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Electric buses and eco-market for Rohtang

Electric buses and eco-market for Rohtang

Himachal Government has finally taken steps to reduce environmental damage and at the same time, lessen tourists’ woes by announcing 25 electric buses for Rohtang Pass, along with an eco-friendly market at Marhi. Even though NGT has been trying its best to reduce environment damage to Rohtang Pass. Thus far, […]

April 12, 2017
Long weekends, boon and bane for travelers

Long weekends, boon and bane for travelers

Another long weekend is almost upon us and quite a few people I know, are planning to make the most of it, by traveling. I too was planning to do that. However, health issues grounded me. Thankfully I hadn’t booked accommodation (which I was planning to do), else I would […]

April 12, 2017
Spiti, Chandertal and Sach Pass Ride Plan

Spiti, Chandertal and Sach Pass Ride Plan

Once a place almost unheard of, Sach Pass has quickly risen in popularity in the motorcycle touring circle. With Sach Pass, a lot of bikers also plan to cover Chandertal and Spiti Valley these days. This ride plan will not only give you a basic itinerary to cover Sach Pass, […]

April 11, 2017
Apps: Fewer the better!

Apps: Fewer the better!

It seems these days, everyone and their grandma wants you to install their app on your phone. It doesn’t matter whether that app adds any value to your life or not, just install it, so that the company can send notifications after notifications to your device while clogging up your […]

April 9, 2017
A cabin in the orchard…

A cabin in the orchard…

I don’t know how and I don’t know when my obsession with old colonial buildings began. However, something about them made me gravitate towards them. To the point, I actively started searching for a colonial era cabin built entirely of rocks or old bricks and wood. Located far away from […]

April 6, 2017
Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

Saravana Bhavan, Connaught Place

I have lost count, of the number of times I have visited Saravana Bhavan in Connaught Place. It is sort of like the neighborhood South Indian restaurant, only grander, because, it is in Connaught Place and because it is part of Hotel Saravana Bhavan chain. The ambiance of this restaurant […]

April 5, 2017
Gola Sizzlers, Connaught Place

Gola Sizzlers, Connaught Place

There are restaurants you pass by ever so often, which your friends sing praises about and where you think about going to, but almost never do. Until one fine day, you decide to walk in and shatter whatever image you had about it in your mind. After craving for sizzler, […]

March 26, 2017
Jet Airways Frequent Flyer Miles are Useless?

Jet Airways Frequent Flyer Miles are Useless?

Ever since I had first flown with Jet Airways to Ladakh, I have developed a liking for it. Even though I did fly with Air India and Go Air on that sector, I always gravitated back towards Jet. And I also thought being loyal had its perks, especially while flying. […]

March 24, 2017
The White Tiger and Other Stories, Ruskin Bond

The White Tiger and Other Stories, Ruskin Bond

I will be very honest at the outset and admit a mistake, maybe I shouldn’t admit. I bought The White Tiger and Other Stories, just by reading Ruskin Bond’s name on it, paying little to no attention to the caption. If I had, I might not have bought it! Because […]

March 23, 2017
Dhaba Café, CP

Dhaba Café, CP

When you visit Connaught Place as often as I do, you begin to think you have seen just about everything there is to see. And that is when you start exploring the middle circle, skipped by the majority. Doing just that, thinking about eating at Bercos, we turned into the […]

March 21, 2017