In the Footsteps of the Buddha

Sarnath in India is famous primarily as the place where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon to his five disciples after attaining Nirvana. It is located in Uttar Pradesh nearly 10 km from Varanasi. Considered to be the birthplace of Buddhism this small town is today trotted from Buddhist followers from throughout the world. I … Continue reading In the Footsteps of the Buddha

The Food Trail in Varanasi!

Varanasi or Benares as most popularly known is not only famous for its Ghats and Temples but also boasts of a wide array of street food and lip smacking delicacies. It has been a melting point of various cuisines since ages and they have given its own distinctive flavour. So here are the top knots … Continue reading The Food Trail in Varanasi!

24 hours in Istanbul

While catching the return flight from Croatia to Delhi I had a layover at Istanbul for nearly 20 hours and to make use of it I decided to explore the city. Turkey offers e-Visa to Indian passport holders and having a Schengen Visa I filled in the details in the kiosk and scanned my passport … Continue reading 24 hours in Istanbul

Ten Things you should do In Zagreb!

  The capital city of Croatia is a delight in itself and full of vibrancy. The city itself comes alive in night with its rows of cafes and bistros and above all very friendly people. When I say friendly I mean one of the most helpful people I cam across in Europe. So here the … Continue reading Ten Things you should do In Zagreb!

A Tale of Two Cities

Budapest by Night Did you know that Buda and Pest are two different cities on the banks of river Danube and together they make up what we today know as Budapest, the capital of Hungary and one of the most beautiful cities of Europe! If you love Gothic architecture, cathedrals and spires then Budapest is … Continue reading A Tale of Two Cities