Pongal Festival in Madurai – A one of a kind celebration

Celebrate Pongal Madurai

The Pongal festival has never been a reason for a big celebration at home. It usually starts with us waking up at around 730 AM and start the day as usual. Amma (mom) is always the busy one making Sweet Pongal, regular Pongal, Sambhar, Rasam and Payasam in her kitchen. The rest of us watch … Read more

Sri Lanka to open up for travellers from around the world on January 23, 2021

Sri Lanka railway tracks

Here’s some good news for travellers. Sri Lanka is opening up its international airports for tourists from all countries on 23rd January 2021. Sri Lanka’s economy is highly dependent on tourism and this move will help kickstart their economy. In this regard, Sri Lanka’s Tourism Department has identified 12 tourist locations across the country which … Read more

BSR Farms review – best place to stay in Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand

Stay Near Srinagar in Uttarakhand

We were really excited about going to Kedarnath and if you have read our earlier posts, you’ll know by now that we took the chopper on the way up and walked our way down. The walk is around18 km from the Kedarnath temple to Gaurikund. Keeping that distance in mind, we did quite a bit … Read more

Blue Jay Hostels is the perfect place to stay in Rishikesh – A review

Blue Jay Hostels Rishikesh

Once we zeroed in on Rishikesh and Kedarnath, next on our to-do list was to chalk out our itinerary and decide on places to stay. The most important step, of course, was to figure out places to stay which maintained high standards of sanitization in their properties. Our other requirement to decide on a place … Read more

Book your personal destination photographer while travelling with ShootMe

Vacation Photography in India

What comes to your mind the moment someone mentions the word, “photoshoot”? For me, all I can think of are weddings and all the bling around it, baby showers or sometimes even birthday parties. No one thinks of a travel or a vacation photoshoot, and therefore a destination photographer. But tell me the truth, how … Read more

Planning a trip to Kedarnath? Here’s everything you need to know

Information on Kedarnath

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit all of us, we travelled in the third week of October 2020, a trip to Kedarnath via Rishikesh. Corona was posing a huge threat and we were fully aware of it. However, we did quite a bit of reading and understood that Uttarakhand was one of … Read more

Travelling in the times of Corona / COVID19

Travelling during Corona

Let’s go. Let’s not. Oh common, let’s go. But we can’t! When will it be safe to travel again? Where does one travel during COVID? Thanks to the Coronavirus we have crazy amount of travel restrictions, we won’t even have fun. You get the drift. Not a day went by when we didn’t talk about … Read more

Best of the hot springs in Pai – Everything you should know!

Pai hot springs things to do

When in Pai, you are in the mood to chill as much as possible and as long as possible. This pretty quaint little town is blessed with lovely landscapes, great places to eat and drink, awesome vibe and great memories to take back. While we spent three nights during our recent trip, and one of … Read more

Things to do in Pai – Tham Lod Caves

Flowstone in Tham Lod Caves

When we were planning for things to do in Pai and Chiang Mai, we definitely wanted to visit a cave. You may wonder why. There are so many caves in Thailand and some are amazing. Some caves have temples housing Buddha statues inside, some caves were used for burial, some are abundant in flora, and … Read more