Two Weeks (14 days) in Myanmar: Guide for Backpacking Burma

About this blog: This is a sample two week long itinerary to explore Myanmar. This allows enough time to travel through all the Big 4 travel destinations of Myanmar: Yangon, the erstwhile Burmese capital known as Rangoon, Bagan, Mandalay and Inle lake. The suggested itinerary takes you from North to South in Myanmar, over 14 … Read more Two Weeks (14 days) in Myanmar: Guide for Backpacking Burma

Experiencing the Divine! A Stay at Mercure Devaaya Retreat, Divar Island, Goa!

About this blog: Goa is India’s most thriving beach destination. Beyond the long stretches of beach, Goa’s idyllic vibes, amicable locals, developed infrastructure and plethora of activities are factors that brings tourists from all over the globe. There is no dearth of luxury stays in Goa. However the most serene and beautiful luxury resort of … Read more Experiencing the Divine! A Stay at Mercure Devaaya Retreat, Divar Island, Goa!

Pursuing an Elusive Happiness: Mauritius, a Verdant Star Island of Indian Ocean!

“I am still young. I will try the next time!” Told me Veronique. At the age of 23, the former Miss Mauritius crown holder now hosts guests to the boutique BNB Kazalala, hidden away at the southern tip of Mauritius. She also attends classes at an university. She aspires to adorn the crown of Miss … Read more Pursuing an Elusive Happiness: Mauritius, a Verdant Star Island of Indian Ocean!

Harbinger of Monsoon at the Ghats: A Cherished experience at The Taj Madikeri Spa and Resort

About this Blog: India’s only rain-forest resort and a delightfully rare wellness retreat, the Taj Madikeri Resort and Spa is located at close vicinity to the urban jungle of Bengaluru. I spent a couple of beautiful nights at the wellness retreat and refueled my soul and body!   From a blissful luxurious retreat in the … Read more Harbinger of Monsoon at the Ghats: A Cherished experience at The Taj Madikeri Spa and Resort

Experiencing Cyclone Kyarr & its Aftermath in Goa!

Cyclone kyarr in Goa and what happened after the rains

A photo blog with pictorial depictions of my 7 days in Goa, when the coastal state was awashed by cyclone Kyarr. I was in Goa by the end of October 2019. The time is generally touted as shoulder season in Goa. Resorts and shacks by the beaches get a new coat of bright paint, gearing … Read more Experiencing Cyclone Kyarr & its Aftermath in Goa!

Beyond Sun and Sand: Offbeat & Fun Things to do in Goa

Offbeat Things to do in Goa

About this Blog: Traveling to Goa during monsoon? Traveling with family or kids? Is it your first solo trip to Goa? Wondering where to lounge except for the beaches? Here is your comprehensive guide! Read all my posts on things to do in Goa! Don’t worry.. I will also tell you about the secret beaches I … Read more Beyond Sun and Sand: Offbeat & Fun Things to do in Goa

The Thailand I love: 50+ Evocative Pictures

James Bond Island, Phang Nga Bay, Thailand

About this blog: If you have been following me on social media, you know I love Thailand. I have been there times in past three years and I can’t wait to be back. I do not know if it is the sea or the seafood, but I know Thailand has surely cast her spell on … Read more The Thailand I love: 50+ Evocative Pictures

Indian Woman in Afghanistan: An Extraordinary Solo Travel Story

Solo female traveler in Afghanistan

[About this blog: Traveling to Afghanistan? That too on an Indian passport? Are you sure?Traveling in Afghanistan as a solo woman? Is that even possible? Question about Afghanistan travels plague our minds for all the right reason. An interview with Kanika Gupta who was exploring the Afghanistan by her own in summer months of 2019 … Read more Indian Woman in Afghanistan: An Extraordinary Solo Travel Story

Chittoda’s Dokan at Decker’s Lane: Home to Kolkata’s Finest Street Food!

About this blog: Kolkata, the grandmother of all Indian mega-cities, has received many an accolade for her intense street food culture. Decker’s Lane in Kolkata is one of the oldest surviving street food hubs, that traces back history in the eventful days of British Raj. The fact that Decker’s Lane features few century old food … Read more Chittoda’s Dokan at Decker’s Lane: Home to Kolkata’s Finest Street Food!

50+ Incredible Photos of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals

About this blog: Kolkata Durgapuja is an enigmatic celebration of life and Bengali culture. Inclusive in nature, Durgapuja in Kolkata touches life at the most obscure points. From marginalized groups of child labor and sex workers from city’s oldest red light zone, to Rabindranath’s nuanced literature, Durgapuja transforms the city into a fairy tale land … Read more 50+ Incredible Photos of Kolkata Durgapuja Pandals