UNESCO World Heritage Site Rani Ki Vav, the Queen’s stepwell

Rani Ki Vav, Queen's stepwell

Are you a sucker for architecture and history? Are you one of those who chase the UNESCO world heritage sites? Then Rani Ki Vav must be on your list. It is one of the most spectacular sites I have ever seen. The architecture and the carvings at the stepwell are truly spectacular and I would … Read more

3 places to see at Vadnagar

3 places to see in Vadnagar

Have you heard of Vadnagar? I am sure every Indian must have heard of the town as it is the birthplace of our current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But did you know that it is also an ancient town that has many things to see and do, especially that relates to a lot of … Read more

10 things to do at Ekta Nagar

10 things to do at Ekta Nagar

I was pleasantly surprised to know about the beautiful town of Ekta Nagar. Famous for the Statue of Unity, Ekta Nagar is much more than the statue itself. It is a place that acts like a mini self sufficient city and has so many things to do and see for tourists. In this post, I … Read more

The spectacular Modhera Sun temple

The spectacular Modhera Sun temple

Imagine the sun setting behind a Sun temple. The dramatic colours of the sky with a spectacular temple structure in the foreground seems straight out of a movie. The scene is something that can only be felt and seen and any words to describe it seems less. And this is exactly what happened when I … Read more

5 reasons why Statue of Unity must be on your bucket list

Statue of Unity (SOU)

I must confess that I underestimated the Statue of Unity. My impression of this humongous statue changed once I saw it and I was awed by the engineering and the detailed work that had been done in creating this magnificent marvel. After seeing it from up close, I highly suggest having the Statue of Unity … Read more

10 reasons why Gujarat must be on your travel list

Gujarat

A few years ago, my friend and I traveled across Gujarat for 10 days and it was one of the best travels we have done. Gujarat has so much to offer and is a beautiful state offering from historical sites to delicious food. This post is to tell you why Gujarat must be on your … Read more

Story of Raja Ravi Varma

Raja Ravi Varma painting

Every South Indian would have heard stories of Raja Ravi Varma, while growing up. Raja Ravi Varma was a very common famous name that was discussed at our homes, movies and galleries. He was a legend and all of us at least had one copy of his painting at our homes. There are many Indian … Read more

Types of paintings in Indian culture

WARLI PAINTING

The past few months have been extremely hard on all of us. During this lockdown period, I have revived my old skill in painting and sketching. I have also been reading a lot about different cultures, especially Indian culture. And I have discovered that India not only has many languages and religions, it also has … Read more

Rann Utsav (Kutch desert festival) in Gujarat

Rann of Kutch

Rann Utsav Who doesn’t fancy a beautiful tent on the magical white sand desert with the perfect pleasant weather! And how about a spell-bounding sunset or a glowing full moon in the background? And some camels to go with? Is this too much to ask? Does this sound too dreamy, to be true? Am I … Read more

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