Kausani : Best view of the Nanda devi range

Date of the trip: 21st Nov 2020 Let me give you a couple of moments just to absorb the magic of that stunning blog cover photo. And just so you know – it’s real, and it’s magnificent. The three Trishul peaks right on your face in Kausani are hypnotizing and slyly overshadow the humble NandaContinue reading “Kausani : Best view of the Nanda devi range”

Ranikhet : 15 things to do when you don’t feel like doing anything

Date of the trip: Nov – Dec 2020 Ranikhet, a small sleepy mountain town in the lower hills of western Himalayas, home and headquarters of Kumaon and Naga regiment – it’s where my parents currently live. When you have a home in one of the most scenic towns in the country, and when (you are)Continue reading “Ranikhet : 15 things to do when you don’t feel like doing anything”

Nainital : 7 things to do in a day during a pandemic!

Date of travel : 01st Dec 2020 Nainital is one of the most popular holiday destinations in North India. In the list of best honeymoon destinations in Himalayas, it sits right next to Shimla and Darjeeling. While staying in Ranikhet, one weekday (while my parents went to respective offices – smirk!) we decided to goContinue reading “Nainital : 7 things to do in a day during a pandemic!”

Birdwatching In Goa

Date of the trip: Sept – Oct 2019 Although our holiday aspirations are always based on perfect birding seasons, our actual leaves are always based on when we get a break between projects, we don’t have too much control over what season we end up in at any destination. Most would say November to FebruaryContinue reading “Birdwatching In Goa”

Andamans : Honeymoon destination 101

Date of the trip: 21st Nov 2013 to 27th Nov 2013 The first thought while going through the photographs of our trip to Andaman Islands was ‘out of the whole wide world, how did we ever decide on this destination?’ It was our honeymoon after all, our first adventure together after the roller coaster rideContinue reading “Andamans : Honeymoon destination 101”

Kolkata : City with indefinite history, culture and traditions.

Date of the trip: 11th Jan 2020 to 13th Jan 2020 What better way to start the new decade than to get lost in the largest delta in the world? None other than the delta of Ganges of course! Here the mighty river finally merges with the Bay of Bengal. Here, Ganga Mayiya (as sheContinue reading “Kolkata : City with indefinite history, culture and traditions.”

Agra : Wah ‘TAJ’!

Date of the trip: 1st Dec 2019 Read this post to see how you can plan an exciting long weekend loop road-trip from Delhi to Bharatpur to Agra with a half day trip to Fatehpur sikri. Since the earliest time of my life, I remember Agra to be a family favorite city, as it is forContinue reading “Agra : Wah ‘TAJ’!”

Fatehpur Sikri : One with the grand entrances

Date of the trip: 30th Nov 2019 Read this post to see how you can plan an exciting long weekend loop road-trip from Delhi to Bharatpur to Agra with a half day trip to Fatehpur sikri. The great king Akhbar had sought the blessing of the Saint Sheikh Salim of Sikri while wishing for aContinue reading “Fatehpur Sikri : One with the grand entrances”

Delhi – Bharatpur – Agra

Trip taken: 29th Nov 2019 to 1st Dec 2019 A long weekend at hand, Sunny, me, my parents and my brother decided to drive down to Bharatpur from Delhi which was essentially a birding trip. Due to close proximity, we planned a stop over at Fatehpur and Agra while looping back to Delhi. It’s aContinue reading “Delhi – Bharatpur – Agra”