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At The Back Of Beyond With Junoon In The Hills

At The Back Of Beyond With Junoon In The Hills

Perched prettily on the slope of a mountain, Junoon in the Hills is a beautiful boutique resort, more of a personal residence with just the right combination of comfort and luxury that makes it a perfect reclusive getaway…

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most travelers will fall prey to a travel scam no matter how hard they try to blend in with the locals. While not all scams can be prevented, it’s important to take extra measures to avoid them. The first step in avoiding a scam is learning how to identify one.

Explore the Most Idyllic Italian Islands

Explore the Most Idyllic Italian Islands

While the Italian mainland offers no shortage of scenic vistas, art and culture, its network of islands offers unspoiled charm. From white sandy beaches to rugged volcanoes, you’ll find an abundance of natural beauty punctuated with open-air terraces and rustic cathedrals.

DESTINATIONS

Where I shall go there is no where…

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Photography

Freezing a moment in time, for eternity…

The Old Man With Prayer Beads

A very patient Ladakhi gentleman in a traditional attire and a prayer bead always in his hands, who agreed to pose for us.

Faces From Jammu & Kashmir – Kargil & Apati

At Kargil and Apati, we got a priceless opportunity to peek into the lives of the people of Apati and some great portraits !

Faces from Jammu & Kashmir – The Bakarwals

Bakarwals are nomadic tribal spread across the Pir Panjal and Himalayas and are mostly shepherds. They live in tents and keep moving from one place to another.

Faces from Jammu & Kashmir – Wusan

Starting a series of portraiture posts dedicated to the charming people of Kashmir and Laddakh, the first in the series being Wusan where we spent two days.

Different Faces of the Legong Dance

Various Faces of the Balinese Legong Dance by the accomplished dancers of the Sadha Budaya Troupe in the Ubud Palace

Old Goa (2013) – A Reminiscence

Old Goa (2013) – A Reminiscence

Goa has almost become an annual pilgrimage for us now. So like last year, we made a visit to Goa again, with a new set of friends. Spent a quiet day in Old Goa and visited Se Cathedral and Basilica Bom Jesus. Some photographs from this trip, with a new camera and same...

Ganesh Utsav in Pune and the Dhol-Tasha Pathaks

Ganesh Utsav in Pune and the Dhol-Tasha Pathaks

The Ganesh Utsav in Pune came with its usual cheerfulness this year and we had the chance to witness the festivities. We visited the famous Dagduseth Ganapati, the Mandai Ganapati and then went to Kasbapeth to see the puja there. The best part of the festivities were...

Vishwa Shanti Stupa

Vishwa Shanti Stupa

Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) in Rajgir (Rajgriha), Bihar is one of the 80 Peace Pagodas built by the Japanese around the world. Made of white marble, this magnificent pagoda is dedicated to the eternal wish of lasting World peace and a nuclear weapon free...

Lifestyle

Food, shopping, books, films, this and that of everything …

Yoga on your travels!

On the occasion of the International Yoga Day on 21st June, we bring to you some simple yoga breathing exercises and asana to rejuvenate you each morning and relax you at night.

The Bombay Bronx

Last week, we happened to visit Bombay Bronx, a perfect gastronomic ode to the maximum city and a visual treat at that…

Hoppipola – All Day Bar & Bonhomie

Hoppipola which means ‘jumping in puddles’ in Icelandic, is an all day bar (and bonhomie). The restaurant cum bar is beautifully decorated and lively with some fun stuff and cool music.

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