Bangalore Mirror

Weekend Travel Planner – Part 2

Here is Part 2 of the story. Don’t forget to read the first part of this story here. JULY: July 31 (Friday, Bakri-Id); August 1 (Saturday); August 2 (Sunday); August 3 (Monday, Rakshabandhan, optional) Shimoga (302 km from Bangalore) is a city set amidst swaying palms and paddy fields. The rivers Kumudavath, Sharavathi,Tungabhadra and Varada… Read More Weekend Travel Planner – Part 2

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The Tamara Kodai

A holiday in the mountains is both refreshing and invigorating and The Tamara Kodai in Kodaikanal is the perfect excuse to experience this first hand. As the road curves and twists up the hill into the hill town of Kodaikanal, there is an unmissable nip in the air. The lofty tree covered mountains, majestic waterfalls… Read More The Tamara Kodai

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Summer Holiday Destination Ideas

Here is how you beat the heat this summer and take a chill pill by enjoying the destination for what it is. Ooty & Coonoor The Nilgiri mountains are home to the wonderful hill stations of Ooty and Coonoor and being 6600 feet above sea level, the cool climes are a welcome relief from the… Read More Summer Holiday Destination Ideas

Femina

Spring Break Holiday Ideas

If you are wondering where to travel this winter, here are some places that will make your holiday memorable. Pondicherry The French Quarter of India Puducherry or Pondi as it is fondly known has an old world charm like no other. If you are looking to spend a quiet holiday, Pondicherry’s White Town or the… Read More Spring Break Holiday Ideas

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Monsoon Travel Destinations

Holiday in the Monsoon Have you been wondering where to travel in the monsoon? The magic of the monsoons are like no other and if you are the kind that enjoys an adrenaline rush – it is time to get drenched in the monsoon rains. Well if you are running out of ideas do check… Read More Monsoon Travel Destinations

Good Housekeeping

Stories in Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping by the India Today Group focuses on the home, women issues, food and more. Here are some links to my published stories in Good Housekeeping and Good Buzz (a Bangalore supplement of Good Housekeeping magazine) Kodaikanal, Cinnabar The goodness of Kiwi Borderline Diabetes Good_Buzz: Dec11 Good Buzz_Nov11