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

Bananthi Maari betta trek

Bananthi Maari betta trek

One of the most beautiful one day hikes (treks) around Bangalore is the Bananthi Maari betta. It is a hidden gem around Bangalore which is not very popular. Even over the weekends, there are hardly any people on the trail. Technically, Bananthi Maari betta is a hike as it is just one day hike. But … Read more

Malleswaram, a trip down the memory lane

Malleswaram 8th Cross 02

Malleswaram, or also spelt as Malleshwaram, is a prime shopping area for North Bengaluru, the abode of delectably crispy dosas for gastronomic aficionados and spiritual/religious centre for the pious but to me, Malleswaram is home. A nest that has shaped me into who I have become today. If you are visiting Bangalore for the first … Read more

A complete guide to Malleshwaram

Railway track, Bangalore

Fellow travel buffs, welcome to Namma Bengaluru! In this post, we shall explore Malleshwaram, part of Old Bangalore. So, fasten your seat belts! Let me give you a virtual guide to Malleshwaram. Are you visiting Bangalore (officially called Bengaluru) for the first time? Read the travel guide to Bangalore. PIN for later reference About Malleshwaram … Read more

One day trip to Omkar Hill

Omkar Hills

Did you know that Bangalore has a clock tower that chants ‘Om’ at every hour of the day? Yes, Omkar Hill is a beautiful and spiritual place where you can hear Om chanting. I had visited the Omkar Hill when Rajarajeshwari Nagar was still considered as outskirts of Bangalore. Are you looking for places to … Read more

Bangalore’s food guide

Bangalore Palace

A few weeks ago I wrote about the ultimate travel guide to the Bangalore city. Now is the time to write about Bangalore’s food guide that one can use and cherish the food that is available in this amazing home city of mine. Bangalore is a multicultural city and it has food for all. It … Read more

Heritage walk in Bangalore to see churches on MG Road

Holy Trinity Church, Bangalore

As part of our routine Globetrotting Girls India Bangalore meetup, my friends and I decided to do a Bangalore photo walk. We wanted something easy and a route that provides plenty of photographic opportunities. So we selected the three churches around Bangalore’s Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road. Thanks to my friends Rashmi and Divya who planned … Read more

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