Sewagram Ashram: A Glimpse Into Mahatma Gandhi’s Life

Mahatma Gandhi (Bapu), a man respected and loved globally needs no introduction. I recently got an opportunity to visit Sewagram Ashram (Wardha). It was Mahatma Gandhi’s ashram and residence from 1936 to his death in 1948. The cottage has been preserved exactly the way it was at Gandhiji’s time. Continue reading “Sewagram Ashram: A Glimpse Into Mahatma Gandhi’s Life”

Goa Explored From A Local’s Perspective– Old Goa, Cumbarjua and St. Estevam

Goa is a place which everybody visits at least once a year. I have been to North Goa multiple times and have explored the beaches and shacks. This October (2016) I got a chance to visit Goa for a bachelorette party; I decided to arrive a day earlier than my friends and explore areas near Panjim on my own. Continue reading “Goa Explored From A Local’s Perspective– Old Goa, Cumbarjua and St. Estevam”

Why Greece Is The Perfect Honeymoon Destination?

Greece is a popular destination among the newlyweds. This tropical paradise offers couple everything they are looking for in a perfect honeymoon destination. I searched for almost a month before I finalized the country for my honeymoon. Here are the reasons why I chose Greece for my honeymoon and also my first international trip:

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The Scenic Ferry Rides

Take a ferry from Piraeus port (Athens) to travel to some of the amazing Islands in Greece. Prefer a regular Blue Star ferry over a high speed one to sit on the deck and enjoy the view. The chilly ocean breeze, the beautiful view and a hot coffee is a perfect way to start your day.

Blue Star Ferry - Piraeus port
Blue Star Ferry – Piraeus port
On our way from Athens to Santorini
On our way from Athens to Santorini
The Ferry Ride
The Ferry Ride

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Stunning Beaches

The picture-perfect Santorini beaches are among the most romantic places I have ever been to. You can talk a walk along the sea shore, watch a sunrise or a sunset, enjoy local food and beer (Or the famous Santorini wine) or just relax and read a book.

Mykonos
Mykonos
Santorini
Black sand beach in Santorini

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Beautiful Sunset

The bewitchingly beautiful sunset in Greece is a sight to behold.

Fira - Santorini
Fira – Santorini
Oia - Santorini
Oia – Santorini
Mykonos
Mykonos

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Romantic Dinner

The first dinner date as a married couple should be memorable. Choose an outdoor seating cliff side restaurant to enjoy the local food and wine while waiting for the sunset. What else can you ask for?

Santorini Greece
Santorini Greece

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Delectable Food

Greece is known for its food – Gyros, Fish, Fava, Meat balls and the list goes on.

Deep-Fried Calamari Rings @ Kamari Beach (Santorini)
Deep-Fried Calamari Rings @ Kamari Beach (Santorini)
Chocolate Waffles
Chocolate Waffles

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Distinct Architecture

White washed buildings - Santorini
White washed buildings – Santorini
Mykonos windmills
Mykonos windmills
The blue domed church in Santorini
The blue domed church in Santorini

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Shopping

Greece is a shopper’s paradise. You can shop traditional Greek dress and jewelry, accessories, Olive oil soaps, wine, spices and souvenirs. You can check out the Mykonos street shopping video to know more about shopping options.

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Bike Rides

Rent a bike and roam freely anywhere across the beautiful Greek Islands.

Santorini - Exploring the Island
Santorini – Exploring the Island

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Blend Romance With The Rich Culture And History Of Athens

Panathenaic Stadium
Panathenaic Stadium
Parthenon
Parthenon
Syntagma Square - Athens
Syntagma Square – Athens

Athens