A Complete Sikkim Travel guide for first timers

I have been to Sikkim twice – The first one was not so successful (because of some dumb decisions my friends and I made). The second time, it was splendid, and I crossed the border to explore Bhutan by bike. After learning from my mistakes, Sahana wandered in Sikkim for 16 days. So you canContinue reading “A Complete Sikkim Travel guide for first timers”

Unique Things to do in Luxor, Egypt

Luxor may be small in size, but don’t let it fool you into thinking, “There are temple ruins in this ancient Thebes. That is all”. Because there is a lot to do/see/hear, and experience in Luxor Here is a list of the Best things to do in Luxor Map courtesy of Wanderlog, a trip plannerContinue reading “Unique Things to do in Luxor, Egypt”

Ultimate Guide to Travelling in Lakshadweep, India.

When the last boy in your friend’s group gets married, it has to be celebrated big. Right?. Honestly, I was tired of the usual Bangkok and Phuket parties. Especially after hearing Sahana’s Thailand chronicles beyond Bangkok and Pattaya. I knew I wanted to go somewhere else with my boys- a unique but affordable place. WeContinue reading “Ultimate Guide to Travelling in Lakshadweep, India.”

Travel Guide to the bygone beautiful -Chettinad, India.

As a true Indian non-vegetarian, Chettinad meant “tasty spicy chicken and quail curries” for me. Sahana’s favourite Attanggudi tiles and Chettinad sarees surfaced occasionally. But we never knew a mansion town existed in this region until we read about Tamil Nadu & South East Asian country connections. Indeed Tamilians were India’s first maritime traders. HereContinue reading “Travel Guide to the bygone beautiful -Chettinad, India.”

Best things to do in Varanasi

It is fascinating how a not so big town of Varanasi can indulge travellers in a variety of experiences. The bustling Banaras have been travellers’ sought after destinations for ages. Let me show you what 30 exciting things you can do in Varanasi during your next trip. 1. Rejoice in the Ganga Ghats. Ganga dividesContinue reading “Best things to do in Varanasi”

Varanasi-city of love, light and life

“Two days in Varanasi wasn’t enough at all – I want to go again”- Sahana and her mom kept saying this after their 2017 trip. Wondering why they loved it so much, I watched the movie “Masaan.” The burning ghats they showed in the movie shocked me. I watched the movie “Mukthi Bhavan” later. StrangelyContinue reading “Varanasi-city of love, light and life”

Varanasi Street Food Guide.

We had a friend from Banaras. Every time she whines about how badly she misses Banaras food in Bangalore. She never found our Panipooris and golgappa enough and loved our Dosas most. I argued with her, wondering what was so great about Banaras food until I went to the spiritual and food heaven of VaranasiContinue reading “Varanasi Street Food Guide.”

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