​Sisters visit the brother and his neighbour

I am sure the readers are wondering about the title of this blog! The brother I am talking about is Sikkim, popularly known as the brother of the seven sister states of Northeast India. And his most favourite neighbour happens to be Darjeeling. My cousins and I(The sisters in the title 🙂 ) visited Sikkim … Continue reading ​Sisters visit the brother and his neighbour

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Monsoon Magic in the Nilgiris

Three years ago when I visited Ooty during the rainy season, I was not a very keen traveler. Nevertheless, I still knew when I didn't like a travel experience. That Ooty visit was one such experience. All we did was visit popular places in Ooty which were packed with tourists. The city roads were jammed … Continue reading Monsoon Magic in the Nilgiris

Exploring the Unexplored – Goa

A Trip to Goa is there on almost everybody's bucket list. There are people who holiday in Goa at least once a year or two. I am one of the people who has almost successfully done that from the last few years. Having lived in Goa as a dorky high school kid, I feel at … Continue reading Exploring the Unexplored – Goa

5 Things I observed during Savandurga Trek

It was my third weekend trek in a row and I was left sunburnt yet satisfied having done these three treks back-to-back. Savandurga trek is one of the things to explore in Bangalore during weekends. Some of the interesting things I discovered during the Savandurga trek are:- 1) Steep Rocks are not scary to trek … Continue reading 5 Things I observed during Savandurga Trek

Unforgettable Kodachadri

You never seem to have enough of a weekend getaway, yet I venture into a number of them. I always crave for more while I depart. A true nature enthusiast cannot be content with just a weekend for seeking tranquility in the Kodachadri hills. Though I only had a day and a quarter in these […]

Conquering Madhugiri

A city dweller like me awaits an opportunity to get away from the chaos and bustling crowd, even if it is for a day. Madhugiri happens to be the first among my numerous trekking plans around Bangalore to get executed successfully. We were a group of 15 heading for The Madhugiri Trek on a Saturday. … Continue reading Conquering Madhugiri

Wanderlusting Solo

Bags Packed. Phones Charged. Passport in the handbag. Off I trotted to the bus stop to catch the airport bus at around 10 in the night. As I showed my ID to the security at the airport entrance and walked towards the Indigo Baggage Check-In Counter, I could feel my heart racing. I just couldn't stop smiling. Exitement was … Continue reading Wanderlusting Solo

Every stone has a story to tell and So do I

  Memories of Hampi continue to captivate me even a year and a half after visiting the place. The pictures etched in my mind are as sharp as the stone carvings in Hampi. It was my first planned trip to a place of historical importance. As a child, my parents took me along to Hampi and many other historical places. … Continue reading Every stone has a story to tell and So do I

We Live and Die but the Mountains are here forever

Waking up to sounds of birds, gushing streams,rustling leaves; living with nothing around but greenery,fresh air and some snow-- All these were a treat for someone who lives in Marathalli , probably one of the most polluted and busy areas in Bangalore. I savoured every bite of this treat for ten days amidst the Himalayas. … Continue reading We Live and Die but the Mountains are here forever