Christmas Lunch at MoMo Cafe, Courtyard By Marriott, Bhopal

December 27, 2016 admin 0

  For a Bengali who has spent all her winter vacations with a heavy dose of Christmas celebrations, moving to a part of India where celebrations are pretty dull meant a visit to the Church for midnight mass and that’s all. This year incidentally, we were having a lazy Sunday […]

Where To Shop When In Bangkok?

December 22, 2016 admin 0

  When you land in Bangkok, you have the choice to head off to one (or, more) of the islands or spend some time in the metropolis. We headed off to the beach towns and spent two and a half days in Bangkok before our return. Our hotel was centrally places […]

Travel To 5th Century AD At The Udayagiri Caves

December 21, 2016 admin 0

  Last month, I’d gone to spend a few days with my in-laws in the family home at Vidisha, about an hour and half drive from Bhopal where we stay. The thing about Madhya Pradesh is that the state is bestowed with oodles of rich history and heritage. One can […]

Review: Courtyard Marriott, Pattaya

December 15, 2016 admin 19

Last minute booking can always be a pain and getting reservation in a hotel you desire is next to impossible. When we booked our impromptu vacation to Thailand last month, finding a hotel in Pattaya was a task. After much struggle, we finally managed to finalize our stay at Courtyard […]

The Stupas of Sanchi

December 13, 2016 admin 1

Buddhism is pretty widespread throughout India and traces of the religion can be found in the quaintest parts of the country. One such is Sanchi. About 46 kms to the north- east of Bhopal, capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India, Sanchi houses the great stupas. One […]

Graffiti Wedding Invitations Of Jaisalmer

November 26, 2016 admin 20

Earlier this week, while walking through the bylanes inside Jaisalmer Fort, I noticed something very unique. The walls outside many houses had identical graffiti painted. Upon closer inspection, I saw that the paintings were actually wedding invitations! Our guide, Satish bhaiyya who had been sent with us by Club Mahindra […]

#Review: Radisson Goa Candolim

October 7, 2016 admin 0

In March, earlier this year, we went for a family trip to Goa. Four couples and three children – big gang. Reservations weren’t easy to get – we wanted our hotel near the beach, child-friendly and in or around Candolim. We zeroed upon Radisson Goa, Candolim and made bookings. Few […]

Free Four-Day Transit Visa at Qatar Now

October 3, 2016 Samarpita Mukherjee Sharma 0

  Recently, we learnt that international roaming is free on Airtel now. Yes, there is small print, but at least the option now exists! And who doesn’t love anything that comes with the word free? We Indians sure do! I learnt about another free related to travel this week. The […]