This Village in Maharashtra is the first Book Village of India

Bhilar in Maharashtra: The first Book Village of India My search for unique stories brought me to a small village Bhilar in Maharashtra. Located between Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar in Satara district, Bhilar is a quiet...

Pamban Bridge: India’s Answer to London’s Tower Bridge

Pamban Bridge: India's Answer to London's Tower Bridge Pamban Bridge connects Rameshwaram, the holiest city in India to the mainland India. The bridge is nothing less than an architectural marvel. Rameshwaram, one of the holiest towns...

Ponmudi: Hill Station near Trivandrum

My quest for discovering interesting places brought me to Ponmudi. Ponmudi, a small hill station located approximately 65 kilometres away from Trivandrum will leave you wondering how marvellous Mother Nature can be. You think...

22 Kund Snanam and Ramanathaswamy Temple Darshan in Rameshwaram

As the clock struck 3 in the afternoon I checked in my hotel S R Residency. My plans of retiring for the day went for the toss after a short conversation with the receptionist...

Sungudi, The Tie and Dye of Madurai City: Current Scenario and Revival

Sungudi, The Tie and Dye of Madurai City I was introduced to the term “sungudi” during my recent trip to Pochampally. Sungudi is essentially the traditional tie and dye, only that it is specific to...

Getting Adventurous in Gandikota

My hapless tryst with long weekends are no mystery and there was nothing new this time as well. But the only good thing about the whole trend is, in the end it aways works...

Things Going Wrong in Hampi

My Hampi Experience At the very outset this is the much awaited rant on my recent Hampi visit. Hampi is one of the most preferred destinations for solo travelers especially for women. Even on internet...

A Day at Hampi Island

Hampi is synonymous to temples and its rich religious history. But I had a different revelation after my recent trip to Hampi. Though Hampi’s history and existence is majorly credited to the temples of...

Shore Temple is Hard to Miss in Mahabalipuram

Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram Shore Temple is the first thing that pops up in everyone's mind at the mere mention of Mahabalipuram. Mahabalipuram is a UNESCO World heritage site situated between Bay of Bengal and...

UDAN: Shimla-Delhi Flight, Everything You Need to Know

UDAN : Ude Desh ka Aam Anagrik  Air services shouldn’t be just for the elite class, with this idea PM Narendra Modi launched the Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme. UDAN is a regional connectivity...