Other side of Odisha

Odisha was a result of universe’s endless signals in unexpected forms. First, the seed was planted – I had a dream. Stormy coastline of the east side. Then the seed was watered – By someone I know who was working with a discovery channel series and was mesmerised by Odisha’s raw beauty. Then, it was…

Andaman Islands

Andaman Islands Islands Everywhere. Andaman and Nicobar. A cluster of more than 600 islands. As a child I always wondered how difficult it would be to pick the ones you want to see. Later I learned that only about 10 of them are open to tourism. I found it difficult to pick from them as…

The Happiest Country in the world

Kingdom of Bhutan The Happiest Country in the World Most nations measure their success in GNP (Gross national product), Bhutan does the same by measuring their GNH (Gross national HAPPINESS). No kidding.  I read about it before I went to Bhutan and I was surprised to realize that Bhutan’s claim to be the “happiest country…

The Indian Surf Story

The Indian Surf Story Well, who says you can’t surf in India. Our beloved motherland is a paradise gifted with more than 7000 Kms of coastline. Oh Yeah!! Within these 7000 Kms (4000+ miles) there are more than 20 identified surf spots – some well known and while the others, lesser known. Over the years, many…

Srinagar

Srinagar –  Magic in the Dal Lake. We all know, over the years Srinagar has developed to become a suburb. There has been a huge influx of tourists for the last couple of decades. I grew up listening to the stories about the beauty of Srinagar. It’s where my grandparents went for their honeymoon and…

Rishikesh – Yoga

On the event of the first ever International Day of Yoga, I want to share my journey from being an Advertising wizard to a Yogini and back. This World Yoga Day, let’s oath to bring yoga back to our lives, back to our culture and preserve it as it deserves to be.

Varkala

A tropical highland on the tip of Kerala. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”  Ibn Battuta. Ever since I heard the word about Varkala, I wanted to be there. Coincidentally, one of my best friends was getting married in her ancestral town Kochi (Cochin), Kerala. It gave me a perfect opportunity…