#60DaysOfSummer – Spiritual Journey to McLeodganj

If you’re looking for a quiet, spiritual journey head to McLeodganj near Dharamshala. With gorgeous Buddhist temples and some churches near town, McLeodganj may be the perfect getaway for those of you who are spiritually inclined. You can head to the Dalai Lama’s temple Tsuglagkhang or to Kalachakra Temple in the main street. There’s also a very […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Yoga in Kodaikanal

Stressed from work and city life? Cut all cords (mostly electronic ones) and head to Kodaikanal for a quiet yoga retreat. Visit the Kodaikanal Yoga Centre, tucked away in the hills to experience solitude and some soul searching. Kodaikanal Yoga Centre and Karuna Farm are about 12km from Kodaikanal town, and offer a holistic and […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Kids’ Day Out at Essel World

If you grew up in India in the ’90s, Essel World was probably your first ever introduction to an amusement park. With their catchy television jingles and detailed maps of mazes and the park, Essel World was a must-visit if you were in Mumbai during your holidays. The kids in us still have the whole […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Day Trip to Guhantara

If you’re looking for a unique resort experience on your staycation, how does spending a day or two underground sound? We’re not kidding. Guhantara is an underground resort outside Bangalore where you can participate in a host of activities, go for a swim and even stay the night! While you’re at the resort, you can […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Ziplining in Mussoorie

Mussoorie has the perfect blend of adventure and the rustic charm of an old hill station. If you plan your trip well, you’ll have plenty of time to relax in the hills, go sightseeing and even go looking for adventure. The hill station has a few adventure camps and parks where you can go rock […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Birdwatching in Ranganthittu

If nature and wildlife are always part of your travel plans, you’ll love spending a day at Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary in Mandya District just outside Bangalore. The sanctuary is a three hour drive from the city, and a gorgeous portion of the Cauvery river runs through the sanctuary where you can sit while you watch […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Coffee Plantations in Chikmagalur

For a quick getaway into the mountains, wilderness and coffee plantations head to Chikmagalur near Coorg. The region is filled with national parks, dense forests and numerous coffee estates if you’d like to go to the source of your caffeine fix. It’s best to visit Chikamagalur after May, when early showers start hitting the forests, […]

#60DaysOfSummer – Week 3 Digest

Day trip to Wet’n’Joy Water Park When school’s out and your family is in a holiday mood, there’s no better way to beat the heat than to head to a water park. Wet’n’Joy Water Park near Lonavala is possibly the one place near Mumbai you won’t mind spending the whole day at. Read more… Swim […]