Travel-filled Year 2014: A Look Back

T’was an year of travel for us. From Chicago to Los Angeles, New York to Death Valley, Las Vegas to Toronto and ending the year in India – we have been able to explore more of this beautiful world this year. And along with travelling, I also started the blog this year – so it has been even more wonderful. Began the year with celebrations … Continue reading Travel-filled Year 2014: A Look Back

New York: Central Park in its winter glory

Every season graces the charming Central Park and brings out even more beauty. In summers, it is aglow with endless hues of green; Spring carries with it a bounty of colors in the shape of flowers; Fall splashes the entire park with the wonderful shades of oranges & browns and Winter dresses it up with a lovely blanket of snow. We make it a point to … Continue reading New York: Central Park in its winter glory

Toronto: Spooky Fun Halloween Parade

The Halloween Parade in Toronto was on the 25th of October this year. And we were at the Nathan Phillips Square to enjoy the celebrations – and it was packed with zombies – eating & talking to each other and happily posing for photographers. The Parade began around three with tons of spooky pomp and moved on with an array of monsters, Vampires, ghosts and the … Continue reading Toronto: Spooky Fun Halloween Parade

San Francisco: A lovely day by the Bay

“What a wonderful day it was”, I said while slurping down the Clam Chowder. “Yes, couldn’t be better”, my husband replied. We were enjoying our dinner after spending an entire day exploring the beautiful San Francisco Bay. And both of us loved it – the amazing views, great weather and delicious food – it is an incredible city. On our December trip, Fisherman’s Wharf was second on … Continue reading San Francisco: A lovely day by the Bay

Toronto: Magnificent Casa Loma

Casa Loma is one of the most beautiful castles in North America. “Sir Henry Pellatt was the dreamer behind this famous Toronto landmark and it took three years & 3.5 million dollars to build it”, according to the Casa Loma website. Majestically extended on a hill – it boasts of splendid architecture, lavish interiors, lush lawns & unobstructed views of the Toronto skyline. We visited the … Continue reading Toronto: Magnificent Casa Loma

Fall Colors All Around

This season of change brings with itself cooler breezes and brighter hues. Definitely, one of the most wonderful time of the year – when everything gets splashed with the leafy colors – Yellows, Oranges, Purples & Reds along with the browns. Few beautiful lines from “Merry Autumn” by Paul Laurence Dunbar (link) :                         … Continue reading Fall Colors All Around

Newport: A Calm Hudson Riverfront

Newport affords some of the most fabulous views of Manhattan. Situated along the Hudson river in New Jersey, its beautiful to visit any time of the year. A calm waterfront with lined trees, towering LeFrak light house and the panoramic views of the other side of the river – it really is a wonderful place to live as well. Just a few minutes drive for … Continue reading Newport: A Calm Hudson Riverfront

USA: 10 Beautiful Bridges around the country

Bridges all over the United States of America, display varied architectural designs & technological details and are the perfect symbols of the modern world. A means of movement across rivers, roads and Canyons, these provide an easier way to the destination. In terms of structure, basically there are four types of bridge designs – Arch, Truss (Beam), Cantilever and Suspension, as per USA Today article ‘Types of … Continue reading USA: 10 Beautiful Bridges around the country

Florida: The Ever-incredible ‘Everglades National Park’

Our Florida trip had to include the ever-incredible ‘Everglades’, with boundless wilderness to see, explore and experience. It caters to the needs of everyone who enjoys nature & its diversity. We were in Miami for three days and planned to spend an entire day exploring the wild. And the very next morning, we began our tour at the Everglades Alligator Farm with the famous air-boat ride before … Continue reading Florida: The Ever-incredible ‘Everglades National Park’

Arizona: The Grandest ‘Grand Canyon’

The ‘Grand Canyon’ is the ultimate natural wonder of the world. Its an over-whelming sight – where an entire world of Canyons is settled along the Colorado river with its never-ending-twisted bends and abysmal rifts. Its a puzzling mirage – the landscape tries to baffle the senses making it difficult to comprehend the real from the visible unreality. And it was our time to enjoy … Continue reading Arizona: The Grandest ‘Grand Canyon’