Apples, Fall colours and Precious Peaks- Himachal!

We were confused about where to go for the long break during Diwali. Several destinations popped up and we kept vetoing each one, until my husband – the Humsafar 🙂 finally zeroed in on visiting Chitkul, the last village of India before the Indo China border . The route we had decided was Gurgaon –…

Something about Nepal… read on to find out !!!

After almost 2 years we decided to plan a vacation to a place outside India. However we wanted this trip to be one that didn’t involve visa, paper work etc… after a lot of deliberation we arrived at Nepal. Contrary to popular belief , we researched and figured out that Nepal had a lot of…

Chasing the sunshine kind of picture blog…..

Given the current gloomy, wet, windy weather in Gurgaon, I am considering moving to a place where SUMMER NEVER ENDS…. I will revisit this thought when the sun is beating down! A quick 30 second #throwback to all the beaches and waterfalls I could think off!

A calm retreat at the Coffee capital of India – Chikmagalur!

Thanks to COVID, the year 2021 is the first year where we haven’t been able to enjoy and experience a long holiday. But we still managed to squeeze in 4 short trips and this one was the last of them for this year. Chikmagalur has been on my ‘domestic travel Bucket List ‘ for a…

The best view comes after the hardest climb – Nag Tibba Trek!

Trekking is a tacit teacher of – how to lead a minimalist life ( you carry your own clothes as you trek and hence you will pack in only the absolute essentials ) a test of physical and mental endurance how to appreciate the life we lead ( electricity, water, network…) We had been planning…

Odisha…. a pleasant surprise!

We began the year 2020 with a trip to the golden city – Jaisalmer. Little did we know what 2020 had in store for us. However, we still managed to close the year with a memorable trip to a hidden gem in the east – the state of Odisha! The first thing that hits you…

A ‘Pandemic’ Weekend getaway

The last time I wrote a blog post, I was working from home, now,I am STILL working from home! When we realize that we have a longish weekend ,we do not miss an opportunity to travel. Our equally travel parched friends suggested that we go for a quick weekend trip to the one time Mughal…

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…