Bandaje Arbi Falls trek via Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Bandaje Arbi Falls trek via Ballalarayana Durga Fort

Whenever I am in Bangalore, I find every opportunity to run away to the mountains in the Western Ghats for treks and hikes. And in that quest to find new mountains and places in the Western Ghats, I decided to head to Bandaje Arbi falls trek. Technically, Bandaje Arbi falls is a hike and not … Read more

One day trip to Jolly Buoy Island from Port Blair

Jolly Buoy island

I am in love with Jolly Buoy Island. A definite visit from Port Blair is to the spectacular island called Jolly Buoy Island. With transparent pristine blue waters and amazing coral reefs, Jolly Buoy Island is one of the untouched and protected islands of Andaman and Nicobar islands. PIN for later reference Where is Jolly … Read more

A visit to Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry Palace, Kochi

A visit to Mattancherry Palace happened by chance. I was strolling through Fort Kochi when I met an auto rickshaw driver. He mentioned to me about the Mattancherry Palace. As I always say, locals know the best and it is always wise to talk to the localities to know about a place. PIN for later … Read more

One day trip to Mekedatu

Mekedatu the goats leap

Mekedatu makes for a perfect one day trip from Bangalore. It is one of my favourite places as the gorge, the river and the people are just very beautiful. I had visited Mekedatu as part of a work outing. The village and the place were breathtakingly spectacular and the visit to Mekedatu had been the … Read more

The never forgotten stories of Cellular Jail

Cellular Jail, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

One of the most emotional places I have visited is the Cellular Jail. It is a witness to the sufferings of many of our freedom fighters and soldiers who went through hell in the name of fight for freedom. When I visited Cellular Jail the first time around, I did not realise the importance and … Read more

3 reasons why moms are best travel buddies

My mom and me at Chidiya Tapu

Finding the right travel buddy is hard. There are many a times where you could be best friends with someone but cannot travel with them, especially if it is for longer travels. Over the years, I have traveled for about 40 countries in 6 continents. I have traveled solo, with friends and family, strangers and … 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

10 reasons why Gujarat must be on your travel list


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

10 ultimate bucket list items for Fiji


I have visited Fiji only once and it was for a very short period of 4 days. As part of my first visit, I did the usual touristy things and missed out many things that I wanted to do. Ever since my last visit, I have been listing all the things I would like to … Read more

5 things to do in Malleshwaram


Malleshwaram is my home in Bangalore. I have always lived in the area and I have had plenty of childhood memories. It is an area where the older part of Bangalore mixes with the modern era. There are certain parts of Malleshwaram where time stands still. Well, we do have Jayanagar and Chamrajpet which are … Read more

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