10 things no one tells you about the Taj Mahal

This weekend I finally made the long overdue visit to Agra. Despite being in Delhi for the past three years, I hadn’t ended up visiting the Taj Mahal. Its one of those monuments which you know you must see once in your life, but if you live in India, you just feel that it will…

Best weekend getaways from Delhi

If you haven’t planned anything yet for the upcoming long weekend, despair not. Here are some quick and easy trips you can plan for and embark on next weekend. I’m going to be talking about places from Delhi, since these are the ones I know about primarily, and can be covered easily. If you’re staying…

Why the “minars” of Delhi still amaze

I live in Delhi and I want to see the Acropolis or the Stonehenge. In fact, I’m constantly making a list of the places I want to visit. However, I have never ventured out to see the Qutab Minar which is situated very close to my house. It’s human nature to want things which are more…

How I Learnt to Love the Snow

Anyone who knows me well enough knows how terrified I am of the cold. During the winter months, I google “Delhi temperature” the moment I wake up. So, it’s unlikely that a person like me would travel to Shimla when there’s a chance of snow. So, how did I end up traveling to Shimla this…