City Escapes, Travels

Riding Solo in Jaipur: Day 1 at Hawa Mahal, City Palace & Jal Mahal!

Walking out of my dorm room, I headed towards the wash basin area. It had been a long day, beginning with a 5am flight, followed by an entire afternoon of roaming about in the Jaipur ‘winter’ sun which was anything but wintery. I couldn’t wait to take my contact lenses off and plop under the …

Life Talk, Musings

Never Regret Loving Someone

I could feel it in the pit of my stomach. That it’s ending. I didn’t want to believe it. Least of all, accept it. Surely this can’t be it. We were so good. And yet. Here I was, toughening myself up to pull the plug. On something I believed would last a lifetime. Heartbreaks are …

Into the Jungle, Travels

Dooars Photo-Story: Murti & Jaldapara

I visited Dooars during the Durga Pujas last year. Dooars includes the Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and the upper regions of the Cooch Behar districts in West Bengal and quite a few districts in Assam. The region lies south of the outer foothills of the Himalayas and forms the gateway of Bhutan. The trip was a …

Life Talk, Musings

8 attitude shifts I’m making in 2018. Because it’s about time.

This is probably my first Buzzfeed-esque post. Why did I do it? Because I wanted to. Why pick 8 and not 18? Because I felt like it. Am I going to apologise for resorting to this cliché? Nope. Incidentally, that’s the first thing on my list. Stop apologising for what I want It’s funny how …

City Escapes, Touristy Spots, Travels

When in Vizag: Day 2 at the beautiful Araku!

“Do you want to go…you know…down there?” “I don’t know. Do I?” “We could if you wanted to go deeper…” Yeah, not what it sounds like. We were standing in half darkness, that was punctured at regular intervals by green, blue and pink lights, contemplating about going further down the Borra Caves. Having already climbed …