Category Archive: Older Travel Tales (2010 and earlier)

Innsbruck Diaries: In love with Ausserkreith, Ferienhaus Panorama and the Stubaitalbahn (STB)

My most memorable vacation in Europe? Would very likely be our summer holiday in Austria. And one place that left an indelible impression? Would most certainly be Ausserkreith near Innsbruck.   We grabbed… Continue reading

Drifting Along in Pichavaram

Click here to read the latest version of this blog post. Looking for a change of scenery? Cruise along the East Coast Road, pass Pondicherry, and take a break at Pichavaram, near the temple town… Continue reading

Postcards from Bangkok: A Great Stopover Destination

The best stopover we’ve had till date? No doubts – Bangkok in 2007, on our return journey to Bangalore after an out-of-the-world trip to Beijing and Shanghai. With several hours to spare, we… Continue reading

The ‘Wonder’ful Monument of Love

No picture, no description, no stories do justice to the stunning beauty of the Taj Mahal. A few years ago, our first visit to the monument of love at Agra left us completely awestruck… Continue reading

Cool Coonoor: A Cloudful of Memories (Part II)

After a lovely first day at Coonoor, we looked forward to what the next day had in store for us. Hiking through Coonoor It rained through the night, and there was a slight drizzle… Continue reading

Cool Coonoor: A Cloudful of Memories (Part I)

Every time I think of Coonoor, a charming little town in the Nilgiris, a cloudful of beautiful memories floats by. A few years ago, we spent a long weekend there. Steep slopes We… Continue reading

The Vibrance of Barcelona, in pictures – II

There was more enchantment in store for us. Join me as I continue my rediscovery of vibrant Barcelona with more photographs from our trip (see The Vibrance of Barcelona, in pictures – I… Continue reading

The Vibrance of Barcelona, in pictures – I

During a wonderful trip to Europe in 2006, we spent a few days in the vibrant, colorful city of Barcelona in Spain. I was so fascinated by the place that even now, I have a… Continue reading

Kabini Calling

The first ‘wild’ destination of the year 2009 was unanimously chosen – Kabini! After earlier visits to Jungle Lodges Resorts at Bandipur, Bannerghatta, K.Gudi (B R Hills), Dubare and Bheemeshwari, we decided to… Continue reading