Rajmachi : A Getaway Near Mumbai

Looking for a drive into the wilderness, I chose Rajmachi, being not too far from Mumbai. Mapping the co-ordinates, I realised I could easily make a day trip. From Lonavala I drove through tiny lanes and in between village homes. Moving on, I approached a dry river bed, which looked like it was used as a pathway going … Read more

Champaner : A World Heritage Site

We took half a day off at Jambughoda Palace to visit the nearby Champaner World Heritage Site. It’s some 25km from the Palace and the drive is one of the most beautiful I have had in Gujarat. Clean winding road with Jambughoda Forest on either side. At Champaner, we visited Professor Ghanshyam Joshi, who has … Read more

Eat Out Mumbai : Sernyaa

The best place in Mumbai for Momos. As if that’s not enough, perhaps the best for Tibetan food in Mumbai. Sernyaa is located close to Infinity Mall in Andheri West, opposite the Lotus Petrol Pump. Phone: +91 022 65741005, +91 9820531935185, Oshiwara Link Road, Adarsh Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai Also in Oshiwara: Phone: +91 22 6678 … Read more

Jambughoda Palace and Wildlife Sanctuary : A Serene Experience

On our way back from Velavadar to Mumbai, we were looking for a stop-over. And we found the enchanting  Jambughoda Palace at the Jambughoda Wildlife Sanctuary. The drive from Velavadar to Jambughoda was mostly ok, with the exception of a detour we made to visit the Vadhvana Wetlands. By the time we left, it was late and we … Read more

Tara’s Place : A Warm And Loving Homestay in Jaipur

A home away from home. Tara’s Place epitomises the simple words, and is situated in the heart of Jaipur, the Pink City of India. What makes it special is its cozy comfortable rooms, lovely small gardens, interconnecting passages and many relaxing spaces. But what makes it extra special is the company of amazing people who … Read more

Prabalmachi : A village in the hills

Prabalmachi (390 metres above sea level), is a quaint little village hidden in the hills off the old NH4 (Mumbai – Pune highway). On your way to Pune, on the NH4, before the first highway toll booth, take a left. Drive towards the Prabalgad Fort. The road is fit only for an SUV and after … Read more

Manor – Wada – Suryamal – Khodala – Igatpuri : Awesome Drive

Well, that’s pretty much the post. Coming to the beginning, we started from Andheri West, Mumbai, took the NH8 (Western Express Highway) to Manor – Wada – Suryamal – Vihigaon – Khodala – Igatpuri and back by the NH3. Most of the drive is through a picturesque route, almost without any place to stop and … Read more

A brief but unforgettable visit to Edinburgh, Scotland

We were traveling to London for a film and had only a couple of days off.  However, not wanting to miss out on Scotland, we decided to visit Edinburgh, the City of Castles. After plenty of searching online, we found the charming  Teviotdale House, a fine example of a Victorian Edinburgh town house, built in … Read more

Eat Out Mumbai : Sneha

Sneha is an amazing place for a good Malayalam meal. Cant say how authentic it is, but seems to be the best place for that food in Mumbai. Do try the beef-fry with parotta and the fish thali. Its in Mahim, Mumbai, opposite Paradise Cinema. Ask for their desserts. Either the payasam or Ela Ada … Read more

A photographic journey into Udaipur

Lakes, Heritage, Silver and sunsets! Winding lanes turn the golden light into a maze of shades and long shadows. Inside the walled city an aura of history envelopes you through the many arches, bridges and ghats. The mysteries of opulence melt into shimmering waters! Suddenly you get drenched in a colourful explosion emanating from a … Read more