Travel resumes after a pregnant pause ( quite literally.. )

The birthplace of Ruskin Bond, holiday home of Khushwant Singh .. I knew I had to write a blog well enough that corroborated the literary legacy of this place- Kasauli! There is something about the hills… Is it the cobbled roadways?Is it the fact that you can savour on yummy food at anytime during the…

Animals, Travel and us!

A casual chat about my love for animals with a colleague/ friend on instagram this afternoon made me think and reflect. I realized that animals were an integral part of almost all our trips. We either went to national parks to visit them , we bonded with the pets on the properties we stayed in…

My list of Essentials , each time I travel!

As a family we are rational travelers – we check the weather forecast and pack accordingly, thus showcasing our blind trust on the Meteorological Department! However, in the past our trust has been challenged! We realized that something is ‘essential’ only when we missed packing it! Having learnt from my past mistakes( read :blunders) ,…

Let the planning begin, soon traveling will not be such a sin!

Traveling may seem like a far fetched dream to a lot of us,especially to international destinations. But do not fret or fume, a few destination in India will give some of the destinations in the world a run for their money. Listed below are few such places and a link to my blog on the…

Royal Retreat @ the golden city of Jaisalmer!

We believe that the best way to kick start a new year is to travel and this year was no different. To flag off 2020, we decided to explore the royal city of Jaisalmer and what a choice!100 kilometers away from the Pakistan border, soaked in royalty , culture and heritage,Jaisalmer is a great getaway…

Turkish Delight

LONG POST ALERT ! Bright city lights , roads bustling with people, a slight nip in the air and moderate traffic jams – Istanbul seemed like just any other city at first, but little did we know what this city had in store for us. After a quick stop at our hotel ,we set off…

Camping on the banks of River Kali!!

We had been planning a trip to one of the jungle lodges in Karnataka for the longest time. Almost at the last minute my travel partner ( read as husband:-) ) and I zeroed in on a Jungle lodge situated on the banks of the majestic River Kali. This river was touted to be ‘the…

Sher Khan calling @ Sariska!

Traveling for pleasure is a hobby pursued by many today. It is something that opens/adds a new dimension of viewing things. However, be rest assured that it is not the only way to broaden perspective! Through my travels, I have secretly been marking out those places I want to visit again. The top one on…

Mashobra -a lot more than a hill station!

It has almost become a habit for us to plan vacations to those places mentioned in various travel magazines. This time it was no different. We planned our short getaway to Mashobra, courtesy : Discover India Magazine. The white water rafting in the river Tattapani being the main attraction. So,during the second week of March…