Monsoon Getaway: Khandi

Khandi is best explored during the rains with numerous waterfalls.

What to see and do in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Sitting on the edge of the Thar desert, Jodhpur, popularly known as the Blue City, is steeped in history. The erstwhile capital of the Marwar, the city was established by Rao Jodha, a chief of the Rathore clan, giving the city the name of Jodhpur. Jodhpur connected by air, road and railway from all majorContinue reading “What to see and do in Jodhpur, Rajasthan”

World Environment Day 2019: Reflections

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. TheContinue reading “World Environment Day 2019: Reflections”

Mango Pyali Appreciation Post

This is a mango.   King of fruits. Also my favourite. Mangoes are generally available in India from the month of April to June, depending on the variety of the fruit. There are more than 500 varieties of mango in the world. They can be cut like this and eaten. Or this. Or sucked. OrContinue reading “Mango Pyali Appreciation Post”

Things to do in Manali

After an epic trip to Himachal Pradesh last year, it was vacation time again. As usual, choosing a destination was confusing. Beach or mountain? The mountains won, and we headed to Manali for a quick three-day break. Taking a flight from Pune to Delhi and then an overnight bus to Manali, we finally made itContinue reading “Things to do in Manali”

A weekend in Seoul

Not seen on many traveller’s list until recently, Seoul has been rated as one of the best cities to live in, and it has everything one can ask for. The capital of South Korea, it is the largest city in the country. It has an excellent public transport system, the roads are lined up withContinue reading “A weekend in Seoul”

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”

Restaurant Review: Lord of the Drinks, Pune

Lord of the Drinks (LOTD), a popular hangout place for the folks of Delhi and Mumbai, has now opened its doors to Puneites. After visiting their Hauz Khas outlet in Delhi, I was looking forward to gobble their delicious food in Pune and the place did not disappoint me. The Pune outlet is situated inContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Lord of the Drinks, Pune”