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…

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…

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…

High on Coffee in Chikmagalur

Did you know that 7 coffee beans laid down the foundation for the coffee cultivation in India? It all started with the coffee beans that a Sufi saint, Baba Budan, smuggled into India while returning from his pilgrimage to Mecca. He then planted them on the sloping hills in Chikmagalur, which were later named as…

A contemplative holiday at Kabini

“Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better”- Albert Einstein A small town on the outskirts of Bangalore, popularly known for its wildlife is Kabini. The verdant forests and the serene backwaters not only take your breath away but transport you to a different world altogether. Somewhere as I got lost in…