The part train part road journey was worth every minute. More on the journey later… The Gol Gumbaz (rose dome) is a magnificent … Continue reading The Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur

#FoodLove – Infantaria, Goa

Remember I mentioned that Jayesh (my husband) and myself treated ourselves to our favourite place after the Salsa class? Well, this is why we love Infantaria! This brightly coloured place, situated at Calangute Beach is as mentioned in the big name plate, ‘All Day Dining.’ That just means we could go whenever we wanted and eat whatever we wanted all through the day! The place … Continue reading #FoodLove – Infantaria, Goa

Charger: Bandhavgarh’s Beloved Tiger

Like Marathas and Mughals, like British and French, the tigers have their own Dynasty. Bandhavgarh National Park had its own Emperor, Charger. The tiger was named so as he was famous for charging towards unsuspecting tourist vehicles and elephants. He fought a battle with the then ruling tiger, Banka, to claim his territory. Vicious and with a long mane, Charger was one of the most fearless and frightful … Continue reading Charger: Bandhavgarh’s Beloved Tiger