When Travel is Not Your Cup of Tea

It is Saturday morning. You have a cup of steaming chai in one hand, and your phone in the other. You’re on Instagram, and as you scroll through your feed, an image posted by some friends – a couple you hang out with, maybe – catches your eye – a woman standing gracefully on one leg,…

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Hampi – A Quest for Ancient Tales and Lost Kingdoms

The city of Bidjanagar is such that the pupil of the eye has never seen such a place like it, and the ear of intelligence has never been informed that there existed anything to equal it in the world. – Abdur Razzak, Ambassador from Persia Vijayanagara – City of Victory. An empire long erased; all that…

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6 Lessons That Travel Teaches Us

If I were asked a few years ago why I like to travel, my response would most definitely have been – “To have fun.” “I’m bored, I need change”. Sure, the thrill of hopping onto a train and journeying to a new destination to escape the mundane is gratifying. However, as the years rolled by,…

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A Food-Lover’s Guide to Greece

Ah, Greek food! Just the thought of a warm filo pastry with a mizithra cheese stuffing and a cup of dark Greek coffee brings back near-perfectly preserved memories of sights, sounds, and aromas from a two-week holiday in this delightful country in May.

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How to Explore Greece in Two Weeks

Tucked between the Aegean and Ionian Seas, Greece—the cradle of Western civilization—offers more than what meets the eye. It is a nation steeped in art, culture and history, a product of myths and facts, an exquisite example of the aftermath of volcanic eruptions, a land battling economic crises, and the home of a proud and…

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How a Weekend in Idukki Changed Us

They say that Nature is the greatest teacher, her immense patience visible in the time a fruit seed takes to sprout, her might manifested in the sheer height of oak trees, her kindness displayed in the sweet familial chirps from a sparrow’s nest, her mirth and beauty visible in the playful flutter of a butterfly’s…

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Chasing Coffee Trails in Coorg

Taking a break from the monotony of daily routine is always a good idea. Change is a necessity; else we will find ourselves stuck in the humdrumness of every day. Travelling is a wonderful way to ensure that such change is always a part of our lives. But what if three out of four from…

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