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
Srilanka – the island country is an incredible mix of beaches, heritage sites, Buddhist temples and monasteries, wildlife national parks, European styled hill towns with
During our recent trips to Arizona, we had the opportunity to explore the famous Canyons of Arizona. Among these, Antelope Canyon would stand out as
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.