A Traveler’s Guide to Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary

Dandeli lies in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka and is a part of the Western Ghats. It hosts the second largest wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka called Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary which, along with neighbouring Anshi National Park, forms the Anshi Dandeli Tiger...

The Bucket List IV: Angkor Wat

It was my kid sister’s birthday and I had to give her a gift. So I went to a book shop browsing for books to give her. It was there that I found this book called ‘World Famous Unsolved Mysteries’. Now I was generally curious about such things and wanted to read this...

Hampi Diaries – The Early Morning Trek

An early morning trek into wilderness which took us to the top of the Matanga Hill. A panoramic view of Hampi from the Matanga Rishi’s ashram..

Mandu – The City of Joy III

n the earlier stories, you read our exploration of Mandu, first the Village group and then the Rewa Kund group. The Royal enclave was the last of the three groups of Mandu that we visited. We should have gone there in the morning when there is less...

Colosseum of Rome

The Colosseum of Rome is an ancient Roman amphitheatre in the centre of Rome, Italy. It is considered as the greatest accomplishment of Roman engineering and was the biggest Colosseum in the Roman empire.


The Sun Temple At Modhera

A hot October morning in Mehsana took me to Modhera, to a beautiful Sun Temple dating back to the 11th Century AD. A glowing specimen of the Solanki architecture, the ruins of this temple left me both awestruck and sad!

A Day Excursion To The West Of Leh

We started the Ladakh trip on a soft note with a half-day excursion towards the West of the Leh, all the way till the Alchi monastery and came back richer, both in terms of experience and photographs.


Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most travelers will fall prey to a travel scam no matter how hard they try to blend in with the locals. While not all scams can be prevented, it’s important to take extra measures to avoid them. The first step in avoiding a scam is learning how to identify one.


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