Category Archives: Travel

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Humayun’s Tomb: New Delhi

“Spectacular!” that’s what visiting US President Barack Obama said about the Humayun’s Tomb on his recent visit to India. I was also pleasantly surprised by the grandeur and magnificence of the monument. This beautiful red-stone monument in Nizamuddin (South Delhi), built over 450 years ago is being looked after thanks to the major renovation exercise […]

Destination Coorg

252 kms from Bangalore and 1525 m above sea level lies Coorg which means ‘dense forest on steep hill’. Coorg is often called the Scotland of India.

Being one of the closest getaways from Bangalore (apart from Mysore), it is a nice place to spend a weekend.

The misty hills, lush forest, acres and acres of pepper and coffee plantation, orange groves, undulating streets and breathtaking views are what make Coorg an unforgettable holiday destination.

Fact File : Chail – Himachal Pradesh

It might not be one of the Top 10 Hill Stations in India as per mustseeindia, but Chail has all the makings of a perfect holiday in the hills. And the icing on the cake is that it’s not as crowded as some of the top 10! Chail is about 350km from Delhi and it takes […]

Delhi’s Wedding Shopping Bonanza – Part II

If the heat, rain, sweat and absolutely no bargaining skills is killing you – do not fret there are some great air-conditioned stores to choose from. They have more or less similar things and it’s a matter of your choice and luck that will change the ‘how-great-is-this?’ rating for these. Here is a look at […]

Delhi’s Wedding Shopping Bonanza – Part I

Love or Arranged, Marriages will be absolutely no fun without the wedding shopping. Or so I believe! Weddings give not only the bride and groom the freedom to splurge freely, but also an occasion for the invitees to shop for that special outfit. As we all know, Punjabi weddings go over the edge sometimes, most of […]

Patiala Super ! The best of Patiala

Have you ever noticed how so many good things have the word Patiala suffixed, or maybe it’s the other way around. Patiala has all the awesome stuff in the world. Take for instance, the Patiala-salwar, the Patiala-jutti and I’m sure you’ll definitely agree with the Patiala-peg ! On my recent visit to the city I […]

Fact File : MHOW

Have you guys seen the Madhya Pradesh Tourism advertisement? ‘Hindustan ka dil dekha…’ Isn’t it awesome? I totally lov it! Not only is the jingle catchy, the concept was clutter breaking and most of all – enjoyable. For me the thought of Madhya Pradesh takes me to the years I’ve spent in Mhow. Mhow?!? Haven’t […]

Shopping in Delhi – GK1

GK’s famous M block market is an elite shopper’s paradise, not for the clothes or the accessories but more for unique ‘fashion-parade’ by people who wander around in the market. Stores in GK range from the usual branded shops of Levis, W, UCB, Adidas, Reebok, Puma, Esprit, L’ Affaire and so on, but what makes […]

Travel Tips: Udhagamandalam / Ooty

Someone once told me that one should not see everything in a place, so that there is always a reason to come back. Never-the-less, I have some ‘Must do’s’ about every place that I’ve been to. The Travel Tips series are some of my notes-to-self which I thought I’d share with you guys.

Unique Shopping Destinations within Delhi

78% of all men/women when asked about his/her ideal way to spend their leisure time would say Shopping. It a way to de-stress for some, for others it’s the reason why they earn. Purchasing something new, innovative, colorful, antique basically anything interesting gives most of us shoppers a high. But for the other 22% shopping […]