• Revisiting the History lessons: Weekend trip to Aurangabad

    Like everyone¬† else we learned about the Ajanta-Ellora caves through our history books, back in our school days. To be honest I was never interested in History as such and same is the case with Paresh. We will any day prefer swimming on beach or hiking mountains over visiting monuments. Then why am I wasting your time and mine too with this post?? Well, Our recent visit to Aurangabad left us pleasantly surprised and has changed the li’l misconception or rather notion we had about us. We realized that we are not specifically adventurous kind as we like to call ourselves,¬† rather we appreciate every kind of art, be it…

  • Varanasi, through eyes of a Benarasi : A complete Guide

    Writing about my own city makes my heart swell with pride and eyes gleam with memories. I was born and raised in Varanasi, lived in the city for good 20 years until I moved to Delhi for higher education. I am now living in Mumbai since last four years and I really like it here but something is missing. I miss being Benarasi in Benaras! This blog is not just about what to do, where to visit, what to try while in Varanasi. I am trying to capture the essence, and when I say soul of Varanasi its not just about ghats, gullies, benarasi paan, spicey food , but its…