Whenever I came across newspapers rife with disturbing news, every time I heard or read about a suicide here or a murder there, each time the world was sundered by violence & war, I was …Continue reading
Singapore certainly doesn’t need an elaborate mention, its oriental bearing making it perhaps the most frequently visited locale in Asia. Yet, the sheen of Singapore never fades. This was our second visit to this sparkling …Continue reading
Having sighted the sundown moments in Bali’s beaches, we were game for the sunup moments that the ramparts of Jogjakarta promised. So we headed for Jogja in the hope of capturing ‘that first golden …Continue reading
We deliberated, debated and ultimately decided to choose Bali for a holiday this year. The weather conditions rang warning bells loud & clear but Bali seemed to bubble over spraying its invigorating fizz. …Continue reading
Mararikulam, Kumarakom, Thekkady
A family celebration & reunion got us traversing loches and littorals, hills and dells, vineyards and vales in God’s own country. Strands and sand, the sun and the sea, spices and streams formed the highlights …Continue reading
Far from the madding crowd, a mere 44 kilometres away from the town of Palakkad (Kerala), nestled atop distant hills, with just birdsong for company, lies Nelliampathy famed for its picturesque tea plantations. Not …Continue reading
Kashmir (Kashyapmaar) ―A Few Days In Paradise..
If Nature decided to bestow all her bounties on Earth; if the Himalayas chose to keep the world in their tight embrace and if the Almighty chose to sprinkle the soil with gorgeous colours chosen …Continue reading
An Ayurveda Experience!
The fragrance of exotic herbs, the kneading of muscles, and the promise of ‘rejuvenation’ sent me opting for a wellness vacation. With just a couple of days at our disposal in early June, I had …Continue reading
The Queen’s Curse & Other Temple Mysteries
There’s nothing more mysterious than mystery itself, more so when eeriness dwells with divinity, when magic co-exists with black magic, the ‘unfathomable’ meets with divine grace. India has always intrigued the world with her …Continue reading
Been There, Bought That
Any place that’s a crowd-puller, is one that also offers a smidgen of memory that you’d want to take home with you. This post gives a peek into the unlikeliest of places where you’d unearth …Continue reading