Why you shouldn’t and should travel to the Himalayas in Monsoon season

Monsoons in the Himalayas! tips and a fool proof checklist

Enjoying the Graceful rains from our cosy apartments with a cup of coffee and travelling during the monsoons are totally different experiences :p
Here is what happened while travelling to North Bengal and Sikkim during early monsoon this year. Also curated an idiot proof monsoon checklist 🙂

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The other side of Goa

I’ve heard how people fall in love with Goa. I read a few old stories in which foreigners burnt their passports to stay back in Goa; stories of how they found their spiritual path in this place. Stories of how Goa was part of the earliest hippie trails, and how the RV culture we dream […]

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Capri – The chic Island

Capri the chic island

There are books written, movies made and poems sung about this beautiful Romantic city of Rome. But for me, it was not an Eat pray love story in Rome.Guess it was not my cup of tea. I didn’t feel like staying there for more than two days. It was late April and was already full of tourists […]

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The Synagogue​ encounters

A day that filled me with Regret and changed my perception towards Mumbai city forever!! If I’d met Levi at a metro station or at work, I wouldn’t have given him a second glance. He looked more or less like an Indian, spoke Hindi and was dressed in a kurta

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Hut Life @ Sadhana forest

sadhana forest Auroville Pondicherry

I am writing this post sitting by a mud pool, smiling while looking at the tiny scratches on my skin I acquired while indulging in forest seva. I couldn’t be more proud of them if they were war scars. Earlier that day during breakfast seva, Liz and I were talking about her brother who got […]

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Alacati – A Hideaway on Turkey’s Aegean Coast

Windmills in Alacati

The 90’s hits mix the cab driver played transported us to memories of our childhood. We danced in our seats to ‘My heart goes shala la la la’ and my heart was literally going sha la la at the gorgeous sunset. It felt like we were heading towards a bright peach sunset at the road’s end. The canyons […]

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Jam Appetite – Memories from Alacati

visit alacati

A week after the Herb Festival, the streets of Alacati are empty of tourists. The Herb Festival is a celebration of locally grown herbs, fruits and vegetables endemic to the region. It is a way to protect and promote the regional species. It happens at the start of spring, with cold breezes and sunshine throughout […]

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Inside the Victoria Terminus/CSTM : In Photos

CSTM unesco heritage site

I’ve been to the Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus over a dozen times.  While I really admire the architecture, I never noticed that there was a rail heritage museum just beside the entry/exit gate which could allow me to go upstairs and witness the charismatic colonial interiors. Of course there was a meusem; it’s a UNESCO world heritage […]

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Serene & Pristine beaches around the world with almost no tourists

Ilica Beach – Alacati, Turkey Month Visited: April It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that I’d never seen a calmer or more peaceful beach than Ilica. A week after the Herb and Vegetable Festival, Alacati is empty. The locals are waiting for summer to start and tourist to come in. The weather is already […]

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