A quick ride…..

“Is it safe?”, I once asked a teammate on a late evening, who had booked a ride through an app to hop back home. The young female had nodded her head with a smiling face to my ignorant notion. Well, my ears were accustomed to the likes of Uber and Ola and the name of…

Mudigere homestay, a homely space

As the year pushed itself to the finishing line of the journey, I decided to end it in the shoes of the traveler, alongwith kith and kin. With the intention of covering an unexplored place and something not very far from Bangalore, the fingers placed themselves on Mudigere. Browsing through google, I landed up at…

Himavad Gopalaswamy hill – The 1st trip

The feelings born for the first time leaves behind the imprint forever, so does this trip. The memories of this place is as fresh as the toothpaste that greets the teeth every morning bringing a sense of positivism. The first trip that we had set ourselves free in the open world once the pocket had…

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, situated in the State of Rajasthan, well known as the Golden City owing to its yellow sandstone architecture attracted our attention to set foot in this city, more than anything but for the desire of experiencing a desert atmosphere. After setting out a detailed research of the city and particularly concentrating on the desert…

Coorg, Madikeri

We booked the homestay (Chirpy Blooms) as part of our coorg trip. The homestay is around 10 kms away from Raja seat and from this point, we had to get down the hill to reach the homestay. One needs to definitely rely on google maps or drive slowly looking out for proper sign and landmark…

Manchanabele Dam, Bangalore

Manchanabele dam, a scenic spot at a decent distance from Bangalore (around 40-50 kms) happens to be a short and sweet getaway. En route one can catch the glimpse of the big banyan tree which once had enjoyed to the tunes of Dharmendar and Amitabh singing ‘Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge’ in Sholay. Not many…

A walk up North – Taj Mahal

I happened to visit Delhi in the winter of 2003 to attend a marriage function and the heart had desired to pay a visit to atleast one of the seven wonders on the earth. After all the body flew so many miles far away from south and and an extra 200-300 kms was worth the…

A visit to Bijapur, Karnataka

I happened to visit the place BijapurĀ (officially Vijayapura) a popular heritage city in the Karnataka state to witness a wedding event of a colleague. The city is known to house quite a number of historical monuments of architectural importance which have been resting here way back since the 10th-11th century ageing under the influence of…

Bannerghatta National Park, Bangalore

I was quite impressed going through the articles of fellow Blogger Amritha Prem who has completed the A-Z marathon of writing articles arising out from each of the 26 alphabets and it did attract my interest of picking up this format sometime in future. One such article penned by her was about a zoo in…

Araku valley & Vizag

Back in 2012, I had set my foot in the hills of Araku valley – a hill station in the eastern ghats of Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. As I had frequently visited various parts of western ghats across the south belt in Karnataka and Kerala, we instead wanted to experience how the brother on the eastern side…