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10 Reasons To Explore Karnataka

10 Reasons To Explore Karnataka

Whenever I’m asked about my favourite destinations in India, I have my pat answer – Rajasthan and Goa. However, there’s one destination where I have travelled quite a few times and it has grown on me. It’s one of the states in Southern India – […]

Get Mesmerised By The Monpas

Get Mesmerised By The Monpas

I love the spontaneity of travel. I like it when I’m headed somewhere and I end up being somewhere else and it turns out to be totally remarkable. Well, I was headed towards Dirang Valley (located in West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh) and I […]

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part Two)

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part Two)

Tallo (a chap from ‘Hong’ village) introduced the Apatani world to me. He also taught me a few Apatani pleasantries like ayo siido lo (how are you), aya pa ato (welcome) and paya aro pacho (thank you). He admitted (amusingly) to me that though he was […]

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part One)

The ‘Apatani’ World Of Ziro (Part One)

Ziro looks sublime. My first stop in Arunachal Pradesh! You can linger here for days with no thought of returning home. I’m happy that I got to explore it during the harvest time – it was great to see the rice fields in full flush […]

My Food Trail In Mumbai

My Food Trail In Mumbai

It was my husband’s idea that we take a food trail in Mumbai. Since he’s lived in Mumbai for quite a few years now, and is a foodie, he knows a great deal of eateries in the city. So, the long weekend couldn’t keep us […]

7 Jewels Of Jordan

7 Jewels Of Jordan

When I landed in Amman, the capital of Jordan, I had a vague idea about what Jordan had in store for me. I was obviously curious because it had been on my bucket-list for a while, and also because it was my first taste of […]

Pushkar – ‘Beyond The Ghats’ In 18 Photos

Pushkar – ‘Beyond The Ghats’ In 18 Photos

Pushkar had always been on my wish-list. I am not sure what drew me to the little town of temples, but I wanted to make it there once. Everybody told me that there isn’t much to explore other than the Ghats, and that the camel […]

Why I Loved Being In Agra And Lucknow

Why I Loved Being In Agra And Lucknow

LUCKNOW, the city where I spent my gawky teenage years honoured me as a ‘travel writer’. It could only be a dream! But, what really thrilled me about the UP Tourism Travel Writers’ Conclave 2015 was that Lucknow, ‘the city of great architecture and food’, […]