Switzerland · Travel

Uhrenmuseum Winterthur: Clock and Watch Museum Winterthur

Located just about 25 km from Zurich in Switzerland is the idyllic city of Winterthur.  Like most Swiss cities, Winterthur is replete with a charming old town, quaint cafes and fascinating water fountains.   Situated right in the middle of the enchanting old town is the interesting Clock and Watch Museum.  Also called Uhrenmuseum, this one… Continue reading Uhrenmuseum Winterthur: Clock and Watch Museum Winterthur

Switzerland · Travel

On a museum trail in Switzerland: ten unique museums to visit in Swiss Land

It is raining museums on my blog this month and even though we just finished International Museum Day on 18-May, I thought a post about some unusual and quirky museums in Switzerland would be a great idea as museums are something I really enjoy visiting and writing about. So, here is a list of some… Continue reading On a museum trail in Switzerland: ten unique museums to visit in Swiss Land

Switzerland · Travel

Tibet Museum, Gruyères – a unique attraction

The Tibet Museum located in the quaint town of Gruyères in Switzerland is a hidden gem. The town known for its delectable cheese, stunning landscapes and fairy tale vibes is home to this unique museum which forms for an engaging visit. Situated within the old town, the Tibet museum is a distinctive attraction considering the… Continue reading Tibet Museum, Gruyères – a unique attraction

Karnataka · Travel

Srimanthi Bhai Memorial Government Museum: an engaging visit

One of the best ways to pick up insights about the local history, art, architecture and culture of a place is by visiting musuems located there. Being a big fan of museums, I decided to visit the Srimanthi Bhai Memorial Government Museum in Mangalore during my recent visit. Located in Bejai this one was started… Continue reading Srimanthi Bhai Memorial Government Museum: an engaging visit

Switzerland · Travel

Photoessay: On a fairy tale trail in Heidiland, Mainefield

While it seems like a cliche to say that Switzerland is a country full of fairy tale landscapes, Heidiland is literally a paradise on earth. An ode to Heidi, Switzerland’s most famous fairy tale character created by Swiss author Johanna Spyri, this one is located in the wine village of Maienfeld. A place that takes… Continue reading Photoessay: On a fairy tale trail in Heidiland, Mainefield

Karnataka · Travel

The Veena makers of Simpadipura – home to a dying craft

Entering the interiors of Simpadipura, a sleepy hamlet about 60 km from Bangalore it is not uncommon to hear the sounds of chisels and hammers striking against wood.  Large logs of jackfruit tree wood lying amidst clearings of mahogany and silver oak trees with workers busy carving dome shaped structures from them is a common… Continue reading The Veena makers of Simpadipura – home to a dying craft

Switzerland · Travel

Rapperswil: of Rose Gardens and much more

Often referred to as “Switzerland’s city of Roses”, Rapperswil is an utterly beautiful town in Switzerland just over 25 km from Zurich. Easily accessible by rail, boat and train, Rapperswil forms for a perfect day trip from Zuich. Replete with Medieval buildings and a beautiful waterfront, Rapperswil town forms a perfect idea for a trip… Continue reading Rapperswil: of Rose Gardens and much more

Tamil Nadu · Travel

Photoessay: Gedee Car Museum, Coimbatore

Strolling on the busy Avinashi road in the industrial city of Coimbatore, a brick red Beetle mounted on a pedestal caught my attention almost out of the blue. Needless to say, this piqued my curiosity and as I moved closer, I realized that this was the complex of the sprawling Gedee car museum. A hidden… Continue reading Photoessay: Gedee Car Museum, Coimbatore

Miscellaneous · Travel

8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

Travelling offers several joys and positives quite like none other. Whether you’re just going on a short drive or you’re looking for a long road trip, just getting out and hitting the road acts like a great stress buster.  The open road and the new sense of adventure that hits you combine to release all… Continue reading 8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

Travel · United States

Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl – the idea of a perfect holiday

Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl on a 14 day round trip on the Panama Canal to and from Tampa is a wonderful way to discover the Caribbean ports of call. A massive ship with a Gross Register Tonnage of 93530 and a Guest Capacity 2394 on double occupancy, the 965 feet tall and 125 feet… Continue reading Cruising on the Norwegian Pearl – the idea of a perfect holiday