Travel Junket

Sun, Sand, Surf & Solace : Langkawi Diaries

A whiff of fresh air and a dazzling sunny day greeted me warmly as soon as we came out of the Langkawi Airport. Although the temperature announced by the pilot said 32°C, it felt really hot after experiencing Delhi winters. We wondered if it would ...

Tasty Treats: 5 Foods Not To Miss In Malaysia

So, what to eat in Kuala Lumpur must not be a difficult question. A nation where six meals a day is not orthodox must have galore to offer for your palate. Just imagine eating “Nasi Lemak” for breakfast, Jam Scones, English Sandwiches and peanut ...

Insiders Istanbul: 5 Foods Not To Miss in Turkey

Baklava The most widely consumed desert and sweet snack is this light and fluffy phyllo pastry, filled with nuts and pistachios that are soaked in honey and is called baklava. Originating in Turkey, it can be found almost anywhere in the world. ...

Transit Travelers Tale: 10-Hours To See Everything In Istanbul

Istanbul has been forever the most visited tourist spots in the world. Even though 2016 saw a brief slump in the number of tourists, Istanbul was on top of my list. (Especially after reading Dan Browns’ Inferno). The recent bombings at the Ataturk ...

Solitary Rejuvenation: 4 Days In Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore used to be the hunting ground for Maharajas of Jaipur. It was in the early 1980s that the Project Tiger Reserve was brought into an act to protect the depleting number of tigers. Located in the district of Sawai Madhopur, Ranthambore NP ...

Jungle Jaunt: Trip to Jim Corbett

I was in Delhi, bidding farewell to my best friends before leaving for the US of A. Due to fog conditions, my flight had been canceled (not delayed) and I had 72 hours to spend before I leave. So without thinking twice, we were on a trip to Jim ...

Streak of Luck: Sasan at Sunrise!!

This trip came out to be the one that will go down in history as our “absolute favorite” to date! As many wildlife weekends as we have spent in the car, this proved to be the most dramatic. It was not the 1st time we had ventured out in a National ...

Wilderness Visited – Bandhavgarh National Park

My Story: There was a sound. A babble of waterway or breeze passing the trees. Maybe a little of both. I lay in the Government rest house room wondering when the eagle’s call woke me up. With the wilderness just a few meters away, I was pretty ...