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Kebab Xpress, Connaught Place Review

Kebab Xpress, Connaught Place Review

I had passed by Kebab Xpress numerous times in Connaught Place and I had seen it listed on Foodpanda as well. However, I never went in or ordered from them. Until, last evening. While coming back from Janpath, we were feeling a little hungry and we decided to check out […]

March 9, 2017
Smoke House Deli, Connaught Place (CP), Review

Smoke House Deli, Connaught Place (CP), Review

There are times when we wander aimlessly, not really sure what we are looking for, yet we continue with our search. Until we almost give up. Such was the feeling engulfing us, as we sat down by the side of the road, in front of Odeon. We had spent the […]

March 9, 2017
Tunnels to ruin the fun of Ladakh?

Tunnels to ruin the fun of Ladakh?

Today the BRO announced, it is planning to construct 4 new tunnels in Ladakh, in order to improve the connectivity of this landlocked region (click here to read more about it). Reaction to this news was mixed, while some applauded it, stating benefits of round the year connectivity for locals […]

March 2, 2017
Exploring Garhwal for the first time

Exploring Garhwal for the first time

Over the weekend, I went to Garhwal hills for the first time. Even though I have been to Kumaon (the other region of Uttarakhand) numerous time, I hadn’t explored Garhwal, until now. Mainly because I felt Garhwal wasn’t as beautiful and was overly commercialized thanks to Char Dham Yatra. However, […]

March 1, 2017

No trips in 2017?

February is coming to an end and I haven’t yet traveled even once this year. In fact my last trip was way back in November, to Pushkar. Seems like this year is off to a rather slow start. Well, it is time to change that. That too with a trip […]

February 24, 2017
11 years of blogging

11 years of blogging

It’s been 11 years since I started blogging and yet, it doesn’t feel like it was that long ago I was registering YogeshSarkar.com at Godaddy and trying to build a website and blog. I guess this is what interesting journeys do to you. They seemingly make the time fly, until […]

February 23, 2017
A relaxing trip to Pushkar

A relaxing trip to Pushkar

It’s not often I get to do a relaxed and chilled out trip; generally my trips are either for photography or for deep introspection. While that is what I love to do, there are times when it can feel a little hectic. Last year’s trip to Pushkar Camel Fair was […]

February 22, 2017
Ladakh eco-tourism policy; step in right direction?

Ladakh eco-tourism policy; step in right direction?

Anyone who has seen Leh and Ladakh change over the years would agree that even though tourism has led to better livelihood for locals and migrants alike, it has resulted in a negative impact on the fragile ecosystem of Ladakh. Today LAHDC (Leh Autonomous Hill Development Council) has adapted a […]

February 21, 2017
How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

How-to store several terabytes of data cheaply

I love travel photography, it is my passion and part of my profession. In last couple of years, I have undertaken 22 trips and generated around 1.3TB of RAW and edited images and videos. Then there are photos and videos I shoot when I am not traveling and also tons […]

February 20, 2017
Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

Killing the golden goose, Uber/Ola strike

For the past few days, drivers err… driving partners of Uber and Ola have gone on a strike, complaining about reducing incentives and low fare charged by these app based taxi aggregators. This has led to severe shortage of cabs in Delhi, resulting in an almost persistent surge pricing and […]

February 14, 2017