Paris is a state of mind

Ever since I started learning French in Class 8, I have dreamed 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 in Sri Lanka along its 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, and I had read that beaches Sri…

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,…

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…

5 Unique Must-Visit Restaurants in Mumbai

How would you like it if visiting a restaurant is not restricted to food alone? There’s a dash of innovation which adds to your experience and makes it a memorable one. Here are 5 restaurants in Mumbai which offer more than food to make it a unique experience for you! So next time if you’re…

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…

Cafe Hopping in Pondicherry

Of delicious crepes and great coffee. Of fresh baguettes and sinful pain au chocolat. We were excited to try out the French cafes and restaurants in White Town. Here’s my pick of the places you shouldn’t miss: Cafe des Arts: Love, love, love this place. I think it captures the essence of Pondicherry. Graffiti adorns…

The Indore Food Trail- Discovering the Glutton in you

Think piping hot jalebis, luscious gulab jamuns, fresh kachoris, crispy aloo tikkis and spicy chole! Welcome to food heaven 🙂 We were in Indore for a friend’s wedding and the trip would be incomplete without savouring the street food delicacies that Indore boasts of. Weight-watchers step away because there are some major calorie-laden food suggestions…