Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile

The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile, at the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle,  is one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. The arch was commissioned by Napoleon as a tribute to the French army.

A Puff to the good old days!

A Puff to the good old days – well, thinking of a name for this post was tough, adjectives to choose from were many! Finally, decided on this one because of the faces I remember from the ride – There was this old gentleman for example, bespectacled and pale; he sat...

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park is a wildlife reserve in the Mara and Simiyu regions of Tanzania, Africa.

Lord Howe Island

Lord Howe Island is one of the most exclusive places in all of Australia. Home to only 400 people at any given time, Lord Howe Island remains one of Australia’s best kept secrets. It’s a premier holiday destination that is experienced by a few at a time and no one...

Gateway of India

The Gateway of India was built by the British and designed by the architect George Wittet.


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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