Darjelling trip

16 May 2015

Weekend in Darjeeling

Need a break from the sultry summer this weekend? Well, your perfect weekend getaway place will be Darjeeling. It is just 3 hours’ drive from Siliguri and the roadside scenery is pretty as a picture. The hills looked as if someone has carved them out of a stone. With every bend in the road, I […]

Read more
Coonoor visit

14 May 2015

Coonoor, a must visit

To perceive the captivating beauty of Niligiris, to be blessed with a perfect comforting weather at such a height and experience a refreshment that stays for long, Coonoor is a must visit. Coonoor was always in my bucket list and this time, without much thinking I and two of my friends went for it. The […]

Read more

13 May 2015

Blissful Bekal

Bekal is a beautiful place located in the shoreline of Pallikkara Village in Kasaragod district. They say you must take a solo trip before you get married and this was my bachelorette escape. Located 16 km south of Kasaragod, this serene place lies at the southwestern tip of India. If you need a break from […]

Read more
Panchgani visit

11 May 2015

Rejuvenating Panchgani

When my friend suggested me to accompany her to Panchgani for the admission of her son in one of the reputed boarding schools, I had no idea I would fall for the charms of this hill station so dearly that I would return within a week for a vacation. Panchgani is only 100 km away […]

Read more
Ooty homestay

11 May 2015

Love affair with Ooty

When it was time to decide our honeymoon destination, both of us zeroed in on Ooty. A hill station with a difference, Ooty offers an exact atmosphere to lovebirds where they can talk endlessly to each other, enjoying the beauty of nature and making sweet promises of sharing and caring. Bestowed with the mystical Blue […]

Read more
Shillong travel

10 May 2015

Scintillating Shillong

I believe that conventionally there are two types of globetrotters, one being the people who love hills and the other being the people who love the seas. If you belong to the former, Shillong ought to be your next destination. Located in Meghalaya, a state famous for receiving the highest rainfall in the world, Shillong […]

Read more
Dharamshala travel

09 May 2015

Heavenly Dharamshala

Exquisite, appealing, aesthetic, beguiling; even these adjectives can’t do proper justice to the beauty of Dharamshala. It was the month of August when I and my friend went for a short trip to Dharamshala. We went by car and the road was awesome! The lush green surrounding, mesmerising waterfalls, roadside dhabas, all added to our […]

Read more
Chikmagalur stay

09 May 2015

Charming Chikmagalur

Why does the sun shine so harsh on the plains, asked my 7-year old. At a loss to explain the reason, I was thinking of some convincing answer when my 4 year old chipped in with a witty and innocent reply- “so that we can escape to the hill stations for vacations”. The smart and […]

Read more
Amritsar trip

08 May 2015

Magnificent Amritsar

Amritsar, is a holy city, in the state of Punjab. The name of the city has been derived from the name of the pool which surrounds the Golden Temple called Amrit Sarovar meaning the ‘pool of nectar’. It is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. The trip to this holy place was […]

Read more
Srinagar homestay kashmir

06 May 2015

Scintillating Srinagar

The moment you step into Srinagar, even an atheist will be flabbergasted to see God’s creativity. Such is the beauty of this place, comprising flocks of indulgent houseboats, picturesque gardens, beauteous wooden mosques and medieval-looking backstreets surrounded by Himalayan villages. The city offers you everything from great food, adventure sports and shopping to visiting places […]

Read more