Offbeat Thailand: The Bridge on River Kwai

Wanting to skip the usual and touristy Bangkok-Pattaya-Phuket itinerary, our plan to drive through the country led us to the western Thai town of Kanchanaburi (pronounced by locals as gaanjanaburi). The town is a gateway to historical attractions, national parks including Erawan Falls and the infamous Death Railway. If you are fond of classic movies,Continue reading “Offbeat Thailand: The Bridge on River Kwai”

Wanderers – Arun Nadar

Meet our wanderer, Arun, a self-confessed petrolhead. An auto journalist at ZigWheels, Arun loves motorcycles & Diecast. A certified foodie, he appreciates good music and exploring new destinations, preferably on two-wheels. 1) What got you hooked to travelling? Ever since I was a kid, I would always look forward to family vacations as it was aContinue reading “Wanderers – Arun Nadar”

How to obtain an International Driving Permit in India

Do you remember how many times you read countless articles on the best roads to drive on in the world and wished you could just sit in a car, throttle its heart out and drive off where ever you wanted to? We all have been there. At least I have, a million times. Road tripsContinue reading “How to obtain an International Driving Permit in India”

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!”

Bangkok’s vibrant flower market: A Photo Essay

No amount of days are ever enough for us when we travel. We like to explore the destination at a slow pace even if it results in skipping a few things. ‘We’ll come back’ is our mantra. One thing on my mind though when we travelled to Bangkok was the flower market – Pak KlongContinue reading “Bangkok’s vibrant flower market: A Photo Essay”

Hotel Review: Novotel Goa Resort & Spa

Goa is no longer the hippies paradise it used to be a couple of years ago. More and more families are seen enjoying the abundant natural beauty and frolicking on its many popular and virgin beaches. A short flight from Pune, I landed at Dabolim Airport in Goa last week. As I exited the terminal,Continue reading “Hotel Review: Novotel Goa Resort & Spa”

Offbeat Maharashtra: Korlai Fort

While randomly surfing the Konkan coast on Google Maps, I came across a little protruded landmass into the sea. Upon zooming in, the area read as Korlai Fort. Intrigued, I googled more about the Fort. Controlled by the Portuguese, it served as a watch tower to the Revdanda creek and the strategically important Chaul Fort.Continue reading “Offbeat Maharashtra: Korlai Fort”

World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune

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 belongContinue reading “World Heritage Day – Once upon a time in Pune”

Wanderers – Aditya Lenka

Biker Aditya Lenka has his eyes set on covering all major scenic routes in India. A self confessed Army brat, the states of J&K, Himachal and the Seven Sisters are the only ones pending on his must-ride list. Aditya opens up about his love for travel, road trips and his future travel plans What gotContinue reading “Wanderers – Aditya Lenka”

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”