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Doors Of Southern India: A journey with Tata Pravesh

We travel to learn and sometimes, unlearn. We travel to open the doors to the unknown and cherish the known. There are explorations that we undertake to know a region well, to get acquainted with a different culture, to meet people, to gorge on delectable food. Then there are explorations…

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Reasons to love Myanmar

The clouds cleared as I peered outside the plane window, revealing patches of green. Golden stupas stand tall, scattered intermittently in the green mesh. I have travelled to Myanmar in a lush green morning of the year 1104. Aerial view of Mandalay “Welcome to the land of Golden pagoda”,  the foreigner…

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A meditative trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Bhutan

My mind knows I can’t do it. It’s an arduous trek. With poor stamina levels and a sorrowful state of health, I try to convince myself that it is perfectly okay if I don’t attempt the six hour treacherous journey. Tiger’s Nest Trek Base But of course there is a…

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My Latest Work

Things to do around Sharjah

A love affair with Sharjah had already commenced and there was too much to see, marvel at and be awed of in this Emirate. In the days that followed, daily excursions near…
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Reasons to Visit Hong Kong this Summer

In May 2012, I had a chance to visit Hong Kong. Sadly, it coincided with the start of my career in advertising and I had to give it a miss.…
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For the love of Andamans

At the slightest mention of Andamans these days I break into a smile. The scorching weather of Mumbai melts momentarily in the sublime memories of the island where forests enchant…
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Kochi Diaries: Stories from the Streets

I have less than 6 hours to explore Kochi. No, this post is not about what you can do in 6 hours in Kochi. This is about all the goof…
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The Varanasi Food Guide

The puris swam in the sweltering hot kadhai while the Aloo Sabzi was being hastily filled in the 'dunas' ( bowls made from leaves). In any corner of Varanasi, this breakfast…
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Tata Tigor: the Quirky Styleback

The Quirky Wanderer absolutely loves road trips. There isn’t a greater joy than planning a road trip from scratch and exploring your country at your own pace and comfort. For…
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Andaman Diaries: Jolly Buoy Island, Corals and Dolphins

Our orange and green boat, MV Belle made its way to the Jolly Buoy island cutting through the placid waters of the Wandoor jetty.   The reflections of the lush…
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Exploring Kalpa with The Grand Shamba La

"Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam Be it ever so humble there is no place like home"     Of all the umpteen things travel teaches you, making…
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