South Goa on a Weekend

This was a completely impromptu trip from Hyderabad to Goa in April this year with my parents and siblings. This was the first time ever I took my sister and parents to Goa on a real trip. Real because the last time my parents were in Goa, I was busy covering a destination wedding theContinue reading “South Goa on a Weekend”

Rajgir – The Pride of Bihar

The ancient city of Rajgir was the first seat of power in the kingdom of Magadha. Rajgir is the place where Lord Buddha spent 12 years and preached two sermons and Lord Vardhaman Mahavir (24th Jain Tirthankara) lived and preached. You can read more about the history of Rajgir here. Other than its rich historyContinue reading “Rajgir – The Pride of Bihar”

Kashmiriyat

We know Kashmir for many reasons and above all, for its pristine mountains, enchanting lakes and flavourful cuisines. Kashmir is also a melting pot of culture and traditions with a glimpse of not only India but also present-day China, Tibet, Central Asian cities, Afghanistan, and Iran due to its close cultural relations in the past.Continue reading “Kashmiriyat”

The Golkonda

This time when I visited the Golkonda Fort in Hyderabad I challenged myself not to take any regular touristy photos, and to have a different take on this historical monument I have visited many times. What did I change this time? I reached the moment the ticket counter opened for the public to avoid theContinue reading “The Golkonda”

Shades of Spring

Artist Statement Who doesn’t love to see the colours of spring in its myriad hues and chromatic vibrance? After all, colours evoke emotions and paint our world with feelings. However, this time when I took out my camera to shoot an everyday subject, as basic as a flower, I did not want to shoot theContinue reading “Shades of Spring”

Our First Car – Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

This February, our car, S-Cross completed its three months and here is the report card and a few pictures of our big boy!

Lucknow – The City of Nawabs

If you are in Patna, you have a very limited choice to plan a weekend trip outside the city. The first few names that come to mind are Rajgir and Bodhgaya in Bihar. However, if you have already been to these destinations, you should try exploring a few popular destinations in the neighbouring states. YouContinue reading “Lucknow – The City of Nawabs”

My Favourite Quotes from Recent Netflix Series

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10 “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” – Octavia Blake (From The 100) “Fear is what fear is. Slay your demons when you’re awake, it won’t be there to get you when you sleep.” – Bellamy Blake (From The 100) “We can let the bad things that happened to us define whoContinue reading “My Favourite Quotes from Recent Netflix Series”

The Year 2021 in Travel & Emotions

January Bodhgaya │ Patna Gear: Sony A77 Mark II, Samsung Galaxy M30 January can be summed up in two words, happiness and contentment. We had not seen the chilly winters of north India for a long time, so this was our chance. We also started something new this month – learning to drive a car,Continue reading “The Year 2021 in Travel & Emotions”

A Road Trip from Mumbai to Darjeeling – Part 2

How much can you stretch yourself for a crazy travel experience? I decided to just extend my pre-planned road trip from Mumbai to Patna by yet another leg, Darjeeling, totally unplanned. That’s the best thing about having your own car, you don’t need to plan anything in advance. With two days of leaves and oneContinue reading “A Road Trip from Mumbai to Darjeeling – Part 2”

Why Wai?

I am sure, you would have heard of Panchgani and Mahabaleshwar in Maharashtra. Have you ever heard of a village called ‘Wai’ at the foothills of the Sahyadri mountain range, just before you hit Panchgani? If not, let me tell you a few reasons you must visit Wai the next time you plan a weekendContinue reading “Why Wai?”