The old world charm neighborhood in Mumbai that you will fall in love with: South Mumbai – Part I (INTRODUCTION)

Surprisingly I have been to Mumbai more than Goa or any other part of the city in India but I have been stayed longer days in Goa for sure. The reason is simple, Mumbai is closer from Ahmedabad with more trains running on and Double Decker train which have more number of seats making itContinue reading “The old world charm neighborhood in Mumbai that you will fall in love with: South Mumbai – Part I (INTRODUCTION)”

Day Trip to Chorão Island-Goa. Visited Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and found an inhabitant mystery Island.

Chorão also known as Choddnnem or Chodan, is an estuarine island located in the backwaters of the Mandovi River and it is the largest among other 17 islands of Goa (yes! Goa have 17 islands in total). Chorão is divided by creeks and backwaters that have tidal variations, a network formed from the Mandovi andContinue reading “Day Trip to Chorão Island-Goa. Visited Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary and found an inhabitant mystery Island.”

The Enchanting Houses of Goa-Museum and Indian Artist, Cartoonist & Illustrator Mario de Miranda Gallery

Each type of architecture has a history to it and Goa have a excellent visual delight. Along with the roads dotted with palm trees, you will witness the cozy homes as well. The Portuguese culture has influence in Goa more than at any other state in India and most of the historic houses still standingContinue reading “The Enchanting Houses of Goa-Museum and Indian Artist, Cartoonist & Illustrator Mario de Miranda Gallery”

Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa – Dec 2018

It was the third edition of Serendipity Arts Festival last year in December (2018) from 15th to 22nd, turned the Goan capital – Panaji into an engaging public art space. From recreating a market place in a park to dramatizing the “Mahabharata” using puppetry, the “Charpai Project” where you get to know about the traditional wovenContinue reading “Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa – Dec 2018”

Museum of Goa (MOG) – Harmony in the middle of chaos

We love experiencing great art, witnessing enigmatic collections and some of us love reading about out of the world stories about the artists. Museum of Goa – MOG is different! The Konkani word ‘mog’ meaning ‘love’, is an apt acronym for Museum of Goa. This place is busted with love spirit. An unlikely location forContinue reading “Museum of Goa (MOG) – Harmony in the middle of chaos”

GOA – the mysterious and unique coastland of India.

Goa, the place where I reborn and most likely I have some past connection 😀 A never ending adventure and exploration. It’s been 2 years since I am exploring Goa and realized, Goa is only a tiny land on a map. In real, Goa is mystery land with lush greens and blue ocean. Goa isContinue reading “GOA – the mysterious and unique coastland of India.”

Look Ahmedabad beyond it’s famous Fafda, Khaman and Dhokla – PART II

It’s October 10th today and yesterday Ahmedabad has created a history as Canadian Singer-Songwriter, Bryan Adam performed live for the first time at Sardar Patel Stadium. With more than one lac people joined and the highest ticket value of appx 1lac for the round tables sold off. Amazing!! Western World are celebrating autumn and fromContinue reading “Look Ahmedabad beyond it’s famous Fafda, Khaman and Dhokla – PART II”

Look Ahmedabad beyond it’s famous Fafda, Khaman and Dhokla – PART I

For an instance, you might feel like Ahmedabad does even have a happening life?? The Gujju’s who only keep hogging on fafda, khakhra, undhiyu, khaman, thepla and dhokla. It’s a walled city and Gujarat is a dry state. Well let me tell you this buoy, you are wrong! The dry and walled city doesn’t meanContinue reading “Look Ahmedabad beyond it’s famous Fafda, Khaman and Dhokla – PART I”

Mumbai’s Magical Pagoda – Global Vipassana.

One of Mumbai’s classic attractions, The Global Vipassana Pagoda have a Meditation Dome Hall with a capacity to seat around 8,000 Vipassana meditators, the largest such meditation hall in the world and the architecture to make your senses calm. Buddhism and I have a bit of a history. I have grew up listening and recitingContinue reading “Mumbai’s Magical Pagoda – Global Vipassana.”

The vibrant art of Ahmedabad’s Gulbai Tekra aka Hollywood Basti – Ganesh Chaturthi Special.

Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithiis or Ganeshotsav). is a most awaited ten-days Hindu festival which is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed and younger son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati (widely known as Ganpati Bappa or Vinayaka). According to Hindu Mythology, Ganesha is known by 108 different names. Hindus worship Lord Ganesha beforeContinue reading “The vibrant art of Ahmedabad’s Gulbai Tekra aka Hollywood Basti – Ganesh Chaturthi Special.”