Hidden beauty – Orccha

The word Orccha means hidden, and this quaint town lives up to its name and how. Rajasthan is synonymous with the most magnificent forts and palaces that travellers and tourists often miss visiting lesser known places such as Orccha in Madhya Pradesh. We were no different. We were unaware of this place until a tempting…

Gushaini – unexplored gem of Himachal!

A couple of months back , my husband returned home from one of his official trips with an in-flight magazine. This magazine had lovely pictures of a little known hill station -Gushaini. Ever since the pictures caught our attention, we were eying for the next long weekend to plan a short getaway here. Once we…

The best resorts in India!!

Going on holidays is a wonderful break however, planning the logistics for a holiday may not always be the most fun thing to do . To save ourselves from this, resorts provide us a single stop luxury holiday getaway. It’s not always the adventure and the exploring that define a holiday, but just lazing by…

Meghalaya – a bit of heaven on earth!!

About six months ago, one of my friends happened to share a picture of the famous double decker living root bridges and it looked spectacular and was something I had never seen anywhere before. That very day my husband and I decided that this has got to be our next holiday destination. So we googled and…

Rafting @Rishikesh

Every long weekend of ours is truly dedicated to travel. Wanting to stick to the norms set by us, we decided to go on an extended weekend trip to Rishikesh. While planning trips to popular places the first thing that pops up is the choice of property for accomodation. Most of the good properties get…

Hidden treasures – Alwar

Travel rejuvenates.. Travel is cathartic .. Travel is bliss!! After a busy week at work and at home, we always look forward to an exciting weekend. Not always is it possible to plan a weekend getaway but the times that we do , we have hit bulls’s eye! One such weekend was when we decided…

Uttarakhand – Nature at its best!!

Azure skies, tall pine trees, crystal clear lakes and snow capped mountains – does it seem like a scene right out of Europe or perhaps New Zealand?? Well,  what I just described is a shot from the beautiful hill stations in Uttarakand, where there is nothing but you and nature!! Uttarakhand is one state that…

La Jawaab… Leh Ladakh!!

Rated as one of the top 10 destinations by every Indian Travel magazine, home to the highest motorable road & the longest natural lake found at a height of ~14000 ft  -Ladakh but had to be our next holiday destination!! Situated in the eastern part of Kashmir, Leh -Ladakh is a cold desert , a…

Roaring Ranthambore…

People ask me why we visit Tiger safaris in India so many times especially since the sighting of a tiger is not guaranteed ,while a visit to the  zoo certainly guarantees the spotting of a tiger!! The emotions you experience through a safari – eagerness, anticipation, frustration, desperation  and finally the adrenaline rush on spotting…

Beach calling@Mudaliyar Kuppam

Every year during our annual trip to Chennai , my in laws plan a visit to some new exciting place in and around Chennai. Over the past couple of years we have been to Snow World (4 days post its opening!), Temple Bay resort, Crocodile park,Muttukadu, etc to name a few.. This year the plan…