The City of the Future

Bangalore is a city that’s cool and colourful in more ways than one, with a distinctly international vibe. Home to the largest concentration of expatriates in any Indian city, this is indeed the “united colours of Bangalore”. Multitudes of skin colours, facial features, styles of … Continue readingThe City of the Future

Comfortably Coorg

Staying at Tata Coffee’s plantation bungalows and living the Kodava life holds a charm all its own Waking up to birdsong and the smell of coffee. Having a hot cup of coffee in the sprawling verandahs. Sleeping in large bedrooms made of woodwork and period … Continue readingComfortably Coorg

One city, many worlds

Check out Hampi, the world heritage site and come away mighty pleased The charm of leaving home has always been that it transports you into new places and vivid moments; it makes you slow down and take note of your new surroundings. That is what … Continue readingOne city, many worlds

Blue mountains

The Gateway Hotel is a welcome abode for the body, mind and spirit There’s something about The Gateway Hotel in Coonoor. Forget that it’s 6033 feet above sea level. Forget that it’s right above Ooty, the ‘queen of hill stations’. Just remember, it is more … Continue readingBlue mountains

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Pondicherry calling

United colours of Pondicherry. Where foreigners and Indians live in harmony. Where French architecture is as appealing as Indian. Where things appear dream-like. Where nothing appears to stress a tourist, the least being the weather. Even if it rains without warning, you don’t mind because … Continue readingPondicherry calling

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By the river Cauvery

Bheemeshwari and Doddamakali fishing camps pack so much in your day that you lose count of time and keep going back for more fun under the sun When the going gets tough, the tough go to Bheemeshwari. At least that’s what I did the other … Continue readingBy the river Cauvery

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