Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple and Other Places

Madurai’s Meenakshi Temple and Other Places

I was on a work trip to Tirupur and due to delay in work I had to stay back over the weekend. Since there is nothing to do in Tirupur and I was not in the mood to sit back in the room. So, I booked a cab for Madurai for 2 days to explore the city and especially to see the famous Meenakshi temple. Madurai is 190 Km from Tirupur and road conditions were good during my travel. It…

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Spiritual Experience at Satkhol Himalayan Ashram

Spiritual Experience at Satkhol Himalayan Ashram

The Himalayan Mountains of India are always regarded as the hub for Spiritual experience and attainment. In our busy city life, we get engrossed in different materialistic things and our spiritual development takes a backseat. I love to travel and explore new places. During my travel, I try to introspect my life, not in terms of materialistic things but as a human being. I am spiritual, not a religious person. I love to visit different religious places because over the…

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Weekend trip to Mysore from Bangalore

Weekend trip to Mysore from Bangalore

Mysore is one of the most well known princely states of India and there are so many interesting stories associated with the royal family. The royal palace of Mysore is one of the best in India. I spent 3 days in Mysore during my weeklong trip to Karnataka. It is very well connected with Bangalore, there are many trains and buses between two cities. It takes about 2.30-3.00 Hrs by train and 3.00-3.30 Hrs by road to Mysore from Bangalore….

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Delhi to Shimla – A Weekend in Queen of Hills

Delhi to Shimla – A Weekend in Queen of Hills

Shimla is one of the most popular weekend destinations in North of India. It was summer capital during the British rule in India. Shimla’s weather is cooler in summer months as compared to the other parts in north India and in winter it is popular because of snowfall. It is around 350 Km from Delhi and road connectivity between Delhi to Shimla is good. There are many good Dhaba types of restaurants on this highway and the food here is…

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Most common travel Mistakes and How to avoid them

Most common travel Mistakes and How to avoid them

I have been traveling on my own for last than 18 years, so I can say that my travel is now in its adulthood. All these years I had traveled to the different places, traveled in different styles, made travel mistakes, learned a lot and these helped me develop as an individual. Travel gave me a feeling of empowerment, liberation, learned from different cultures, stepped out of my comfort zone and confidence to handle different situations. In this post, I…

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Taj Mahal and Other Places to see in Agra

Taj Mahal and Other Places to see in Agra

Taj Mahal in Agra is India’s most popular and most visited destination in India but there are many other places to see in Agra. It is around 250 Km from India’s capital Delhi and very well connected by Indian Railways as well as by road. Though it is just 4 hours drive from my home, I visited it only 3 times till today. Agar is most popular due to the Taj Mahal, which is one of the 7 wonders of…

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Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

“There are no rules for good photographs, there are only good photographs” Ansel Adams. But a little bit of homework can always help us in producing good photographs. Here are some of my travel photography tips for beginners, which I learned over the years. Before traveling to a place always google images of that location. Images can give you a fair amount of ideas in selecting lenses, time of visiting the location & equipment. Time of visiting a location is…

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Offbeat Places in Goa Beyond Beaches

Offbeat Places in Goa Beyond Beaches

Goa may be famous for its beaches, but it does offer a lot more than that. I love the beaches but I love to mix them up with other things. Most of the time the hype of beaches overshow the other places. To understand the culture and to get the feel of Goa, I strongly recommend visiting some of the less touristy places. Here are 10 must-visit places and offbeat places in Goa. Divar Island This small island in the…

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Things to do in Goa – First Timer’s Guide

Things to do in Goa – First Timer’s Guide

Goa is a popular holiday destination for Indian and international tourists. The magnificent scenic beauty of Goa beaches, the architectural splendor of the churches, Old Portuguese houses, some interesting temples and a laid-back atmosphere makes Goa a popular holiday destination. All these things made me visit Goa few times in last one & half decade, to be precise 4 times. I still remember my first trip with friends, we wanted to visit maximum places and at the same time, we…

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5 Must Eat Asian Food from India, Thailand and Vietnam

5 Must Eat Asian Food from India, Thailand and Vietnam

Asian Food is diverse and there is so much food variety in Asian countries. One life is short to explore the food from Asia, I am compiling a list of 5 must eat foods in a country. This is my first post in this series. India is one of the largest countries in Asia with so much diversity in food. The North Indian food is different from South India’s food, food from the west is different from the eastern part…

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