Miscellaneous · Travel

Explore the Enchanting Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Are you seeking a place to escape where you can bask in the sun, sink your toes into soft sands and immerse yourself in peaceful surroundings? Look no further than the Andaman and Nicobar Islands! Situated in the Bay of Bengal, these islands boast breathtaking beaches, verdant forests and a kaleidoscope of marine life. Whether… Continue reading Explore the Enchanting Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Tamil Nadu · Travel

Chettinad Mansions: Reflections of a Glorious Past

If Tamil Nadu travel is on your list, one place that must not be missed is the Chettinad region within the state. Also known as Chettinadu, this one is located in the central part of Tamil Nadu and is about 400 km from the capital city of Chennai. Situated mainly in the Sivaganga and part… Continue reading Chettinad Mansions: Reflections of a Glorious Past

Switzerland · Travel

Postcards from Marthalen: A Fairytale Village near Zurich

There is no denying the fact that Switzerland is replete with quaint towns and fairy tale villages that exude oodles of old world charm. Marthalen located in close proximity to Zurich is one such pretty town that known for its well preserved townscape. This region is also known as the green lung of the canton… Continue reading Postcards from Marthalen: A Fairytale Village near Zurich

Everything else

Five Things to do Before you Move Home

Moving home is a big deal and it can be a stressful and complicated experience! However, if you do the following five things before you move, you can make things much easier on yourself. Read on to find out what they are.  Pack up your stuff  First of all, before you move you will need… Continue reading Five Things to do Before you Move Home

Germany · Travel

Jewish Museum Munich – of Jewish History, Culture and Art

There is little doubt that museums offer some of the most immersive experiences when you travel. They not only offer rich insights into the history of the place through their displays of artefacts but also help enlighten visitors about local culture, communities and customs. Personally for me, museum visits are very exciting and I make… Continue reading Jewish Museum Munich – of Jewish History, Culture and Art

Switzerland · Travel

Einsiedeln Monastery – a Renowned Pilgrimage Site in Switzerland

Think Switzerland and it is not uncommon for one to conjure images of Alpine mountains with snow covered peaks, lush green meadows, pristine valleys and of course fairy tale villages. But did you know that this land-locked country is also home to a number of sacred pilgrimage sites? Well, there are number of them and… Continue reading Einsiedeln Monastery – a Renowned Pilgrimage Site in Switzerland

Germany · Travel

Christmas Vibes in Germany – of Colour, Cheer and Celebration

It is that time of the year when the magic of lights and the scent of gingerbread cookies is in the air. Well, it is almost Christmas and unarguably the most beautiful time of the year. A time for gifting, indulgence and a whole lot of fun, Christmas is sure a feeling than just a… Continue reading Christmas Vibes in Germany – of Colour, Cheer and Celebration

Karnataka · Travel

Panchalingeshwara temple: Historical temple in Begur

It is the end of the holy month of Karthik and as mentioned in my previous post, it is a period when it is considered highly auspicious to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva. Home to several ancient temples, Bangalore is a city where Karthik masa is celebrated with fervour and gaeity alike. Almost every temple… Continue reading Panchalingeshwara temple: Historical temple in Begur

Everything else

Book Review: Iconography of Deepam – Celebrating the Traditional Lamps of Kerala

It is the holy month of Karthik and a time in the Hindu calendar where the lighting of oil lamps is considered auspicious.  Like the rest of the country, Karthik is considered extremely holy in the southern state of Kerala too. But did you know that the first Lakshadeepam in the state dates back to… Continue reading Book Review: Iconography of Deepam – Celebrating the Traditional Lamps of Kerala

Decor

Home Decor: Five Winter Decorating Ideas for your Home

It is that time of the year when temperatures are dipping and it time to bring out those woollen sweaters and leather jackets. Winter is arguably one of the best seasons of the year and the perfect one to stay home with friends and family. While it maybe cold and snowy outside, make sure that… Continue reading Home Decor: Five Winter Decorating Ideas for your Home