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

Luxury Lifestyle Magazine UK

The Promenade Pondicherry

A Dose of Vitamin Sea A holiday in Pondicherry is elevated several notches higher when you stay at the heritage building that now houses one of the upmarket hospitality projects here – The Promenade. One of my most favourite cities in India is Pondicherry and a destination that I am always happy to go back… Read More The Promenade Pondicherry


Franco-Tamil Food of Pondicherry

The French Connection The cuisine of Pondicherry merges French and Indian sensibilities to create a unique one-of-its-kind Franco-Tamil food that has influences of Dutch, Vietnamese and Portuguese and Bengal that makes this a plate to relish. One destination that I can visit anytime is Pondicherry. Over the years I have come to realise that it… Read More Franco-Tamil Food of Pondicherry


Pondicherry Travel Guide

French Quarter Give time a break.  The tourism department’s tagline for Pondicherry could not be more apt. The only Union Territory located in the south of India, Pondicherry or Puducherry as it is now called was once a French colonial settlement. Today it is a small town that merges its French legacy with contemporary urban… Read More Pondicherry Travel Guide

Spice Route

Honeymoon Destinations

If you are looking for a destination for the perfect start to your married life we have you covered with these places in India. Goa An all-time favourite with honeymooners, Goa has a charm that is hard to miss. Perhaps it is the endless coastline that continues to lure people from everywhere. This former Portuguese… Read More Honeymoon Destinations


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