Jakson Inns Room

City life sort of bogs you down with the daily humdrum and cacophony. The rush after the day’s back to back work be it personal or professional gets on to you...

Thalipeeth

An edited version of the Pune food article was published in the November’15 issue of Citadel magazine. In the heart of Pune city stand edifices that would transport you to the era...

Baba Jaaan Masjid

It was the last day of the fasting period of the month of Ramadan. The Islamic community had been fasting for the entire month which is the ninth in their calendar....

Grand spread at Rajdhani

We are in the peak of summer and what is the flavour of the season? Obviously mangoes! Do you love mangoes? Now that is indeed a dumb question who wouldn’t like the...

Feast, Le Meridien

When I received an invitation from the well known Baap of all Apps Askme.com for a Foodies Meetup I thought why not try out the array of dishes at The Feast...

Dravida's Bistro

Being a Tamilian married to a Malayali the south Indian genes runs through our family. Day in and out Tamilnadu and Kerala dishes are cooked in the kitchen. Whenever I visit...

The Vasudevs are found all around Maharashtra in long flowing tunic and a dhoti with a conical headgear made of peacock feathers. Most mornings you could see them walking along the...

Thoseghar

I left early in the morning to feel the fresh air and soak in nature’s beauty. The summer had died down and the rains had started to quench the parched souls...

A perfect landing

I woke up at dawn and got ready for the safari of my life. Have you ever been part of the limitless azure sky with white puffs sailing around? Carried away...

Koli Woman

I sat beside her as she washed the vessels with ash. She was a septuagenarian draped in a kasta. Kasta is a sari draped in the Maharashtrian style by tucking it...

Devbhag Fishermen

This is my second post on Devbagh. For the first post visit – Devbagh As I walked around the sleepy village (sleepy because it isn’t frantic like Mumbai or for that matter...

Devbagh Sunset

Sunset at the Rock Gardens, Malvan a small town in Western Maharashtra. The honey glow on the sea was a beautiful sight to watch. Sunrises and Sunsets are always  mesmerizing and...

Sunrise at Devbagh

Devbagh is a sleepy town at the farthest end of the Konkan belt in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. It took us a good ten hours drive from Pune via Kolhapur to...

Munchies with the Rains

Looks like the rain gods were finally pleased as it had started to shower in Pune albeit not heavy.  I stood in my balcony and looked at the rain drizzling down...

Sinhagad in the Rains

Recently I had been to Sinhagad a fort near Pune. Its a great place to visit during the monsoon and also holds historical significance in the Maratha reign. My article about...