Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India

This one is all about fan girl memories, Lake Palace was not my first choice for this vacation, a long holiday weekend with sky high airfares is what fated me here. Having stayed in a few other palace turned hotels I did not expect to be awed by this one. One of the most photographedContinue reading “Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India”


A world of it’s own. Writing this blog with a prayer of thanks to the Universe for giving us such a wonderful world, and to the Almighty for giving me the means and opportunity to explore and experience a small part of it. On a somber note please do your bit for sustainable tourism, don’tContinue reading “Mexico”

Kashi ? Benares ? Varanasi ?

For a city that’s supposed to be older than history it’s kind of obvious that through time people know it by various names. As Mark Twain said…Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together. Supposedly the oldest city in theContinue reading “Kashi ? Benares ? Varanasi ?”


Land of Smiles It’s been so long since I last travelled that was about to grow roots. I mean by now any place would seem like heaven. So maybe my enthusiasm for Phuket can be colored by desperation. Covid situation currently better there was less trepidation this time than the last vacation. Hope all remainsContinue reading “Phuket”

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Emerald, Blue and You Though it’s known as Andaman & Nicobar Islands tourists mostly visit Andaman. It’s home to Sentinelese tribe, who are hostile to any human interaction and known to kill anyone who approaches them. Exact number of this tribe is not know, it’s guessed at 50 to 100. This is not the idealContinue reading “Andaman & Nicobar Islands”


Land of high passes This title is so apt as it has Khardung La pass at 17,582 feet, Chang La pass at 17,586 feet and Kela pass which is yet to open for general public at 18,600 feet. These are some of the highest motorable roads in the world. While driving through Ladakh what comesContinue reading “Ladakh”


Abode of clouds An Instagram post drew me to this virgin state in India, the video was of a waterfall, pristine and alluring. For a travel addict it’s never known what triggers the need to just pack bags and go. It’s Covid times and everything was so uncertain, never the less I started my researchContinue reading “Meghalaya”


Once you travel to Croatia it will be with you always …the sun drenched towns the cobbled pathways, friendly trusting people. I though I was flirting with it, but I fell in love, now the memories keep calling out, once more it whispers. This country in Europe has so much going for it. One ofContinue reading “Croatia”

Palace hotels of India

It’s a fascinating world where there is grandeur, history, romance, intrigue and in the midst of all, whatever happens  the belief “Atithi devo bhava”  which translated means Guest is equivalent to God. Indians believe guests are to be revered.   India has an incredible number of experiences to offer and staying in one of the palaceContinue reading “Palace hotels of India”