Tribal Man With Mustache: Guess Where is he from

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014, by Prasad

Guess The Tribe and Place This Man Belongs To : I have been a little busy on personal front with limited, and chose to be away from online life for some time. But as they say blogging and social media is addictive.  So I thought of quickly posting this picture and ask you this question dear readers:  Which...

So Where is Denwa Backwater Escape Resort ?

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014, by Prasad

Resort Review: Stay at Denwa Backwater Escape Resort, Pugdundee Safaris The driver who picked us from Itarsi railway station was calling the resort to confirm that he has picked us up. I could over hear him, “OK, so I will call you once I reach the Big Banyan Tree” In the remote hamlet the Big Banyan tree turned out as the...

Sunset over Chinese Fishing Nets Cochin

Friday, Jul 11, 2014, by Prasad

A Beautiful Sunset in Fort Kochi behind Chinese Fishing Nets Clichéd it may sound, but a visit to Fort Kochi in Cochin, Kerala is incomplete without clicking a picture of Sunset behind the Chinese Fishing nets. For us visitors ( tourists, travelers take your pick), it is a photo opportunity but for the fishermen of Kerala it is a lot...

My Travel Wishlist for Beautiful Oman

Wednesday, Jul 09, 2014, by Prasad

Beautiful, Magical and Mystical & Modern Oman Marhaban! Let us take some rugged mountains that are older than time, climb  forts that have seen history changing battles, watch soothing greenery emerging from a deep Wadi, (valley) get surprised by a spring of fresh water coming out of rocks, transforming the color of landscape from sandy to green, and hiding in the...

View of the ghost town of Mystras after a rainy day

Monday, Jul 07, 2014, by Davide & Otilia

The ghost town of Mystras, abandoned almost 2 centuries ago, was an unexpected surprise during our trip in Greece. It's the main attraction of the city of Sparti, situated a few kilometers away. Mystras brings the scars of the Ottoman invasion it suffered in the past, and of...

MY CAR CONNECT Experience

Friday, Jul 04, 2014, by Swetha Jain

Review of CAR CONNECT Website: Sharing experiences with friends There was a time when we had a saying in India all you need is a “Roti Kapda or Makan”, meaning all you need is Bread, Clothes and a roof over your head. Well times have changed and most Indians need a Car also. For most urban middle class...

Captain Mohan of Our Houseboat in Alleppey

Wednesday, Jul 02, 2014, by Prasad

El Capitano of Alleppey Houseboat  Some time we are so engrossed in the beauty of our surroundings that we totally forget about people around us. But is travel only about looking at scenery or shopping, or is it about connecting with the people you meet. One such wonderful person I interacted for a brief while was Captain Mohan...

A Family Trip to Goa

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014, by Prasad

  An Indian Family trip to Goa When I was kid a family vacation meant going to my grandparents homes every year during summer vacations as we lived in a different cities. My Nani and Dadee showered their blessings on us and secretly competed for the title for favorite grandmother. Some times we visited a few pilgrim places like...

Philadelphia Chinatown

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014, by Prasad

A Picture from Philly Chinatown  desis or the diaspora from Asia and Indian subcontinent are one of the most widespread ethnic groups in USA, but for some reason they are just clubbed as Asians or in some cases South Asians.  But while desis started migrating en masse to US mainly after 80s and more so in 90s with...
   Lassi in Ramnagar near Varanasi Monsoons are getting a bit delayed leading to continuous desire to gulp something cold, to quench the thirst. But we desis always love a jugaad and love to hit two birds with one stone hence we invented Lassi. Now those of you reading it from outside of India and are not...