Kalimpong/Darjeeling

It was a totally unplanned trip, thanks to the unfavourable weather in North Sikkim, we had to find alternatives to spend the last three days of our vacation and we chose the Gorkhaland. Driving through NH 31A which winds along the banks of the river Teesta, it took us close to three hours to reach … Continue reading Kalimpong/Darjeeling

Kanyakumari

Bharatha bhooshira mandira sundari bhuvana manohari, Kanyakumari The first thing that comes to my mind when I think of Kanyakumari is the beautiful song from Kannada movie Upasane, describing the southernmost tip of India. In Kanyakumari two moments are priceless and both have to do with the sun – the dawn and the dusk. We … Continue reading Kanyakumari

Thiruvananthapuram

It suddenly feels as if I took a long break from writing. This post is long overdue as it's already been a good 3 months since I visited the capital of the God's own country. Our first stop in Thiruvananthapuram was Kovalam, a crescent-shaped beach town by the Arabian Sea. Kovalam is very close to the … Continue reading Thiruvananthapuram

Alappuzha

If  you are longing to get away from the hustle-bustle of the city, to a quaint little town for a relaxing and peaceful weekend, Alappuzha aka Alleppey is the place. Popularly known as Venice of the East, Alleppey is a city with picturesque backwaters, canals, beaches and of course houseboats. We took a flight to … Continue reading Alappuzha

Solang Valley

A few kilometers off Manali, on the way to Rohtang, you know you have reached Solang Valley when you see lush greenery, snow-capped peaks and colourful paragliding chutes against picturesque backdrop. Solang Valley is well-known for adventure sports. I have all sorts of adventure sports to check off my bucket list. Manali gave me a … Continue reading Solang Valley