1. Scuba-dive in the rich coral reefs surrounding the islands.
Experience infinite calmness as you become one with the sea and explore marine life up-close in the opulent coral reefs. North Bay beach and the beaches of Havelock and Neil islands have excellent diving spots. Snorkeling and sea-walks are other attractions available. Continue reading 10 Things to do in Andaman Islands →
“Good vibes happen on the tides.”
The Andaman Archipelago lies in the Bay of Bengal far away from the Indian mainland. It consists of more than 300 islands but most of them are not open to the public. The Andaman’s have a lot to offer but with limited leaves available, our itinerary puts together some of the best places to visit in a week. Continue reading 7 Day Travel Guide for Andaman Islands →
I awoke with a jerk as the Sumo braked to a halt. We had arrived at the Jiratang check-post. The driver, handed us out the forms to fill in our details which had to be submitted at the check-post. Continue reading Baratang Island – Mangrove Creeks & Limestone Caves →
“Tan lines fade but memories last forever.”
Imagine a tiny tropical island that is no larger than 5 sq miles in area , sparsely populated , no internet connectivity whatsoever, surrounded by white sand beaches , beautiful turquoise waters and rich coral reefs – that’s Neil Island. Definitely sounds like every tourist’s paradise right? Yet, just 20 mins after landing at Neil Island, we were sitting clueless, angry and tired with all our luggage by the side of the only crossroad junction on the entire island. Continue reading Neil Island – Laid Back Beaches & Bountiful Reefs →
After a long week, I decided to break away from the city for the weekend with my sister Geeta. It was a much needed break and the quiet town of Pondicherry, with its serene beaches, French colonial architecture, scenic boulevards and rich and diverse culture, was the ideal location to take things slow and relax. Continue reading Pondicherry – The French Riviera of India →
“Truly speaking all that one can claim is that one has the blood of mankind in one’s veins.” – Veer Savarkar
Continue reading Port Blair – A Walk Through Time & Mesmerizing Beaches →
WHERE IS IT?
About 200 km from Bengaluru and 130 km from Mysuru, the Rosary Church at Shettihalli in the district of Hassan is located on the banks of the Gorur-Hemavathi Reservoir. Built in the 19th century, the church remains partially submerged during monsoons. Continue reading Submerged, Monsoon Beauty! Shettihalli Church →
WHERE IS IT?
Avalabetta hill is located in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka about 100 km North of Bengaluru. This hill is a better choice if you prefer some solitude as compared to Nandi Hills that can get quite crowded. Gudibande Fort also lies in the Chikballapur district 25km away from Avalabetta. Continue reading Avalabetta and Gudibande Fort- A Tranquil Day Trip from Bengaluru →