The heavenly ‘Heavenly Gondola’ ride

People lining up to board the Heavenly Mountain Gondola @ Heavenly Village in Tahoe. If it is winter and you are in California, a trip to Lake Tahoe is something you cannot think of not doing. And if you drive up to this absolutely magnificent alpine lake, chances are you … Read>>

Postcarded at Maroon Bells

Maroon Bells Some people say it is the most photographed place in North America, some others say it is the most photographed place in the state of Colorado. Whatever it may be, we went to see Maroon Bells only because my bestie who lives in Colorado told me it was … Read>>

Aboard the California Zephyr

California Zephyr going around a bend in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Denver, Colorado, was always on the cards. But when I came across a story last year, on San Francisco to Chicago (through Denver) being one of the most scenic train routes in the United states, I wished we could … Read>>

Pristine Lake Tahoe

It was the colours of Lake Tahoe that I found most fascinating. We first spotted the Lake from the mountain roads that led to South Lake Tahoe. The lake was several miles away but we could see a bluish green surface from the distance. However, when we were finally driving through … Read>>

Breathtaking ‘Gateway to Wayanad’

On the Western Ghats in southern India is a little green heaven called Wayanad. Cut out of the Northeastern part of Kerala, this district is one of the new hot-spots for travellers to South India. Of the many far flung attractions here, there is one thing you should not miss if you like scenic drives. … Read>>

A tryst with Nepal; a journey forever*

It was a warm Thursday afternoon when Royal Nepal Airlines opened its doors to some eager passengers from the IT city of Bangalore. A pretty lady attired in the traditional chuba stood by the entrance with her palms held together in greeting and a `Namaste’ on her lips; that was … Read>>