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Trip to Fairy Land on a Budget: A Short Guide to Venice

Honeymoon trips are usually meant to be lengthy affairs, and keeping up with the tradition in what emphatically turned out to be a “dream holiday” for us, we decided to cover Greece and Italy on an 18 days itinerary. After… Continue Reading →

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Visit Jaipur!

According to the Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Travel Awards 2016, Jaipur seems to be one of the most favoured tourist destinations of India; and it really breaks my heart to admit that it’s true, because there are so many other worthy competitors and… Continue Reading →

Keeper of memories: Humayun’s Tomb

Death has a funny way of scraping its butt end upon the living. We all die, of course, but since we are such narcissists, it is never enough for us to merely live. And if we can’t live forever, then we should… Continue Reading →

My Greek Odyssey: 48 Hours in Athens

Athens has never been on my travel-list. In fact, I had always considered it as a stop-over for the other, more famous greek islands, but somehow this 3000 years old city managed to exceed all my expectations and retain all… Continue Reading →

My Greek Odyssey: Mykonos – In the heart of Cyclades

Nestled in between the tiny Cycladic Islands of Tinos and the uninhabited Delos, Mykonos is an idyllic Mediterranean retreat for the beatnik traveller. Freckled with pristine sandy beaches and clear, azure waters of the Aegean sea, this Cycladic island combines its… Continue Reading →

Turning Thirty: Trip to Mc Leodganj – PART III

For most young people, life as they imagine, ends at 29. The dreaded thirty is the hallmark of change – jobs, engagements, marriages, babies, wrinkles – you are supposed to have them all beside relinquishing a few others like parties, booze,… Continue Reading →

Turning Thirty: Trip to Mc Leodganj – PART II

When does one glass of wine become one glass too many? When you awake the morning after and realize it’s time for dinner. We woke up just in time for a late lunch. I should now probably gloss over those… Continue Reading →

Turning Thirty: Trip to Mc Leodganj – PART I

There is still a case to be made for a religion which can put a smile in your face and warmth in your heart in a cold winter morning. Having said that, I must confess I never thought celebrating one’s… Continue Reading →

The Lost dynasty of Eden: Sentinelese Tribe of North Sentinel Islands

Off the coast of Andaman is a mysterious sliver of an island devoid of any kind of sophistication that marks the quotidian life of human civilisation. The aerial view of this idyllic retreat characterise it to be endowed with amazing… Continue Reading →

Spiti: Backpacking in Heaven’s backdoor

“Sometimes you have to get lost in order to reach your destination” The Rohtang Checkpoint at Manali is the last green bastion of civilisation before you enter a landscape of antediluvian sparseness. More commonly known as Spiti Valley, this isolated… Continue Reading →

Offbeat Adventure Trips in India

Did you know India has 32 mountain areas, 14,500 kilometers of waterways, more than 100 beaches, 200 wildlife parks (really) and over a thousand yoga programs? No wonder it takes almost as much effort to find an adventure trip as… Continue Reading →

Dilli Haat: 5 knockout reasons to face the pandemonium

My penchant for stories seems to have found a new little snug retreat, tucked away in history. In this time-worn city, everything seems to carry a whiff of the antique, the lost and the forgotten; Stories that are centuries old… Continue Reading →

A Weekend Getaway VI

Have you ever tried trekking at 12 in the noon, with the sun showering its love on you with all its might? I know, love can be a bit tiring at times. 🙂 Our sweat glands had increased their infernal… Continue Reading →

A weekend Getaway – V

After a leisurely breakfast, we were sitting around in the porch, puffing out smokes when Kulkule (the estate-pet) came up, sniffing. I started dolling out the remains from our breakfast which he was happily gulping down. As soon as he… Continue Reading →

A weekend getaway – IV

When the jeep stopped in front of the estate, It was 8:30 am. I was feeling rickety all over, and I guess so were the others. I felt like puking right there. For the first 10 secs, I swear I… Continue Reading →

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