Best Cafes in Old Manali

I’m a lover of all things Manali. Even though the beautiful town is teeming with tourists throughout the year, it is undoubtedly one of the happiest places in India. In August last year, when I travelled through Manali, I was pleasantly surprised to see the number of cafes that had opened up in the town….

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Biking in Bidar

Cycling has become rather addictive. Whenever I see a bike these days, I want to be on it. The Blackbuck Resort in Bidar, Karnataka lets us hire bicycles on per hour basis. The terrain is interesting though challenging. After my quick ride around the lake I realised how happy the exercise left me. Amrita DasAmrita…

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My Travels in 2013

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh January and December 2013 I’m completing a full circle as I return to Hyderabad to bring in 2014. When I travelled to Hyderabad earlier this year, I didn’t know I was going to return soon. It seems to be the base-camp of my reunions. My life would have been incomplete without trying…

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The Great Statue of Buddha, Bodhgaya

Even though Bodhgaya in Bihar has the spectacular Mahabodhi Temple to distract all of us, I think the Great Buddha Statue (nicknamed 80-feet Buddha) deserves at least a visit. This creation is made of impressive, clear marble. What I liked the most is the eight statues of Buddha’s disciples on either sides. Amrita DasAmrita is…

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Perfect Strangers

This life is truly underrated. I have said this to myself so many times now, that I reckon it has become an enlightenment of sorts. Months ago, when I was volunteering with Ecosphere in Spiti I met my co-volunteer, Sonali in Manali. We were just about to start our journey from Manali to Kaza and…

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Top 6 Restaurants in Panaji, Goa

Food has always been an essential part of every travel. And even though, it was not the highlight of my recent trip to Panjim, I must confess it only added value to my holiday. Here are my top six places you must absolutely try in your next visit to Panjim. Viva Panjim If you want…

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