Coffee, Cardamom, Campfire, and Calmness at Hema Koota

Hema Koota is an authentic homestay that offers the simple pleasures of life (delicious food, friendly people, and nature) making…

Urban Sketching – Bible Society Heritage Building, Bangalore

Urban sketching at MG Road, near the Bible Society building. A watercolor of a heritage building in Bangalore.

Zoned Out at Pepper House

Pepper House is a hub for arts, with posters of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 still adorning the notice boards. One side of the building faces the canals. I remember seeing the magical view of the waterfront with ships passing through, providing an ideal photo op for lover of this specific setting- maritime, colonial structures, the retro feeling and the leisurely elegance of having a coffee amidst such historical ramparts.

Journaling at Kipling Bungalow

Inside the JJ School of Art, is a bungalow that belonged to the famous author and Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling.

Dow Hill Haunted House – Spirits of Kurseong

Chat up with any of the locals in Kurseong, and soon you may hear a host of ghoulish stories – almost as if the entire town is a haunted one. Victoria Boys High School, on Dow Hill, is the most talked of haunted spot.