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Housetel Jaipur & Step Out Cafe – A Traveler’s Abode

Housetel Jaipur When I travel to various destinations, the main thing I look for is engaging with fellow travelers, and sharing stories along with some good food. Some who travel with me, and some I meet during my journey. One such journey was my motorcycle ride from Mumbai to Spiti Valley via Jaipur. Mumbai to Indore on day 1. Indore …

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Where to Celebrate Holi in India – Holi 2019

Where to Celebrate Holi in India – 2019 Holi is the festival that celebrates spring in India. One among the major festivals of India, it is celebrated all across the country with a great deal of zest and enthusiasm. The air is coloured in different shades of spring as the aroma of burnt wood from the previous night of ‘Holika …

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Bhopal – Through a Traveler’s Perspective

Bhopal – Through a Traveler’s Perspective Nature and history combine to give Bhopal its distinct flavor. One of the most beautiful places to visit in Madhya Pradesh, a city which houses umpteen lakes and forests and is a seat of heritage and culture would never fail to surprise you. On my recent trip to Bhopal, I witnessed the magic first-hand. …

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Giapo Ice Cream – The Ice Cream Artist from Auckland

Giapo Ice Cream   Giapo Ice Cream began with Giapo Grazioli and his wife Annarosa taking Italian gelato tradition and giving it a firm, unconventional twist. That creativity and desire to alight for new territory has been at the heart of this project throughout the past decade or so, as Giapo has continued to thrive, disrupt and excite, while growing …

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Boracay Island – Perfect Beach Destination

Boracay Island – Perfect Beach Destination   I have to start this article with an honest confession, the last time I had been to Goa is 2001 on a college trip and yeah it has been 17 years I haven’t been to Goa which is just 500kms from my home in Mumbai. Should I be embarrassed? Yes. A little. Not …

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The Chikmagalur Roadtrip – A Photo Story

The Chikmagalur Road Trip A Photo Story   Being a traveler it has always been fun traveling solo or with a bunch of like-minded souls. This trip was one of those getaways where we had cars, motorcycles, the tar road, hills, highways, chai (no biriyani), rain, waterfalls, photo shoots, sleeping in tents, sweaty helmets, dance performances at 3AM and more. …

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El Nido – 5 Things to do in El Nido Palawan

El Nido – 5 Things to do in El Nido Palawan Palawan is one of Philippines’ best island destinations. With the recurrent list of greatest island or beach destinations in and out of the province, Coron and El Nido heap the points for the top spot and best Palawan getaways. But if you are travelling to the north of Puerto …

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Fratelli Vineyards : Tasting Heaven in a Glass

Fratelli Vineyards : Tasting Heaven in a Glass It was hot outside, the roads were a bit dilapidated for at least half of the total distance from Pune to well-named village Akluj and although I knew that I am a nonchalant drinker satisfied with the kick of beer, whiskey and sometimes rum, I still decided to try what they call …

Memories From Assam: Dibrugarh, Guwahati & Pobitora

Memories From Assam: Dibrugarh, Guwahati & Pobitora   We all hate it when something that we do or do not do upsets a friend. And there are occasions when the friend is just throwing a tantrum and you cannot do much but try and ease your buddy up!  In continuation to the post on Meghalaya, as promised, I will now …

Driving Amongst Clouds : A Brief Road Trip In Meghalaya

Have you ever been stranded in a jungle on a rainy night? If yes, well I’ve recently joined the club. If no, then do this. Imagine yourself on a jagged staircase; there are trees as tall as the buildings of metro cities around you. Close your eyes, and open it slightly once in a minute. That’s the moon peeping out …