Travel Wishlist: Go Israel!

It all started with Instagram. The wanderlust-ing, frantically adding and reorganising my Travel Wishlist, in fact all that stunning imagery from some of the most beautiful destinations in the world was part of what inspired me bring together and share my own travel stories here on the blog! So here I am kicking off a…

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A Song of Stone: Dichpally Ramalayam

One of the oldest and the most renowned temple in Nizamabad is the Ramalayam in Dichpally. This 14th century temple dedicated to the Ram Avtaar of Lord Vishnu is also called the Indhoor Khajuraho and Khilla Ramalayam. Sitting on a hillock the Dichpally Ramalayam offers one, sweeping views of the quaint little town of Dichpally…

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Goodbye, Dubai

It has almost become a tradition now. Whenever we are flying back home from Dubai we have our breakfast at McDonald’s. Well, they don’t have the usual fare for breakfast (read no Hash browns 😶 ), but there is just something about this quiet corner with a view in Terminal 1. It is never too…

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Have I found the perfect partner for my Road Trips?

150 Kilometers, 20 Cars & 60 Bloggers. The weekend gone by has been one like no other. I was at the Preview Drive of Tata Motors‘ upcoming 4 wheel drive HEXA. Pitched as a ‘lifestyle’ vehicle, the Tata Hexa is surely one hell of a ride. Well try as I might, I fail in finding…

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The Goat Village: Take me away!

Have you ever longed to escape to a place that would take you far far away from the madding crowd? the hustle and bustle of your city life?? Then, The Goat Village in Tehri, Uttarakhand ought to be on your travel bucket list! The Nag Tibba Trek is today one of the most popular treks…

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Celebrating Life & Beyond.

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Hello, Kumbakonam Filter Coffee.

Who doesn’t love a South Indian Filter Coffee? Ask any South Indian who has grown up with the smell of a fresh brew signalling the start of every morning or a North Indian for who it is as much of a novelty as a Starbucks is to any urban Indian!! But, trust the Tamilians to…

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Where is The Lake?

20 Kilometers off the city, on the outskirts, is the Osman Sagar Lake/Reservoir. Generally referred to as Gandipet, this lake used to be the preferred haunt of youngsters. Though I am not sure if it still is the place where kids sneak off to from their school or college, it sure has turned out to be…

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Its a small, small world.

When a photographer friend invited me to a free Macro Photography lesson along with the chance to try a new camera, some lenses and extension tubes et al, I was not going to pass up the opportunity. But, to be honest the thought of getting myself out of bed early on a Sunday morning just…

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The City of Whispering Tombs: Bidar

Of the 61 listed Monuments of Bidar, 30 are tombs. Little wonder then that Bidar is known as The City of Whispering Tombs! 135 Kms from Hyderabad, just across the state border in Karnataka is Bidar. If you love visiting places of historic significance and can’t get enough of architecture, this is one road trip that…

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I Heart Honey Bears: Le Pain Quotidien

They call themselves a ‘Bakery and Communal Table’ and you know they take it seriously. The hum of conversation fills the air, jam is passed around the table and ever so gracefully, time slows. & that it isn’t just something beautiful to say. Besides, who doesn’t like being surrounded by Honey Bears?! The Le Pain…

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A King’s Spread: Kitchen 6

For the good or for the bad, during my time in Dubai, I was not able to go on the two photowalks as planned. So, here I am substituting those with 2 Eatouts instead! First off, Kitchen 6. Six, open kitchens. The six live cooking stations in this restaurant at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai are what…

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