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 –…

Growing up..some more

Not a while ago when the 90s kids were, well, still young. Not that we aren’t but the trailing 20s leave a mark(read burden) of decisiveness, responsibility, relationship issues and, of course, freckles. Us 90s fellas grew up in a miscellaneous world wherein no one seemed to settle down with any invention. We saw pagers…

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!)….

Resolutions et cetera

As we all gear up to bid a farewell to 2018 and nudge a Salut to 2019, an incessant thought swamps our mind: “What shall be my New Year resolution”. It’s like that compulsory birthday party you (have to) throw out of peer pressure(or well?). You do not want to think about it but FOMO…

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….

Walking through the scarlett..

You must have observed tourists walking their way into adventure when you are out holidaying. While you prefer driving through the magnificent hills or along side a neat beach, some of them are just endlessly walking down the unpaved streets… And why? Well I will give you some salient reasons as to why you must…

A Wander in Pondicherry

Since this part of serenity(also beach) had always been untouched albeit, an overnight journey from Bangalore and less, I finally made it to Pondi. Formerly French colonized, I noticed a lot of locals speaking in the love struck language.Pondicherry is a small, full blown touristy town. Since I reached really early in the morning, I…