Leh: Start to the Highest Roadtrip in India

I visited Ladakh for the first time when I was 7 years old and the second time when I was 8. Ladakh wasn’t considered “cool” then. Not many were aware that a region actually even lay north of Kashmir that was a part of India and was home to the world’s highest & coldest battlefieldContinue reading “Leh: Start to the Highest Roadtrip in India”

The Shetland Islands: Scotland’s Best Kept Secret – Things to Know!

I visited Scotland in June 2019 and I instantly fell in love with it. There is a lot to see in the land of the Scots and our road trip circuiting Edinburgh, Glasgow, the Speyside, Inverness and the Loch Ness was enough to make me leave my heart in Scotland. Little did I know IContinue reading “The Shetland Islands: Scotland’s Best Kept Secret – Things to Know!”

My First Time in Europe – Shocks & Surprises

My first “major” trip abroad was to Italy. I say “major” because even though I had been to Maldives and Sri Lanka before but visiting Italy was the first time I actually went through the visa application process. And believe me when I say getting a Schengen visa on a (blank) Indian passport does requireContinue reading “My First Time in Europe – Shocks & Surprises”

My Journal: Colossal Rome (Day 2)

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 MunicipalContinue reading “My Journal: Colossal Rome (Day 2)”

My Journal: Rome Day 1 – The Vatican, Gelato, Innamorati, Punto et al

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 lanesContinue reading “My Journal: Rome Day 1 – The Vatican, Gelato, Innamorati, Punto et al”

My Journal: First Timers in Rome – Fiumicino to Termini

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. ButContinue reading “My Journal: First Timers in Rome – Fiumicino to Termini”