travel

(6 continents; 49 countries; 22 Indian states; over 500 published travel stories… Read more of them here…)

~ The road less travelled – on the road in Utah
– Harper’s Bazaar, September 2019

~ Sauna side up – summer sunshine and sauna fun in Finland
– Indian Express, July 27, 2019

~ A fairy tale in Finland – take it easy in Porvoo
– Businessline, June 28 2019

~ Mexico City’s Parisian Panache – a slice of Europe in Mexico
– Prestige (Singapore), June 2019

~ A weekend in Hampi – a quick guide to the heritage town of Hampi
– South China Morning Post, April 26, 2019

~ Not just desert – the burnished browns of Jaisalmer hide a lot of secrets
– Khaleej Times, March 22, 2019

~ Lisbon Lite – revelling in the glorious colours and sunlight of Lisbon 
– The Economic Times, January 20, 2019

~ Hemingway’s Cuban affair – when I went on a Hemingway trail in Havana
– Forbes, December 02, 2018

~ Where the wild things are – on the trail of the Big Five in the Masai Mara
– Khaleej Times, November 30, 2018

~ 24 hours in Havana – how to fill your day in the Cuban capital
– The National, November 14, 2018

~ It’s all Maya – a peek at the splendid Maya ruins at Chichen Itza
– Economic Times, November 04, 2018

~ A journey into coffee country – on a coffee trail at The Tamara in Coorg
– The National, October 18, 2018

~ The moor’s past high – my favourite stop on the Andalucian trail in southern Spain
– National Geographic Traveller, October 2018

~ All’s swell in Amman – the Jordanian capital city deserves more than just an overnight halt
– Travel and Leisure, October 2018

~ Falling for the Niagara – it is impossible to not be awed by this spectacle
– Khaleeej Times, July 27, 2018

~ Gift of the Nile – the majesty of the pyramids and the bounty of the Nile
– Prestige, July 2018

~ Life in the slow lane – exploring the colourful lanes of old Dubai
– Indian Express, July 01, 2018

~ In search of Eden – going off to the Himachal hills for some apple picking
– Mint, June 22, 2018

~ Quiet flows the Lidder – in Pahalgam, you are never too far from a picture postcard
– Businessline, June 02,2018

~ The many shades of Shekhawati – a walk through the small town of Churu and its painted havelis
– Khaleej Times, March 16, 2018

~ Under the desert sky – exploring the mystery that is the 2000-year-old Petra
– Economic Times, March 11, 2018

~ Pieced together – how the small town of Madaba in Jordan is a symbol of religious harmony
– Forbes India, March 2018

~ The tramp who lives on Jungfrau – an ode to Charlie Chaplin, the redoubtable Tramp
– Indian Express, February 18, 2018

~ Past continuous – discovering the hidden havelis and bazaars of Bikaner on a walking tour
– Mint, December 21, 2017

~ Great thundering smoke – a plane ride over Vic Falls and a boat ride over River Zambezi in Zambia
– Prestige Singapore, December 2017

~ City by the sea – tales from the Israeli bubble of Tel Aviv
– Harper’s Bazaar, October 2017

~ Porto of Call – port wine, azulejo art and a UNESCO listed medieval heart
– Prestige (Singapore), September 2017

~ A zeal for the north – glowworm caves, sunny shores and long road trips in New Zealand’s north island
– Khaleej Times, August 18, 2017

~ Folk on the water – Adrift on Inle Lake, amidst the Intha fishermen, the lotus weavers and the floating gardens
– National Geographic Traveller, August 2017