Kandaghat – A weekend break from Delhi

There is Shimla, there is Mussoorie and there is Kasauli. Delhi is never short of destinations for short weekends to the hills. This proximity helps families escape the scorching summer and  enjoy the winter snowfall in the mountains. Now I add … Continue reading


Pandal hopping & Dussehra in Delhi

October is when the weather gets pleasant in most parts of India, and definitely very cool in the northern region which is closer to the Himalayas. This year is however an exception, what with global warming being the in-thing, the … Continue reading


The fantasy of Sun Moon lake in Taiwan

Sun Moon lake in Taiwan

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Here is reproducing my article that appeared in The Hindu newspaper several years ago. Even I had forgotten about it till it suddenly turned up on Google in some other search I was doing. You can read the article in the … Continue reading


Jordan beyond Petra

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When a country as small as Jordan boasts of having one of the ‘7 Wonders of the World’, it is expected that this wonder will hog the limelight.  And Petra stands tall to the expectations of discerning tourists from all … Continue reading