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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 […]

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 [...]

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. [...]