Fondly called the “pink city”, Jaipur has always reminded me of the Hawa Mahal Palace that I have read about in history text books. I
A rave review about “What Kitty did?” on another blog urged me to pick this book. It sounded a lot like fun and wit. Did
Srilanka – the island country is an incredible mix of beaches, heritage sites, Buddhist temples and monasteries, wildlife national parks, European styled hill towns with
The journey of 100 days running challenge – the story of how it started and how I sailed through the oddities to reach the finish line.
Hope everyone is having a good week and both of us by all means had an exhausting month! Despite all the travel, mental and physical
I did not accomplish a lot of reading in July. Blame my phone fidgeting habits!That was eating up my reading time. I had to discipline
Like every other 80’s and 90’s kid, I grew up liking Karan Johar’s movies.I wanted to read his book very well aware of the fact
If you ever choose to visit Srilanka, Galle is not to be missed. Here, in this post , I tell you why. So,we started our
It is July already and half of 2018 has already gone by! Where is the time going ? I have been consistent with my reading
Srilanka amazed us every single day of our travel. If Sigiriya, Dambulla and Kandy showed us the beauty of Buddhism in Srilanka, the Yala National
We began our journey from Dambulla to the Buddhist spiritual center of the country.We drove past a few small towns and villages before we reached
“Whosoever comes to me, through whatsoever form, I reach him; all men are struggling through paths which in the end lead to me.”
To a South Indian, Indo-Pak partition was never a serious topic of discussion. I knew it as a terrible incident in the modern history of independent India blemished with stains of blood and marks of violence. Nothing more,nothing less. Kushwant Singh’s “A train to Pakistan” was the catalyst. I was interested in knowing the stories from that miserable period and I decided to go with Ms. Malhotra’s debut book.The friend from the other corner of the world sent it as a gift through giggles bookshop.
The first sight of the Bodhi tree, the caves and the monks – my happiness knew no bounds. I was in a place that I dreamt of several times.
Sophie Kinsella has been my favorite author when it comes to chick lit. Remember me is about a Lexi who wakes up in a hospital bed losing 3 years of her life.She now has a life that was a dream. She is surprised to know about her husband who looks like an Armani model.
Have you ever dreamt of places inspired by books and been dying to visit such places.? Sigiriya was one such place for me. If you have read Ponniyinselvan, you would know the place “simhagiri” where Arulmozhivarman, also known as Ponniyinselvan, disguises himself as a mahout and goes around with the Buddhist monks.
The Great Living Chola temples continue to marvel and excite us and this time, we bring to you the next and final instalment of the Chola Temple Trail – The Brihadeeshwara temple of Gangaikondacholapuram.We were able to spot the majestic gopuram of the temple from quite a distance and was instantly thrilled to step in the village that once served as the capital town of the Cholas.
Ooty, known as the Queen of the Hill Stations always tends to get crowded throughout the year. But 5kms away from the main town of Ooty is a quaint little town that not many have yet discovered – “Lovedale”. The tourist traffic nearly thins out here and this town serves as the best place for honeymooners ,nature lovers and non-commercial offbeat travelers.