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Gourmet affair at the Garden Valley Resort, Uttarakhand | Travel Review |

In March 2020, I was vacationing in the hills of Uttarakhand and happened to visit the Garden Valley Resort for a meal. This is my unbiased review of the food, service and the place. The meal was paid for by us and in no way is this a sponsored post. I was vacationing in Cloud… Read More Gourmet affair at the Garden Valley Resort, Uttarakhand | Travel Review |

Earth, Tree love

Pink grace of the Wild Himalayan Cherry Tree |#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 Pink grace of the Wild Himalayan Cherry Tree |#ThursdayTreeLove |

Fiction, New Post

Fiction writing: The together couple in the times of winter frost

In the times of Corona Virus, I have taken to get back to creative writing and this is the first installment. These stories are prompted from the photographs I had taken on my recent vacation in Uttarakhand. I would love to hear what you thought about this.… Read More Fiction writing: The together couple in the times of winter frost

Fiction

Fiction Writing: The Gossip in the Fig tree

I am attempting to write a short story a day on some of the photographs taken during my recent vacation in Uttarakhand. Its a great way to get my creative writing mojo back and best use of time in the times of Corona Virus. Some of the stories gather “inspiration” from people I have met on this holiday, their lifestyle or simply some anecdote related around them. All characters, location and incidents are a figment of my hyper active imagination.… Read More Fiction Writing: The Gossip in the Fig tree

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Travel: A walk in the clouds at Parvada Bungalows

Read about a charming boutique property in the solitude of the Himalayan ranges of Mukteshwar, owned and run by a Delhi based Hospitality professionals which will literally take your breath away.… Read More Travel: A walk in the clouds at Parvada Bungalows

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#TravelTales – A House of Chocolate in Mukteshwar

On a day trip to Mukteshwar, I discovered a chocolate house that boasted of some gorgeous flavours – all hand made. Intrigued I set out to taste a few of them and was completely hooked by it. … Read More #TravelTales – A House of Chocolate in Mukteshwar

Lepidoptera, New Post

Lepidoptera: The Common Punch Butterfly

lepidoptera (Moths & Butterflies) is the new section on my blog from this month to chronicle my love and sighting of these gorgeous creatures. I am hoping for some favorable reviews on this section.… Read More Lepidoptera: The Common Punch Butterfly

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#TravelTales – Seduced by the Rhododendron in Uttarakhand

The gorgeous Rhododendron or the Buransh trees flower in March- April in Uttarakhand and are a spectacle to behold. Come read my post and be charmed by these beautiful flowers.… Read More #TravelTales – Seduced by the Rhododendron in Uttarakhand

Gratitude List, Travel

#Gratitude- Travel Tales: Feasting on a Hill vacation in Uttarakhand Part – 3

The last part of the feasting in Uttarakhand is here folks- promise no more torture after this 😉 The insta feed will make you drool!! I kid you not about the masterclass in the hills where I learnt to make sourdough starter and breads.… Read More #Gratitude- Travel Tales: Feasting on a Hill vacation in Uttarakhand Part – 3

Food Bytes

Buttery oats with spiced apples [ Breakfast Recipe]

A yummy oats and apples breakfast recipe that my hostess treated me to recently in Uttarakhand and I just had to beg her to allow me to share it on my blog. Hope you guys enjoy it as much as I have.… Read More Buttery oats with spiced apples [ Breakfast Recipe]

Photorama, Travel

Insta- Corbett – Gram

A sudden work trip had me taking off to Corbett for a couple of days. As usual with all my journeys, I decided to make the most of it. When I was introduced to the resident naturalist of the resort I was lodging in, I mmediately begged him to take me for a birdwatch walk in… Read More Insta- Corbett – Gram