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, a neatly-dressed man was holding a placard of my destination … Continue reading Hotel Review: Novotel Goa Resort & Spa

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 the long drive that had eluded us. After the initial arguing … Continue reading A First Timer’s Guide to Udaipur, Rajasthan

Welcome to the Jungle: Things to Remember

With the end of monsoon, it is time for wildlife enthusiasts to rejoice. The numerous National Parks and Sanctuaries in the country will now open their gates for visitors. The dwindling forest cover and wildlife has inspired many people to experience the natural world before it vanishes. The growing trend of ‘Bucket List’ results in the influx of visitors that cause more harm. Many first … Continue reading Welcome to the Jungle: Things to Remember

Travelling with an Infant

For most new parents, taking their little one for a journey can be daunting. From being hesitant to panic driven to doubting your own decisions, it is borderline nightmare. Doctors believe that infants easily adapt. For them everything is new and they are willing to explore as they are not yet aware of the concept of fear. Some parents tend to be over protective and some can be careless; … Continue reading Travelling with an Infant

Maldives Visa for Indians

Very few countries have a No Visa Required (NVR) or Visa on Arrival (VoA) status for Indian passport holders. One of the effects of a weak economy. But there are some beautiful and stunning countries on the list. Maldives offers VoA facility to Indian passport holders. The only requirements are a valid passport, proof of onward/return journey ticket and confirmed Resort/Hotel booking. If you have … Continue reading Maldives Visa for Indians

Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains

Nepal, a small landlocked country between India and China, is a world hub for mountaineers. The country of Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha) hosts 8 of the top 10 tallest peaks in the world. The famous ranges of Himalayas, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri dominate the Nepal landscape. Nepal however, has much more to offer than a shot at mountaineering or any adventure sports activity. It is one of … Continue reading Nepal: Beyond the Himalayan Mountains