Russia guide

A comprehensive Russia travel guide for first-timers : Part 1

A comprehensive travel guide for first-timers who are planning a Russia trip, especially from India. With tips on the right season to planning a visit to Russia, useful information and official links to obtain a tourist voucher as well as a Russian visa; suggestions around a two-weeks Russia itinerary along with a sample itinerary; this is a one-stop Russia travel guide to begin planning that much-awaited trip of yours to Russia.

hussainsagar lake

A bohemian Hyderabad itinerary with off-beat things to do in the twin cities

I convinced myself that a detailed Hyderabad itinerary with a list of places and off-beat things to do in this Indian city of Hyderabad, also encompassing the places to visit in Secunderabad, needs to be blogged. Because these cosmopolitan twin cities – Hyderabad and Secunderabad, together known as the ‘City of Pearls’ is more than …

Jammu Mahotsav 2019

Jammu Mahotsav – A paean to the rich culture, heritage and art of Jammu region

One day, by chance, I was reading an article on Dogra culture and Dogra history, and coincidentally, an invite popped in my mailbox to attend the Jammu Mahotsav 2019. And, I wondered what witnessing this off-beat event would be like. Although I was interested in exploring the Dogra culture and its rich history in the …

Indian School of Hospitality

Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) , Gurugram – A benchmark in hospitality education, tourism and culinary arts

Indian School of Hospitality(ISH) in Gurugram, India, is setting trends in the fields of hospitality and culinary arts education apart from the tourism sector, with its comprehensive curriculum and practical training methods. Here is an inside glimpse of the campus through my lens and words. Disclaimer: This is neither a sponsored post nor a press-release. …

Alwar

5 must-visit places in and around Alwar on a weekend getaway from Delhi

On one of the weekend getaways from Delhi, we decided to visit Alwar, after we researched a bit on the best places to visit near Delhi within 200 km. Alwar was found to be easily accessible on a short trip from Delhi. Embarking on this road trip from Delhi, driving on the highway to Alwar, flooded …

self guided vegetarian tour of Chandni Chowk

A self-guided vegetarian food tour of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi

Chandni Chowk and good food go hand in hand. And, a self-guided vegetarian food tour of Chandni Chowk with family, on a Sunday, threw many surprises our way. The 400- year-old Chandni Chowk stretch was a rhapsody of vintage frames, divine flavours, mazy lanes, bygones dotted with bloodshed, ornate doors, and a cauldron of varied …