Elephanta Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a collection of cave temples predominantly dedicated to God Shiva. They are located on Elephanta Island in Mumbai Harbour. It consists of Shaivite caves and a few Buddhist stupa mounds. The Elephanta Caves contain rock cut stone sculptures cut from solid basalt rock. Except for a few exceptions, much of the artwork is defaced and damaged. The carvings narrate… Read More ELEPHANTA CAVES: WITHOUT THE ELEPHANT
A vast endless stretch of glimmering sand, splashes of salty water breaching its boundary and touching you, tranquil sky and a setting sun painting the evening sky in hues of orange and blue, darkness slowly creeping in, paving way for the soulful moon! Doesn’t the idea of being there and watching it happen excite you?… Read More EXPLORING THE BEACHES OF MUMBAI
Mumbai, the glamorous metropolis of India, one of the costliest cities in the world and many more such title holder. Mumbai houses some of the richest people of India, Mumbai has all the high street brands across the world, the streets here are regularly strutted by the swankiest cars; move your eyes in a 360… Read More MUMBAI THROUGH MUSEUMS AND ART GALLERIES
When you are done with visiting the many charms of Mumbai, the famous Marine Drive or Juhu or Bandra or the Museums or the world class malls and boutiques, you have already unwinded yourself, made friends with the city and its glittering nights; do take a day to plan a trip to Sanjay Gandhi National… Read More TRAVELOGUE TO KANHERI CAVES, A JEWEL IN MUMBAI
The morning starts with repacking, readjusting and reshuffling everything I had packed into my luggage. This is the 13th time I am doing this since last two days. I had just booked ticket for another vacation. The last one for this year. The city of dreams is what they call it; Amchi Mumbai. Meanwhile… Read More The Last Bumpy Flight !
There’s this freshness in the air of Shillong which draws one more towards its heart. One can go over and over again and still see something new in the consequent visit to Shillong. There’s this same thing about friendship. We stay out of each other’s ranges for a long time after our schools and colleges… Read More SHILLONG IN A DAY
What if life gave you an opportunity and you are given a time of one month to fulfill things you have been dreaming of doing since forever, visit places you wanted to travel since forever? What would be the first few things you would tick off from your travel bucket list? For once lets afloat in the world of “what if’s” !… Read More IF YOU HAD ONE MONTH AND ENOUGH MONEY,WHAT WOULD YOU TICK OFF FROM YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET LIST
Be it finding your way through an unknown city, asking strangers for help, taking a flight/train to a place off the beaten track – one need to be alert and on the feet to do all the time. Men naturally take charge of these situations on family holidays. It’s time to be independent and do the essentials on your own. The entire planning process may be bit daunting, but exciting for sure!… Read More Why I think that Indian girls should travel more often, preferably solo !
India has so much more to offer than the inconvenience one believe they will face. It has vast beaches, calming lakes, picturesque landscapes, and amazing architecture, one of the seven wonders, warm and welcoming people, adventurous treks, great falls, majestic rivers, world-class facilities, natural calm and much more.… Read More BUSTED: MYTHS ABOUT TRAVELLING TO INDIA
Basically Digha is divided into Old Digha and New Digha. While the old Digha is the core tourist attraction with numerous budget hotels, markets, hawkers etc; New Digha has emerged to be a better spot for sea bathing and leisurely stroll. The stretch of beach connecting Old Digha and New Digha is lined with Casuarina trees. New Digha has longer and wider flat beach compared to the rocky and concreted (to counter erosion) beach of Old Digha. Having said that, the charm of Old Digha till wee hours of the night is unmatched.… Read More IDEAL WEEKEND GATEWAY: DIGHA, MANDARMANI AND THE LIKES