Cycle Trip Across the Hills of Western Ghats 4

Cycle Trip Across the Hills of Western Ghats
Facebook Google+ Twitter “2 days | 150 km | 36 cyclists | Tranquil Trail | UNLIMITED FUN” – the caption was enough to enthuse me to rent a bicycle and get on the narrow roads of Western Ghats. I spread the word among the cycle enthusiasts I knew and four of us made the bookings ...

Homestays in India: Best Offbeat Heritage Stay Options 6

Homestays in India: Best Offbeat Heritage Stay Options
Facebook Google+ Twitter There is no better way to travel around India and learn the local culture than by staying in a homestay. However, what can be better than a homestay where you not only relax and study the local culture, but also learn a bit about the history of the region, through interesting anecdotes. ...

Bikaner: For the love of doors & windows 1

Bikaner: For the love of doors & windows
Facebook Google+ Twitter It was a Monday yesterday, as always I saw frustration everywhere. So I switched off my phone, and stared at the lazy faces around and at the faces of them, travellers. A 16 hour pit-stop at Bikaner, on my way from Jaisalmer to Delhi, was one of the best decisions I made ...

Baoli – Where Water brought them Together 2

Baoli – Where Water brought them Together
Facebook Google+ Twitter Baolis, or step-wells are known by various names in different cultures. Once a lifeline for those who stayed around them, today they are just another monument for the visiting tourists. Baolis are my favourite when it comes to heritage buildings or monuments. No other monument, has ever talked to me like a ...

Mountain Biking in India: All you need to know 5

Mountain Biking in India: All you need to know
Facebook Google+ Twitter Do you love extreme sports? Do you like adrenaline rushing in your body? Would you like riding a bike amidst the peaceful surroundings of nature even if it’s a little bumpy and involves off-road biking? How about Mountain biking in the Himalayas where you can see the tall oak trees in the deep ...

A day in Delhi : A city of cities! 2

A day in Delhi : A city of cities!
Facebook Google+ Twitter So last Sunday, I went exploring Delhi. In spite of having lived there for so long, I realized I haven’t seen all that there is – The Purana Quila or Humayan’s Tomb for instance. Every time I leave Delhi, I crawl up on something and make a mental note – ‘next time’. ...

Flaunt Your HomeTown

Flaunt Your HomeTown
Facebook Google+ Twitter One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things. – Henry Miller If you think that your town is beautiful and has something different to offer and if you feel like showing it off, share with us original pictures of your hometown. You can spice it up with stories of your memories or tell the world ...

Road trips from Mumbai: The motorcycle diaries: Part 2

Road trips from Mumbai: The motorcycle diaries: Part 2
Facebook Google+ Twitter Mumbai, with its grime and rush-hour traffic can be quite soul-sapping for those who love to travel by road.  A bike trip from Mumbai to nearby places makes for a great weekend getaway. And the the terrain sure does not disappoint. In our previous post we covered road trips from Delhi. For our ...

Shigmo Festival in Goa – All you need to know 6

Shigmo Festival in Goa - All you need to know
Facebook Google+ Twitter GOA is up and ready to hail in the 14 day long Shigmo festival also known as Shigmotsav from 7th March- 20th March, 2016. The festival resembling Holi is to celebrate the coming of Spring. What is Shigmo festival about? Shigmo parade is a street festival filled with colors, music, dance and float ...

Bringing in Women’s Day

Bringing in Women's Day
Facebook Google+ Twitter   She was the one whose finger you held when you took your first baby steps. She was the one who wished the angels for you when you first broke your milk teeth. She was the one who would make Complan for you in the middle of the night when you were ...