Vesuvius, Naples – Featured Instagram

Featured Instagram Flavio

Today’s post features Instagrammer Flavio’s picture of Naples with the Vesuvius looming in the backdrop. According to National Geographic, Mount Vesuvius – “the world’s most dangerous volcano looms over the lives of three million people in southern Italy. An eruption in A.D. 79 buried the town of Pompeii (near the… Continue reading

Shopping In Hong Kong – A Two-Day Plan

Shopping in Hong Kong

Let’s face it – we Indians love to shop. And when it comes to shopping abroad, Hong Kong figures prominently in the list of most popular shopping destinations. I must admit that it is a personal favourite too – almost like a second home, as my work takes me there… Continue reading

Rumi Darwaza – Featured Instagram

Today’s post features Instagrammer Richa Bhardwaj’s picture of the Rumi Darwaza in Lucknow, which is one of the finest examples of Awadhi architecture. For more such interesting posts, you can follow Richa on Instagram. India is one of the most beautiful countries despite the filth, pollution and poverty. India is… Continue reading

All Aboard The Magical Le Train du Chocolat!

Chocolate Train

The Chocolate Train – A Travelogue By Punam Mohandas Switzerland’s Chocolate Train is a tour that is eagerly anticipated by children and adults alike. I left Fribourg on a crisp and somewhat chilly morning, to reach Montreux by 8.30am. The train, which looks rather grand in its black and golden… Continue reading

Sariska Tiger Reserve – #RajasthanDiaries Part 2

Sariska Tiger Reserve

Sariska – The Tiger Safari That Wasn’t ! After the hectic day we had yesterday, getting up in the morning was quite a task in itself. Nevertheless, the day found all of us rising early and we met for breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant at about 0800. As our safari… Continue reading

Alwar, Anyone ? Well, Why Not ! – #RajasthanDiaries Part 1

City Palace Alwar

The four musketeers, i.e., Sanjay and his better half, Laveena, my better half, Rani & myself, were itching to go on a road trip again. We had started the year right, with a trip to Paonta Sahib and Chandigarh, but almost three months had passed by, and restlessness had begun… Continue reading