5 lakes to visit in Bangalore

Lalbagh, one of the oldest parks in Bangalore

The city of Bangalore was once known as ‘City of lakes’. It is believed that the city had more than 280 lakes. Unfortunately, most of these lakes were a victim of over construction and urbanisation. Urban development caused 19 lakes to be converted into bus stops, golf courses, apartment complexes and others. Now the government, … Read more

15 things to see in Lalbagh, one of the oldest parks in Bengaluru

Lalbagh, one of the oldest parks in Bangalore

Bengaluru or Bangalore, known as the Garden city, has many gardens and parks. But the two oldest and the most popular public parks are Lalbagh botanical garden and Cubbon park. Both of these are like the crown jewels of Bengaluru city. As part of my venture Bengaluru Prayana (prayana means journey in Kannada), my friend … Read more

14 One day treks from Bangalore

Antargange Trek

Who does not love an easy one day trek? Bangalore is blessed with many hills and forts around the city that make a perfect one day trek from Bangalore. Each one of them is special in their own way and each has a story to tell. I have been trekking around Bangalore and trying to … Read more

Tipu Sultan Summer Palace

Front view of Tipu Sultan Summer Palace

Did you know that Bangalore has a summer palace that was once used by Tipu Sultan? I always wanted to visit this amazing piece of history but had never been able to do so until recently. As I have been exploring my own city these days, I decided to head to Tipu Sultan Summer Palace … Read more

Bangalore Fort, a step back in time

Bangalore Fort

Would you believe me if I said that Bangalore has a fort of its own? Yes, in the heart of Bangalore city lies a spectacular piece of history. Bangalore Fort is one of the hidden gems that is surely one of the must visit places in Bangalore if you are a history or a fort … Read more

6 things to see between Trinity Circle and Church street

Vidhana Soudha, Bangalore

Bangalore is blessed with many historical places and museums. There are walks that you can do to see and explore these beautiful landmarks. And one such walk is a relaxed and easy walk between Trinity Circle and Church Street. There are plenty of things to see along the way which are unique and are of … Read more

Sandesh, Museum of Communication

Keep quiet and collect stamps, bags at Sandesh museum

With all the digital innovations, it is sad to see how hand written letters are an ancient thing these days. Gone are those days when we used to write letters and send postcards to our loved ones. In a feeble attempt to bring back those good old days of letter writing and communicating, I have … Read more

14 places to see from Malleswaram to MG Road

Cat at Malleswaram, Bangalore

The best way to see and explore a place is by walking around that place. Walking is definitely my most favourite way of traveling and experiencing the local life. In a quest to understand and get some exercise in Bangalore, I walked a lot. I had made a rule that if a distance between two … Read more

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