River Rafting in Rishikesh

If you’ve read my earlier blog posts, you are already familiar with how I drag my husband along on my travels. So when for the very first time he expressed interest in a place, I just couldn’t refuse! This trip to Rishikesh (Uttarakhand, India) was done solely to tick it off Ankur’s bucketlist! Having said that, I think Rishikesh deserves a place on everyone’s bucket … Continue reading River Rafting in Rishikesh

Cambodia : Unearthing the Past

When they said travel teaches you in a way school doesn’t, they weren’t wrong. The history i learnt in school  featured India as a melting pot of cultures influenced by the Aryans, Mughals and the British. Sadly, it did no justice to the influence we had on the rest of the world – Southeast Asia in particular. This only meant that I was quite ignorant … Continue reading Cambodia : Unearthing the Past

Inside Istanbul : Top 15 things to do

When Turkish Airlines gives you a Mumbai-Istanbul-London return fare at 28,000 INR (just 400 USD), it only makes sense to make Istanbul part of your travel plan.It also helps that Istanbul is a cultural melting pot, it straddles two different cultures and continents, has some delicious coffee and offers plenty of avenues to shop. Note : Turkish Airlines offers a free day tour of Istanbul … Continue reading Inside Istanbul : Top 15 things to do