A DETAILED TRAVEL GUIDE TO KYRGYZSTAN

I think I just stumbled upon my favourite country on the map😍 The downside of traveling often is that you get used to ‘pretty views.’ The naked sky full of stars, lush landscapes, magnificent architecture/buildings or flowing rivers become fairly common.I am grateful to experience this often but almost all times I know the scenery […]

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Is Oktoberfest worth the hype?

Ein Prosit, ein Prosit Der Gemütlichkeit Ein Prosit, ein Prosit Der Gemütlichkeit I was a huge ball of excitement when I knew I was going to Oktoberfest.I mean what’s not to get thrilled about drinking at ‘world largest beer’ festival!!! As much as I was looking forward to this, the thought of Oktoberfest being ‘touristy’ […]

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A DETAILED TRAVEL GUIDE TO UZBEKISTAN

The term “silk road” refers to more than just trade in silk between China and Rome over a few centuries.It stands for the exchange of things and ideas,both intended and accidental,through trade, diplomacy, conquest, migration, and pilgrimage that intensified integration of the Afro-Eurasian continent from the Neolithic through modern times. – James A.Millward, The Silk […]

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EUROPE: MISTAKES I MADE

Europe is always a good idea Looking back, I don’t think I researched or read through so many guides  for any of my travels as much as I did when planning for my first big Europe travel. On the whole I did good and the trip was fun but argh! mistakes invariably happen on a […]

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Afternoon musings at Kalapathar Beach

I am not a beach person.I don’t know what to do at a beach. I can’t swim and feel restless sitting on a beach. I constantly worry about being bitten by something poisonous and legit imagine being hit by tsunami every time I visit beaches.In short it ain’t ‘beach therapy’ for me. But mothers have […]

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Kutch nahi dekha kuch nahi dekha

Every time I made plans to visit Rann of Kutch,the plan always fell apart. ALWAYS mind you.So when I found myself on the flight to Gujarat, I was euphoric to finally view this salty beauty! It’s a known fact that Gujarat is foodies’ heaven.After relishing on some lip smacking  food,we set out on a road trip […]

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The unheard temples of Karnataka: Kambadahalli

While everyone was busy getting ready to office and gearing themselves for the week ahead, we excitedly set out to explore these unheard temples of Karnataka on a chilly Monday morning. We leisurely spent 2-3 hours at temples of Nuggehalli and then headed to Kambadahalli. Kambadahalli is about half an hour from Nuggehalli where Panchakuta Basadi […]

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The unheard temples of Karnataka: Nuggehalli

“My favorite thing to do is go where I’ve never been” – Anonymous While everyone was busy getting ready to office and gearing themselves for the week ahead, we excitedly set out to explore these unheard temples of Karnataka on a chilly Monday morning. Nuggehalli is a small village at a short distance of 150 km from […]

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Fairy tale village of Austria: Hallstatt

Hallstatt is one place which constantly reminds you of the word ‘postcard perfect’ the minute you see it. I knew Hallstatt from Instagram and wondered if the place would live up to the expectations. But as I sat on the ferry watching this tiny village, I must say beautiful is an under statement when it […]

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