Fear – Inspired by true life events!!

“Fears are nothing more than a state of mind!! – Napoleon Hill” Sleep last night was illusive – they say keep your mobile phones outside the bedroom and use an alarm clock instead. I tried but gave up because of a lurking fearsome thought – what if someone tries to reach me in the middle…

Mukteshwar in One Hour

This blog is for time pressed souls who in all probability are heading towards Kathgodam to catch Shatabdi train to New Delhi and just have an hour in hand to breeze around Mukteshwar, Like Us. Determined to do some sight seeing on the way back from a blogging workshop at Himalayan Writing Retreat , we…

From the kitchen: Paneer Bhurji

This might be the first and last time that I am writing a food blog, that too on my culinary skills, which by the way is one of those few life skills, which I might never be able to comprehend . With mom not around and left with no other option, than to cook my…

Gangtok Diaries: Day Trip – 16/4/2019

This is second in series of my Gangtok Diaries. The first one can be read here. Post wedding celebrations, with a day in hand and everyone around, we decided for a day tour on 16th. The plan was initially made with 5 people and 1 cab, which culminated in 12 people in 2 cabs. More…

Gangtok Diaries: #AttuKiGolu

After 15 years, I was back to Gangtok, capital of Sikkim state in India, this time to be a part of #AttuKiGolu, the wedding celebrations of S & A. This blog is more about the onward journey and couple of wedding and city shots to familiarize you with the topology of Gangtok and grandeur of…

Google Maps – Map onward – to – return

This blog stems due to many reasons: I have started driving , Metro rail construction in Bangalore, one of my best friends stays close by and finally the fact that we have become slaves of technology. So the friend I am talking about, stays at a distance of 9-10-11 km from my place, depending on…

A Day Trip to Jerusalem & Dead Sea !

9th March, 2019 – Our trip to Jerusalem and Dead sea started at 9 AM in the morning. Post a heavy breakfast and some stud selfies, we started on our road trip in this beauty. We were 6 of us , plus our guide and driver. The SUV could comfortably seat all. Soon we were…

Herzilya Acadia

On a recent work trip to Herzilya, Israel, we had a day at hand prior to our late night departure. Original plan was to visit the financial capital of Tel Aviv for a much needed retail therapy. However, owing to a missile attack, we had to cancel the visit and rack our brains to come…

Lucknow Travelogue- DAY 1 : 18/1/2019

Lucknow, the city of Nawabs , capital of U.P. and a place loaded with rich cultural heritage and royal etiquette had been on my bucket list for quite a while. It’s something like that thing in your subconscious mind, which nags at times but you never make a conscious effort to achieve it. The knock…

Lucknow Culinary Walk

Tundai Kabab, Bhang, Biryani, Chaats – the list was just going on and on. As the days were drawing close, we went on a strict diet plan to ensure we savor all these delicacies and more on our much awaited trip to Lucknow. Lucknow, the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India,…