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...

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...

Kollur, Karnataka – Where Religion meets Nature: The Great Arabian Sea...

The drive to Kollur took me off the boring national highway back into the Western Ghats - the low traffic, winding hilly roads with...

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...

HOTEL REVIEW: Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka

How often does a business hotel create a lasting impression on the leisure traveller? Rarely. The Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield is clearly an exception. I...

Visiting Kasargod, Apsarakonda Falls and Idagunji in Karnataka: The Great Arabian...

It sure has been turning out to be a long day - with some spectacular sights and some disappointments. The Apsarakonda Falls and Kasargod beach...

Gokarna – It’s Holi, and time for celebrations: The Great Arabian...

For the second year running, I was on the road on Holi, the festival of colours. The previous year I was driving through Assam...

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...

A bath for vagabonds, campers and backpackers in Murudeshwar, Karnataka: The...

If you are backpacking around, you can often find a place to sleep - under a tree, in an abandoned boat on a beach,...

In Coorg, Karnataka – the Scotland of India? The Great Arabian...

It is peak summer in the south, when the sun is at its harshest. The monsoons are some time away, and the skies are...