Category Archives: Short Holidays – Beach / Hills / Caves / falls / food

admin Sep 06 2016

7 tips to recover from a long weekend holiday

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Huh! It’s been crazy long weekend. I have no idea about others, but it was for me at least. Chennai is Monsoon rains can turn any normal person mad (pun intended). I was getting back home from work on Thursday evening, was so elated thinking about the long weekend ahead. And then crap happened. I got trapped in a bus due to water logging on the roads, the traffic went stand still. I reached home somehow after two hours; usually, it takes only half an hour to reach my area by that road. When I reached home my roommate told […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 15 2014

Monkey Falls: Treat or Retreat?

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How about a refreshing natural splash that sprinkles a candid moment to rejoice after a tiring day of work? If you are yearning for a peaceful moment away from the mundane city life amidst the gushing waters, plan a trip to the waterfalls. The extraordinary experiences that treat you with their magnificent view are a sure-shot way to appeal.  A hot, cloudless day calls for a soak into the lap of nature that not only relieves you from your hard day’s toil, but acts as a refreshing booster for you to stay energized for the coming week. So, are you […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 08 2014

Star Biriyani of Ambur – The Authentic Flavour

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It does not matter which part of India you are in, the craze for biriyani among all generations always takes a bizarre turn. Remember Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur in the movie Daawat-e-Ishq sprinkling the aroma of the saffron-tinged Hyderabadi biriyani? The taste of this royal delicious meal is a sure-shot way to make you pause and think before you say ‘no’ to it! This famous rice-meal is a delicious treat that forms a part and parcel of many festivals and royal occasions such as marriage, hang-outs, office parties, get-togethers or family gatherings. The festival of Ramzan, Bakri Id […]

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Hisham Barbhuiya Nov 08 2014

A Different Reason to Visit the Northeast

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You may have enough reasons to visit this enchanting land referred to as “Northeast India” for reasons may vary from person to person. For most, the region offers cultures – ranging from food, dance, attire as well as the people – unique in themselves as compared to the rest of India. It is true that here, one will get a feel of Southeast Asia despite being in India. There is, however, another aspect which we often tend to miss out despite the obvious signs. The mist-filled hills of the area may reminds us of Wales, Scotland or the Nordic areas […]

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Shibani Banik Nov 05 2014

Nandi Hills – A Misty Paradise above the Clouds

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Looking for a break this weekend to spend time in a misty hilltop above the clouds? Is it not a good idea to have a refreshing getaway to the hills to beat the heat? If you are a nature-lover, a retreat trip to Nandi Hills is a perfect destination for lovers and honeymooners to hangout, laze around and spend some romantic time with your loved ones. Nandi Hills is a popular destination bestowed with untouched natural bliss and serenity; and if you are a sports-lover looking out for some action sports amidst the lush green hilly slopes, this place can […]

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