Flower Market in Delhi at dawn

If you are up even before dawn in Delhi, you may want to go for a run along the city’s many green belts. Or...

Strolling the Aravallis with Club Kunzum + Geck & Co Adventurers

Club Kunzum and Geck & Co Adventurers, bring you a chance to explore the natural beauty of the forest cover the capital once boasted...

Delhi 101: #13 Back to School – Hauz Khas

The following act starred Firoz Shah Tughlaq (1351 – 1388) who set up a Madrasa (an educational institution) called Madrasa-e-Feroz Shahi – and established...

Delhi 101: #20 Jama Masjid – Commanding Awe from the World

He was never trained for it academically, but the fifth Mughal emperor Shahjahan has no rivals to the title of the ‘Greatest Architect Ever’...

Travelling in 2018: 12 Months, 12 Destinations to Fly to in...

The new year is here and time to come up with a wish list. As usual, travel is tops of everyone’s minds (Ok, most...

Delhi 101: #10 Hidden treasures and a thousand pillared palace –...

If you are willing to overlook the surroundings, a visit to the Begumpur village is an eye-opener. The greatest surprise waiting is the mosque –...

Delhi 101: #12 The gate with a bloody history – Khooni...

No single archway in India has so much blood on its hands as the Khooni Darwaza (literally meaning the Bloody Gate). It is actually...

Old Delhi: A procession to celebrate Dussehra

No other festival in India is celebrated the way Dussehra is. It is celebrated in most parts of the country, and stretches to 10-12...

Delhi 101: #22 Safdarjung’s Tomb – Famous for his tomb, not...

Politicians can get away with a lot. In the past, and in the present. The unofficial immunity they enjoy is a tad unfair. This post...

Qutab Minar, Islam’s first outpost in the region

Islam established its first formal foothold in India when a mosque was constructed in what is known as the the Qutab Minar complex, a...