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  • Mumbai Diaries

    As I am still reeling under my Colaba hangover, I thought its best if I write about some of the many fantastic buildings that are found that side of town. The…

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    Abode – Mumbai’s First Boutique Hotel

    One of the most fun things we have done was to check into a hotel in the very city we live in! Off course we didn’t check into a hotel down…

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    Food Souvenir – Kahwa, The Flavour of Kashmir

    I tasted Kahwa first time in on a cold winter day in March 2013. It was my first visit to Kashmir. I was invited by the Khyber Resorts in Gulamrg. There…

  • Maachli

    Most people would associate the term ‘Maachli‘ with fish. It was on a nature walk on a bright morning that Prathamesh, our host at Maachli (an intimate and breathtakingly beautiful home…

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    Hilton Shillim – Waking Up To Bird Song

    The chirp of the red vented bulbul drifted in loud and clear, followed by a faint echo, as the bird probably flew into the distance. Then there was deep silence broken…

  • 5 Things To Do In Chennai With Kids

    I have written about many places and varied experiences, but never about my hometown Chennai. Here’s my pick of top 5 things you should do in Chennai, especially if you are…

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    Skywatch Friday – Magical blue skies of Ladakh

    I love looking through all my travel photos over time. Sometimes you come across photos and you stop and think – ‘wow did I witness something so beautiful’. Here’e one from…

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    Tranquebar – Land of the singing waves

    What’s in a name? Well not everything. But a coastal town in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu with a name like ‘Tranquebar’ certainly had a magical ring to it and…

  • Skywatch Friday – Rumbak village, Ladakh

    As the clouds gather in the sky today, my mind goes back to the pristine blue of the sky as seen in Ladakh. The sky in Ladakh is an azure blue…

  • Skywatch Friday – Pangong lake, Ladakh

    After hours of driving when we finally reached Pangong Tso we were overtaken by awe and disbelief. The latter cause such beauty is hard to come to terms with. You can…