travel

(6 continents, 35 countries; 22 Indian states; over 300 published travel stories… Read more of them here…)

~ The long walk home – in search of the endangered green turtle in Oman
– Indian Express, February 12, 2017

~ A waddle on the wild side – with the penguins and koalas at Phillip Island
– Mint Lounge, February 11, 2017

~ Where beauty has an address – the hidden layers of Oman
– The Economic Times, January 22, 2017

~ Softly down the Cauvery – Bengaluru to Hogenakkal falls, to see the smoking rocks!
– Mint, January 13, 2017

~ Six places this season – a quick winter travel guide to India
– South China Morning Post, January 04, 2017

~ Alice in Vegasland – discover a Las Vegas beyond the glitzy casinos
– Jet Wings, January 2017

~ Winter wonderland – finding a frozen paradise in Ladakh in winter
– Harper’s Bazaar, January 2017

~ Flights of fancy – Delhi to Bharatpur in search of feathered friends
– Mint, December 22, 2016

~ Doing Dubai my way – why Dubai calls me again and again
– Deccan Herald, December 11, 2016

~ So long, Sonoma! – the wind in my hair and some wine in my hand
– Deccan Chronicle, December 11, 2016

~ A sea change – ancient mangroves and Scandinavian secrets on the Tamil Nadu coast
– Harper’s Bazaar, December 2016

~ Beyond Vegas – America’s old, gold towns
– Forbes Life, November 2017

~ Where the past is present – the magnificent mansions of Chettinad
– Khaleej Times, November 25, 2016

~ Navel gazing in Peru – exploring Cusco, the charming gateway town to Machu Pichhu
– Economic Times, November 13, 2016

~ Looking for Ollantaytambo – in the footsteps of the Incans in Peru’s Sacred Valley
– Indian Express, November 06, 2016

~ Lonely roads, take me home – tripping on America’s Loneliest Road in Nevada
– Mumbai Mirror, October 30, 2016

~ All that jazz – music is in the air in New Orleans
– Business Line, October 21, 2016

~ The Peruvian Line Safari – flying over the mysterious Nazca Lines in Peru
– Mint Lounge, October 14, 2016

~ An arty pilgrimage – in search of Raja Ravi Varma’s work in Travancore
– Mint, September 15, 2016

~ City by the bay – I left my heart in San Francisco
– Deccan Herald, September 04, 2016

~ Walking on thin ice – feeling the chills on the Athabasca Glacier in Canada
– DNA, September 04, 2016

~ Apunting we go on the Cam – a summer afternoon punting and walking in Cambridge
– Khaleej Times, September 02, 2016

~ It’s N’Awlins Y’All! – Jazz and voodoo in this friendly city on the Mississippi
– Outlook Traveller, September 2016

~ Footloose in Flanders – exploring the petite prettiness of Flanders
– Khaleej Times, August 12, 2016

~ On Maya’s Trail – a twist in the tail in Tadoba
– Mint, July 29, 2016

~ On the rocks – a quest to discover the Canadian Rockies
– Mumbai Mirror, July 24, 2016

~ 50 shades of Seychelles – a day of island hopping off Praslin
– The Economic Times, July 17, 2016

~ On a high note – Gurudongmar Lake at 17000 feet, where the head feels light
– Deccan Herald, July 12, 2016

~ La Vie en Rose Toulouse – exploring the pink city of Toulouse on foot
– Jet Wings, June 2016

~ Wind beneath my wings – Paragliding over the hills of Kumaon in Uttarakhand
– Mint Lounge, April 29, 2016

~ Belle of India – Pondicherry straddles its French past and its Tamil present with great aplomb
– Silverkris (Singapore Airlines), April 2016

~ Beyond Bali’s beaches – looking beyond the sun and surf at Bali and Lombok
– The Hindu, March 19, 2016

~ In a happy place – the Danish science of hygge
– Jet Wings International, March 2016

~ Charge of the mad monk – the salacious 15th century monk of Bhutan
– Mint Lounge, February 27, 2016

~ The Grand Dame Vienna – the world’s most liveable city again
– Mumbai Mirror, February 07, 2016

~ Spice Queen – Fort Kochi, sitting pretty on the Arabian Sea
– Khaleej Times, January 08, 2016

~ Southern comfort – the numerous delights of New Zealand’s south island
– Economic Times, December 06, 2015

~ City of the future – Copenhagen Cool
– Deccan Herald, November 15, 2015

~ Home is where Artemis is – awed by Roman ruins in Turkey
– Khaleej Times, October 23, 2015

~ Living the Slo’ life – living the ‘Slo life in one of Europe’s smallest countries
– Mint Lounge, October 15, 2015

~ Cities of two tales – European souls and Chinese faces
– New Indian Express, October 11, 2015

~ The mystery of Khajuraho – what was the idea behind the erotic cravings at Khajuraho?
– BBC Travel, October 06, 2015

~ The cycle of life – a bike and boat tour through Copenhagen
– Pune Mirror, September 13, 2015

~ Country roads – driving along the Southern Alps to Milford Sound
– BusinessLine, August 21, 2015

~ In India’s Jungle Book forest – in the forests of Kanha, Shere Khan still rules
– BBC Travel, August 25, 2015

~ A French facelift – how Bordeaux got its mojo back
– Outlook Traveller, August 2015

~ Chasing castles – on a chateau trail in the Loire Valley
– Deccan Herald, June 14, 2015

~ Loving Ljubljana – charmed by the European city of “beloved”
– Khaleej Times, April 24, 2015

~ African Spafari – a spa experience in the middle of wild wild South Africa
– Outlook Traveller Luxe, April 2015

~ Kathmandu reconsidered – A fresh look at the Kathmandu, far away from the backpacking hordes
– Destinasian, April 2015

~ Sun, sand and spirituality
– New Indian Express, March 22, 2015

~ Silent forest, teeming life – Into Satpura forest on foot, on a boat and on a jeep
– Jet Wings, January 2015

~ From Hyderabad to Cyberabad – The sparkling side of this once sleepy city
– Silverkris (Singapore Airlines, December 2014

~ Time’s own trinket – A walk through the heart of Hyderabad
– New Indian Express, November 16, 2014

~ No rhyme or reason – In Ireland’s City of Culture for 2014
– Outlook Traveller, November 2014

~ On a wing and a prayer – Notes from the land of eternal happiness
– HDFC Imperia, October 2014

~ Burning bright again – Tigers are back in Panna, and how!
– Outlook Traveller, October 2014

~ The East Enders – A food walk in London’s gentrified East End
– Mumbai Mirror, September 28, 2014

~ From a Galway gal – Why the music never stops in Galway on the West coast of Ireland
– Deccan Herald, September 21, 2014

~ Look ma, no hands – Losing the fear of flying deep in the South African forests
– New Indian Express, August 24, 2014

~ Keeping it reel – Why filmmakers love the mansions Chettinadu as much as I do
– Time Out Explorer, July 2014

~ Tso far, tso good – Meditating upon the stillness of life at the lakes of Ladakh
– New Indian Express, May 25, 2014

~ Roos of the game – Hopping across to untouched Kangaroo Island
– Outlook Traveller, May 2014

~ 5 Must-Dos: Siem Reap – When in the land of a thousand temples, after Angkor, What?
– Silverkris (Singapore Airlines), April 2014

~ Notes on a mountain – The music of the world is contained in a handful of notes
– The Hindu, November 24, 2013

~ 5 Must Dos: Prague – Unmissables in Prague, from ghost-busting to beer-chugging
– Silverkris (Singapore Airlines), November 2013

~ Footloose in Flanders – If Eat, Pray, Love was a town, it would be Bruges
– Diva, June 2013

~ The divine distractions of Madurai – Meenakshi and women power in Madurai
– The National, February 08, 2013

~ The two faces of Tokyo – A shiny global identity or a conformist traditional society?
– The Hindu, January 06, 2013

~ Storied Mansions – The century old mansions of Chettinad tell their own story
– National Geographic Traveller, January 2013

~ Southern Sojourn – Exploring the lanes of Melbourne on the ‘Lanes and Arcades’ tour
– Diva, January 2013