Sikandra ~ Agra’s Best Kept Secret

Agra – The Ultimate Destination hosting The Taj, man made wonder, The Poetry on The Marble is frequented by millions round the year and is indeed a wonder. The Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri comes next in the itinerary. But Agra is much more beyond Taj and Fort, with lesser known monuments strewn around the…

West Sikkim ~ Lure of the Kanchenjunga

November, one of my favorite month in the calendar when the sky turns really blue, the heat has gone and it opens the floodgates of wanderlust. November means no rains, moderate heat in the plains and mild chill in the hills and sweeping  clear views of the snow peaks. Thousands of people rush throughout the…

Regal Jodhpur: A Photo Story

Rajasthan, The Land of the Rajputs, has always been on top destination due to its forts,palaces, havelis, the desert landscape,culture and the bright, colorful sights and scenes. Jodhpur, the Heart of the Marwar Region, is a city which is the Gateway of Thar, home to the imposing giant fort of Mehrangarh, mesmerizes the newcomer with its dazzling…

Thus Arts Met Science in Singapore

Apparently Arts and Science are subjects poles apart.Arts needs imagination and creativity while Science is based on facts and theories  but in Singapore, Arts and Science joins themselves to create an amazing display of most creative and mesmerizing arts enabled by cutting edge technology  in the iconic Arts Science Museum, right at the foot of…

Ambika Kalna ~ Obscure Temple Town of Bengal

Nabami, the ninth day of Durgapuja has many times been special for me, when city of Kolkata goes crazy and festive with penultimate hours of annual extravaganza, I often find myself on the road not far from the maddening crowd of the city but far enough to get immersed in the rustic, quaint villages of…

Taste of Malaysia ~ Survival Guide for A Veggie

Malay Peninsula(Western Malaysia+Singapore) is a wonderful landmass to travel, with bountiful spectacular destinations of all genre with warm hospitality, welcoming residents and world class tourism infrastructure but the cuisine of both Malaysia and Singapore(closely related) might be scary for the vegetarians. Cuisine of Malaysia is a blend of mostly indigenous Malay cuisine and Chinese cuisine…

Singapore ~ Splendours Galore

Singapore might be as tiny as a dot or even smaller, but it is a city that is bound to mesmerize a visitor. Irrespective of genre of travelers’ interest, it has something(a lot!!!) for everyone. The planning phase churns out cliche pictures of the dazzling skyscrapers, iconic Merlion, sooner Singapore reveals it multifaceted offerings for…

Putrajaya ~ Grandeur at its Best

KLIA Ekspres stopped at an ordinary railway station, called Putrajaya-Cyberjaya where I put my first step outside the glitzy KLIA Airport and KLIA Ekspres.Struggling with the backpack I reached the bus terminus adjacent to the station premises. With my first view of an alien country(as I never went out of the Subcontinent till now), I…