Long Weekend Getaway to Palampur with Himachal Heritage Village

“The mountains are calling and I must go.” (John Muir) When I read the update on one of my favourite travel groups on Facebook (TCBG) about a possible getaway to Palampur earlier this month, this was the first thought that came to my mind. I had initial questions in my mind, as it meant travelling with […]

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 […]

Family Road Trip in Rajasthan from Delhi | Delhi-Shekhawati-Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi

Nothing behind me, Everything ahead of me, As is ever so on the Road ~ Jack Kerouac ~ We as a family love to go on road trips. However, when my husband proposed an 8 day family road trip this winter through shekhawati region of Rajasthan (India), even the travel addict me thought the idea […]

Kedareshvara Temple, Balligavi, Karnataka (India) ~ Visiting Lesser known temples of Hoysala period (Part #2)

Let me tell you that though I love to travel for leisure, it is my work trips into the rural, semi-urban and sometimes remote parts of India which really have given me some of the best life experiences. Every time, I am on field (due to my work projects) in India, I am mesmerised by […]

Karnataka Road Trip in 2016

Hello All!! How has been your 2016 so far?? I have been travelling for past 3 weeks and transitioned from 2015 to 2016 on the roads (literally!!) While I was on a family driving holiday in Rajasthan in the last week of 2015 (will be sharing posts  soon), I kickstarted 2016 with a work travel […]

On the road from Belgaum to Nippani and Mudhol in Karnataka (India) ~ Travelling on state highways of North Karnataka

My job entails lots and lots time on the roads, which is obvious because it has to do with infrastructure development. The first week of January was such a time; I spent extensively travelling on the state highways of North Karnataka. It was the first time I was visiting Karnataka (I have been a couple […]

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 […]

Road trip from Delhi to Kutch in Gujarat (India) ~ A solo rider’s chronicles

After the exciting ride from Delhi to Himachal Pradesh, The Solo Rider now travels from Delhi to Kutch region of Gujarat state in India . As before, there are no pre-booked hotels, only a tentative route researched and some tips from various online & offline sources.   Read the adventurous solo bike road trip by ‘The […]

Travel with an infant baby in India ~ Experiences from a family road trip from Delhi to Kasauli

We love to take road trips as a family and after having my baby, both me and the husband strongly felt we should take a holiday somewhere nearby as a family, as it was the best time for us both (we were on maternity & paternity leave respectively). A lot of our friends thought we […]

Christ church in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh (India)

Christ Church in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh (India) is a heritage church, reputed to be one of the oldest churches in India. It is located in the heritage part of Kasauli town and I visited it on a Sunday. The church is a fine example of British Colonial architecture and is a photographer’s delight. The Christ Church […]


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