Everything to know before starting a Road trip to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

A Complete Guide to Road Tripping Arunachal Pradesh: Everything You Must Know   “To ascend the steep Himalayas of the far eastern range is a daunting task. You shall need a car that will go on and on!” said the driver Anirul, whom we requested for an SUV for the upcoming trip. “Amaron it has […]

Everything a traveler should know before choosing Arunachal Pradesh as the next destination!

Arunachal Pradesh, the last bastion of pristine Himalayas Arunachal Pradesh is nothing like what you have seen till date. And do not get me wrong there. It is better that you have not seen it yet. Life deserves occasional surprises to fight the routine. Also, life needs to be assured it shall be punctuated with […]

This Holi, celebrate Basanta Utsav in Shantiniketan, West bengal

A prelude to Basanta Utsav in Shantiniketan During my life in Delhi, Holi came and was gone twice. The days preceding the event were usually filled with enthusiastic description of Bhaang, the experience from drinking that from the previous year, the preparation. My friends would order a swimsuit or two from online world, usually in royal […]

Six Reasons Why North-East India Destinations Should be on your travel list!

I felt like a child escaping reality as I was boarding the plane from Bangalore to Guwahati. For the next three weeks, we shall be exploring the abandoned wilderness of north east of Indian subcontinent with sparse touristy trails, encounter countless military vehicles, wonder at Yak Jerky and even chew one for six hours straight […]

Bishnupur Temples: Rediscovering the era of Malla kingdom

Prologue: Bishnupur temples or Bishnupur silks (Baluchari saree) of Bankura are world famous. So are the horses of Bankura. I am a native of the district and may get a bit overwhelmed. Instead of a typical “things to do in Bishnupur”, I tried to share my personal experience as the old temple city with all […]

Postcards from Kerala: Looking back at Pre-blogger life

Of course there are tons to write about Kerala. Apart from the 2 weeks itinerary, amazing food cooked in coconut oil, the dense jungle of Thekkady it was the people of Kerala took won our heart. Here are the postcards from the trip, when I was 2 years younger. Kerala travel blogs and photos helped me […]

What Munnar could not survive, but Thekkady did: Memoir from Kerala

“Sand, sand everywhere, not drop of water.” Joseph, the owner of out tree house at Munnar was recalling the days spent in Middle east. The glass ceilings soar sky high. In the evening, it is all lit up with bright fluorescent colors. He worked there for the larger part of his life, reared three of […]

Jhalmuri and More, Eat Cheap in Kolkata

Kolkata and suburbs take immense pride in her food culture, a blend of authentic Bengal, age old rituals, the heady hangover of colonial cocktail and essentially Nawabs. Of course there are Maach (fish), Mishti and More, but I am here to talk about the cheap eats of Bengal, which shall cost you somewhere around INR […]

Dakini Yogini: the Demons of Kalipuja

As I am writing this blog post, my forefathers from past 14 generations, along with a school of “Pretatma”, the disappeared souls with desire for Earthy pleasure have been unleashed from the hell. The smokescreens shall appear in the alleys. This is their night. Are you prepared to treat them with the relish of 14 […]

Monsoon in Goa

Dil Chahta Hain because, “Tumse na Ho Payega” generation we are! Little did Farhan Akhtar planned a travel industry boom while directing his debut masterpiece “Dil Chahta Hain”. We are the whole lot of Indian Blokes who grow up watching Bollywood while falling in love with the next door guy or playing the sad tunes […]