There are many factors that contribute to travel and vacation experiences – destination, weather, costs, activities, food etc. But arguably, one of the most important of all is the accommodation you choose that will be your home away from home. Even if its just for 1 night, a good stay simply adds another dimension to … Continue reading My Top 10 Vacation Stays Around the World
Both me and my partner-in-crime (husband) are the typical Type A's -- we like to plan things in advance. Life can become too mundane, especially when you are in New York in your 30's. Work and social obligations consume you and whatever time is left of it, you are too tired or unmotivated to … Continue reading A road trip to never forget: New Zealand 2016_South Island
Safari in the African bush is not complete without following these stories for hours. Here is one that I brought back with me.
I recently had a revelation. Similar to a few other instances, I was telling some stories to a friend from my visit to Morocco a few years ago. Just when I was in the middle of the narration, I suddenly realized I actually had to strain my memory to recall the finer details. That's when I … Continue reading Travelogue: Little Memoirs – Morocco (2010)
So here it is. It's kind of a calling. I am convinced. It really just happens when it's meant to happen. It's mysterious, this attraction. It's a conspiracy between space and time. Many mountaineers who think they have seen it all, must come to the Himalayas. I don't think there is anything, ANYTHING, quite like … Continue reading Never, Never land (Spiti ‘2012)
A rather rickety bus ride in a loud video coach, the smell of someone’s stomach gone real bad (ughh!) and a tiring day to follow. Not a very exciting way to start a new chapter in one’s life..eh? Through all of this, though, I sat almost smiling, comprehending what was in store for me in … Continue reading Matkas, Moodas and Madikeri
As I saw that train approaching, I could feel a trail of sweat trickling down my back. I was headed to South of Mumbai that Mumbaikars very fondly refer to as 'town' or the more recent SOBO (South Bombay). This was one of those spontaneous days when I just sprang from my work desk, picked … Continue reading The sweet smell of nostalgia and SOBO