Exploring Meghalaya – Part 4 –...
Shillong perched at a height of 1500 meters above sea level in a plateau is home to 3 native tribes – Khasi, Garo and Jaintia. It...
Exploring Meghalaya – Part 3 –...
            Previously in the Exploring Meghalaya series, I had written about Root bridges of Meghalaya in 1st part and Waterfalls of...
Celebrating womanhood – Kamakhya Devi of...
                        I walked around the temple and could see many goats, brought by the devotees, waiting to...
Exploring Meghalaya – Part 2 –...
  Travel to Meghalaya                    In the previous article, I had covered the Root Bridges of Meghalaya...
Clams in Tomato Broth
  Clams are mollusks which are a lean protein choice as they are low on fat. It has a high amino acid score of 105 which indicates it...
Exploring Angkor Wat
  My trip to Brihadeeshwara temple or the Big temple at Tanjore in Tamilnadu, India made me wonder about Angkor Wat, the biggest Hindu...
Photoessay of Vietnam
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Exploring Costa Rica & Nicaragua
  For many couples from India, making a trip to offbeat places is an alien concept and that is what made it exciting when we planned...
Photoessay of Meghalaya
                           
Exploring Meghalaya – Part 1 – The...
                Meghalaya, the name itself brings forth picture postcard images of  lush mountain valleys, gushing rivers, roaring...
Fall Colors Around USA
With the upcoming fall season, this blog will be about the fall colors in different regions of USA I have visited. Fall season has a...
My Son – Indian legacy of Vietnam
    Indianized kingdoms, which flourished in the SE Asia centuries back, have left a lasting Hindu legacy in the present day...
Kuldhara, village abandoned overnight
  Settled in 1291 AD,  Kuldhara in Rajasthan state of India was the largest of the 84 villages established by the Paliwal Brahmins....
16 Things to do in NewYork in Winter
Cold winters are here and people often stay indoors as they feel there is not much to do outside. Contrary to popular belief  winters are...
Turks & Caicos
Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) is on the foot of Bahamas in the Caribbean, and has Cuba and Dominican Republic for neighbors.  We booked...
Great Living Chola Temples – Big Temple
Part 3 – Big Temple, Tanjore           Continuing with my Travelogue of the Great Living Chola temples, this episode will cover...
Great Living Chola Temples –...
  Part 1 – Gangaikondacholapuram     Having been fascinated with the Chola dynasty ever since I read  Kalki’s epic,...
Montreal, Canada
We had decided this year we had to go out of US for our holiday. So we thought of Montreal as our first choice, it was 6 hours’ drive...
Mexico – Part 1 – Cancun &...
Me-hi-co was our second trip out of US and one of great anticipation. Mexico has visa on arrival for Americans and is extended to travelers...
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
One of our aim is to visit all the 50 states of America. I have covered half over the years and there is still another half to go, whereas...