Rishikesh : Peace, thrill or both !

The incandescent diyas were ready, and so were the priests, identically attired in their traditional costumes. Standing on wide stools that faced the Ganga. Flames of the diyas, swirling in the chilly winter air, greeted the devout and the curious alike. The circular movements of the diyas, the Aarti and the pause. Everything was synchronized.... Continue Reading →

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Dazzling affair with Singapore!

Oh ! I can't believe my eyes ! Gleefully whispered the tiny girl seated just in front as we touched down at Changi Airport in the wee hours . The contrast of shiny boats on the Singapore river, twinkling lights on fancy buildings in pitch darkness. I could feel her excitement ! Who would have... Continue Reading →

Chopta : The untamed beauty !

I didn't know that you would sweep me off my feet and enthral my senses. Chopta, you were too gorgeous to be true. Cast your spell on us in the magical Himalayan monsoons. Me and my husband were craving for some wilderness lately .I had heard about Chopta and its unique beauty but honestly never... Continue Reading →

Venice: An Artist’s Dream!

When I seek another word for ‘music’, I never find any other word than ‘Venice ~ Friedrich Nietzsche Venice is a poem, a painting, a drama, a dream, a mellifluous song. What you feel in Venice, you can't really feel in any other place. With its unique setting of canals, connecting bridges and alleys, it never fails to... Continue Reading →

Top 10 things to do in the Maldives!

You know something amazing is going to happen when you are about to land in the Maldives. The hues of green scattered Islands & Atolls on the canvas of the blue ocean appears like an artist's imagination. The trip to the Maldives was a birthday gift from my husband (one of the best gifts ever!).... Continue Reading →

Spain: Sangria , Antoni Gaudi, Flamenco & more !

Slowly sipping the sangria (I am quite bad with alcohol), I couldn't take my eyes off the rhythmic feet stomping, the flamboyant ruffled flamenco outfit, clapping hands & the fierce expressions on the face of the flamenco dancers. Tap Tap Tap. The delightful staccato sound from the dancers' shoes was sheer music as the guitar notes paused. And played again... Continue Reading →

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