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!
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
“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
What a brunch we had at 24@43 last Sunday, and I can’t stop bragging about it. 24@43 is the main restaurant of Crown Plaza Electronic City, Bangalore and is located on the lobby level. The restaurant showcases modern decor, splendid settings, display kitchen and glass roof adding the natural light. I have visited the restaurant… Read More 24@43 – Sunday Brunch
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’!