Shri Nathji Temple in Nathdwara Visit | Driving Holidays in India

Faith in God includes Faith in his timing ~ Neal A. Maxwell I vaguely knew about Shri Nath ji  – the 7 year old ‘infant’  incarnation of Hindu god Krishna , from many years (as I am Hindu myself). However, it was through the stunning Pichwai paintings that I came to see during the Textile […]

Mount Abu in Rajasthan, India | Driving Holidays in India

The desert state of Rajasthan, among its many forts, palaces, aravalli mountains, sand dunes and havelis also has the lone ‘hill station’ of Mount Abu. Reading about Mount Abu in the geography textbooks in school, I was fascinated by the idea of a hill station in the dry desert state of Rajasthan and wondered how […]

Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajasthan | Driving Holidays in India

Kumbhalgarh Fort’s claim to fame is its majestic Fort Rampart Walls, which is said to be second longest wall after the ‘Great Wall of China’. We visiting Kumbhalgarh on a cloudy afternoon, driving in from Ranakpur, on our 8 day long family road trip through Mewar region of Rajasthan. The Fort did not impress me; […]

Jolly Buoy Island in Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park | Andaman & Nicobar Islands Travel Diaries

Long Sandy white beach, pristine blue clear waters and blue sky all around – I think that’s the idea of bliss most for most us when we think of a beach holiday. But to find such blissful beaches (and un crowded ones) is a hard task. Andaman & Nicobar Islands archipelago is one of those […]

Poddar Haveli Museum in Nawalgarh | Havelis of Shekhawati, Rajasthan

The main attraction for our family road trip last winters through Shekhawati region of Rajasthan was to visit and photograph the renowned heritage havelis (and their frescos)of shekhawati region.  We visited 3 towns in Shekhawati region  – Bagar, Jhunjhunu and Nawalgarh, and out of these three, Nawalgarh has some of the best maintained havelis, with […]

Haridwar: 5 must do things when in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India

Haridwar , literally meaning  ‘ abode of Lord Vishnu’ is one of the holiest cities in India and millions of people visit it every year. Located at the foothills of the Himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand, it is one of the most revered pilgrimages for Hindus the world over.  We tell you 5 must […]

Weekend Getaway | Forsyth Lodge | Satpura Tiger Reserve ~ Solo Travel Experience

When I got an invite from Forsyth Lodge at Satpura for a solo weekend getaway in Satpura Tiger Reserve, I was both excited and apprehensive. Excited because I love travelling to offbeat destinations ,away from the crowds (that’s why I have never been to Goa yet – the prospect of crowded beaches is a nightmare […]

Rishikesh in Uttarakhand (India) ~ Travel moments from a weekend family break

I love Rishikesh (uttarakhand, India) for the variety of travel experiences it offers. One can go for adventure activities, spiritual/physical rejuvination or just relax & rewind. I took a weekend break with family in Rishikesh to get away from both our crazy work schedules and spend undivided time with our toddler in a secluded property […]

Goa to Belgaum in Karnataka travel on first day of 2015

Hello!!!  So, how has been the first week of 2015?? For me, it started off with a bang (more like a travelling bang)!! I took a morning flight to Goa and landed at Dabolim Airport at lunch time. But before you say wow!! (or that I am lucky), hear the whole story…..so I had work […]

Puri Beach ~ Alive is Awesome!!

I am a total beach bum and have had my share of beach bumming. In my opinion, there are beaches and then there is the ‘Puri Beach’. Puri , the coastal tourist city in eastern state of Orissa, India, boasts of  one of the longest (7 km) amazing beach with high waves playing & crashing. […]

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