Solo Destination: Darjeeling, Bengal

If you notice the map of Darjeeling, it is essentially one road that dominates it. While walking through the town, I realised that the map is a farce! The numerous lanes and steep steps that connect one another is a mayhem. Consistently losing my way through them on my first day here, I was always…

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Photo story: An evening at Arambol Beach, Goa

Over the past year, Goa, for me, has meant moving away from the beaches and exploring the inlands. And even though I stayed in a quiet sleepy village of North Goa in my recent trip, I travelled to Arambol beach for a day, all in the quest to get feathered hair extensions. Once I was…

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The Women of Spiti

Yesterday, I spent a lot of time trying to do very many things simultaneously, feeling exhausted towards the end of it. By nightfall, I was trying to visualise the life of a multitasker and wondered what productivity meant for them. Playing around with my random disconnected thoughts, I found myself somewhere in Spiti. And how…

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Black Sheep Bistro, Panaji

The Goan capital has seldom meant a fine dining experience for me. In my many visits there, I was lucky enough to eat at all popular and alternative restaurants for the best food. However, this time when a friend of mine took me to a new place for dinner, refusing didn’t seem like an option….

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Photo story: Goa Carnaval 2015

Every year, four days in the middle of February marks the Goa Carnaval. The colourful and lively state adorns even more character by displaying ‘floats’ across different towns and cities. There are a number of cultural programs and street performances that are exhibited with social messages. This year, the Carnaval was held from February 14…

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Travellers: The Messengers of Happiness

It’s not particularly a happy memory, the first time I lost my camera. A decade ago, I travelled to Manali for the first time with friends. On my way to Delhi’s famous Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT), Kashmere Gate I lost my 3-day old camera. The next 12 hours to Manali were torturous and I…

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