Surrounded by the mighty Himalayas, AR Rahman’s “Vande Mataram” being played through speakers and the army marching in unison to salute a national flag fluttering in the wind against a clear blue sky interspersed with fluffy white clouds we watched the national flag being unfurled after a series of Independence day ceremonies – It was an epic moment – the kind that gives goosebumps even when you think about it years later.
Author: Neena Paul
An Evening At Tirunelli Temple, Wayanad
Legend has it that Lord Brahma was travelling the universe on his “hamsa” when he was captivated by the beauty of a place, now popularly
15 Reasons Why A Road Trip To Canadian Rockies Should Be on your Bucket list
For over the last one year, I had been looking at some pictures from Canadian Rockies and wondering if those were for real or photo
Finding Time For The Things You Love
More than often we find ourselves being asked the same question in a 100 different ways. How do we find time for the things that
A Road Trip to the Canyons Of Arizona
If your idea of an ideal vacation involves fun and adventure in equal proportions, then the following may apply to you. When we packed the
Exploring The Hidden Beauty Of Brahmagiri Forest Range – Iruppu Falls
From the Mananthavady town of Wayanad, it is roughly a 40 minutes drive to this fall which lies in the boundary between Kerala and Karnataka in Kutta area. There are signboards that should safely get you to the falls through the only couple of diversions that are present.
Best of Vegas in 2 Days
Vegas has a rhythm of its own, of life, colors and the incessant ringing of cash in the casinos. So after a 4 hour flight from Detroit to Las Vegas, the Spirit Airways flight landed on the runway in the heart of a city that was so brightly illuminated that it is hard for anyone not to notice the charged atmosphere. The travelers, aircraft crew and the pilot erupted in a frenzy of cheers – Yes, that’s what Vegas does to you. It shows you how to party.
A Must-Visit Destination in Trichy – The Mighty Srirangam
Now that we are done covering our stories from our expeditions to the various Cholan temples, we decided to let you in on our travel
Food Hopping in the Streets of Charlevoix and Harbor Springs
No trip is ever complete without savoring the flavors of the local cuisines. There is always that place which makes the perfect coffee, the most delicious fudges, pies or pastries. Or it could be the place itself, that makes you experience food in a different way with its ambiance, location or people.
Celebrating An Easter Weekend In The Empire State – New York
With honking cars, beating drums, camera toting tourists and guys dressed in every imaginable fancy suits ranging from Disney to Statue of Liberty thronging the street, Times Square remains the world’s most instagrammed location and the place with the largest footfall making it true to its name – the crossroads of the world.
The Great Living Chola Temples – Brihadeeshwara,Thanjavur
When we talk about the history and culture of India, it is impossible to miss the contribution of Hinduism from the early centuries. India, predominantly as a Hindu country, boasts of the rich and varied heritage that centuries have bestowed upon us. In the South, the excellence par architecture of the Hindu temples in Tamil Nadu are worth every travel bloggers dream.
To all the women, with love
So here we are, at yet another International Women’s Day. The day where the world goes gaga about how precious women are, the work spaces
A Day and Night in North Goa
Forever is what it took us to plan a visit to Goa. For years, unknown reasons kept us away from one of the most famous
Rants Of A Bird In Flight
Often in the last 3 months I heard questions on where exactly I was – My location pins had people confused, people began to question
SITA – Warrior of Mithila – By Amish Tripati
After having read the Shiva Trilogy by Amish, my natural pick should have been Scion of Ishkavu, the first installation of the Ram Chandra series.
The Guide by RK Narayan
With December comes the season where I spend more time in airports waiting for the boarding, or in the air in the flights or, in
A Tropical Dream – Havelock
What comes to your mind when you think of blue waters and white sands – Thailand, Maldives, Bahamas, Jamaica, Bora bora, Mauritius… The list is
Living a Cyclone Aftermath in the Bay of Bengal – Andaman Diaries
For most of the folks living in East Coast India, it is a well-known fact that Nov-Dec is that time of the year when cyclones