Long Weekend Getaways from Delhi-NCR in August | Must Visit Destinations from Delhi

August is here and there are one two three fabulous long weekends of Rakshabandhan, Janmashtami, Independence Day and  Ganesh Chaturthi to relax, rejuvenate from our busy work lives.  It’s also a great opportunity to travel and the long weekends this month August are of 3 and 5 days each, Rakshabandhan is on a Monday (7th […]

Delhi to Rishikesh Road Trip by Bike ~ A Solo Rider’s Chronicles

After chronicling two solo bike road trips (read here and here) , The Solo Rider now travels from Delhi to Rishikesh in Uttarakhand (India) on a solo Bike Trip on his trusted Royal Enfield . As before, there are no pre-booked hotels, only a tentative route researched and some tips from various online & offline sources. Read […]

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 […]

Devprayag ~ A day trip to the Birth Place of Ganga River

Devprayag is Uttarakhand, India is considered one of the most holiest places of Hindu faith, as it is the confluence (or prayag in Hindi) where  the most sacred & revered River of Hinduism, Ganga  is born. Large number of pilgrims & trekkers visit Devprayag every year, for different reasons.  Devprayag is one of the key stops […]

Haridwar ~ blast from the past…but not quite the same thing!!!!

When i visited rishikesh and hariwdar many years back(i was a curious eyed kid of 10)..i never thought i’d get married to some one belonging from the place and have in-laws place in this region….well, it did happen!!…. Rishikesh was etched in my childhood memories as a magical,mystical place…. this time around, when me and […]


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