Darasuram - one time part of the capital of the mighty Chola empire - is home to the imposing and living Airavateswara temple, categorized as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. After being on our wish list for a decade and a half, it finally got ticked off last January. Here's an account of the trip, as well as a bunch of pictures. Bonus: a quick visit to a silk weaver's workshop-home!
Back in 2014, we spent a couple of days among the beautiful Ligurian villages of Cinque Terre. Here's a short account and a bunch of pictures - there's not much that can be said about the place that the pictures can beat!
I went and met a bunch of bloggers some time back, and as a result, got into this challenge of writing everyday for a month. What happened next will shock you! No, really, it will - read on to find out what exciting (or is it shocking?) thing I'm up to now!
Kolkata, as no doubt every single piece written about the city repeats, is full of tasty food, on the street and off it. Here are ten places we ate at, and our impressions of the experience. Overall, be prepared to add a few places to your "definitely to visit in this lifetime" list.
A year after being recommended Ken Liu's Paper Menagerie, I finally get around to reading it. It leads to my discovery of an author whose works I know I am going to be obsessed with. Read on to find out what has switched me into obsession mode with this man and his work!
We lunched at Tatva, Rajdhani's fine dining restaurant in Hyderabad, and came away less than impressed. Read on to find out how a good fine dining experience can go wrong if the food does not match up to the service and ambiance.
I was looking for a place to have lunch in and remembered a recent recommendation by a foodie. I made my way to the rather new Kodi Kura Chitti Gaare, and had a hearty meal. Here's an account of my experience there, and why I want to go back there with friends!
I watched Black Panther and loved every bit of it. Talking about it with my friends, I realized I actually had enough to share more broadly. So here it is, my take on why I like the Black Panther movie! There are a couple of spoilers (sorta), so don't read this if you're going to watch the movie.