Ios, Greece "Did you visit Santorini?", is a question I get asked every time I mention my Greek holiday that we took past summer. Santorini is famous all thanks to the dreamy pictures of whitewashed houses atop dark cliffs along a placid, blue Mediterranean Sea that crowd the image search on google. If that wasn't … Continue reading Ios: Greek Island Experience on a Budget!
Nothing can ever compare to the feeling of sheer awe that I felt when I first saw the Colosseum in Rome. I exited the Colosseo metro station and there it was in all its glory - towering and breathtaking. The fact that it is colossal is an understatement and the fact that the Roman Municipal … Continue reading My Journal: Colossal Rome (Day 2)
Roam with me... In Rome... Roaming is exactly how one must experience Rome. Apart from the much trodden touristy paths that constitute the Vatican, the Colosseum and the Fontana di Trevi there is so much more to this historic city than meets the eye and can be discovered only when you aimlessly wander the lanes … Continue reading My Journal: Rome Day 1 – The Vatican, Gelato, Innamorati, Punto et al
Take me to Rome, I said to myself... And so when I got the opportunity to travel to Europe, I chose Roma (in Italian) as my first destination. The Schengen Visa process is nuts but well I am sure there are countries in the world that sure make things a hell lot more difficult. But … Continue reading My Journal: First Timers in Rome – Fiumicino to Termini
Let's go on a ROADTRIP! I think doing roadtrips with someone is the best way to bond... I don't know, its probably about being "confined" in a closed space (I mean a car!) or being "coupled" with someone else (like on a motorbike!) for long periods of time kind of compels you to connect with … Continue reading Roadtrip: Pune to Nashik
There is so much beauty in the world I remember telling my husband 2 months before we tied the knot that I wanted to visit the Maldives since I had read that it would soon sink and disappear off the face of the Earth... My husband, then fiance looked at me incredulously but didn't say … Continue reading Destination: Maldives
A few years ago my sister and I made a pact... We decided that every year we would take a trip just the two of us, to a destination that both of us had never been to and to mark the beginning of the deal we zero-ed onto Pondicherry... A Little About Pondicherry A Union … Continue reading Destination: Pondicherry