Trip to New York…

Last year visited New York in the month May. Did not had time to revisit my blog to update about this trip, so updating now.

I was expecting little warn weather, but it was bit cold & rainy. In fact because of cold weather, overall trip became pleasant as well. I always love cold weather than warm & I assume all South Asian will have same views  🙂

I was just for 3 Days here. I think you need at least a week to see complete New York. I always try to visit few places & spend more time on each place, in that way you will enjoy your trip more.

So of the pics…


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Trip to Savannah – USA

Had a quick trip to Savannah, coastal tourist place in Georgia. Liked this place, as it have good combination of historic city with nice beaches.

You can visit Tybee Island, its 17 miles from Savannah city. Not much crowded place (at least when I visited :)) so that you can enjoy nature & take some nice clicks as well.

On the other hand city is much more crowded & happening place. Use hop-on hop-off buses, those are best way to see the city.  Enjoy riverside with scenic view & nice food. Don’t forget famous Leopold’s Ice Cream in the city.


Trip to Madurai, Rameshwaram & Coonoor – 2014

We started for Madurai from Bangalore around 6 in the morning via Bangalore-Krishnagiri-Dharampuri-Salam-Madurai route. Reached Madurai around 4 PM, stayed in Madurai for one day to Meenakshi temple darshan.

Next day morning started for Rameshwaram which is 170 KM from Madurai. We stayed in Agrasen Bhavan, which is just behind the temple. Then we went for temple & took nine baths at Jal Kund (wells) before going for darshan. Being a Hindu I can well understand the importance of these baths. Don’t know how it will remove your ‘PAAP Karma’ but surely gives you piece of mind at least.

Next day visited place called Dhanshkaudi, a place were Rama started the Setu for Lanka (now its SriLanka). Lanka is just 16 KM from dhanushkudi beach. Water in dhanushkaudi is sky blue, never saw beaches in India so much blue.

While returning back to home, visited Coonoor. Again it was nice short trip to mountains of Nilgiris.

Some of the pics from Madurai,Rameshwaram & Coonoor trip


















Trip to OOTY – 2013


We visited Ooty(Udhagamandalam) last year in October month. I was planning for this from long time, but some how not able to manage time for this. Finally planned and started from bangalore on 25th friday at 2 PM afternoon.

I have booked Red Hills Nature Resort online and was excited to see location as read lot of positive reviews about it.

We traveled through Bangalore-Ramnagara-Mandya-Mysuru-Gundlupet-Bandipur Forest-Masinagudi-Ooty. Journey was good and we reached at around 11 PM in ooty city. Our resort was around 25KM from Ooty and that to with full of ups and down.

Stayed in Ooty for 2 days and visited some places like Botanical garden, Rose garden, shooting point, Emerald lake, Pykara lake & Ooty lake.

Most amazing place was were we stayed, its Red Hills Nature Resort. When you open your room window in the morning, you will get the most mesmerizing view of Emerald lake, tea estates and misty mountains.

Some of my best pics are here!!











Trip to Hong Kong – 2013

I have visited South Korea many times but fortunately for my last two trips I got return trip via Hong Kong with layover of nine hours !! Yes 9 full Hrs…

I know sometimes these 9 hours will be painful but if you use these in other way, its like visiting a new country on way back to your home. Specially for me who loves to travel, its a nice travel treat. Many times I will be day dreaming if I have enough money, will plan for world tour the very next day…

Jokes apart, for Indian passport holder we can get ON ARRIVAL fourteen days Hong Kong Visa. Immigration officer will put paper stamp on your passport and you will be outside airport on Hong Kong streets.

We visited two main tourist attraction places,

1. Big Buddha also know as Tian Tan Buddha, is a big bronze statue of buddha located at Ngong Ping, Lantau Island. There are other ways to reach this place but we traveled through most famous Ngong Ping Cable Car which is 5.7 KM cable-way and can give traveler mesmerizing view of lush green mountains, HK International Airport, South China sea and of course Big Buddha all together in your transparent ( even bottom view) cable car.

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2. Victoria Harbor by Star Ferry – Star is a company which provides traveler and passenger service between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. It gives the spectacular skyline view of Hong Kong Island.

Apple Store Victoria Harbour SkylineVictoria Harbour SkylineVictoria Harbour Skyline Victoria Harbour Star Ferry Its worth going outside Hong Kong airport, if you have overlay of more than 6 hours. Just make sure you return back and catch your flight on time 🙂

Long time since I posted…


Today seating alone in home remembered that I have blog page, so typed URL and pressed enter.

It’s been long time I posted anything on my blog. It was way back in December 2010. Saw on lift hand side, archive posts tags as December 2010, April 2010, August 2009, 2008, 2007. Felt little bad about this.

My life is moving on but not my blog. There should be some archive of our memories also so that in future when we see our posts again, we can remember our old memories and moments.

Now onward, will try to archive my memories more frequently in the form of posts…

Trip to South Korea – 2010

Started my journey from Bangalore and reached Inchon international airport (Seoul) via Hong Kong on October 17th.

This is my second trip to South Korea, Last time I visited Korea in Sep 2007, which was autumn season and is the best time to come here. This time it was starting of winter which will be at its peak in the December mid to January (around -5 to 5)

I have managed to take out some time in weekends to see some places nearby Seoul city.

1.  Namsan Tower

Also known as the Seoul tower, it’s a must visit place in the Seoul. You can find out nice surrounding views of whole city from this area. Special attraction is the cable car and the night light shows done to the Seoul tower.
As I visited this place in the morning and missed nice lighting view of the tower, but will suggest you to be there in the night time.

2. War Memorial of Korea
This park is full of aircraft, tanks, and other military machines used from the Korean War. One of the most touching scenes is the statue of two brothers, one from the South Korea and another from North Korea and meeting in the battlefield like this…

3. Itaewon
The best place to visit, if you are really tired of daily Korean food, There are many restaurants which provides international cuisines including Indian, Pakistani, Thai and many others which are not easily available in other parts of Korea.
I had my dinner in the Indian restaurant called “Chakraa”, its famous restaurant among Indians in Korea.

4. Yongsan – Electronic market
Whenever I come to Korea, I would like to visit this place, as you can get some nice good gadgets in reasonable price (depends your bargains) Last time I purchased Sony H50 DSLR. This time I was bit disappointed as I couldn’t find the e-book reader. Anyway place is worth to visit & get some e-toys for fun.

5. Gyeongbokgung Palace
This palace represents the Korean history and culture. The Palace itself is beautiful and the secret gardens are worth a visit. But need bit of extra time to see the complete area.

My First Touch Screen – Samsung Star s5233

Samsung Star

After playing two years with my old Sony Ericsson k750i, I thought lets come to the next generation touch Screen Phone. So I purchased new Samsung Star s5233 from E-Zone show room.

I feel it was a good deal, paid 9k for Samsung Star Set + 4 GB Memory Card + Blue-Tooth Hands Free (worth Rs. 1500)

After using, I think its worth paying 9k instead of paying 30k for iphone.