Category: Travel

Italy, Lake Maggiore, Ispra, North Italy, Italy art 0

Santa Caterina of the Dancing Rock, Italy

A Picturesque Corner of Italy’s Lake District  Painted from a moment I captured on Lake Maggiore two years ago on a two-month trip in northern Italy. One of the most interesting places I’ve ever been. Off the standard tourist circuit and...

Barcelona Things to Do, Spain. Palau de la Musica 2

10 Days in Barcelona – Places I Loved

One of Europe’s most visited cities, Barcelona got its name from the Romans who named it Iulia Augusta Faventia Paterna Barcino. The name evolved to Barcinona in the Middle Ages and later to the current Barcelona. To break it down,...

Las Alpujarras, Rural Spain, Trevelez, Andalusia, Granada, backpacking Spain, Granada Tourism 2

Las Alpujarras – A Road Trip in Rural Andalusia

Small-town tranquility needs to be bottled and sold as a mood. Back to my busy days now, it feels surreal to look back on these mountain villages where no one’s ever in a hurry. I had no idea that after...

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Island-hopping in Nusa Penida, Bali

A cluster of diverse and dramatic natural spectacles huddled on three islands within hopping distance of one another is pretty much nature’s way of saying: Knock yourself out, kid. And that’s what drew us to Nusa Penida, Nusa Ceningan &...

Streets of Trinidad, Cuba 10

Trinidad: 16th century charm meets underground Reggaeton

A 16th-century town whose cobbled past stands preserved despite all present-day intrusions. A Spanish colonial town in central Cuba, Trinidad is both a slow dance with yesterday and a reggaeton party between stalactites and bats hiding from said reggaeton (thanks...

Cuba Travel Tips 10

Cuba: 15 Things to Know Before You Go

With three weeks spent in Cuba this February, I gleaned a bunch of travel tips that will be useful for anyone considering a trip to this one-of-a-kind island. Here goes!  My 3-Week Itinerary: The first 4 days I spent exploring...

Eight Angle Pose, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Chardham Yatra 3

Road Trip through the Himalayas of Uttarakhand

A five-day road trip through five districts of Uttarakhand with six other bloggers and countless new memories. Honoured to have been part of Uttarakhand Tourism‘s first ever Blogger Bus with this bunch of mountain goats Upendra Swami, Amrita Das, Swati Jain,...

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MHAI Yoga Retreat – Where Cuba meets Yoga

The practice is an excuse to find out what is going on with the mind and the body – One of many nuggets of insight Yoga teacher extraordinaire Eduardo Pimentel peppered his classes with, during the Press Week organized by Mhai Yoga...

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