To the Abode of Clouds

It is unexplainable, the feeling you get when you are in the midst of the bounty of nature. The north-east region of India, which comprises of eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura, has always been on my bucket list of places to visit. It is in movies and…

A river cruise through mangroves

“Travel.. It’s the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” I was just looking for quotes related to travel which would come close to the way I feel after the trip to Sunderbans and this is the quote that provides full justice to it. It has been over a week that we started the…

Lakshmi – a debatable short film

‘Lakshmi’ is a Tamil short film that has garnered a lot of attention lately. At the time of writing this article, all the attention seems to have died down and I am quite surprised at myself as to how I missed this raging controversy. It was my husband who asked me to watch this short…

Then and now

The Bachelor of Arts is a novel by RK Narayan, one of the most celebrated Indian authors of all time. It chronicles the life of a young man who lives in the fictional town of Malgudi in South India in the 1930s. Being a person who is always fascinated by things new and old, just…

Darjeeling – Queen of the Hills

Darjeeling - located at an elevation of 6700 ft, is a place of immense beauty, stunning views, and extremely friendly and helpful people. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is a UNESCO world heritage site and it also has the highest railway station in India which is located at an elevation of 7407 ft. We had a…