Studying the Madurai temple complex was part of my architecture academics. Down the lane, I forgot about it until I saw a documentary on Jigar Thanda, a drink made in Madurai. Slowly, we connected the dots of our interests- Ar Geoffrey Bawa – Sungudi Saree- a Temple town and Jigar Thanda. Over a night busContinue reading “The beautifully ancient – Complete Madurai travel blog”
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The unseen carpet masters of Bhadohi near Varanasi, India.
Making process intrigues me more than the final product always. When I meet the maker, I get that sense of satisfaction after they narrate the reason, ritual and techniques behind it. While travelling in Iran, of course, everyone gets allured by the Persian carpets. So I was. But Ashrith was interested in aromatic Iran riceContinue reading “The unseen carpet masters of Bhadohi near Varanasi, India.”
A complete Varanasi travel guide for the first-timer
That one Indian town that every globe traveller has heard of is Varanasi. With the sunrise behind the holy Ganga river at the ghats and Lord Shiva’s spiritualness, the town can allure avid travellers with the great food and shaded alleys. Here is your complete guide to Varanasi – one of the world’s oldest livingContinue reading “A complete Varanasi travel guide for the first-timer”
Travelling with cinema—Iconic film locations around the world.
Movieverse- Part I Any good storyteller can turn your mind towards a unique experience. It not necessarily is a world-famous blogger/explorer. My grandfather who went on a pilgrimage to Varanasi, wrote a diary every day for 30 days during the trip. That Diary is one of the best travel blogs I ever read. My Atte(Continue reading “Travelling with cinema—Iconic film locations around the world.”
What is it like to be an Indian Flashpacker abroad?
ppearance. We all have a “first impression” of someone we just met. After I reply,” I am Sahana / Ashrith, from India”, a few get excited – “Oh Bollywood”. Their first opinions may be based on their mental horizon and how other Indian travellers have behaved. Here is our story – the boons and banes of being a part-time Indian flashpacker.
15 famous Myths about India you must debunk!
It is natural to assume things before knowing a country. I thought most Dutches were stoned all the time because of their Drug Policy until I went there. We assumed most Egyptians would know how to read and write Hieroglyphs. My Mom thought, there is nothing much to see in Thailand other than their beachesContinue reading “15 famous Myths about India you must debunk!”
India travel itinerary
You can travel to India for six months and still not be done with it. 28 states, eight union territories, six climatic zones, various geographical features, culture and heritage of India can take up your lifetime. So it is always best to pick a state or two and explore it wholly instead of pondering everywhere.Continue reading “India travel itinerary”
How should I dress up while travelling in India?
What to wear in India as a foreign tourist – A complete Packing guide to men and women
What-where and how to go shopping in India as a traveller?
India is one of the most affordable countries for budget travellers. From cheapest metal earrings to finely cut Diamond jewellery,- the range of shopping varies from the highest to the lowest. As an admirer of handmade things and an aesthete living in India, I am here to help you go shopping in India at theContinue reading “What-where and how to go shopping in India as a traveller?”
15 Essential Tips for your Travel in India.
Complete travel guide to India by an Insider – 15 tips before you trip in India
Pamukkale – Unbelievably white and beautiful
Must visit place in the world – Pamukkale. A complete guide to explore the traventines and the old city of Hierapolis at Pamukkale
Cappadocia Travel Blog – With Things to do and Not to Do
Many tourists will travel to Cappadocia during their Turkey trip. Many of us forget Turkey’s snowy or lush green natural wonders are as fascinating as its history and culture. Be it a cave house or a weird penis-look-alike rock, Cappadocia’s magical landscape is the strangest of all. You can call it “Moon-like”, “Alien”, or “Extraterrestrial”Continue reading “Cappadocia Travel Blog – With Things to do and Not to Do”