A safari in Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea...

The day started with a flat tyre. Then I took the wrong road from Chikmagalur to Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary - drove 20 kms (13...

Belur, Karnataka – and another work of art: The Great Arabian...

The Hoysalas were at it in Belur even before they reached Halebidu - building beautiful temples. Belur, called Dakshina Varanasi (Benares or Varanasi of the...

Hiking up to Yana near Gokarna in Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

Yana came recommended for its natural rock formations, some of them resembling human faces. My hotel concierge in Gokarna was not sure if it...

Murudeshwar – World’s highest Shiva statue and Rajagopuram? The Great Arabian...

Forget your religious affiliations or beliefs, visit the Murudeshwar temple town, with its picturesque setting - it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on...

Boat ride to St. Mary’s Islands, Udupi, Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

After a long day, I finally reached Udupi on the coast - only to spend a few more hours looking for a well ventilated...

Searching for King Cobras in Agumbe, Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea...

I am not kidding when I say this - Agumbe is the home of King Cobras. Go at the right time, and you could...

Mirjan Fort near Gokarna: The Great Arabian Sea Drive Day 20

Left Gokarna finally - could have stayed on much longer. Especially when you are at Swaswara, a CGH Hotels property. First stop was Mirjan Fort...

Spotted on the roads of Karnataka: The Great Arabian Sea Drive

Wherever you are in the world, there is no dearth of something or someone to attract your attention - and impress you, or make...

Chikmagalur, Karnataka – Coffee first grown here in India but not...

Raindrops are falling on my head…and I am having coffee on the road to Chikmagalur - where coffee was first grown in India. About...

Hotel Review: Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka – Perfect to uplift your...

Not too many properties deserve the tag of being destinations in themselves, but Swaswara in Gokarna, Karnataka does. A CGH Earth resort, it sets...