About Shruti Shah

Shruti loves new experiences. She has traveled North India quite extensively and is currently exploring the South. She's quite random, sarcastic and fun ! Follow her rants and photos about travel on her personal blog.

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Home is where the beach is !

Home is where the beach is !
Facebook Google+ Twitter After an almost one and half year stint in Delhi, I took a small break and went back home. The home that is so addictive – I will say this phrase again and again – but home that is so addictive to the lush greenery – a green that is unique to Kerala, ...

The Golden Triangle of India 1

The Golden Triangle of India
Facebook Google+ Twitter A holiday to the Golden Triangle is always exciting. We went to Delhi, Jaipur and Agra last March. The Delhi part of it was expected, it’s after all one of the greenest capitals of one the fastest developing countries in the world. What was not expected was the Jaipur and Agra part ...

Shimla and a little beyond

Shimla and a little beyond
Facebook Google+ Twitter Shimla is more often than not on every tourists mind. We ( my sister and I ) were pondering where to go, and neither of us had been to Shimla. It was the Christmas of 2012 – and we were running late to book the transport and accommodation. On the 21st of ...

Jim Corbett National Park : Not Just Another Weekend Getaway 1

Jim Corbett National Park : Not Just Another Weekend Getaway
Facebook Google+ Twitter When we learnt Geography in the 8th grade, each one of us remembers learning about the Jim Corbett National Park. Yes, that place famous for the tigers. Remember the Core area and Buffer area ? We finally went there this weekend. Oh, and trust me, this place is better than anything we’ve read ...

Little Tibet – Mcleod, with love.

Little Tibet - Mcleod, with love.
Facebook Google+ Twitter We were thinking of a weekend getaway. As usual, we took the map out and looked at UK and HP options. The beautiful mountainside – during the summer is truly the stuff of dreams. From Delhi, there are so many options. Nainital, Rishikesh, Kasol, Shimla – all kinds of hill stations! We ...

An endless story called Varkala, Kerala 1

An endless story called Varkala, Kerala
Facebook Google+ Twitter My sister was coming to Varkala for the first time. It was my third time. Varkala is a small town in South Kerala. When my parents asked me what I wanted to do during my holiday to Kerala, I could only think of one place I wanted to go to. After the ...

Haridwar and Rishikesh – Arriving at God’s door 1

Haridwar and Rishikesh - Arriving at God's door
Facebook Google+ Twitter Do you believe that a dip in the Ganga makes you sin free ? Do you believe that the waters have magical powers ? Do you believe that there actually are Holy places on Earth ? I am not sure I believe in all that mumbo jumbo. At least I know I ...

Another Weekend Getaway – Nainital

Another Weekend Getaway - Nainital
Facebook Google+ Twitter Sometime in March last year, when the winters were just giving way to summer, we wanted a break from our busy corporate and city life. We decided ( after prelim research ) to drive to Nainital. We hired a Tata Indica ( cheapest option  – we were on a shoe string budget ...

Of Indian Melas and Excavated Ancient Sites – Kashipur in April !

Of Indian Melas and Excavated Ancient Sites - Kashipur in April !
Facebook Google+ Twitter The once famous ‘Melas’ are now close to extinction. When was the last time you went to a mela? Yes, the kinds where you can enjoy a ride on a giant wheel ( for 20 bucks ) or be stunned watching the bikes do crazy stunts in the ‘Maut ka Kua’ or ...

Jaisalmer Trip – Travelogue from the golden city 1

Jaisalmer Trip - Travelogue from the golden city
Facebook Google+ Twitter Off we went to Jaisalmer: The train journey to Jaisalmer was long – approx. 16 hours from Delhi. So basically if you want to visit Jaisalmer – you need a little more than a weekend. The train passed through several stations of Rajasthan including Pokharan. It was huge tracts of arid land ...