Month: August 2016

Pink Tea,Samovar and other secrets – In Search of vegetarian food in Lucknow during Ramadan

Pink Tea,Samovar and other secrets – In Search of vegetarian food in Lucknow during Ramadan I am not very fond of Massive Navratra Thalis or the meat heavy food frenzy which we see during the holy month of Ramadaan. Let holy festivals remain holy. The food mania which we see during both the festivals year …

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Offbeat Activities to do in Mussoorie with Mosaic Hotel

I HAVE AVOIDED GOING TO MUSSOORIE ever since I started traveling in 2010. I dreaded going there after hearing all the horror stories from fellow travelers. So, I was skeptical when I was invited to visit Mussoorie. I anyhow said yes after much contemplation. I always make sure to experience a destination myself rather than …

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Quick-Guide : Must Do Things in Thimphu, Bhutan with 30 Exclusive pictures!

Of all the cities I have been to in Bhutan, Thimphu had the most modern amenities and yet it seemed like a charming small town when compared to my country India. The many gushing water streams and water falls on the Thimphu-Phuentsholing highway gave way to multi story apartments as we entered Thimphu. A little …

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Naropa Festival in Ladakh– ‘The Kumbh Mela of the Himalayas’

The Drukpa Order celebrates the once-in-12-years Naropa Festival ; invites everyone to be a part of the largest Buddhist Festival in the world. We all have dreamt of heading to the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir at some point of time. Especially after the movie 3 Idiots hammered it in the mind of an entire …

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Flower Power : The Complete Guide to Kaas Plateau, Maharashtra!

The nondescript town of Satara suddenly witnesses an influx of tourists every year in September end. This post monsoon phenomenon turns the meadows of Kaas plateau into a carpet of tiny flowers in every direction one can see. Bold colors like Purple, white, red, blue, bright yellow highjack the green fields. For those who have …

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A Hindi Poem Which Will take You Back To Your Childhood!

I wrote this poem on the joys of being a child, in August 2012 inspired by the antics of my nephew. आज मुझे रोको मत , मुझे बचपन दोहराने दो. बारिश की बूंदों में आज घुल जाने दो. साफ़ कपड़ों में वो बात कहाँ आज इन्हें दाग से सजाने दो आज मुझे रोको मत , मुझे …

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Shop At Foodhall For Exotic Food Ingredients. Yes You Can eat Those Flowers!

I was invited to Foodhall for a live demonstration by chef showcasing the products offered by this amazing gourmet food store in DLF mall, Saket, Delhi. Not one to say no to gastronomic outings, I immediately said yes. What helped me was the fact that the location of the event was convenient. Before we were …

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