Category: India

Matheran

Matheran is the smallest hill station in Maharashtra and lies not far off from Mumbai. Making it one of the most visited places by the Mumbaikars, all round the year. It’s a popular destination for trekking among the city dwellers during the season of Monsoons. At other times, people head over to this town to relax and its a popular weekend getaway.   HOW TO REACH: By Road: Most of the people, willing to visit the hill station drive down till Dasturi Naka to enter Matheran. Cars being banned inside, there is ample of parking available at Dasturi Naka. By train: If travelling from Mumbai, the cheapest wayRead More →

Bhandardara

Imagine waking up in a tent, amidst the nature, surrounded by mountains on three sides and soothing greenery around you with vast stretch of clear lake water. That was, what Camping in Bhandardara looked exactly like. Bhandardara, situated near igatpuri, is a small village near Mumbai And becomes a quick getaway for people living the fast life in big cities. Generally people head out to nearby villages and towns over the weekend to unwind amidst the nature and to take a break from the monotonous activities. Living in the nature is always refreshing. Hence, I went to camp in this beautiful village with a travelRead More →

INDIA

The weekend was fast approaching and so was the question, “Where to go this time?” And that’s how we stumbled upon the thought of exploring one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites : Ajanta Ellora caves. These caves are placed in the outskirts of Aurangabad. From Mumbai, Aurangabad is at a distance of approx 7 hours by road (excl breaks and traffic) and is also well-connected by buses & train, which ply regularly on their respective routes. Two days were what we had to assimilate the history of these impeccably carved caves. Although I’d been to Ajanta Ellora once when I was a kid, IRead More →

Kelve Beach palghar

We are so busy trying to explore the beauty of the world outside our countries, that sometimes we forget to explore the beauty which lies near to our own cities. Kelve is one such small town in the Palghar district in Maharashtra, which is not yet popular among the people. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway from the maddening crowd in Mumbai, I suggest you to go to Kelve beach.  Following are the reasons why you should: This trip can be covered in one day (from Mumbai). Well connected by Roads and local trains. Cost can be as less as Rs. 500 for a day (incl meals). Very fewRead More →

Paragliding

When I was a kid, I always wanted to have a bird’s-eye view of the world in which we live. Airplanes did give me a glimpse; however it used to last for just about a minute till we were among the clouds. That’s when few years back I got introduced to Paragliding and I decided to give it a try. However due to several reasons trying it never worked out. Plans got delayed due to other commitments or something or the else happened due to which it never worked out. But recently, I got an opportunity to fly high up in the sky at PawnaRead More →