Potters’ Village walk in Binda Pur Gaon, Uttam Nagar in Delhi | Exploring the lesser known Delhi

I think most tourists, travelers and even locals envisage Delhi as a city rather than a state; the vast geographic differences, socio-economic disparities and cultural diversity across Delhi as a state are mostly ignored by the travellers, with only Old Delhi and Lutyens Delhi being the focus of their sightseeing interest. As a local, I […]

Foraging Walk in Lodhi Garden New Delhi | Exploring urban foraging and Garden to Table Meals

Lodhi Garden in the heart of Lutyens Delhi is an urban oasis and any regular reader of this blog knows how much I love this public garden/park. So when I read about a foraging walk in Lodhi Garden as part of Delhi Walk Festival, my curiosity was instantly aroused.  I visit this Lodhi Garden almost […]

Skies of Ambala, Haryana | Ambala Travel Diaries #2

I Never Get Tired of the Blue Sky ~ Vincent Van Gogh Indeed, like Mr. Gogh (who is one of my favourite painters), yours truly is always inspired by the skies.  I always make it a point to gaze at the sky once in the morning before I start the day and even in the […]

Jama Masjid and Old Delhi Ramazan walk with Dr. Navina Jafa | Heritage Walk in Old Delhi

Ramazan for me (and the husband) has always been associated with food –  delicious Iftaar food found in Old Delhi! Every year, we make it a point to savour the delectable street food on offer during Ramazan in the Old Delhi area of Jama Masjid. Making our way through Chawri Bazaar into Jama Masjid and […]

Haveli Dharampura | Old Delhi | India ~ Restoring The Heritage Haveli

A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are – Steve Berry On a hot & unbearably humid Saturday afternoon, I trudged along with my friend on the Delhi Metro and […]

Himachal Heritage Village in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh ~ A relaxing authentic Himachali style Cottage Resort

A breezy & sunny summer morning lazing around in a swing hammock, watching the beautiful dhauladhar ranges in the distance and the ever changing skyline, with the sun & clouds playing hide-n-seek; my mind went blank of all thought process – all the business meetings that were needed to be scheduled next week, the work […]

Farm stay at Satya Jyoti Trust Farm at Sare Khurd Tijara in Alwar, Rajasthan (India) | Long Weekend Getaway from Delhi

Some of my best memories of childhood & teenage years are the carefree summers I spent in my Dad’s ancestral village in West Bengal (India). Many hours spent in the fields running around, chasing the farm ducks, hens and goats just for fun (oh! how my grandma used to be fearful lest they drop dead […]

Long Weekend Getaways from Delhi | March Travel Ideas

It’s March and there’s this fabulous long weekend of Good Friday/Holi to relax, rejuvenate from our busy work lives.  It’s also a great opportunity to travel and the long weekend this month of March is of 5 whole days (starts from choti Holi which falls on Wednesday, Holi is Thursday, then Good Friday and then […]

Lodhi Art District | New Delhi | India

Start India is an initiative to make our Indian streets more interactive through the medium of urban art festivals across India. As part of its campaign, it has collaborated on public art across Delhi (India), a majority of which is in the area of Lodhi Colony and Mehar Chand Market,named the #LodhiArtDistrict. The Lodhi Art […]

Jhunjhunu in Shekhawati, Rajasthan (India) ~ Portrait of a Small Town in Rajasthan

While researching on shekhawati region for our Winter Family Road Trip through Rajasthan, I got to know in detail about Jhunjhunu, which was one of the towns located near to one of the properties  – Piramal Haveli,Bagar, we were staying for first leg of our  trip. The town seemed to be one of those typical […]

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