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…

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…

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…

Phuket – sun, sand and fun!

During our last visit to Thailand almost a decade ago, we didnt visit Phuket. Friends, family and country men told us that we had committed the biggest mistake by excluding Phuket from our itinerary. With a resolve to undo the sin committed years ago, we booked ourselves an entire vacation just there! Phuket is synonymous…

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 bridgesĀ 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…

Ayubowan Srilanka!!!

Amidst the huge pile of laundry (courtesy : vacationšŸ˜‚) waiting to be done , I couldn’t resist penning down my thoughts about the beautiful vacation we just had at Srilanka!! ‘World’s best things come in small packages ‘- this holds good not just for people but countries as well! A small country but leaps ahead…