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

Where to stay in Taipei: Meander Hostel Taipei Review

Meander Hostel Taipei

During our recent trip to Taiwan, we had planned our itinerary in such a way that we would experience Taipei not once, but twice. Given that we wanted to stay close to a metro station and right where the action takes place, we had picked the top two areas where we wanted to stay in … Read more

Homestay Review: ByneKaadu in Kalasa, Chikmagalur

Review of the homestay

When friends / a large family decide to go for a quick getaway, the kind of property that gets searched on Google are usually different from when people travel as couples. You know, suddenly you want to check out homestays that are eco-friendly, okay with loud noises and be surrounded by numerous people, don’t really … Read more

Svatma Heritage, Thanjavur – Hotel Review

Best property in Tanjore

Thanjavur or Tanjore (as the British called it) has been on our bucket list for long. Across time, whenever we passed by Trichy, Madurai or even Salem, the thought always crossed our mind that we take a detour to Thanjavur on our way back to Chennai. Never did that across the last 5+ years, but … Read more

Hotel Review: Shahpura House, Jaipur

Inside Shahpura in Jaipur

I’m glad that my husband and I have started exploring luxury hotels off-late. When I say luxury hotels, let’s not immediately draw heavy numbers that will be shooting our pockets down. When we plan in advance (that’s what we do in most cases), you can be sure of finding some great deals. Ladies and Gentlemen, … Read more

Kurialacherry House – A hidden gem of a homestay in Alleppey

Kurialachery House in Kerala

This is a guest post by my friend Gayathri Chandrasekhar. She stayed at Kurialacherry House, a homestay in Alleppey, Kerala, and a property that she loved so much that she decided to pen her experience. Read on. I have been a sucker for rustic rural travel experiences. It unravels you to a different way of … Read more

Staying at the InterContinental Bangkok – Hotel Review

InterContinental Bangkok Review

The more we explore South East Asia, the more surprises this side of the globe throws at us. This was my first trip to Thailand (Preethika had visited Bangkok before), and say you know by now, we had an awesome time rock climbing, kayaking and snorkelling in Krabi before checking out the quaint town of … Read more

Hotel Review: Silversand Beach Resort, Havelock

Sunrise from Silversand Beach Resort

It is no surprise that Havelock is the most popular island in Andamans as it offers some of the most beautiful sunrise and sunsets that etch in your memory forever. Talk about Radhanagar Beach, my favourite Kalapathar Beach or the Elephant Beach, this island is sure to make you fall in love. Havelock Island is … Read more

Hotel Review: Silver Sand Beach Resort, Neil Island

Neil Island place to stay

One of the lesser visited islands in Andaman, Neil Island is a place where one can truly shut themselves off from the outside world. This island offers three beautiful beaches – Bharatpur, Laxmanpur and Sitapur Beach. There is also a natural bridge formation that one can visit when in Neil Island. It’s a small destination … Read more