Goa is much more than its beaches. So, this time we decided to skip the usual suspects and try another experience instead- stay in a quintessential Goan village, Saligao. We were already charmed when told that this was the sleepy hamlet ‘Pocolim’ in the film ‘Finding Fanny’. And as we walked down its quiet rustic… Read More Quaint Goan houses of Saligao
Pondy has a dual personality: crossing from East to West of the central canal reveals two cities with very different characters. Ville Blanche is the White Town of French Pondicherry– with a colonial hangover. Reminiscences of the old world in distinct white and mustard buildings of Dumas, Romain Rolland, Suffren and Labourdonnais streets. Streets of the French… Read More Pondering over Pondy
There is something so warm and reassuring about window boxes with vibrant fresh flowers. It says that someone out there cares! – – – See more windows here.
Here’s about a wonderful day I spent in Kolkota, a city that at the first glance looks like she’s got trapped in a time warp (as if you’ve just stepped into a theater set of a 1950s play). But spend a day here, stand and stare, unfold, and she’ll soon hook you with her myriad of culture and heritage.… Read More A day in the city of joy
The air was soft, the promise of every cobbled alley so great that I thought I was in a dream. ~ Jack Kerouac It is indeed magical to wander the little cobbled streets with each bend tempting you to follow and see what lies beyond! – – – See more photos which invite you to look… Read More Beyond cobbled alleys
There is something magical and even dreamlike about New York City at this time of the year. The crowds are large and jovial. Christmas spirit is everywhere. There is so much to see and do that is unique to this delightful holiday season when NYC becomes a winter wonderland. A-ha, the window displays!! Boutiques and department stores across… Read More Holidays in NYC
Although the sky was overcast and bleak yet my day ended up very bright and sunny..cuz I was in Cambridge, UK- a vibrant university city with bustling shopping areas, beautiful green spaces and unspoilt historic buildings dating back through the centuries to early medieval times. And these days it’s only about 50 minutes from central London by… Read More A bright day on Cambridge streets