Thanjavur, a cultural hub of Tamil Nadu

Thanjavur, a cultural hub of Tamil Nadu

Seeing my blogposts, I suddenly realized that I have been partial to my home state. There are only few posts dedicated to my home state, Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu The name ‘Tamil Nadu’ invokes mixed feelings to different people in India. Be it the traditional arts, remarkable temple architecture, interesting culture (Not to mention the boundless love for Tamizh), spicy cuisine, excellent coffee(Read Kumbakonam Degree coffee), quaint hillstations or it’s people, everything in Tamil Nadu is going to take you…

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Remnants of Portuguese era in Goa

Remnants of Portuguese era in Goa

True to the old Portuguese saying, “Those who have seen Goa, don’t need to see Lisbon”, the Portuguese who occupied the region had left a fare share of their traces behind in Goa. From the impact of Portuguese in their architectural type to the influence of Portuguese in their cuisine, everywhere you go in Goa, you would find something that reminds you of Europe or Portugual in specific. A photo story on where you can get to experience the colourful…

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A day in Kolkata, City of Joy

A day in Kolkata, City of Joy

The city with yellow black taxis; the city famous for it street food; the Indian city where tram rides are still available; the city where Durga Pooja is celebrated at its best and the list goes on. Stay – Hotel Lindsay Lindsay which was built in 1978, is very popular among foreigners from that time onwards. On seeing the foreigners waggling to and fro in the hotel, we wondered at how we got such decent offer in a reputed hotel…

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Kolkata – A Foodie paradise

Kolkata – A Foodie paradise

Kolkata being a foodie’s paradise, we were confused to choose among the incredible varieties of Bengali cuisine. We had plethora of street foods to be tasted along with excess of sweets to be savored. Let me list out the few foods we had in our Kolkata trip. Bengali Thali and Sonish Elish in Bhojahori Manna First thing we did in Kolkata was to head to Bhojahori Manna for treating our taste buds with an authentic Bengali food. We ordered a Bengali…

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Merry Go Round in Mt Titlis

Merry Go Round in Mt Titlis

Mt Titlis When we started from Interlaken west to Mt Titlis, we were least aware of the beautiful train journey ahead.Our train crossed the Beautiful Brienz, Magical Merigen to finally end in a splendid valley called Engelberg from where the cable car ride starts to Mt Titlis.From Engelberg station, a quick walk following the direction board will leave you at cable car starting point. You can also take a bus from Engelberg to Mt Titlis. With Swiss cows bells ringing…

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Taste of Goa – Must have goan foods

Taste of Goa – Must have goan foods

When his way to heart is through food, instead of planning a travel itinerary, you plan a detailed food itinerary. I charted out  a rough travel plan in such a way that we get to experience the best gastronomical delight in our three days. Goa, being a treasure trove of spices, cocunut, fresh fish and prawns, you would find a perfect blend of these ingredients in Goan cuisine. Ok! Let me get you straight to the palatable food we had…

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Monsoon oasis in North Goa

Monsoon oasis in North Goa

Goa in Monsoon was like a fairytale to me two years back. So when I was looking for a perfect monsoon oasis this year, I was instantly reminded of Goa.Even after three visits to Goa, this place keeps calling me back and there is always something new to experience. Read further to know what all Goa had offered me this monsoon! Influence of Portuguese architecture near Saligao The route from Panjim to Saligao is exceptionally beautiful dotted with pretty Portuguese…

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Rajasthan Itinerary

Rajasthan Itinerary

25 Dec 2017 I was sitting in my place reading an article about Rajasthan and thinking how three years back I had nearly missed being made to the land of Maharajas, Rajasthan. 23 Jan 2018 I am sitting in the airport looking at the tripod and backpack, again dreaming about Rajasthan. But this time, I am going to live this dream. When the land of royalty finally called us to its solace, we couldn’t be more happy. That was a…

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Jaipur

Jaipur

Between rugged hills and fortified walls, lies this bustling city full of life, trying to handle the enormous tourists’ visit. Amidst all this, Jaipur’s magnificence is something that is going to take you on a journey to the glory of yester years. How naive I was to think there were not much to see in Jaipur? City has got lot of touristy and non-touristy places to it. And how badly I wish for another trip to this place. Appreciate the grand…

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Interesting things about Rajasthan

Interesting things about Rajasthan

Color coordinated city Every big city in Rajasthan is color coordinated. Wondering what I am talking about? See! Jaipur as pink, Jodhpur as blue and Jaisalmer as golden and finally Udaipur as white. Food Treat your taste buds to the royal taste of Rajasthan. For a South Indian like me, it was a blissful treat to have tasted so much of it’s delicacies. Indeed a Foodie’s heaven. Arts and Artifacts Whether it is the handcrafted wooden puppets or the metal…

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