Enchantment

Travel, no doubt makes one experience varied culture, art, cuisines and gives immense satisfaction.But it can also take away precious things from your life. Maybe not always but seldom, it can prove to be a taker and not a giver. Who can know better about this two-faced ‘Travel’ than a nomad...

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Backwaters of Kerala – An Indulgence with Responsible Tourism

The month of October always brings back fond memories of my trip to the backwaters of Kerala. It has been seven long years since we undertook our family trip to Cochin and this wonderful vacation remains as the most cherished sojourn till date. I love Cochin and is one place apart...

TajMahal at Agra – A different perspective through my lens

The TajMahal at Agra does not cease to mesmerize tourists and travellers from around the world. The same holds good for us Indians too , as I am back from my fifth trip to the Taj. Old monuments and buildings fascinate me to no end since my childhood and so do...

Unfurling the colours of Umbrella Village in Chiang Mai

  “Everyone wants happiness, No one wants pain. But you can’t have a rainbow, without a little Rain“ Well, what if you are embraced and protected from rain by a whole Umbrella village and are still shown a vibrant rainbow! It indeed would be wonderful, right? I exactly found something similar...

The Fascinating Case of Bottled Critters in Laos-Snake Wine

Disclaimer: I am not promoting the usage of Alcohol/Snake Wine or its consumption in any form through this post. This is just an account of my off-beat experience and an experience of a varied culture. Traveling and exploring new places is  a way of life for our family and I enjoy it...

Never Ending Musical Notes of the Singing Hills – Dainkund

I was composing the blog post on the mesmerizing Bhool Bhulaiyya of Lucknow, yesterday, and was reminded of our trek across the Singing Hills in Chamba. The path through the woods was haphazard, full of danger of getting lost and gave us a sense of accomplishment upon reaching the destination- yet it...

Memorable Labyrinth of Bada Imambara

Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh , India- is synonymous with the Imambaras. I am a Hyderabadi and I always found a connect between the city of Nawabs-Lucknow and City of Nizams-Hyderabad. From the architecture to the cuisines, there is always a similarity between the two places.On our city trip...

A Colonial Experience!

Nestled among the lower ranges of the Himalayas known by the name of Dhauladhar, facing the majestic PirPanjal ranges, away from the maddening lives of the city and its dwellers is a majestic hill station in Himachal which boasts of a rich colonial heritage and stories. This small, sleepy and sluggish...

Demons of Atmos – The Final Fall

Disclaimer: This story isn’t for the faint-hearted. All characters and places are intentionally not coincidental. It is a longgggggg story, so grab a cuppa and make yourself comfortable before you read on. Prologue September 2017, Delhi The blue sky was suddenly hijacked by dark grey monsters, engulfing whatever and whomsoever came...

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Creating Tomorrow Together, a lot better with GMR Varalakshmi Foundation

I remember that every Hyderabadi took pride in the inauguration of the Hyderabad Airport in the year 2008, including me. Whenever, I fly in and out of Delhi and Hyderabad , I am awed at the massiveness of the project. Ofcourse, I did know about GMR as a business giant during...

Why am I regularly irregular with blogging

I am excited to return to the blogosphere, writing and blogging after almost a month of hiatus. O.K.,I do accept that I have been regularly irregular with updating my blog for the last couple of months.No,no….this time around I am not giving any excuse except that the factors of hindrance are too...

A sneak peek into my Thailand Trip -Video

Back to Blogging 40 days of travelling with just some intermittent rest, traversing across Thailand and India from North to South is reason enough for me to start blogging again! Yes, finally, after a long hiatus found time to update my blog. Cognizance The realization of having not blogged all this while...

Hearing now and always,is now here- Cochlear!

“When you lose your vision, you lose contact with things. When you lose your hearing, you lose contact with people” ~Helen Keller CochlearTM  – the global market leader in hearing solutions, is striving towards reviving the lost contacts of the hearing impaired children and the society, by bridging the gap between...

5 REASONS TO VISIT CHINA

  “ He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.” ~ A Chinese Proverb  I have been so intrigued by China , its culture , its traditions , its magnificent monuments since childhood that I have nurtured a secret desire to visit this ‘Land of...

How I remained a Half Girl Friend

“I am sharing a Half relationship story at BlogAdda in association with #HalfGirlfriend” My first glimpse of him I clearly remember the day when I first saw him in the Summers of late 90’s. Hyderabad was famous for its blistering dry heat unlike its cool counterpart of Bangalore or humid Chennai, then. However, that...

A Name is a Name is a Name……

‘A Name is a name is a name’ and I strongly believe in this. Alright, I have modified the very famous quotation of ‘Rose is a rose is a rose’ by Gertrude Stein to suit my requirement. But, roses and names are not as simple as they are made out to...

The Varied Hues of Royal Rajasthan

Infinite mounds of fine sand, large stretches of parched lands, scanty greenery, endless mirages with hamlets of mud houses, around scattered water bodies. Isn’t this the imagery one recollects upon hearing the word ‘desert’? Added to this imagery are the exquisite and exotic palaces of the royals, locals wearing colourful turbans...

Enchanting trek across DK

“Climb mountains not so the world can see you but because you can see the world.” I love escaping into the wilderness of the mountain ranges. The snow capped mountains of Himachal are very special. They humble me with their magnificence , reverberate positive vibes and engulf the wanderer in me...

Conquering the witches in the folklore of Dainkund- Himachal

Conquering the untameable is often seen as the will of the mightiest. And, this holds true when we hear the innumerable folklore that sing the praises of the Mighty, making them – immortal among the mortals. The mountains are always full of mystic folklore and the people here, have their own...

Braving the waters of River Ganga

Before you embark on this experience of mine, please do read Adventurous Outing at Rishikesh blogged under Letter A of #AtoZChallenge The canoeing , hiking and travelling the previous day, made us snore away to glory,until we were awakened by the camp staff the next morning, to have our Morning Tea/Coffee. Waking...

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