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5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed
Art, Cities, Maharashtra

5 “Hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you never knew existed

On the occasion of International Museum Day, take a look at 05 “hidden” Museums of Mumbai that you probably never heard about For most Mumbaikars, the word “museum” is synonymous with the venerable Prince Of Wales Museum (or the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya as it is known now). But Mumbai has […]

Hunting the Elusive Tiger in Pench
Wildlife, India, Madhya Pradesh

Hunting the Elusive Tiger in Pench

Our driver just heard that a tiger was sighted along our trail. We were some distance from the sighting. Suddenly the calm jungle trail seemed like an off-road race track as we made our way to try and see an elusive Tiger. Rudyard Kipling romanticized the Indian jungle with his […]

The Great Holi Drive to Tarkarli
Travel, India, Beaches, Maharashtra

The Great Holi Drive to Tarkarli

We booked our car at midnight. And we were leaving at 05:00 am that very day. With no plan in mind and just a general destination – the golden beaches of Tarkarli, in Malvan. It promised to be an epic road trip. I’ll be the first to admit that I […]

The Jumping Indian Gazelle
Wildlife, Adventure, India, Maharashtra

The Jumping Indian Gazelle

Our bus moved through the scrub land forest. We were peering out of the windows, searching for a glimpse of any wildlife. Suddenly, we spotted a beautiful Chinkara, or Indian Gazelle, peacefully sitting in the grass. Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a small getaway about 70 km from Pune, located in […]

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2015
Art, India, Festivals, Kerala

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2015

The lawn had large vertebrae shaped blocks scattered about. On closer inspection it looked like the skeleton of some giant denizen of the deep, with a large S-shaped neck. Elsewhere, a Giant Bookshelf held multicolored books of all hues. These were some of the many displays of contemporary art at the […]