Weekend trip to Belur and Halebidu temples

Belur temple

Two of the most popular Hoysala temples in Karnataka are the Chennakeshava temple in Belur and Hoysaleswara temple in Halebidu. Both these two temples showcase the history and era of Hoysala dynasty. And they are the most visited temples as well. I have been to Chennakeshava temple several times and only a couple of times … Read more

Meenakshi Amman Temple, treasure of Madurai

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

I had heard so much about the Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple. Everybody raved about the religious significance and the architecture of the temple. I like visiting temples because of the architecture and the history they have. And recently on my way back from Kodaikanal, I visited Madurai just to see the gem Madurai Meenakshi Amman … Read more

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, the richest temple

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

The first time I heard about Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple was when I was researching about world’s richest and mysterious temples. It was then that I learned how peculiar this beautiful temple was and how many mysteries surround the temple. Known for its hidden treasures behind the many doors of the temple, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is … Read more

One day trip to Adi Chunchanagiri

Adi Chunchanagiri

In southern part of India, we have a dedicated God and the temple that is worshipped by a household. And for my family it is Adi Chunchanagiri. I have been visiting this temple from my childhood and I have seen it improve and grow over the years. Even though I am not a religious person, … Read more

One day trip to Lepakshi

Lepakshi

It was one of those breaks during Christmas, I was exploring the places around Bangalore and that is when I stumbled upon Lepakshi. Intrigued by its story and the temple, I visited Lepakshi as a one day trip from Bangalore. Are you looking for places to visit around Bangalore? Then go to the section One … Read more

Mysterious story behind the curse of Talakadu

The cursed temple, Talakadu

Do you know the reason why I love India? Because India is a country with so many mysteries and stories, at every corner to be explored and discovered. Its absolutely amazing and mind boggling to hear each one of them. One such story is of the Talakadu town in Karnataka. The legends and the stories … Read more

Guide | Hoysala Temple Trail in Arsikere

Guide | Hoysala Temple Trail in Arasikere

Hoysala temples are not just limited to Belur, Halebidu and Somnathpura temples. I am absolutely in love with these temples. I was amazed to find that there are more than 100 Hoysala temples built around Karnataka. And Arsikere is one such place in Karnataka that also has these hidden Hoysala temples. My friend Divya and … Read more

Trek Shivagange betta

Shivgange

There was a time in my life, during my Bangalore days, where I went on regular bike trips, almost every day of the weekend for many years. I had a list of places on my bucket list and I wanted to see them all. My friends and I rode our bikes to near by places … Read more

One day trip to Mandaragiri betta & Peacock temple

Mandaragiri betta

A couple of years ago, I had seen a picture of the peacock temple on Instagram. I was instantly drawn and mesmerised by its beauty and that immediate moment, the place had made it to my bucket list. So when I visited Bangalore last year, I decided to visit Mandaragiri betta to see the peacock … Read more

Hike to Vaishnodevi temple (Jammu)

Vaishnodevi Katra

Zor se bolo Jai Mata Di One of my ex-colleagues visits Vaishnodevi every year. As soon as I heard she was planning that year, I immediately asked her if I could join her. I always wanted to visit Vaishnodevi as I had heard so much about it. We divided our planning, she took over the … Read more

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