Dallas: Fun day at the Texas State fair

State Fair of Texas is one among the biggest State fairs in the country. And this October, it was the 130th year of this celebrated and much awaited event in Texas. Bought the tickets from Walgreens to avoid the long lines at the fair. And after parking the car, we walked straight to the gate, got through the security line pretty quickly. But it was super-crowded, what else could … Continue reading Dallas: Fun day at the Texas State fair

Beaming Blooms: Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

The beaming colors and the fragrant air defines the Dallas Blooms festival in Spring at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. With over 100 varieties of spring bulbs in many different colors spread all over the gardens, its the perfect place to see the beauty of nature. The arboretum is abuzz with Tulips, Dutch Iris, Daffodils, violas and numerous other kinds of spring blooms. Our visit to this beautiful botanical … Continue reading Beaming Blooms: Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden

10 Best Things to do in Toronto

Visiting Toronto, don’t miss out on the ‘10 best things to do’ in this beautiful city. No matter what season it is, this city will dazzle you with its beauty. Here – the summer sun shines brilliantly on the gleaming water of Lake Ontario, fall colors create paintings in the air, the winter snow decorates the city streets and spring’s bright blooms cheer up the … Continue reading 10 Best Things to do in Toronto

Blind Tiger: Scrumptious Cajun-Creole Lunch in Shreveport

On our recent visit to Shreveport, enjoying a Cajun-creole meal at ‘Blind Tiger’ was on the top of the things to do. And that’s where we had lunch to begin our day in this lovely city. The casual vibe, its great location and the tempting food – make it an ideal place to stop by, when in Louisiana. Our scrumptious meal included: Floridays Martini A martini makes a good start, damn … Continue reading Blind Tiger: Scrumptious Cajun-Creole Lunch in Shreveport

New Orleans Charm: St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square

Beautiful St. Louis Cathedral alongside the lively Jackson Square is an iconic picture of the city of New Orleans. As planned, we were there on a Saturday afternoon and the sun decided to shine bright on a December day making the place look even more amazing. Jackson Square Jackson Square, a beautiful park in New Orleans is a National Historic Landmark and the statue of former US President Andrew Jackson graces the space. The park … Continue reading New Orleans Charm: St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square

New Orleans: A taste of french-style Beignets at Cafe Du Monde

A visit to the original 1862 coffee stand ‘Café Du Monde’ in New Orleans was one of the best part of our trip to this lovely city. It has the old world charm and serves the best beignets ever. A sunny winter day and from across the street, we saw the long line to get a table at the café. And we were in within a few minutes. … Continue reading New Orleans: A taste of french-style Beignets at Cafe Du Monde

Travel: Top 10 Instagram Pictures of 2015

An end to a fabulous year and I thought of doing a summary of the top pictures from all the places we visited in 2015. Its like a recap of all the fun we had. These 10 of the most loved Pictures from my Instagram Gallery weave a story of our travels this year: 1. Toronto, Canada – Most popular picture from my Instagram gallery is of the … Continue reading Travel: Top 10 Instagram Pictures of 2015

New Orleans Holiday Festivities at ‘Celebration in the Oaks’

‘Celebration in the Oaks’, is one of traditions during Christmas in this city of Mardi Gras. And we were there to experience the holiday festivities. ‘Is this the line for Tickets’, we asked. ‘Yes’, was the reply. Got in the line around five and it was long considering that we were there almost an hour before the park opens. Though it was tiring to stand for so long, once the … Continue reading New Orleans Holiday Festivities at ‘Celebration in the Oaks’

Ottawa: The Charming Rideau Canal

A Weekend trip is a great way to explore a city close by and being in Toronto has provided us with several options including the beautiful city of Ottawa. About 280 miles, is the distance between Toronto & Ottawa by car and it took us about 5 hours to drive with one food stop on the way. Our itinerary had some of the must-see places in the city – Parliament Hill, National … Continue reading Ottawa: The Charming Rideau Canal

Enchanting Tour of the historic Old Montreal

A visitor information centre is usually the right place to start, when planning to explore a new city. And that was our first stop. We looked around for guide maps and detailed brochures for our visit and picked up a few. Though we had the information in our hand, we spoke to one of the experts there – who really helped us in understanding the rough layout … Continue reading Enchanting Tour of the historic Old Montreal