Throwback Monday: Safari

Somebody once told me that "If there is something so creative for you that you lose your sense of time pursuing it, then it is indeed your passion" I believe photography ( along with cricket and running ) is that passion for me . Hence, I try to take couple of trips a year (…

Throwback-Monday: Food

Whats travel without sampling the local food. I've had some interesting food tasting experiences while travelling - black pudding in London, live heart of a fish in Easter Island. Feeding young kids in a different country can be a pain sometimes though. sigh! The one above, is of the five layered fresh juice in Oman. the.…

Throwback-Monday: Live Matches

Watching matches live with kids can be so much fun! The city is unusually alive and its almost carnival like. We've had the best experiences in South Africa and Australia. This one is from the recent EuroCup 2016 match at Lens. Related Links Indiaaaa, India…clap clap – OR how to watch a match in the…

12 Hours In A Houseboat, With Kids

So our much awaited whole family trip to Italy got converted into half the family meeting in Kerala. Its a long story which deserves another post, but let me just say, if you have issues dealing with ambiguity, spend a month in Italy and be cured. Kerala, although it was a really short trip, delivered…

20 Tips For Travelling With Kids

  As we pack our bags and head to Rome this week, I realised how different our travel itinerary and our bags have become! From 2 rucksacks and 1 carry-on to a suitcase, a rucksack, 2 carry-ons, a bag for S, a pram, a camera bag and a sling, phew! When we step out of…

Amuse Bouche of Paris

I have been fascinated by the French culture for a while now. It came about when I was evaluating how consumerist urban India is becoming and if, apart from the American dream, there is an alternate way of life inspired by Europe. The French way of life is about living each day, loving yourself and…

Off-beat Europe With Kids

Summer holidays are a time when you don't know whether you are better off at home or out vacationing, because a trip with kids can become so much about just the kids that it doesn't feel like a vacation for you at all! If a trip to Disneyland or yet another beach vacation is beginning…

What type are you? Hotel or Hostel

The summer vacation is almost here, and while you plan that holiday and make the bookings, check what kind of accommodation suits your type among Hotel, Hostel and everything in between. Just for the heck of it! 1.When travelling, how much do you interact with the locals I love chatting up, even with complete strangers.…

The weekend we didn’t getaway

The last few weeks have been crazy. First we were out to Westin Sohna for the weekend with the family, since all of us from 3 different countries were here; then it was Cambodia for the Holi-Good Friday weekend and the third consecutive weekend out at Calcutta to watch the T20 Finals and visit family.…