Agumbe

Agumbe, a small hill station in Karnataka, is a beautiful unsung town. And since I love writing about mysterious small places, I had to collate my rather older memories to come up with this one. I visited Agumbe with a popular travel group “Monks on Wheels“. My colleague and his school friends started MOW back…

The Gust of Nostalgia

Hemmed in by the sound of crickets and the whiff of trees after rain, a tread dug up path through the woods… … That feeble sound of a treasured song, the stacked cassette rack overlooked, the eyed evolution of the music players… … Cherished photo albums in the corner of a room covered with an…

10 Things to do in Gokarna

A long weekend getaway for most of the folks in and around Karnataka, Gokarna is “Chill in peace” Goa. It is a small town based out of Karnataka, India with the finest sunshine mornings on the beaches. Having been to this town a number of times, here is a list of things I feel one…

Places to visit in Meghalaya, India

Meghalaya, a startling abode of clouds, literally, has ever since been an untouched state of your travel bucket list, hasn’t it? But who has the time? Need to save up for Europe na? Well, go through these stupefying places you can visit in Meghalaya. Budget trip I promise. *wink* *nudge* 1. Shillong :- Basic. You…

Jaisalmer

A major tourist destination in Rajasthan, Jaisalmer, also called the ‘Golden City’, is a world heritage site. Thronged with tourists, especially during winters, Jaisalmer is a gateway to the massive desert region of India. I have had an opportunity to visit Jaisalmer twice. The first one, with family, way younger. Another was recent with college…

Thailand

And having crossed Singapore and Malaysia, how could I not have stumbled upon Thailand? Thailand, also known as the land of temples, is predominantly a Buddhist country. Previously known as Siam(Sanskrit name for ‘dark’), Thailand is called ‘Prathet Thai’ by the locals which means ‘Land of the free’. A haven for the smallest mammal –…

Malaysia

To continue with my journeying after having visited Singapore, I crossed the borders and made it to another country on my checklist, Malaysia. Cultural diversity, ancient rain forests, urban adventures and exotic wildlife sets it apart from the extravagance of Singapore. I was put up for a day at the border town of Malaysia called…

Singapore

In my attempt to cover the countries geographically closer to mine, I happened to visit Singapore, a prepossessing global financial center. Apart from the prodigal lifestyle and immaculate streets, I was impressed by the disciplined behavior of the locals. The brief 3 day journey began with a visit to Mustafa market for currency exchange(procrastination max!)….

10 things to know before you visit India

Well yes you heard from your peers about how incredible this country is and now that you have managed to plan an itinerary, these points could come in handy! 1. We’re more than just Taj Mahal. Sure Taj Mahal is a must visit if you must visit, but do not prioritize it over every other…

Vegetarian Food in Bhutan

What’s with the merriment all around? As we strolled in the backyards of the most buoyant country of the world, Bhutan, we came across some really scrumptious food. A week of bliss! As we were famished most of the time, thanks to the endless walking, delicious food was the only option to settle down for….