Srirangapatna: Tipu Sultan’s Beautiful Summer Palace

Every wall narrates a story – bringing out scenes from the pages of history – sketched with great artistry of that time – the Dariya Daulat Palace is splashed with vivid paintings all around depicting Tipu Sultan’s army on battleground and their victories. On the way to Mysore from Bangalore, lies this beautiful summer palace […]

Mysore Palace: Finest Gem of the City of Palaces

Mysore Palace is one of the most beautiful Palaces of India. Completed in 1912, with a few additions in later years, it is exquisitely designed. Part of the day trip itinerary to Mysore, this time I traveled with my parents, sister & my one-year old niece. We reached the Palace around one, bought the tickets […]

Bangalore Bliss: Cubbon Park Evenings

Cubbon Park is like an oasis tucked away from the chaotic life in Bangalore. It is located right in the heart of the city – a peaceful & green place to unwind. A beautiful landscape lined with over 100 year old trees with roots extending out through the ground – it is amazing to see […]

Food: 10 Must-try Dishes in Bangalore

Bangalore is famous for Silk Sarees, IT companies and wonderful weather but that’s not it – you can get a taste of the best of South Indian cuisine here. From crispy Dosas, Handi Biryanis, Puri Chaats to Gadbad (Ice-cream sundae) – delicious food is a part of life. 10 Must-try Dishes in Bangalore 1. Ghee […]

Choki Dhani: An Extravaganza of Indian Food

Ethnic Setting, Rustic Interiors, Traditional performances, Folk Music, Cultural Flavors and an Extravaganza of Food – its like a symphony to the senses. It showcases the essence of Indian (Rajasthani) traditional food and art perfectly. A visit to Choki Dhani is always a pleasure especially with family. On our India trip this winter, we were there […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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