Monsoon destinations: Five places to visit

| June 21, 2013

Monsoon is finally here and it is time to revive the travel plans which you had shelved because of summer. Though traveling during rain comes with its own set of problems; however, it is a welcome change from the searing heat of the summer. The waterfalls and greenery make it a pleasant setting for a


Weekend holiday destinations from Chennai – Part 2

| June 7, 2013

More weekend destinations to escape from Chennai.


Mother’s Day: Five fantastic holiday ideas

| May 10, 2013

This Mother’s Day, take her on a holiday she would cherish for a lifetime


Deep in the Western Ghats, a slice of Coorg

| April 26, 2013

A blink and you will miss town, the scenic town of Kutta is located deep in the Western Ghats.


Bengaluru: Weekend Getaways

| March 30, 2013

Bangalore, traditionally, has been home to those with severe travellers’ itch. The weather in the city makes it the envy of all other metropolis. Add to it the many places that are in the 500 km radius and Bangalore has among the best choices for weekends away. What we have here is a list of


Living the high life, literally

| March 21, 2013

Kaustubh Joshi holidays in a tree house and relives childhood fantasies in the process


Music Festivals: High season for music aficionados

| November 20, 2012

India’s music scene is about to explode with action. An array of music festivals slated from November to February promises to leave music aficionados in India spoilt for choice. Unlike in days of the yore when festivals were restricted to metropolitan cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata, the new age …


Coorg experiences: On the Haleri trail

| July 30, 2012

I am always in a fix when I visit Coorg in Karnataka. While my mind wishes to linger in the verdant greenery around me, my feet get all itchy and demand that I explore the heritage, the spiritual and the mystical fabric of this coffee country.  If you would like to follow suit, here are three


Conquering the Sahyadris in Karnataka

| July 16, 2012

Karnataka is known as the hotspot for trekkers looking for adventure mixed with liberal doses of excitement and loads of fun. With its geography and easy accessibility, the majestic Sahyadri mountain range in Karnataka offers some fabulous trekking trails capped with renowned lofty peaks, cascading waterfalls, …



| January 14, 2013

Coorg is renowned as the 'Scotland of India' and also 'Kashmir of the South' due to its majestic beauty and cool ambience of the hill station.