A Complete Sikkim Travel guide for first timers

I have been twice to Sikkim – 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”

Amazing things to do in Luxor – uncovering mysteries

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 here. Here is a list of the Best things to do in Luxor Map courtesy of Wanderlog, a trip planner onContinue reading “Amazing things to do in Luxor – uncovering mysteries”

Ultimate Guide to a hidden gem of India- Lakshadweep.

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- unique but affordable place. We loveContinue reading “Ultimate Guide to a hidden gem of India- Lakshadweep.”

Bygone and beautiful- Chettinad Travel Blog

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 “Bygone and beautiful- Chettinad Travel Blog”

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”

The Delicious heaven – Divine Street food guide to Varanasi

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 “The Delicious heaven – Divine Street food guide to Varanasi”