Cruising Away

Handsome men, tantalizing cocktails, exciting events, delicious food, gorgeous pools is what you think of when the word “luxury cruise” is dropped at you. If that’s what you are expecting, exit right away! Cause we had none of that. My friend Vanita was invited to be a part of a new luxury cruise liner’s maiden…

Into the wild

School holidays were coming up and it was time to plan a trip. Every year a few friends of ours and us go on a holiday with the kids. We don’t necessarily look at it as an annual affair, but luckily it has ended being like that. This year too after discussing a few contenders,…

Dharamshala – Of peace and happiness

My therapist had asked me to stay away from solo trips, after the emotional wreck I had turned into, post my Czech republic & Slovakia trip in 2016. And so I did. 2017 was all about being with people. One holiday with my son and the other with a friend. But now I felt ready….

Hampi

I am writing this exactly 3 months after I did this trip. I visited Hampi as part of my office retreat. Well, retreat is a fancy word. Let’s just call it a trip. I had been wanting to go there for a long time so I was really looking forward to it. But I was…

Spicy Sticky Chicken

  I am sorry Jamie Oliver. (Apart from the fact that my food photography skills leave a lot to be desired) I wasn’t too happy with your recipe. I love you, admire you and follow you ardently. Yesterday, I was home and had one of the rare and precious moments where I can cook in…

Babies, beers and beach(ed) – Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary

The last time, all of us had gone on a trip together, was 8 years ago. This was the time before kids came into the picture. So, time of lazy mornings, unlimited drinking and all things people without kids to pester them can do.We all do meet up every once in a while but in…

The backup trip – Kawal Tiger Reserve

Dot com kottera? (Did you type in the “.com?”) this was the question asked by the office boy from the Gandikota Haritha resort. A few girlfriends and I had planned to do a road trip to Gandikota, the grand canyon of India. Everything was planned and set except for the accommodation. The only housing options…