Hampi is the modern town that sits by the ruins of the City of Victory, Vijayanagara, capital of the once mighty Vijayanagar Empire. Local tradition also says that it is the site of the Kingdom of Monkeys, Kishkinda, and birthplace of Hanuman, the monkey god. In fact, every guide will tell you that the landscape […]
Dan Brown can hardly be called the most inspired or the most inspiring of authors. However, his books are my guilty pleasure (Angels and Demons are in my top ten list. Yes. I am not ashamed to admit it.), and Inferno’s Florence parts were so well written, Vidya and I knew we had to go […]
Edinburgh was for us a stop-off point for the Jacobite Express and a Scottish Highlands tour. Read all about the places we went to and our wonderfully amazing guide, James Stewart, But wait – where is the Jacobite Express? You’ll have to wait a few more days for that I’m afraid!
Back in 2014, we spent a couple of days among the beautiful Ligurian villages of Cinque Terre. Here’s a short account and a bunch of pictures – there’s not much that can be said about the place that the pictures can beat!
I check out Udipi’s Upahar in Kondapur, and it inspires a longish post. Does it pass the sambar test? Is the taste authentic? Is the filter coffee up to scratch? Are there any more of my terrible jokes in this review? Find out everything – read it right now!
Under attack by villainous winged vermin, and thwarted at every turn, I have to dig deep into my fighting reserves to face the flying scum that desecrate all that we hold dear. Do I rise to the occasion? Or to the birds have the last cackle? Find out this and more in this thrilling post! Oh, and tell your friends to find out too!