Amanvana Resort & Spa, Coorg- an enchanting getaway

Live your fairy tale and get lost in the magical land of Coorg at Amanvana, a rabbit hole for your soul. This aptly named Alice in Wonderland themed hotel by the river Cauvery is the perfect weekend escape. Slide down this rabbit hole into a tranquil paradise, de-stress at the spa, stroll along the banks…

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…

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…

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,…

The Coonoor Travel Guide

The tall and towering Nilgris, colonial houses, verdant tea estates and a laid-back vibe, that’s Coonoor for you! A picture speaks a thousand words. But, no picture can do justice to the beauty of this place. You really have to see it to experience the charm of this quaint hill station. So what should you…

Bandipur in pictures!

I love going on wildlife safaris! Because witnessing the big cat in its natural habitat has a different thrill. Don’t you think so? Also, the stillness and serenity that envelopes you in a forest is very liberating. Bandipur Tiger Reserve being just 230 kms away from Bangalore, we decided to spend our weekend in the…

Winederlusting at Heritage Vineyard!

Have you been caught by the Winederlust bug? If you’re a true wine lover, you will love visiting different vineyards and trying out new wines. After exploring the vineyards around Nasik, I was keen on visiting the ones around Bangalore. One Saturday morning, we decided to pay a visit to Heritage Vineyard located in Channapatna…

Pondicherry, Je T’aime!

With bougainvillea adorning mustard walls, French street names, cute cafes and the clear blue waters of the Bay of Bengal- Pondicherry gave us a warm welcome! One walk around Ville de Blanche (White Town) exploring the colonial architecture, and I knew it was love at first sight. We were fortunate to stay in a beautiful…

Krabi Calling!

The postcard-pretty beaches of Phi Phi had left us spellbound and we were excited to see what Krabi had to offer. I’ll be honest with you- visiting Krabi after Phi Phi Islands was a bit of a downer! But if you want a balance of serenity and crazy partying, then Krabi is your destination. You…