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Varanasi: Colorful, Mystical, Other-Worldly !

Mark Twain has said – “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together!” Burning Ghats in contrast to the glittering Ghats, Ghats which are an irony! The Ghats and river Ganga are here since forever, even before mankind. The place might have many names- Kashi,… Read more →

My Pondy

Pondicherry is the capital city of Indian union territory of Puducherry nestling along the coastline of Bay of Bengal. It is affectionately known as Pondy. The area was a part of the Pallava Kingdom, The Cholas, the Pandya Kingdom etc. The French acquired Puducherry with an occasional interruption by the British and the Dutch.  Its culturally diverse for which pondy’s history… Read more →

Where is my Home? Where do I belong?

I am having a major identity crisis since the past 3 years, may be its normal post marriage or a part of growing. So once I decided to sit down, had few glasses of wine and decided to stress my brain with this silly question, Where is my Home? Where do I belong? What happened next is this… Home is anywhere if I can see the… Read more →

Hampi Travelogue

 “Where there is ruin there is a treasure”– said by Rumi, holds true for this little wonder lost in time….Hampi.   Lush green Paddy fields with coconut trees standing out; in contrast to this were big huge boulders and clear blue sky. This is the topography that welcomes you when you visit Hampi. Beautiful roads in contrast to dilapidated structures… Read more →


The ‘Mecca’ for Bikers: Ladakh, India

Battling the pre travel jitters: My adrenaline levels knew no bounds when we started planning Ladakh trip. The ‘What if’s haunted us day & night. What if our bodies gave up in the high passes, what if the harsh climatic conditions of Leh didn’t support us? Pre travel jitters made it extremely hard to concentrate on our day to day… Read more →

Heritage Tour – Ahmedabad

Purely, Completely , Exclusively , Solely , Wholly a design trip , Thank God i could do this!  Day 1: Sarkhez Roza: Sarkhej Roza is a mosque and tomb complex located in Ahmedabad in Gujarat state, India. The complex is known as “Ahmedabad’s Acropolis”, Because of architect Le Corbusier’s famous comparison of this mosque’s design to the Acropolis of Athens. In its architecture, Sarkhej Roza is a mix of… Read more →

The White Desert : Rann of Kutch

Quick Facts About ‘Rann‘ of Gujarat, India : I was tempted to plan a visit just immediately when I came to know about ‘Rann’ (meaning salt marsh in Kutchi language) through one of my friend. The initial research prompted me and my husband to book the holiday 4 months in advance. Persistent geological boost closed off the connection with the Arabian sea, once… Read more →