My first impressions of Kutch 12   Recently updated !

I ended 2014 and began 2015 with Kutch. Ironically Kutch was never on the agenda. The husband and I usually holiday together in the first week of January and I had planned to only visit Ahmedabad and LRK – the Little Rann of Kutch to do some birding. But then he was very adamant on […]

Kutch, Gujarat, people

Go Explore, Go ibibo

Go Explore with goibibo – Masinagudi 2   Recently updated !

The joy of travel lies in exploring nooks and corners and discovering something new on the road. Sometimes it is not the highway but the detours that take you to places that are off the grid. A local may know it, but it is often hidden from a tourist’s eye. That is where Go Explore […]


The travel mantra of 2015 – Catch them young ! 15

“What inspired you to travel ?”  This is one of the standard questions that am asked virtually by everyone . And this is probably one of the few questions that I have always found difficult to answer. My choice of travel as a career is not something that came upon me as an idea in […]

Giri Pickbrain with Bangalore winners - compressed

Robe, South Australa

Happy 2015 to all my readers 10

2014 took me all the way to Australia where I got to see some colourful skies as we drove from Adelaide to Melbourne across the coast. Robe was one of those charming little seaside towns with a historic past where we stayed and the sunset made it all the more memorable. Here is wishing all […]


A gastronomic trail of the Christmas Markets in Germany 4

A magic carpet carries me far and wide from the warm locales of India to the cold winters of Germany in the dead of the night.  But I find myself transported to the land of fairies and elves. It is Christmas and the atmosphere is lyrical. Laughter echoes from the old fashioned pretty carousel dazzling […]

Christmas Markets, Germany