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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Must-Visit Places on a Day Trip to Borivali

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Suppose, while you are about to book Puri hotels online, you realize that you do not have much time to travel back and forth from eastern India. Yes, you feel heartbroken as you will have to cancel your plans. However, what if instead of cancelling your trip you could change it? If you are from … Read more

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Natural Therapy – Witnessing the Absolute Greenness of Lonavala

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Lonavala is a perfect hill station destination when in Pune or Mumbai districts. Lonavala was discovered by Lord Elphinstone, Governor of Bombay Presidency at the time. Lonavala is situated at an altitude of 622 metres, in the Sahyadri range. Khandala is called its twin hill station. Lonavala is known for the world famous hard candy … Read more

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Palladium Hotel Mumbai

I recently stayed for one night at the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai (Now St. Regis) I was attending 2015 Discover Thainess an event which was held at the hotel itself. The rooms were booked for us by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. We were greeted by the staff at the ground floor. As most of us had very little … Read more

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Haji Ali Dargah, Mumbai

It all started with a visit of Nisha and her husband to my 28th floor room at the Palladium Hotel, Mumbai. We were there to attend 2015 Discover Thainess event. I had a room with the view. Over tea, they pointed out that the structure in the water was the famous Haji Ali Dargah. Now … Read more

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If You had to Pick Only One Picture- Discover Thainess 2015

The Discover Thainess 2015 campaign was launched in Mumbai on February 25 by the tourism and sports minister of Thailand Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. I was invited to attend this complete visual delight. I present you the same in pictures! The Tourism and Sports Minister of Thailand Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul The minister addressed the press conference and unveiled the … Read more

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Shaniwar Wada, Pune

Shaniwar Wada, Pune is said to be the most impressive mansion ever to be built by the Peshwas in the city. The foundation for the monument was laid down in 1720 by Bajirao I. Today is completely engulfed by the city! We tried to visit it on our first evening in Pune. I was with … Read more

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Pune Skies

For this Sky Watch I bring forth a few new things. I learned how to create the sun flares at will. In the past I would mange them accidentally but not anymore thank to a Digital Photography School article on sun flares! However, there is one common thread, and that is Pune Skies. The second … Read more

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Top 10 Holiday Destinations in India by Number of Bookings

When vacation is round the corner, the most common topic discussed is the holiday spots one should visit. Some magazines throw light on various tourist destinations that are generally overlooked. Some highlight the specialties of a particular picnic spot. People have varied interests. Some like to visit places that offer spectacular sights with picturesque landscapes … Read more

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The Complete Della Adventure Story now up at Gonomad

My complete Della Adventure, Lonavala Story is now up at Gonomad. Give it a look! Avantika and Sanyukta made me experiment with a lot of adventure stuff. I would not have done half of it without their constant “you should try this.” The first thing that I tried was the high rope activities. When I … Read more

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