Svatma: A Heritage Resort In Heart Of Thanjavur

The white and powder pink flowers gently nod from the Chinese honeysuckle creeper resting on a bluish pillar....the faint smell lingering in the air...the sound of gurgling water in the heart of town distracts you and a sideways glance satisfies your curiosity and surprise as you spot stone spouts disgorging clear water in a stone…

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Meandering Through Manali

The inky blackness swallowed up all that came in its way.....the deep valley was dark and eerily silent as our lonely car trundled up the winding road...tired and desperately wanting to crawl into a warm bed,  I still sat alert clutching at the door, fearing the worst as the midnight crept upon our car on that hill-side.…

Cat’s Eye Restaurant, Diu

By the time we finished visiting few of the places at Diu, the sun was high up and we were famished. A quick surfing threw up some names claiming to serve authentic Portuguese cuisine and then some more. I usually prefer to find out choices in area specific authentic cuisine, but anything beyond the regular fish and poultry dish…

Kostamar Beach Resort: A Review

The fact that town of Diu is very small with only a hand-full of people arriving at its airport, was reiterated at the arrival lounge that had no conveyor belt to bring our luggage...instead two men hand-transported bags. As we made our way out of airport , at a distance the sea shimmered silver under the white ball of…

Appearances can be deceiving : Shree Vilas- Vilas by the Lake

I am not an greatest luxury kind of traveller...I don't look for a laaavish spread of food, the scented pillows, personal masseuse, butlers or cool wine bottles served in wine buckets.....but I need at least a nice clean bed, a functioning wash room and warm breakfast when I book a room for my vacation  anywhere. En-route to a long…