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…

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…

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…

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…

Rajasthan Ramblings…

Tucked away in the North western part of our country is India’s largest state (in terms of area) -Rajasthan! According to a recent poll conducted, Rajasthan and Kerala are two of the most popular states that Indians want to visit for tourism! Lets DIG deeper into Rajasthan:-) Humsafar and I were cracking our brain on…

Where the cats rule – Indian Wildlife odyssey!!

In the early 1900s, it was estimated that India alone housed ~100000 tigers and in 2015 there are close to 2200 tigers.Prior to the 1900s, tigers were a symbol of pride and greatness for the kings and they were used as a line of defence outside forts ( Agra Fort, Chittorgarh fort.. etc ). Each…