Are you Traveling to Jordan?

If you are planning to travel to Jordan, I have some good news for you. Byond Travel is offering the readers of Travel Tales from India Rs 6000 off if you book your vacation with them through this link. Clicking on the link should show you a window with the picture shown above. You can … Read more

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Staying in Hotel Suites- My Experiences

It is not every day that I end up staying in hotel suites. If I count it would be actually in single digit. But my three most cherished experiences stand out due to opulence and practicality! The first experience that comes to my mind was staying in the Levi Spirit Villa in Lapland, Finland. It … Read more

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Performing Animals- What Can a Tourist Do?

First off I use the words traveler and tourist interchangeably, so take your pick. In our travels we sometimes come across a situation where we end up interacting with performing animals. I have to admit I became conscious of the issue only gradually! I derive a lot of pleasure from visiting national parks. I have … Read more

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Of Lunch and Conversations at Bawarchi, Intercontinental, Bangkok

When I travel I usually eat local food. I am a vegetarian but I do not hanker over Indian food while I am traveling. heck I like to travel so much that I could eat just bread and butter and never complain as long I get to see new places or even revisit old ones. … Read more

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A Chance Encounter with a Blind Passenger on Delhi Metro #themetroproject

This long weekend I am staying at my sister’s place. The chance encounter I am referring to, happened in the Delhi Metro. I was boarding it from MG Road station. I hardly ever get into a scuffle for a seat but then I am also human. Today I got into one such scuffle and being … Read more

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Bull’s Retreat, Shivpuri

If you would ask me I would stay in a camp any day over a retreat. But Chhavi had different ideas. She had a great time at the MHE Beach Camp but she didn’t like the nights as the camp has no electricity. I understand that as the camp is in the Rajaji National Park … Read more

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Where My Travels Took Me till March 2015

Time goes by so quickly, it feels like not so long ago when I was writing my new year post. And the first quarter of the 2015 is already over. It has been very mixed 3 months for me. The months have been more painful for the number of trips I ended up saying say no … Read more

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Camping by the River Ganges with Chhavi

‘Whenever I am asked, “How was your vacation?” I have a fixed reply, “Holidays are always good.” But camping by the Ganges with Chhavi was better than good! We were staying at the MHE Beach Camp. As the kid is still small she was underage for rafting. So, the number one attraction on the Ganges was … Read more

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Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside, Bangkok

Staying by the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is a beautiful thing to do. I have had that opportunity when I stayed with Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside. Most of the expensive and iconic hotels are by the side of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. Ramada Plaza Menam Riverside is a five star property. I had … Read more

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Slow Down

They say one of the best advices in photography is to ‘slow down’. I somehow feel it is an advice that I would do well to heed in life as well. It is one of those days when everything feels just like a mad rush. But then I will restrict myself to photography thoughts only. … Read more

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