I came to Ooty for vacation and landed up in my dream home. Wonder how? Well, I am not talking about Ooty which is oozing with hotels, restaurants and most ill-mannered constructed houses on the hills. I am talking about a villa, handsomely standing on a hill looking at Nilgiris. I could never recollect all… Continue reading Home away from home
What do you need to successfully complete a trek? or to make it sound fancy, “to summit the mountain”? Well, I would say, Firstly –Courage Yes! It starts with this, agree or not. Courage to join a trekking group when you are completely aware that you have zero fitness level. You might have been avid… Continue reading Trekking our way to 2018
Recently, I came across a post by Shivya Nath, a well known travel blogger wherein she talks about power of travel to change us. We keep saying how travelling to new places changes us, it widens our horizons, helps us to become broad minded etc etc. Does it really happen? I have seen so many… Continue reading Why homestays?
Goa is not a vacation spot but an emotion, a feeling and it is “to each his own”. People get sentimental thinking about the first college trip or first gang trip (secret) or a couple trip (again secret) to the beach paradise. It is one place where people of any age don’t mind going again… Continue reading Goa in monsoon
Hi! Yes, after long! Today I am going to tell you what kept me busy for all these days and that in turn will answer “the most asked question” to me. So, I have been learning French since last 6 months on every weekend. With husband to feed, house to take care of and be… Continue reading Le plaisir
Okay! So I have to get it out of my system. Yes, I am talking to my near and dear ones and letting out my anger, sometimes surprise and most of the times opinions but now this deserves a wider audience. Today’s post is a request to all my dear aunties(masi, buva, chachi etc), sisters,… Continue reading Mantra for the ladies!
I dedicate today’s post to the newbies in cooking, to working women who have to attend s invited ,wanted or sometimes unexpected /uninvited guests on weekdays and to one and all who want to spend time wisely in kitchen. I am not a pro in this field and my tips might come as common techniques… Continue reading In my kitchen
For the first time since I started writing travelogues publicly, I was hesitant to share about one of my trips. First, because the places I had been to were so beautiful mainly because they are untouched. Untouched by commercialization,by chain of roadside restaurants or cafes or shops and then the crowd and of course the garbage which… Continue reading For the exclusive traveler
“Run Pallu , run. ‘Brisk walking’ as you call it is not doing any good. You are not some retired person not to be able to run.” My friend has kept on bugging me for a few years now. My usual response has always remained the same,” I can’t. I just can’t run. I can… Continue reading Miles to run before I sleep
6 months in the city and I find myself eligible to write a post on Bangalore. I have so much to share and hence you might feel this post is a random blabber in a coffee shop. Anyways, so I was not new to Bangalore. My then boyfriend and now husband did MBA here so… Continue reading Bangalore Diaries