Kecak and Fire Dance at Uluwatu Temple

Over the centuries, the popular Indian epic Ramayana has been retold in various ways. I happened to attend one of them when few chapters of the epic were narrated in the […]

Suryagarh Hotel, Jaisalmer

Set against the idyllic backdrop of Thar desert, Suyagarh Jaisalmer strikes a great balance of luxury and heritage. As my cab drove through the massive gates of this boutique hotel, I […]

Postcards from Bali

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Gadi Sagar Lake, Jaisalmer

During my stay in Jaisalmer, I visited Gadi Sagar Lake. It is a man-made reservoir built by Maharaja Garsi Singh in 1367 AD to preserve the lake water. With the […]

Chinese Gardens

On a lazy afternoon, I decided to visit Chinese Gardens park in Jurong, Singapore.  The garden was designed by Prof. Yuen-Chen Yu, an architect from Taiwan. It is located next to Chinese […]

Muay Thai

The sound of a bell feels like a jolt to my ears.  As the clock continues to tick, I could feel the tension rising in the air. My limbs feel […]

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market : In Pictures

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is roughly 30 minutes drive from Maeklong Railway Market.  Having seen the real floating villages in Cambodia, I had a decent idea on how floating markets […]

Maeklong Railway Market

One of the craziest and interesting sights in Bangkok is a trip to the Maeklong Railway Market.  What makes this market unique is that a train runs through the middle […]

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) lies on the banks of the Chao Praya River. It is directly opposite Wat Pho and can be reached by a boat ride. A cool […]

48 hours in Bangkok

Confessions of a non-shopaholic to discover the treasures of Bangkok! With only 48 hours to experience Bangkok, I started with the most obvious site in Bangkok – Grand Palace & […]

Patwa-Ki-Haveli, Jaisalmer

I was advised to hold my breath before I entered a narrow crowded street which looked like buildings falling over each other. But I quickly understood what my guide meant […]

When In Amritsar…

Amritsar or Ambarsar happens to be one of my favorite destinations in India. When I look back on my travel memoirs, a myriad of emotions flood over my mind. HARMANDIR […]

Samsara, Dechu – Romancing the Dunes

Amidst the endless dunes of Thar is Samsara Luxury Resort & Camp. It is located in Dechu, a village in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan. They offer two categories of accommodation : luxury […]

Universal Studios Singapore

When I first saw the television series Westworld, it blew my mind. What if we were given the similar opportunity in this world. It would be wonderful if we get […]