Avian Wonders

Take flight to these sanctuaries in spring and be surprised by the variety of rich avian life that you can see this spring. Traditionally spring may not seem like the best time to see birds. However, if you look around, you will realise that it has a wonderful combination of both resident and migratory birds… Read More Avian Wonders

Bangalore Mirror

Birding in Bengaluru

Bird lovers in the city are going trigger happy as they spot and click their feathered friends all over the city. Being an avid bird watcher myself, birds have a special place in my heart. Am also lucky to live in Bengaluru that is a birder’s paradise thanks to its green cover, which is depleting… Read More Birding in Bengaluru

DLF Magazine

Bird Watching Sites in Delhi

Birding is a great way to destress, detox and bring a smile on your face, even as the coronavirus continues unabated. With its serene vistas, DLF Golf Links has an amazing landscape that has been a panacea for not just nature lovers but birds too. The COVID-19 lockdown has been great for nature and birders… Read More Bird Watching Sites in Delhi


Birds of Reunion Island Photo Essay

When most people hear of Reunion Island – the instinctive question is where is this country? To be honest it was mine too when I was invited a couple of years ago. Close to Mauritius (30 minute flight away), this is a tropical island that is a French Department. So the official language here is… Read More Birds of Reunion Island Photo Essay

Spice Route

Goa’s Wildlife

One of the first things that I always notice about Goa is its abundant greenery, lush mangroves and vibrant water bodies. All of this also means that the state has a varied flora and fauna that gives it one more reason to be the holiday destination of choice. Forest Feels Start your wild exploration at… Read More Goa’s Wildlife

Deccan Chronicle

Kabini Travel Guide

Get away into the wild at pristine and beautiful jungles of Kabini for a break like no other. “Ladies & Gentlemen, welcome to Kabini Wildlife Forest. And the forest is on fire.” This is how the naturalist on board the boat on the Kabini Wildlife Safari addressed the group on the safari. Well before you… Read More Kabini Travel Guide


Birds of City Palace, Udaipur

If there was one monument that is most visited in Udaipur it is the beautiful City Palace. Housing a stunning museum, this exquisite palace is located on the stunning Lake Pichola that also has the famed Lake Palace and Jag Mandir too. Its picture perfect environs make for several Instagram worthy pictures and it is… Read More Birds of City Palace, Udaipur


Birds of The Tamara in Coorg

One of my favourite resorts is The Tamara in Kabbinkad estate in Coorg. The main reason why I love this place is that this is where you can come up close with the mighty Western Ghats and its biodiversity. Being an avid birder I have never ceased to admire the wonderful avian species found here.… Read More Birds of The Tamara in Coorg


Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat

My first visit to Himachal Pradesh in Dec 2017 was made memorable thanks to Club Mahindra who invited me to visit their property off Shimla in Kandaghat. After a rather long flight from Bangalore to Chandigarh and the two plus hour drive to Kandaghat, I was welcomed by a sea of colour courtesy the flowers… Read More Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat