Zugspitze – Journey to the top of Germany

No extent of imagination can prepare someone when reality strikes! Consumption of so many movies, songs and documentaries showing landscapes covered in snow as far as the camera lens could capture yet, when one confronts reality, it is always different. Imagine...

Cruising the Sea and Uncovering the Unknown

Dreams of cruising the sea into the great unknown seems like a fantasy from yesteryear. In this day and age of internet, satellites and GPS tracking systems, one could be excused for believing there is no unknown, nothing uncharted, unmapped or uninhabited. However,...

Backpacking across South East Asia -Ta Prohm, Angkor

If Angkor Wat, the Bayon and other temples are a testimony to the genius of the ancient Khmers, Ta Prohm reminds us equally of the awesome fecundity and power of the jungle.

Quick Monsoon Getaways Near Pune

Some quick monsoon getaways near Pune for a day trip to enjoy the beauty of the Western Ghats in the rainy season …

Miles to go before I sleep VIII – Picture Perfect

  Next Destination: Bandak Thatch - Ht. 8000 ft. (10 KM) 6 hrs Day 9 When we came to Biskeri Thatch, we had descended to 11000Ft. It was all descend now (C'mon, you have to come back some day :P).  Next day I woke up earlier than usual and I was in an off mood...


A Day Excursion To The West Of Leh

We started the Ladakh trip on a soft note with a half-day excursion towards the West of the Leh, all the way till the Alchi monastery and came back richer, both in terms of experience and photographs.

Banaras: A Mystic Love Story

An ode to the magical Banaras, the oldest living city in the world, a mirror of the Indian civilization and Hinduism, a reflection of our Ganga Jamuni tehzeeb, a place of love and devotion and one of the most unique places to visit in India. Also, my favourite city.


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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