Gollu Rao is the quintessential roadside dhaba; A few trucks stationed outside, the odd car with weary travelers taking a break from their journey, and us, city dwellers out for the day.
During our vacation in Switzerland, in the summer of 2016, we went about exploring regions around Lac Léman often wondering where the crowds were. Gruyères had its tours, but the groups were spread out and relatively small. Gstaad was deserted to the extent it felt we had […]
Almost hidden behind a wall of green, emulating the colours of the lake that it neighbours, Le Marina dots the scenic and serene walkway that runs alongside Lac Léman in Vevey. Its location is quite iconic, by association. As you walk towards it from the centre of the […]
It felt good to finally sit down. Zermatt was having the perfect day. Not a cloud in sight, the sun had been shining for the most part. Walking on Bahnhofstrasse, my daughter and I were famished as it was well past lunch hour and we had managed to […]
The first time I heard about Burma Burma was when I was researching on places to eat in Mumbai. While I never made it to Mumbai, a year later they opened up in my neighbourhood at the ever expanding CyberHub complex in Gurugram. Serving only vegetarian Burmese food […]
Yahoo! Celebration Yahoo! This is your celebration Celebrate good times, come on! (Let’s celebrate) Celebrate good times, come on! (Let’s celebrate) There’s a party goin’ on right here A celebration to last throughout the years So bring your good times, and your laughter too We gonna celebrate […]
Laxmi Mishthan Bhandar, or LMB as it is popular known, in the heart of Jaipur, is a place where time has stood still for decades, and yet it remains one of the most iconic and cherished placed to eat in the pink city.
Having been a traveler my entire life (I started around age 2) and having written about my adventures (not my entire life), I am always curious to know the viewpoint of others about my home country, India. While it has been the go-to destination for a good couple of […]
Spending time in a foreign location, living with locals, exploring the region in a somewhat slow pace has many benefits. One of these advantages is getting to explore and understand the lives that the people of the region live. It is a fantastic experience when among all the […]
Super Size Me is a documentary that works both as a cautionary tale against eating too much “junk” food and simultaneously provides the perfect form of infotainment (Information + Entertainment) to keep the audiences interested. Morgan Spurlock whose The Greatest Movie Ever Sold was also reviewed by me, […]
Situated by the side of the Bristol Channel, some 30 Kms from Bristol, and a two-hour drive from Birmingham is the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare. Popular with all ages due to a long sandy beach, a promenade that comes with multiple attractions, and owing to easy connectivity […]
There’s a lot more to Switzerland than just natural beauty. Lakes, snow-capped mountains, winding rivers, and scenic train journeys have long enchanted visitors to the country. But it is the distinctiveness of the food and drinks available, that further highlight the uniqueness of Switzerland, making it one of […]
It had been a few hectic days of travel. Le Train du Chocolat had left the kids with a sugar high to last a lifetime and the journey back from Gstaad, where we had managed to book front row driver’s view seats on the train, had me jumping […]
Full disclosure – bloggers like to say this, it makes them feel righteous – I am a food blogger too. It’s best to take the cat out of the bag up front. So, you can consider this as one of those “what would I tell my younger self” […]
There are a number of interesting facts that make Stupid Guy Goes to India a must read; it’s a travelogue in its soul, a Manga comic at heart, but most importantly it is a celebration of the human spirit. Being a Manga, written by Yukichi Yamamatsu, the first […]