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

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

Nature’s Artistry: Pennsylvania’s Crystal Cave

Perfect weather in Poconos. Trip extended by another day. More time to explore gorgeous Pennsylvania. Checked in for the night after a wonderful day of zip-lining in the valley. The following day, we had to pick one of the two places to visit – Dingmans Falls or the Crystal Cave. Was a tough one, but we decided to see the caves. The GPS was kind … Continue reading Nature’s Artistry: Pennsylvania’s Crystal Cave

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

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