A Tranquil Stay at Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa

As soon as I stepped inside the gates of the Westin Puskhar Resort and Spa, I knew I was going to have a tranquil time! The resort is huge, green and away from the bustle of the city! I was invited to the resort as a travel blogger. I was staying at the Royal Villa … Read more

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A Delightful Stay at Novotel Vijayawada Varun

I have stayed at many Accor properties both in India and abroad. I have been there both as a blogger and as a paying customer. Recently I was invited to Novotel Vijayawda Varun as a blogger and what a pleasure it was! I was particularly taken in my the beautiful interiors of the hotel as … Read more

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Subah-e-Banaras – A Mesmerizing Experience

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I recently got an opportunity to visit Varanasi with UP Tourism and Lonely Planet Magazine India. On our itinerary was Subah-e-Banaras which literally means a morning in Varanasi or Banaras! I am not a morning person by any stretch of imagination. I howl and cry when I am asked to wake up and assemble in … Read more

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The Naga Sadhus at the Kumbh Mela, Prayagraj

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest peaceful gathering on this earth. It happens every three years in rotation across four cities of India- Haridwar, Nasik, Ujjain and Prayagraj (formerly known as Allahabad). This year the gathering is on confluence of the Rivers Ganga and Yamuna at Prayagraj. It is being held from January … Read more

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Dandi Kutir- The High Tech Gandhi Museum in Gandhinagar

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After a few minutes inside the Dandi Kutir Museum I was reminded of the museums in Sharjah and Dubai. I had seen such use of technology only in those places. So, it was a pleasant surprise to find such a modern museum closer home. Dabdi Kutir is the world’s largest museum devoted to the life … Read more

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Things to Know Before You Go to Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj

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When I got an invitation from the UP Government and Lonely Planet Magazine India to visit the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj I accepted it without any hesitation. I was under the impression that I would never be able to do it on my own, so I was thrilled that I could be part of the … Read more

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Clash of the Titans at the Daniell’s Tavern at the Imperial Delhi

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I have visited The Imperial Delhi so many times as a blogger that I have lost count! If I am in town and if they are doing an event I love to go. There is a warmth about the place that makes it unique. I visited the place yesterday for the event ‘Clash of the … Read more

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Local Experiences with Evolve Back, Kabini

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Evolve Back, Kabini is a delight to visit during the monsoons. I was invited on a blogging trip to Kabini by the resort. I went alone as Chhavi could not afford to miss tennis or school. Delhi, NCR were still sweltering hot when I left. Right after I landed at Bangalore, the weather got pleasant. … Read more

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Staycation at Pullman Aerocity New Delhi with Chhavi

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Chhavi and I had the pleasure to go for a staycation (on invitation) to Pullman Aerocity New Delhi for one night. After a while she told me, “this is the most stylish hotel I have come across!” I am always happy to spend time with the kid on holidays and staycations as she is a … 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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