Destinations

Neighbourhood Guides: Shyambazar, Kolkata

Neighbourhood Guides: Shyambazar, Kolkata

Things to do, places to eat, what to buy, where to shop, and where to stay in one of Kolkata’s oldest neighbourhoods, Shyambazar.

Walkin’ It: Charminar to Badshahi Ashurkhana, Hyderabad

Walkin’ It: Charminar to Badshahi Ashurkhana, Hyderabad

Despite the chaos and confusion of urban India, a walk through Hyderabad’s old city transports you to Quli Qutub Shah’s capital, a city he envisioned as “a replica of paradise, unequalled in the world.”

Road Trip: Northern & Central Oregon Coast

Road Trip: Northern & Central Oregon Coast

The Oregon Coast is a celebration of scenic beauty. Impressive rock formations, old-growth forests, mesmerizing sunsets, views to die for…join us on a drive from Astoria to Cape Perpetua.

The Complete Guide to Shnongpdeng: Meghalaya’s Water Sports Capital

The Complete Guide to Shnongpdeng: Meghalaya’s Water Sports Capital

Nestled in the wooded hills of Meghalaya is Shnongpdeng, an idyllic village on the banks of the crystal-clear emerald-green Umngot River. It is fast emerging as the NE’s water sports capital! Visit to find out why.

Tamolitch Falls (Blue Pool) Hike, Oregon

Tamolitch Falls (Blue Pool) Hike, Oregon

In Oregon’s picturesque Willamette National Forest, you can hike among conifers and along the Mackenzie River to the surreal, topaz blue Blue Pool.

Remembering La Bella, Ahmedabad

Remembering La Bella, Ahmedabad

Homesick and craving meat in Ahmedabad, I found a slice of home in a tiny eatery named La Bella. Run by Mrs Lobo, it serves Goan curries and comfort food.

My Introduction to Iftar: Beyond the Zakaria Street Ramadan Food Walk, 2018

My Introduction to Iftar: Beyond the Zakaria Street Ramadan Food Walk, 2018

Food can foster brotherhood and harmony. Join us as we jostle through the crowds on Zakaria Street to partake of the Iftar Feast and learn lessons on humanity.

Revolver, Darjeeling: A Home Away from Home

Revolver, Darjeeling: A Home Away from Home

Not so much a review as a warm recollection of why I return to the Revolver, a Beatles-themed hotel hidden in the hills of Darjeeling.

Field Notes: Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Field Notes: Silver Falls State Park, Oregon

Hiking the Trail of Ten Waterfalls in the Silver Falls State Park in Silverton, OR is a lesson in the art of observation.

A Nostalgist’s Guide to Eating in Darjeeling

A Nostalgist’s Guide to Eating in Darjeeling

Darjeeling evokes expressions of nostalgia and a hunger for momos. On this trip, we reminisce about our old trips and learn new secrets about this perpetually changing town.