Category: Travel Tales

It’s Not That Time of the Year Without… #WordsMatter

It’s not that time of the year without….. LIGHTS! …Diya! …..Lamp! ….Bokeh Lights! …Candles! ..the city prepped for Diwali! …so is our Home! ..the moon for Karwa Chauth! …and my happy Boo! I am co-hosting #WordsMatter Monthly Blog Hop along with Corinne from The Frangipani Creative and Parul from Happiness …

10 Things to Do When in Amritsar

There is no dearth of things to do in Amritsar, the spiritual capital of Punjab. From indulging in delicious Kulchas to visiting the world-famous Golden Temple, there is everything for everyone in this beautiful city. Today, on World Tourism Day, I want to share my experiences about Amritsar -a place …

Narayan Ashram: An Offbeat Gem of Uttarakhand

As the car takes a turn towards the sharp winding curve, I mutter under my breath, it isn’t so bad. In fact, the majestic green hills on both sides of the road is a sight to behold. After each hairpin, nature throws a surprise at me – there is a …

Things to Do in Krabi, Thailand

Given an option to go back to Thailand, I would choose Krabi any day and just stay there. These days, I wake up wishing I could be immediately transported back to the beautiful beaches this island has to offer.  Those days with a mango shake in hand, walking along the …

Divine Justice by Judge Uncle

Ours is a land rich in culture and heritage. It is a land known for its enthralling mythological tales and spellbinding stories. Such tales have been passed on from generation to generation and they not only excite and inculcate interest, but also impart morals and values to the younger generation. …

Garhwal Hills, Uttarakhand – A Travel Guide

Uttarakhand, the Abode of Gods aka Devbhoomi is a beautiful northern state of India. It is a land nestled in the majestic Himalayas- Nanda Devi, Panchachuli, Trisul to name a few and locked among the mighty rivers- Ganga and Yamuna in its varied forms. Snow clad mountains, lush green forests, …

In the Abode of Peace and Serenity – Golden Temple, Amritsar

I remember the first time I visited Golden Temple which was soon after my wedding. As fate would have it, there was a special ceremony and I couldn’t enter the Gurudwara because of a never-ending queue. I was baffled by how my husband looked all glum. I didn’t know he had …

Summer Essentials to Pack When You Head to the Shore

The temperatures are soaring and the first day of summer has made its glorious mark in various parts of the country. The sun is pouring all its harshness in the name of the summer season. All you want to do is head to a seashore and make the most of …

The Wagah Border Ceremony Will Give You Goosebumps

Five years ago, husband and I took a trip to Amritsar to witness the Wagah Border Ceremony. And oh, guess what! He took me there for our honeymoon. That’s a true blue Fauji, don’t you agree? About 31 km, ie. a 45-minute drive from the Golden Temple, Amritsar is a …

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