Udaipur is located in Rajasthan, is also referred to as the ‘Venice of the East. The city is located around the water lakes and is surrounded by lush green hills of Aravallis. Udaipur was founded in 1553 by Maharana Udai Singh II as the capital of the Mewar Kingdom. Even now, this city offers an… Read More Udaipur – Capital of Mewar Kingdom!
For a while, I was planning to do a bike trip, and Kanyakumari was on my travel itinerary for long. I happen to combine both and set off on a road trip to Kanyakumari. Since I was flexible and had lots of time available for this trip, I decided to take few detours, travel at… Read More My Royal Enfield, Me and Road to Kanyakumari!
Ranthambore is one of the largest tiger reserves and national parks of India. It is located in the Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan. Ranthambore was formal hunting grounds for the royals, spread over 1300 sq km. The name Ranthambore came from the fort within the reserve which divides two major hills of the reserve, Rann… Read More A Great Preserve; Ranthambore National Park!
There was a jade figurine of reclining Buddha at our home, a remembrance of my great grandfather. When I was a kid, I used to hear a lot about “Rangoon” for a sole reason because my great grandfather lived and worked in Rangoon. He was a civil engineer, part of pre-independence colonial workforce, helping East… Read More Weekend In Yangon!
All right, it has been a while! The travels I did before the pandemic, writing about them went on back-burner, due to various reasons. Back now with first in series “48 Hours in Tokyo“ Since I had limited time in Tokyo, I planned all my actives beforehand. Here is my top list of activities to… Read More 48 Hours in Tokyo
So the story goes like this…. I was in the middle of planning solo bike ride trip from Bangalore to Kanyakumari(to be covered in another blog), when I stumbled upon an article on Rameshwaram. Once I read it, I was sold to the idea of including an extra day in Rameshwaram for the holy bath… Read More Divine Experience! Holy bath to wash the sins…
“You will be in Mumbai during the Ganesh Chaturthi”, that’s what my wife predicted about 10 days before the Ganesh Chaturthi festival, when I returned back to Bangalore from Mumbai. I did put a wager on it because I was sure that I am not going back to Mumbai soon. Little that I know that… Read More Ganesh Chaturthi, As a Mumbaikar!
All right – it’s been a while, work and travel kept me busy. Spending lots of time in India especially in Mumbai(as the locals would say Amchi Mumbai), made me realize that I am in love with the city I never imagined to live in. I instantly started missing Mumbai, when I went on a… Read More The sounds of City! Amchi Mumbai….
One brunch which I strongly recommend(when in Mumbai)…. and one brunch which I started backwards – from desserts to starters. The visit to Seven Kitchen was long due, many Sunday’s after my original plan, I finally managed to spare time for this brunch. I must say, it was worth waiting for. The buffet spread was… Read More “Seven Kitchens”……Eat Like a King!
From a long time, I have been planning to visit ‘The Smoke Co.’, but due to my extensive travels I was not able to visit. Finally I had some time available last Sunday, and I exactly knew what I am going to do with this time. First impression was great – high ceilings, natural light,… Read More “The Smoke Co.” – Simply Sumptuous