Roadtripping through the ‘other’ Goa

We take you on a trip through the ‘other’ Goa, driving through forests & backwaters, and exploring villages & Islands with centuries old Portuguese villas.

Why I love (and hate) travelling with my spouse

Hoshner and I met on a Tiger Safari in Pench in Madhya Pradesh over a decade ago. It was a common friends’ birthday and 10 of us came from three cities across the country to celebrate our friend,  go tiger spotting and drink. We mostly talked about our shared interests in travel and exploration. He…

How we travel India on Rs 2500 a day!

How on earth do you travel so much ? Isn’t it Expensive ?! It’s a question we get asked all the time and part of the reason we are writing this post is to debunk the myth that travel is expensive. What if we told you that we travel on just INR 2500 / day…

Punjab’s Princely Past, Part II: A Moorish Mosque in Punjab

Over a century ago a young flamenco dancer caught the eye of a well traveled and intellectual young Indian prince and against all odds ended up marrying him. The fascinating story of Anita Delgado, a barely literate Spaniard and daughter of a cafe owner, is well documented, and is the stuff that fairy tales are…

Chandighar: The Indian dream city

Chandigarh’s beautiful open spaces, orderly feel & Le Corbusier’s iconic vision make it the ideal place to spend a few days exploring another side of Punjab.

Punjab! Here we come :)

After spending a month in the North East of India, we were ready for a change and headed to ‘the Punjab’, the land of endless green and yellow fields, extra thick lassi and super parathas and kulchas doused in loads of white butter. We travelled the length and breath of Punjab, from the brilliantly planned…

Life in a Naga Village

I was stuffed. I had just eaten a massive plate of the yummiest fried duck with rice, bamboo shoots, and yellow lentils, made local Lotha style. There was boiled squash along with the meal, but after 10 days of boiled squash, I was ready for a different vegetable. The duck was soft and mildly spiced,…

In Search of Nagaland’s Tattooed Headhunters – Part II

Read Part I here We sit sipping tea and eating surprisingly good chocolate croissants as the sun sets over the Naga hills. All around us are acres of tea estates, waves of short green shrubs punctuated by the occasional tree; the first we have seen in Nagaland. We are outside the village of Shiyong, at…