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5 things to do in Cherrapunjee
Adventure, Destinations, India, Meghalaya

5 things to do in Cherrapunjee

Last September, I spent a pleasant week in Meghalaya exploring what the state had to offer. And yes, I did visit Cherrapunjee, the “wettest” place on planet earth !!! After spending two surprisingly rain-free days there, here’s my top 5 things to do in Cherrapunjee Visit the “wettest” place on […]

Clouds cover the hills giving little glimpses of the trees atop the peaks
Trekking, Adventure, Meghalaya

The Village at the end of the Road

Join me as I take the long scenic route to Nongjrong village, literally to the end of the road. The clouds lift a little to show the tree tops on the peak of the hill. When I think of Meghalya, I fondly recall views like this from magazines and photo […]

This mural is straight out of some noir novel
Art, Cities, Photo Essays, Vietnam

Peeking into Artsy Saigon

On one weekend, I explored Ho Chi Minh’s “Art” district to see what was in store and came back pleasantly surprised. A tall blonde looks on at me from the wall, straight out of a noir novel while elsewhere a monkey runs along the wall. I am in the 3 […]

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat
Trekking, Adventure, Meghalaya

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat

In Meghalaya – the land of clouds and mist, bridges in the jungles are grown and not built !!! Join me as I trek into the jungles to see this unique phenomenon. I look at the twin bridges overhead. I can make out the dangling roots as I marvel at […]

Zooming through the Saigon Night
Cities, Adventure, Vietnam

Zooming through the Saigon Night

Exploring a city after sunset is an interesting experience, more so when done on the back of a scooter, whizzing through the traffic. I joined one such exploration of Saigon by night and lived to tell the tale. We weave through the early evening traffic in District 1, Ho Chi […]