Category: Travel

The Magical Sunsets of Gili Trawangan Island

We were running against time. To get that perfect sunset shot at Gili Trawangan island we had to leave Lombok island on time, precisely 2 pm. Lombok island in Indonesia…
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Bali Beyond Beaches: Of Hinduism and Arty Villages Of Batu Bulan

The clouds cleared and I saw a gorgeous fringed coastline with teal coloured waters.It was my first visit to Bali. The third destination of Eat, Pray, Love was going to…
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Shopping in Nepal: A complete guide

When you think of Nepal you think of the mountains, especially the Everest, don’t you? You think of those intricately carved temples: some that withstood the massive Earthquake of 2015,…
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Mansions of Karaikudi in Chettinad

My voice echoed across the deserted corridor. The only noise is of the sweeping footsteps of the caretaker of this Chettinad mansion in Karaikudi. Numerous colourful pillars flank the enormous courtyard…
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The Art of Doing Nothing at Mystic Mountain, Nagarkot

I hardly linger around in the hotels I stay at while traveling. Usually being first person to get up and leave the hotel in a jiffy to explore. On a…
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Iceland : Where dreams are a reality

There are places you see recurrently in your dreams. Sometimes bizarre experiences with a deja vu feeling. There is a connect and you cannot explain what it is. There have…
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The Wilderness of Chitwan National Park

"The road to Chitwan National Park might be a little bumpy ", warned Narayan, our driver. "Last month's floods have caused quite some damage".  I didn't mind the long ride…
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Time traveling in Pompeii, Italy

When I ticked Italy off my bucket list, I was nothing short of elated. It was a country I dreamt of visiting as a kid. For the love of Pizzas…
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Kumari festival of Nepal : worshipping the living goddess

The sounds of drum rolls reverberated through the Durbar square in Kathmandu as lakhs thronged to see the Kumari in her chariot. It was that time of the year, where the…
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