Maya Bay Sleep Aboard, Thailand

Watch the Sun setting down the horizon, spend the night in the wilderness of woods, spot planktons illuminating in the sea and sleep under the starlit sky. One of the most exotic and adventurous experiences in Thailand, this is Maya Bay Sleep Aboard in a nutshell. I am talking about the magical beach of Leonardo di…

Hotel Shangri-La, Singapore

As I stepped inside the lobby of Shangri-La, Singapore, looking around reminded me of the James Bond series. For some reason, I imagined Pierce Brosnan flashing a credit card in his signature fashion, flirting with the receptionist all along! The high ceiling tower wing added a modern yet elegant touch to the charming entrance. The…

My First Monsoon in God’s Own Country

This was my first summer away from the hills, my sanctum sanctorum, from the scorching heat of Gujarat. I had made two trips to both Garhwal and Kumaon in the previous month, but May and June in Ahmedabad are nothing short of torturous. So I just wanted to go someplace cooler and greener. A blogger…

Dilda White & The Water Mountain

I was furloughed in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand when a friend shared details of a retreat in Kumaon. The idea of another escape to the hills is as alluring during a vacation as it is while struggling with dusty, man-made city life. I said yes without thinking. I briefly knew that the three days…

Top 10 Things to do in Yoga Capital of the World

You just read the header and are wondering where on earth this yoga capital is. If you haven’t googled it already, it is a town named Rishikesh in a northern state of India called Uttarakhand. Lower Himalayan range ‘Shivalik’ laps this quaint state, popular amongst domestic as well as international tourists alike. As if the…

The Ayana Resort- Rimba Jimbaran Bali

One of the most charming places to stay in Rimba Jimbaran, Bali, Ayana sprawls across 90 hectares of land area. Yes, it does have the ocean view. No, it’s not included in the resort area I just mentioned. 😛 The dazzling driveway between the entrance and the resort reception itself gives you a sneak-peak into…

What not to do at a restaurant

Hey Foodies, Howdy? I’m dreaming cafes and restaurants. Don’t we just like the idea of food diversification and a smiling face serving those luscious varieties to us? You see, it’s never the food alone but the whole experience that counts. While we get an experience at an eatery, we also give an experience to the…