May 292014
 
What to shop in Kerala

Guide to shopping in Kerala: Spices to Souvenirs and many other things to buy in Kerala Kerala is known as God’s Own Country, but it is also Shopping destination no 1  for thousands of years for people looking to buy spices, today the list has only expanded to spoil you for choice of  things and souvenirs  to buy in Kerala   We, humans, evolved from hunters and gatherers to our present form, though I sincerely wonder if the current state of humans can be termed             evolution. But let us leave that to anthropologist, zoologists and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 082014
 
Numaish  For Shopping In Hyderabad

  Numaish: Where Hyderabad Goes For Shopping Well, let us go to another Hyderabad tradition i.e. the Numaish or the annual Exhibition is called. Numaish Masnuaat-e-Mulki is an Urdu word meaning Exhibition of Local products. Numaish has been a Hyderabad tradition since 1938.  Like all things in Hyderabad the folklore related with Numaish is also very interesting and motivating. Some graduates from Osmania University got together with the idea to raise funds for conducting an economic survey of the State. The proposal was put before the then Prime Minister of Hyderabad, Sir Akber Hyderi, and he liked it well to raise the money [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 122013
 
3 Trips one quest: Discovering our Platinum Day of Love

Finding Faith, A beach buddy and Love in Switzerland This is one big mama of a post. So ladies and gentlemen get your cup of coffee or milkshake and come along with us as we go to one long story on three different trips. What is true love? Well the jury is still out consisting of poets, philosophers, scientists, lovers, philanderers, stalkers, serial monogamists to eternal love flame kind of  version of love is the real one. Does anybody even understand love? Can love be explained? Can somebody who has never fallen in love be in love? Let me [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 252013
 
Goa Travel Blog - What To Shop in Goa

What To Shop in Goa: The Land of Sun, Sand, and Beaches Most people think Goa is just to chill out on beaches, with nothing much to do. Well, actually Goa is a great place to do a lot of shopping also only you need to know what to shop in Goa. We have been to Goa many times and every time we discover a new aspect of Goa, most people do not realize that Goa is not a city it is a state with many facets and so you can find a lot of things to shop in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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Aug 052013
 
Ramazan Night Market- Charminar Hyderabad

A Walk in Night Bazaar for Ramazan at Charminar & Laad Bazaar   While the politicians squabble over the future of Hyderabad, Hyderabadis fasting and shopping during Ramadan.  The area around Charminar has a special significance during Ramazan, as there is a special Night Bazaar for Ramazan that keeps open till 2-3 am to cater to the shopping frenzy of Hyderabadis in the night. I was to meet my friends from GHAC for Ramazan near the Purani Haveli and then walk all the way to Charminar enjoying the street food, Irani Chai ( a special Hyderabad style tea with origins in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 182013
 
Buying Seeds in Amsterdam

   Desi Goes Shopping for Seeds In Amsterdam In one of my trips to Europe, I traveled to London, Paris, and Amsterdam all alone, trying to be a backpacker, I think I liked Amsterdam the most of the three cities I visited on that trip. Oh no, it has nothing to do with the Red Light District or the museum of 3 letter words or even the Gandhi Restaurant, where I had one of my better Indian dinners outside India. You see Amsterdam is a city designed for pedestrians and cyclist, and everywhere you go you will find both [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 252013
 
Places to Visit around Hyderabad- Weekend Getaways, Family Picnic , Kids fun, Shopping, Wildlife & Nature

  Places to visit in and around Hyderabad- Day trips, family picnic, wild life, nature, Weekend Getaways, Shopping, hanging out: Travel Guide When we moved to Hyderabad a few years ago we were told there are no places to see in and around Hyderabad except for  Charminar and Golconda Fort and you can not drive anywhere as everything is more than 500 KM away. Well how wrong those people were as slowly we discovered the charms of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad and started discovering its hidden gems from Nizam  and earlier eras one by one. So [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 192012
 
10 Things to do in Shilparamam-Hyderabad

   What to do & what to shop in Shilparamam: Indian Crafts Bazaar in Hyderabad Take An Elephant Home I have written earlier about Shilparamam in Madhapur, Hyderabad very close to the IT hub of the city. So you will find a lot of westerners coming there to do shopping. But some of my friends wanted to know what else they can do besides shopping so here we are. Some of the good things about Shilparamam are that it is a gated complex so once you are in there are no beggars to trouble you, no honking of cars and [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 242012
 
Rediscovering Goa !- My Blog Post About Top 5 things to do in Goa

What To Do In Goa:  Family Friendly Itinerary While surfing on a bright sunny day I met Kyra the Sunshine girl from Lakme`, I immediately took fancy for her urbane charm and intelligence. She was looking ideas to spend the summers in Goa, and I was looking for a good reason to go to Goa, so this was a match made in heavens or Ram Milaee Jodee as they say(take your pick of your favorite saying). St Xavier’s Church In Old Goa 6666 After exchanging our numbers we decided to meet on the sunny beaches of South Goa.  Needless to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]