Gokarna | A temple town and beach town rolled into one charismatic zone

Famous. Famous for its beaches. Famous for its holy sites. Famous of its international travellers. Gokarna, seems to be one of those places where everybody-who-has-heard-of-it wants to visit; and everybody who has visited it, wants to go again. For us it had been on the cards for a while. One… Read>>

Karwar: Karnataka’s picturesque northwest

Karwar is the northernmost of port cities of Karnataka and is known for serving as a Naval base too. It lies on the north western corner of Karnataka, a few kilometres south of where the state shares a border with Goa. As such, it seemed like a good idea to… Read>>

Road tripping along the Karnataka Coast

Just before the curtains fell on 2014, we went on our last trip for the year, to make sure the year ended on a ‘high’ note ( read tipsy note). Still in ‘Discover Karnataka mode’ and in  road-trip mood, this time the plan was to drive along Karnataka’s coast. Our… Read>>

OurWorld: Room with a view

While we were in Hawaii, we stayed at a very nicely-done up property on the west coast of Big Island. Here is a postcard-perfect sight from Hilton Waikaloa Village: a Pacific Ocean view, coconut palms and a Golf Course. Could one ask for more when on an anniversary-holiday?  There’s nothing quite… Read>>

Treat yourself to Thai Cuisine (in Pacifica)

A Tipsy-from-the-trip recommendation: Chicken Satay Pad Thai Fried Rice If you are visiting Pacifica, CA and if you like Thai Food, I suggest you try out Pacifica Thai Cuisine in between your beach-hopping. We found this restaurant on a travel app and decided to try it out as it seemed… Read>>

Capitola’s own Venice

I have to do justice to the ‘little Italy’ part of my previous post Capitola Village and its little Italy. So here’s posting some pictures of the Capitola Venetian, the Mediterranean-style hotel that I said I couldn’t take my eyes off. I haven’t given up the idea of spending an… Read>>

Capitola Village and its little Italy

Have you been to a place you practically know nothing about and ended up being pleasantly surprised by what you saw, so much so that you thanked yourself for not having looked up the place before you left? That’s a long sentence but I just could not put it any… Read>>