Top 5 Instagram-worthy cafés in Mussoorie

Imagine sipping on a warm cuppa of hot chocolate with a book on a nippy winter afternoon with a lovely view of the snow clad Himalayas peeking through the Deodar trees. Or relishing a cake baked using an age-old recipe of the 1800s in a vintage café lined with Ruskin bond books. On your next…

The alternative Venice travel guide

I went to Venice with mixed expectations. There were some who raved about it. And there were many more who dissed it. But I was curious to explore the mysterious and romantic city of canals. Let’s get one thing straight. There’s more to Venice than St Mark’s square. Venice is made up of 6 districts,…

Offbeat experiences in Chiang Mai

An old-world charm and a laid-back vibe with a quintessentially Thai character makes Chiang Mai a great alternative to the crowded capital city of Bangkok. Set amidst the mountains in the northern part of Thailand and dotted with wats (temples), rain forests, and paddy fields, on your next trip to Thailand give the beaches a…

10 quirky gifting ideas for people who love to travel

Travel is all about creating memories! The right gift for your wanderlust struck buddies can not only ease their travel experience, but also make it a memorable one for them. Be it the holiday season or any other special occasion- here’s a curated list of quirky travel accessories and unique travel essentials that will bring…

The Ajmer street food binge

Rajasthan is known for its delicious food ranging from the ghee laden dal bhaati churma to the tangy and spicy ker sangri to the sinful ghevar. Devouring this food during the winters is even more delightful. There’s nothing like a hot crumbly kachori and chai on a nippy winter evening. Some of this food is…

Paris is a state of mind

Ever since I started learning French in Class 8, I have dreamt of going to Paris. The towering and twinkling Eiffel Tower, the famous Champs Elysees avenue dotted with luxury stores, the quintessential French cafes, the pretty patisseries- I have romanticized about it all. So when I finally got the opportunity to visit this charming…

Things to do along Sri Lanka’s south-west coast

The beaches were calling us and a sale on the Bangalore-Colombo tickets coupled with an upcoming long weekend did the trick. We had not taken a beach vacation since Krabi and Phi Phi Islands, and were itching to relax by the beach and soak in some Vitamin Sea. We were too late to book our…

Wayanad’s fifty shades of green

My photographs and words cannot do justice to the beauty of Wayanad in the monsoons. Even the drive from Bangalore to Wayanad was like stepping into a series of postcards. The sky and clouds were being quite unpredictable- the sky would turn from a hazy grey to an azure blue within minutes. It didn’t matter…

7 Healthy Eateries in Mumbai you gotta try!

The Keto Diet, Low-Carb Diet, Vegan Diet, I will only survive on air diet- you name it and everyone is on some or the other diet. Every time I go out with my friends, it’s tough reaching a consensus with everyone evaluating the calorie intake on restaurant menus. So, here’s a quick guide to the…

A wellness weekend in Alleppey!

Don’t you feel sometimes we make our holiday so hectic that we need another one to recover from it? With them packed itineraries and super long checklists! It is fine at times, because you have travelled really far and you want to go back having experienced most of what the place has to offer. But,…