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 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
“Chandni Chonk, Delhi” most of us relate this to traffic chaos, narrow streets, food, and shopping, but I relate Chandni Chonk to one of the most spiritual places, and this is because Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib is situated here. Originally constructed in 1783, to commemorate the martyrdom site of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru.… Read More Spiritual Journey……Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Delhi
Food in India is diverse, the cuisine is widely divided from South to North, spicy to mild and vegetarian to non-vegetarian. To enjoy the rich and spicy food you must have healthy palate. Food in India can be intimidating, and to eat like a local in Delhi one does need to know where to go.… Read More Capital of India…..Del(h)icious!
“Give Time a break…..Pondicherry” , the tag line one will see at many prominent locations in Pondicherry. Pondicherry or Puducherry, is one of the Union Territories of India, and was under French rule till 1954. It’s also known as “The French Riviera of the East”, the French influence can be prominently felt in Pondicherry. The… Read More Pondicherry….’Give Time a Break’!
“Hello! Hello! Barang” is what you will hear from kids followed by giggling and smiles when you are walking through villages or towns of Cambodia. ‘Barang’ in Khmer means French and history dates back to the French colonial era. After years of planning, finally I reached to explore enchanted beauty, rich history and religious monuments… Read More Empire of Khmer – Siem Reap, Explored
My favorite meal of the day is breakfast, and whenever I find spare time on my hands, I go extra mile to get the unique meal experience. Over the course of last few months, I was on roll to visit various places for breakfast. Having visited many, I got my own top list(not in particular… Read More Craving for Breakfast – My List of ‘Top 12 in Bangalore’