Apple Picking In Troy

The best moments of travel are undoubtedly the interaction with locals and the experiences that allow you the glimpse of their life. But I had not planned on it....and that is why the experience was much fulfilling and happy than any planned itinerary. Instead I was on a spree of crossing out the must-do list…

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River Colorado Flowing through Grand Canyon

Helicopter Ride Over Grand Canyon And Mighty Colorado

If thrill is what gets you going, try taking a helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon and the mighty Colorado river. The shiny metal bird whirring away dangerously close to the cliffs....You will love it! Four years ago, I was on a month long vacation to USA. With a fixed budget, I wanted to tick…

What Not To Miss In California

The state of California stretches from Mexico to Oregon. The Golden state as it is better known, is hub of art, technology and entertainment. With a variety of natural landscapes to attract, it was very much on our to do list during the month-long vacation to United States. Though we had enough days in hand…

Planning A Fun Vacation With Kids At Disneyland, Los Angeles

Our month-long vacation in USA was deliberately planned to culminate at Los Angeles. We chose to exclude all such activities which would not interest a twelve-year-old. The grand finale was all about making the trip special for our 'princess' and hence Los Angeles meant only Disney Park, Disney California Adventure Park, Sea World and Universal…

Rained In At Chicago

Chicago, to me, meant Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright and some precious lessons from History of Architecture that I studied in college. While chalking out the itinerary of a vacation in USA, Chicago had to feature. Needless to say I was much excited. We rode a bus from Detroit to Chicago.…

A World Of Glass: Corning Museum of Glass

The realisation that my imagination of the extent a glass could be shaped was far too limited came only after a visit to the Corning Museum of Glass. Nestled in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country, this world's largest glass museum hosts 35 centuries of glass artistry and an international Glass market. It is…

An Unfinished House Of Prayer

Whenever I have visited any place of worship, a sense of peace has prevailed…. I can hear my heart beating, the rhythmic breathing and my brain clock ticking. I have realized I can ‘talk’ to ‘HIM’ to my heart’s content when I am inside a place of worship….but I usually avoid the time of the day when…