A Winter Morning At The Residency of Lucknow

A visit to the Residency in Lucknow on a foggy morning of the Winter, when I took a sombre trip to the past, to the turbulent times of 1857 and the siege of Lucknow.

Capturing Your Cruise: How to Take the Best Photos

Part of the fun of going on vacation is capturing your memories. Certain holidays can prove challenging to photograph, however, and cruises are one of them. Here are some tips on how to snap some great pics while cruising up to Alaska, around the Mediterranean Sea and...

The Importance of Travel Insurance for Round the World Trips

[divider invisible] If you are busy planning your round the world trip, first of all I’m sure you’re bursting with excitement! But secondly, have you thought about your worldwide travel insurance whilst you’re away? It all seems very boring I know, especially when...

Colorful Rajasthan: Jodhpur- The Blue City

fter a day long journey through the ravines of Aravalis and the increasingly arid plains we reached Jodhpur on the evening of 21st February ’13. We had booked a room in the Shivam Guest House near the Ghantaghar Market (Clock Tower Market) of old...

Colorful Rajasthan: Jodhpur – Umaid Bhawan Palace

ur second day in Jodhpur started quite early. Though we had not planned to do too much of sightseeing today, there was still a lot to do and Ekta wanted some hours spared specifically for shopping. So after a hectic breakfast, we were up and out on...


Across The Khardung La

An intimate affair with Khardung La, one of the highest mountain passes in the world, at 17,582 ft, that I crossed four times in a matter of two weeks.

The Sun Temple At Modhera

A hot October morning in Mehsana took me to Modhera, to a beautiful Sun Temple dating back to the 11th Century AD. A glowing specimen of the Solanki architecture, the ruins of this temple left me both awestruck and sad!


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.


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