Simplicity at its best – Jodhpur!

Before the sun unleashes hell upon us North Indians and before the sweaty ambience of monsoon takes over us, it is always advisable to visit the many towns of Rajasthan and enjoy the Rajput culture there. Jodhpur is one place which you can easily cover on a weekend with no extra holidays to think about….

Travel musings – Shillong

Why go to Scotland or the British Isles, when you can relish this view of the British pines🌲 at Shillong?

Winter special – Dehradun and Mussoorie diaries

I could never understand the fondness associated with Mussoorie amongst the hearts of the north Indians. In the 29 years of my not-so-boring life, I had never been in Mussoorie for than an hour and that too whilst visiting some village while crossing it. And the title of “Queen of the Hills”? Maybe the Britishers…

Corn Village and Landour Exploration curated by Transforming Travels

Call it co-incidence, but I have been travelling more frequently to Uttarakhand this year than I ever did before. And although I am not really fond of the pebble laden trails here, the distinct Pahadi culture never fails to baffle me. And the fact that the magnificent views here are still hidden from my prying…

You got served, East of Kailash, New Delhi

Delivery: On time Packaging: Hygienic and spill proof Chicken Tikka: The ideal chicken tikka should be drenched in the tikka spices to the core, should be juicy and tangy. This one fulfilled all these criteria but was slightly salty. But I will HIGHLY RECOMMEND this. Afghani chicken tikka/Chicken malai tikka: Lord, please save me from…

Biryani Project, Greater Kailash 2, New Delhi

Delivery: On time Packaging: Hygienic and attractive. Lucknawi Biryani: I shall stop myself from comparing this one with the authentic one from Lucknow. But I feel that till date, it is one of the very few Biryanis which is slightly closer to the original Lucknawi. The long grained aromatic rice, some of them drenched in…

Travel musings – Nag Tibba

I can chose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It’s all a question of how I view my life – #paulocoelho That is our trek leader from @trekthehimalayas praying to Lord Shiva and the mountain Gods after successfully leading a group of novices to the Nag…

Digital Detox Retreat in the lap of Himalayas

First of all, thank you to the very talented and resourceful organizers at The Transforming Travels for organizing this unique experience in the midst of nature. Chandni Aggarwal and Mihir Panda, you people deserve a salute! So how about a calming trip with least use of your digital devices, comfortable stay at a colonial bungalow…