Category Archive: TheTravelBug

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 Tranquil Karanji Lake (Mysore): Away from the Madding Crowd

A visit to the Karanji Lake eluded us during our first few trips to Mysore. A couple of years ago, we finally discovered the place. And what a wonderful surprise it was! Away from… Continue reading

Magnificent Flying Machines at HAL Aerospace Museum

Read the latest version of this blog post here. With 2 out of 3 members in our family being CRAZY about flying machines, it was a no-brainer to head to the HAL Aerospace Museum… Continue reading

A Noisy Sunday at the Martin Farm

Read the latest version of this blog post here. Where would you take a noisy, nature-loving, super-energetic 2-year old on a Sunday morning in Bangalore? Criteria? It would definitely have to be outdoors.… Continue reading

Travel: Then and Now

Travelling has always been and continues to be a great learning experience for our little family. Some aspects, though, have changed in recent times. Then: Wild (as in wildlife :)) and remote destinations were among our top choices.… Continue reading

Escape to Dubai – III

Click here to read the latest version of this blog post. Having spent a lovely two days in Dubai(read Escape to Dubai – I and Escape to Dubai – II), we looked forward to the… Continue reading

Escape to Dubai – II

Read the latest version of this blog post here. Our Dubai story continues from Escape to Dubai – I. Day 2: Friday is the day of prayer and rest, and hence, the metro… Continue reading

Escape to Dubai – I

Read the latest version of this blog post here. With heavy monsoon showers lashing most parts of India at this time of the year, we decided to escape to ‘dryer’ land for a… Continue reading

Coffee Blooms in Yercaud

With a long weekend in sight, we put on our thinking caps to determine a not-so-far holiday destination. And the winner was…… Yercaud! Day 1: About 230 km from Bangalore, the drive to… Continue reading

Odisha(Orissa), an artist’s haven

Our long-planned trip to Odisha or Orissa, finally materialized in January 2011. The weather was perfect, the destination was charming. During the taxi ride from Biju Patnaik Airport, Bhubaneshwar, to our hotel, we remained rivetted… Continue reading