The whole idea was to go on a vacation together, no matter where it would be. Plans kept happening but it never fell into place, until one final day! 😛 Some of them were overly enthusiastic about it, being their first vacation with friends. Last minute bookings were made before heading off, with our overstuffed … More A drive through the tea estates of wayanad
Waking up a day before, in a fresh environment with mountains all around and birds chirping, we had gotten used to it. Our hotel at Gangtok was a posh 3 star hotel with extremely large rooms but no fans and no ac. Since it was summer, it got pretty stuffy out there. We were glad … More Exploring the Mountains of the North East- Part 2
Following my previous article on things-to-do in the main city of London, I’m adding on a few other places that we absolutely loved visiting and experiencing. (a) A day at the Cotswolds: Cotswolds is a convenient place from London for foreign visitors. One can experience the sight of typical English countryside with quaint villages, historic … More Memories from London, 2012- Part 2 (A day at The Cotswolds)
My visit to London wasn’t a planned trip. It was my first Business Trip abroad. And that in itself, made the experience all the more special. It was just a few days before this was informed to me by my HR, that I had gotten my passport ready. I don’t remember having left even my … More Memories from London, 2012- Part 1
Listening to the latest news, we had been speculating that the monsoons would have already hit the North East.From the beginning of May, our plans of traveling kept getting pushed till the end of May and finally to the first week of June. I kept checking the weather updates from Bangalore, until before boarding the … More Exploring the Mountains of the North East – Part 1
I had been thinking of backpacking on my own and traveling around, for a while. So I got around picking up the dates, made an itinerary and the list of items that I’d want to carry. Having everything in place, I expressed my idea of traveling alone to Coorg to my mum. “Make it a group … More A quick weekend getaway to Coorg
Kerala, a state on India’s tropical Malabar Coast, has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and its backwaters, a network of canals popular for cruises. Its many upscale seaside resorts include specialists in Ayurvedic treatments. Inland are the Western Ghats, a mountain range whose slopes support tea, coffee and … More A place where I never felt like returning from-Kerala
It all began with my birthday being round the corner. A trip is usually one of the best gifts that a girl can ever get!! With just a few places being in the vicinity of Bangalore, Pondicherry was the closest of a place we could visit having a coastline.So it was decided,Pondicherry it was! Bus … More Wandering through the streets of Pondicherry..
Each travel experience continues to teach us numerous things and ‘Blissful Escapade’ will be our public journal where we would write and share all our pleasant & unpleasant encounters. So,who are we? Two childhood friends turned coincidental office colleagues,who love to travel to break away from the monotony of work and explore new places. Like … More The beginning of the blissful escapade..