• Asia
  • 5 Offbeat Things to do in Goa

    While Goa is most famous for its sandy beaches, rice & seafood-dominated cuisine and wild parties, it also has some lesser-known but equally appealing attractions. Here are 5 offbeat activities to do while in Goa. Kayak in Goa’s backwaters Photo Credit: Solaris Girl | Flickr Sure, Goa has over 100 km of coastline but did you […]

  • Travel Tips
  • 15 things to consider when booking your accomodation

    Have you found your perfect accommodation? Now the next step is to ask questions; the right questions. The more questions you ask, the less surprises you will have, and the smoother your trip will be. No matter what type of accommodation you are going for, make sure you keep the following in mind. Don’t be shy to […]

  • Food
  • Sunday Lunch at Light House Cafe, Mumbai

    We have somewhat unusual priorities when it comes to choosing restaurants; one of them is to find places that aren’t crowded. This can be difficult in Mumbai especially on weekends when it seems like the whole city is out and about. So when we came across Zomato’s listing for Light House Café in Khar West, we were drawn to the […]

  • Asia
  • A weekend at Sula Vineyards in Nashik

    Away from the city, yet within driving distance, Sula Vineyards in Nashik is restful haven for wine lovers. Although it may not be an alternative to Tuscany or Napa Valley, it is lovely for a weekend getaway or even a day trip with your loved ones. We both ended going there separately, Siddharth with his […]

  • Travel Tips
  • Finding the right type of accommodation

    Booking accommodation and researching can be very stressful. Sometimes we don’t quite know that there are other options available. Sometimes we are just lazy. We just go with the same old boring accommodation every single time. Did you know that instead of a ho-hum hotel you can stay on a farm and play with the horses? You […]

  • Asia
  • A hidden gem in Rajasthan: Kumbhalgarh Fort

    Sunkissed Kumbhalgarh is one of the lesser explored forts in majestic Rajasthan. When we reached here, we didn’t have a lot of expectations given that usually its the palaces of Udaipur and Jaipur getting all the praise. But Kumbhalgarh pleasantly surprised us. Lesser tourists, rich history and beautiful rustic architecture did not fail to impress. […]

  • Nerdy stuff
  • Dominion strategies: Part 1

    Dominion is a popular deck-building card game designed by Donald X. Vaccarino. The goal for each player is to have the highest number of Victory Points when the game ends. If you’re unfamiliar with the gameplay, you can read about it on the DominionStrategy Wiki. Cards in the Dominion Base Game fall into two main categories; Basic Supply Cards (comprised of […]

  • Destinations
  • 15 day Iceland winter itinerary

    Planning a winter trip to Iceland? My wife Shruti and I traveled to the tiny Nordic island nation at the end of February 2016. We did a self-drive trip around the country (15 days/16 nights) starting and ending in Reykjavík. Read on for some tips on drawing up your itinerary. We did a lot of our own research […]