The Fuming Streets: Ramadan Food Festival Bangalore 2018 (Mosque road and Koramangala)

  It has been four years that we have been rushing over to the Mosque road in Bangalore at the onset of Ramadan. Stranded in Bangalore, a city that feels gentle like morning dew drop but lonely as Mars, where we mostly understand our neighbors’ body language and never fading smile, Mosque road brings back […]

All that glitters in Purushwadi night-sky, are nothing but fireflies!

Reaching the village of Purushwadi, where thousands fireflies gleam As the last remnants of urban life receded with a speeding Bombay local, I could feel my lungs feel with fresh air. In a short two hours ride from downtown Mumbai, I reached Kasara, the gateway to the Sahyadri mountain range. A vast terrain lies ahead […]

Indian Weaves as Heritage: How Far You will Travel for the Textiles?

The way back home from office is a long tiring journey with usual Bangalore traffic. I generally plug in the ear buds at this time, hope for no interruption in Airtel connectivity and unwind with Bengali soap operas in Hotstar. These soap operas are interesting with the protagonists getting on a marriage spree on almost […]

Three Days in Tawang: in Search of the Age Old White Horse in Bum La

An Essential Tawang Travelogue, a Blog Written as I felt! By the time we reached Tawang, the ancient hill town had succumbed to a moonless night’s darkness! Only a few meters was lit ahead of the SUV en-route. The hairpin bends feels more dangerous in dark. I think the car ran over a huge rodent […]

Live your Jungle dream at the Dandeli Jungle Camp, Karnataka!

A few days in the Dandeli Jungle Camp, where the world is vivid! Sated with the tiny colorful avian creatures’ company, I longed for more of Old Magazine House, yet I knew it is time to bid adieu and head for the next big surprise in the interiors of Dandeli forest. My next destination, Dandeli […]

Living with the Birds at Old magazine House at Dandeli forest, Karnataka

Birding enthusiast living in the urban jungles of Karnataka? Head to this forest Bungalow of Old Magazine House at Dandeli! The first time I gave up seeking thrill in the Dandeli jungle as the car drove from the quaint little town towards Ganeshgudi. The jungle has plenty of villages inside, a few school and a […]

Paradise Regained: Everything to Know for a Week-long Guwahati to Tawang Road-trip

Tawang remain’s North East India’s one of the most sought after destinations (in Arunachal Pradesh) where thousands of travelers flock every year. The snow of higher Himalayas, multiple unexplored trekking routes, the glacier trail, frozen lakes: you name it and thou shalt get it! However, the mighty mountains are not reachable by regular flights, let […]

A taste of Authentic Bodo Cuisine at Manas National Park, Assam!

A tale of Manas Jungle, Bodo Cuisine, Ethnic treasures of Assam and more! There is more to Assam’s Manas National Park than the thrilling jungle safaris in search of the elusive tigers or one horned rhinos and watching majestic sunsets by the mountain rivers! And Manas Spring Festival shows you just that with Indigenous Bodo […]

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka: The Charm of Sahyadri Range

Dandeli, Kali River Rendezvous and Plethora of  Activities The guide from Old Magazine house, who takes us for a quick jungle drive is born and raised in Dandeli, North Karnataka. He is fluent in Marathi, Kannada and Hindi. If the tourist group consists of more number of people from Bangalore (which is the norm here), he […]

To New beginnings, Manas Spring Festival: How the National Park came back from the Brink

An Effort to Save the Endangered One Horned Rhinos from Extinction at Manas National Park, Assam; Travel to Love! It was a rather usual Spring morning at Manas. The Terai jungle, a UNESCO heritage National Park,  is getting flooded with sunshine. Towering Shimul trees frolic with their fruits burst out in snow formed seeds and […]