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 hills, the winds and the chills kind of a video..

As the sun beats down in all its glory, I ran out of ways to keep myself cool. I chanced upon a video I had shared during the ‘ Dill ki Sardi ‘ earlier this year where I was apparently ‘ chasing sunshine’. Now that my prayers have been answered , it only makes sense…

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…

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…

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…

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…