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Reviews, Recipes, Travels & More | February 22, 2019

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Travel Travelogues

My travel travelogue with escapades and experiences. Read on for travel tips, places visited, information & inspiration. This section contains my travel experiences of places and people, adventure & leisure culture, heritage, wildlife, environment and more.

Istanbul Walkabout

June 13, 2015 |

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and constitutes Turkey’s country’s economic, cultural, and historical heart. It is also the fifth largest city in the world. Istanbul straddles the Bosphorus strait in northwestern Turkey, between the Sea of Marmara and the … Read More

Street Performers on Istiklal Street

June 12, 2015 |

İstiklal Avenue or Istiklal Street or İstiklâl Caddesi is one of the most famous avenues or street in Istanbul, Turkey. This city centre street is visited by nearly 3 million people on a single day over the course of … Read More

Bhopal & Breakfast – Revisited

September 12, 2014 |

Bhopal & Breakfast – Revisited

As the train chugged into the Habibganj station in Bhopal – the City of Lakes, our trio of Vijay Jassal, Arun Kumar Menon & I had a huge surge of nostalgia. We were revisiting Bhopal … Read More

Kingdom of Bhutan – A Romance with Nature

January 28, 2014 |

Bhutan – A country I visited just once, and fell in love with.

The visit was whirl-windy but made me feel as if I was at the centre of a never known bliss. Nestled in Eastern Himalayas, the … Read More

Udaipur: A leisurely day spent amidst thunderstorms

June 14, 2012 |

Udaipur – Rajasthan Road Trip – Day 5

So Udaipur had a lazy start on Day 5. Hence, I woke up leisurely at 8AM. Finally, I drifted to the restaurant around 8.30 for breakfast and that was the kick start of the day. … Read More

Traversing Through Jodhpur Enroute Udaipur

June 13, 2012 |

Traversing Through Jodhpur Enroute Udaipur – Rajasthan Road Trip – Day 4

Jodhpur. Day 4 started with us leaving Jodhpur for Pali and that too really hungry. The hotel’s staff was still in slumberland and they would start … Read More

Dandkala, Bajju & Exit from Bikaner

June 12, 2012 |

Dandkala, Bajju & Exit from Bikaner – Rajasthan Road Trip – Day 3

Day 3 started rather early with a planned visit to Bajju which got extended to the village of Dandkala. After having the same breakfast routine at … Read More

Bikaner & Junagarh Fort

June 11, 2012 |

Bikaner & Junagarh Fort – Rajasthan Road Trip – Day 2

Bikaner was formerly the capital of the princely state of Bikaner. The city was founded by Rao Bika in 1486. From its small origins Bikaner has developed into the … Read More

Rajasthan Road Trip – From Gurgaon to Bikaner

June 10, 2012 |

Rajasthan Road Trip – Day 1 – From Gurgaon to Bikaner

Erstwhile called the Rajputana during the British Raj, Rajasthan is an enamouring state. It is also culturally rich with its artistic and cultural traditions. In fact, being endowed with natural beauty … Read More