Photography Tips for Maeklong Railway Market Near Bangkok

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I have been lucky to visit the Maeklong Railway Market near Bangkok twice, the first time in 2016 and then in 2018. I was not too thrilled with my photos on the first trip. But the second time around I was better prepared. So, this post is about photography tips for Maeklong Railway Market near … Read more

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Tooriji ka Jhalra Jodhpur

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I am a big fan of stepwells. When I realized that there is a stepwell, Tooriji ka Jhalra in the old city at Jodhpur, I decided to go. The cab dropped me off at Ghanta Ghar or the clock tower. It was my first foray into the old city even though this was my second … Read more

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Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach

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Mumbai and I usually meet when I have to attend an event in the city. This trip was no different. I was attending OTM and I was staying at Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach. I was hosted as a blogger. This time I was supposed to stay for two nights but it was not to be. … Read more

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A Village Called Nirona

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I discovered the fascinating village of Nirona on my third trip to Kutch in Gujarat. I admit I am not big on crafts. But Nirona changed that completely. Our group visited 3 houses in the village, each specializing in a different craft. There was Mr. Husen’s home where they made copper bells, then we were … Read more

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Exploring Kutch with Rann Utsav 2018

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I went back to Kutch in Gujarat for the third time in 2018. You may ask why do I keep going back to the same places? The answer is that I get to see only so much on one blogging trip and there is always more to explore on subsequent trips! My 2018 (and 2016) … Read more

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Sampath the Cliff Jumper from Galle, Sri Lanka

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I have a soft spot for Galle as I visited it with my nephew first! We were staying at Unawatuna and hopped over to Galle in 2013. Then meeting Sampath the cliff jumper from Galle in 2018 has added another fond memory to it! So here I am at Galle again, writing this post as … Read more

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A Trip to Budapest #sisteract

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I dragged my sister, Alka Dwivedi, on a vacation to Budapest with a transit in Rome. I had to use every trick in the book to make her travel, I told her she was going with me this year even if I had to kidnap her! Here is her account of our travel to Budapest! … Read more

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Traveling to Kargil with Axis Dil Se

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I have a personal bond with Ladakh, this blog came into being because of our trip to Ladakh, way back in 2005. Little did I know that one day I would quit my full time job as a professor and do full time blogging. I traveled for the fourth time to Ladakh for the Axis … Read more

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A Day Trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui

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I have visited Thailand 9 times by now. I am quite at home in the country. I went back to Thailand in September 2017 with Getaway Goddess to Koh Samui. I did a day trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Samui. While Koh Samui is beautiful in its own right, Koh Nang Yuan is … Read more

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Mercure Dwarka A Modern Hotel in an Ancient City

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I have stayed in many Accor hotels both as a blogger and on my own and I quite like them. They offer a wide range from Ibis Budget to Sofitel, Fairmont, Raffles and more! They have something for everyone and in my opinion that something is good. I was invited to Mercure Dwarka (Gujarat) as … Read more

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