Camping where the Clouds come to Sleep: At Vagamon during the Iconic Monsoon in Kerala!

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” Rabindranath Thakur     A few ice crystals, earth particles, water droplets and fleeting rays of sun romance with each over an expanse of the Indian ocean. The romance is short spanned as […]

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

Exploring the Food Street for Ramzan in Bangalore 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 neighbours’ body language and […]

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 […]

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 […]

The ultimate destination of Jama Masjid Food walk: Why and hows of Karim’s restaurant, Delhi

From the mighty pen of Mirza Ghalib, Hazāroñ ḳhvāhisheñ aisī ki har ḳhvāhish pe dam nikle bahut nikle mire armān lekin phir bhī kam nikle… [I have a thousand yearnings , each one afflicts me so Many were fulfilled for sure, not enough although.] Foodwalk near Jama Masjid: Karim’s Mughlai restaurant in Delhi, the old […]

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 […]

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 […]