Category: Travel Tales

Why Every Indian Must Visit Jallianwala Bagh

I grew up reading and listening to the sacrifices and brave tales of our freedom fighters. My dad played a huge role in it, mostly because he was my History teacher. I used to listen to his lectures in awe and all thanks to him, I could always envision the …

Soul Searching in Rishikesh

Let me make a confession right away. The first time I visited Rishikesh was just like any other tourist. Having put up in Roorkee, Rishikesh was a perfect weekend getaway. All I did was check the top things to do in Rishikesh on various travel websites, then roamed around for …

A Walk in the Malsi Deer Park | Dehradun Zoo

Some things don’t change. Say, a day out with your friend or a walk in the zoo. What if both of these are combined, that’s a memory to cherish forever, don’t you think? That weekend was epic, at the Malsi Deer Park, now Dehradun Zoo, doing one of my favorite things …

Best Bollywood Songs for Your Road Trip

When the husband received his posting order a couple of months ago, we decided to hit the road this time than opting for rail or air. Yes, why fly when you can instead take control of the wheel and explore the world at your own pace? The very first thought …

The name’s Bond, Ruskin Bond!

On books and friends, I spend my money; For stones and bricks, I haven’t any. – Ruskin Bond It was the eve of New Years and I knew it was going to be just another day. After all, we weren’t stationed in a metropolitan city and did not have any …

An Evening in Haridwar

I was unprepared the first time I visited Haridwar. Having put up in Roorkee, the place was a perfect weekend getaway. That was it. I didn’t even get my facts right and quarreled with the husband like a child, over the fact that the Hari in Haridwar suggested that the …

Safari World, Bangkok is not just a Zoo!

When we were preparing an itinerary for Bangkok and considering how many days we should spend in this gorgeous city, I knew I had to keep an entire day to visit the Safari World. Safari World, Bangkok is not just a zoo, where the animals are bred in captivity! There …

You Ought to Know This! Scams in Thailand!

Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. All thanks to its pristine white beaches, stunning landscapes, exotic islands, beautiful Buddhist temples and spectacular wildlife. I know that I was painting a perfect picture, the last 24 posts on Thailand. But, yes! No rose is without …

Xploring Bangkok : A Love Letter

Dear Bangkok, I love you. I never thought I will be head over heels in love with you; for I understand that you are a bit messy, brooding, complicated and intense (most of the times). You are not for everyone and I had a cultural shock when I came to …

Walking Street, Weekend and Floating Market

 I had mentioned before the various options of Shopping in Bangkok – the exquisite malls including MBK Centre and Siam Paragon. How about some street shopping? Where should I head to, to collect some souvenirs? The answer lies here – Walking Street, Weekend and Floating Market. Walking Street, Weekend and Floating …

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