KarnatakaTravelDiaries, New Post, Travel

Grape Stomping in a Vineyard in Bangalore | Travel Tales |

Have you ever been to a vineyard and participated in stomping on the ripe grapes in a huge barrel? I did just that with a group of friends and just have to share the memories of that perfect day here.… Read More Grape Stomping in a Vineyard in Bangalore | Travel Tales |

Earth, Tree love

The Silver Trumpet Tree in its Golden Magnificence | #ThursdayTreeLove |

Thursday tree love is a forthrightly feature with Parul and it allows me to showcase the trees I meet on my walks and rambles. I try and find out legends and anecdotes about the trees and present them in these posts.… Read More The Silver Trumpet Tree in its Golden Magnificence | #ThursdayTreeLove |

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove : Pink Joy

I am re-doing some of my previous tree posts to join in the #Thursdaytreelove linky with Parul. If you love trees like me, maybe you would like to hop across to my posts during my days in Bangalore. I went nuts at the variety of the flowering trees that I could sight in the garden… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove : Pink Joy

New Post, Tree love

#ThursdayTreeLove – Purple Passions!!

Joining up in the Thursday tree love prompt by Parul | Queen’s crepe myrtle | Purple Flowers | Furush | Thursday Tree love | tree hugger | Flowering trees of Bangalore | JP Nagar | Jaya Nagar |… Read More #ThursdayTreeLove – Purple Passions!!

Food Bytes, My View, Product Review

When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

This year’s Bangalore trip saw me catching up with loads of friends, which meant that I got to check out tonnes of neat cafe there. One such get together saw me at Claytopia in Koramangala. We deigned to sit in the open courtyard, fanned by the green foliage of the tree cover. Our curiosity was… Read More When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Travel

[V] Vanilla beans & Pepper corns |#atozchallenge 2017|

2010 saw us head for Coorg for a family vacation on my birthday in March. I had been living in Bangalore at that time and keen to explore the places around. I was excited to see the coffee plantations and maybe spot some Vanilla plants too as I had heard this region’s climate favoured its… Read More [V] Vanilla beans & Pepper corns |#atozchallenge 2017|

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Travel

[S] A Summer Palace in Bangalore |#atozchallenge 2017|

2010: I had moved to Bangalore as an experimental stint and spent that year in exploring it as much as possible. I had been researching the net and listed out places to visit and photograph. So, one fine morning, armed with my trusted Canon DSLR, a bottle of water and some snacks, I headed out to… Read More [S] A Summer Palace in Bangalore |#atozchallenge 2017|

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, Travel

[O] Once upon a time |#atozchallenge 2017|

Once upon a time there was a brave King and his beautiful queen who lived in a grand palace, filled with opulence of every kind!!! This is the thought that flashes through my head, every time I wander in a fort, palace or mahal in India. Meandering through the hallowed corridors of Bangalore Palace was… Read More [O] Once upon a time |#atozchallenge 2017|

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, KarnatakaTravelDiaries, Travel

Flower Power in Bangalore | Travel Tales | #atoz

A newspaper article on a flower mela held in the city caught my eye, during my recent Bangalore visit.The news article chronicled the painting of a gorgeous mural by Bangalore artist Shilo Shiv Suleman in the flower seller market in an effort to reclaim public space and beautify it too. You can catch the article… Read More Flower Power in Bangalore | Travel Tales | #atoz

Design

Dastkar – Go Green!!

I have been fascinated by composting ever since I visited daily dump website. Two years of hunting for their handy composters, I finally saw an ad for it in the upcoming Green mela by Dastkar. Yes!!! I made a date to go get my composter. I have become and avid fan of Dastkar and keep a look… Read More Dastkar – Go Green!!

KarnatakaTravelDiaries, Travel

Southern Sojourn to Somnathpur Temple | Travel Tales |

Somnathpur Temple 26th January 2011 – Ek raasta… Do rahi… aha aha!! That’s what we ( Sravanti and me) both felt like on the early morning of 26th jan 2011 when we set out for a road trip to Somnathpur in southern Karnataka. We hit Kanakpura road by 7.00 a.m. and were delighted by the… Read More Southern Sojourn to Somnathpur Temple | Travel Tales |