Category: World

7 Reasons to Travel to Cuba

Recently I had been to a story telling session by women travelers. One of the 3 speakers I listened to was Supriya Suriyanarayanan, Founder, SquareFt Decor. She spoke of her experiences about her recent...

My 5 Best Sunset Pictures of 2015

1.Sunset in Shimoga, India. This was taken during my recent visit to Shimoga in Decemeber 2015. Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting.     —...

#ResponsibleTourism, My Take

Happy travelers, while they carry back happy memories should take up this responsibility of leaving behind happy places. A termed coined for this simple act is Responsible Tourism! 3 Pillars of Responsible Tourism To...

Vacation in Spain and Portugal

I will be on a short vacation, holidaying in Spain and Portugal.  16 days of travel planned for the countries,  it is hard to do justice to the two countries in such a short...

RIP Polo!

Today I was saddened reading the death of Polo, South Asia’s only gorilla at Mysore zoo, Karnataka. He was 43! The normal life span of gorillas is 35, but Polo outlived that. Born in...

Adopt Tourist Destinations and Monuments

In the year 2001, Mysore zoo started this unique program of “Adoption of Zoo animals”. This has seen a fair amount of success and is still continuing with animal lovers pouring in their love...

Traveling

For the next twenty three days I will be traveling. This time through some of the European countries (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic). Routes, places to see and places to stay...