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…

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…

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…

Amritsar….foodies paradise!!

We were trying to zero in on a place not so far away from Gurgaon for a quick weekend getaway and Amritsar it was! Amritsar is synonymous with two things – the Golden temple and great food. With a vow to let go of all the food restrictions we had laid for ourselves , we…

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…