best road trips from mumbai

Do you enjoy travelling? Yes? Well, then you must travel in the monsoons (or just after) because the rains make everything beautiful. It feels like India is born again, blooming, flourishing and glowing – well in a nature kind of way. You see her in the prime of youth, all decked up in myriad shades of green. Nature does put on a great show for you, and don’t you want a ring … Continue reading best road trips from mumbai

THIS is YOUR next holiday!

Coming your way are travel suggestions for LONG holiday weekends! 2014 has been a good year as far as long weekends go – of course, depending on the days your office choses as its 10 holidays of the year (since that’s how it works in India). August has two long weekends, one is from 15th – 17th and the other from 29th – 31st. The second one is only … Continue reading THIS is YOUR next holiday!

confessions of a serial traveller

i would like to pack my bag, not have to work and travel all my life. wouldn’t you too? BUT (and there is always a but in most dreams) there are bills to be paid, EMIs to be deducted, restaurants to eat at and tonnes of books i must-must own. so we stay put, dig in our heels, settle into this city, feel jealous of RTW travellers and look forward … Continue reading confessions of a serial traveller

an ode to the kumaoni himalayas – verse 2… so it is the north, but where?

the whole north lay open in front of us. there are so many states, so many places, so many different cultures that we haven’t discovered yet and then many places we could visit again… we took a call, that it wouldn’t be about the city, but about the places & people whom we wanted to visit. a friend from post-graduation college had quit the corporate world … Continue reading an ode to the kumaoni himalayas – verse 2… so it is the north, but where?

an ode to the kumaoni himalayas verse 1! where oh where are we going?

traveling to the north is always special. it’s far from where i grew up, and also far from my roots in the south of india. i have few relatives who live that side. traveling there requires thought and then action – meaning a plan. as it’s far for those living below the vindhyas. we decided to spend our christmas and new years freezing at -3* … Continue reading an ode to the kumaoni himalayas verse 1! where oh where are we going?