No matter how much I love the city or how hard I try to capture its flavours in one single post, Hyderabad is flat-out refusing to be captured by my words. So, here it is, another itty-bitty snippet on the home of the Nizams. Chowmahalla Palace – middle name, Grandeur An unexpected delight and an architectural jewel […]
Snapshots from Nepal: Part Two.
The story so far: Nepal welcomed us with open arms but bad roads, and we made it through Kakarbhitta – Chaubis – Janakpuri – Kathmandu without much incident. It was quite an adventure, hanging on to life as we scaled 45-degree mountain inclines and rode down just as bad descents, with scenic views for company. This […]
Ramadan Specials: Iftaar at Charminar.
Eid has come and gone already, and I know this post is way behind time – but it’s less than a week since Ramadan ended, so I can be forgiven. I think. This year, I had the good fortune of being in Hyderabad during Ramadan. Eager to explore what the city of Nizams had to offer […]
Snapshots from Nepal: Part One.
Nepal… Hmm, I’m really not sure where to begin. I can never separate the journey from the place on any of my travels. Nepal, however, broke the monotony. I am able to clearly distinguish between the journey through Nepal and the country itself – bizarre as it may sound. The reason’s quite simple – my […]
Down the Rabbit Hole: 10 Italian villages for the perfect summer getaway.
Think of Italy, and you think of Quixotic men, flowing wine, sumptuous food, candlelit dinners at quaint roadside cafes and a city that is a living, breathing part of history. We know the country for its romance and architectural beauty, but it turns out that there are remote, undiscovered places in Italy that are way […]