2016: a year of new places, new emotions and self discovery


We know this post is a tad bit late; an entire month in 2017 has gone by. With a few important decisions to be taken, things have taken a different turn this year (definitely for the best) and has taken up some of our time. We’ve promised ourselves to get back to writing on a more regular basis and what hit us last week was when a dear friend who was visiting said – “frankly, your blog is almost dead”. This is most definitely true and it’s unfair that we haven’t been sharing our travel tales with you. 2017 is going to be better, we promise 🙂

2016 was quite an eventful year for us; filled with travel to new places and discovering the lesser known was a hidden agenda for us. It’s amazing what this can do to your soul. Continue reading


The wonder that is India: a series



It was in the year 1982, during the ICOMOS (International Council for Monuments and Sites) conference in Tunisia that the suggestion of celebrating World Heritage Day was mentioned first. Almost immediately, the Executive Committee approved of the idea and made practical suggestions to the National Committee on how the day is to be celebrated.

The UNESCO General Conference also approved of the suggestion and passed a resolution at its 22nd session in November 1983 recommending that 18th of April each year be the “International Monuments and Sites Day”. This has been traditionally called the World Heritage Day since then. Continue reading