An All inclusive Luxury Family Safari Experience at Angama Mara

If you asked Mr. Suburbia what his all-time favorite place is, without batting an eye he would tell you it is Angama Mara.  The luxury safari lodge located on the Great Rift Valley overlooking the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya is his version of paradise on earth.  He would Read More …

9 Reasons why we loved Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives

Having been to Bora Bora before and a few Caribbean Islands, I was a little concerned before carving out a few days from our trip to India to visit Maldives.  How is it going to be any different from Bora Bora was my excuse.  We looked through countless properties and Read More …

Hearting Our Art at The Blackstone, Hotel in Chicago

Checking out the Art and Architecture in Chicago has been in my travel wishlist for quite sometime.  Now that Sneha (can’t call her teen anymore! the girl just turned 20 this month) has taken a keen interest in creative studies – while pursing a major in Genetics at the University! Read More …

SriLankan Airlines Business Class Review : Best meal at 37000 feet

On a recent trip to Maldives, we flew on SriLankan Airlines from Chennai to Colombo and then Colombo to Maldives. There is no better way to fly this route than SriLankan’s Business Class. It was an experience of comfort and traditional SriLankan hospitality and warmth, not to mention the best Read More …

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Review

We were spoilt with wildlife viewing and bespoke luxury safari tent experiences in Masai Mara, so when we made our way to Serengeti, we were a tad bit concerned if Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti is going to be worth the long hike. We had to take a small 13 seat Read More …

Texas Road Trip : Girls Getaway at Beavers Bend Oklahoma

While the National Parks in the United States get a lot of love and visits, we tend to ignore the many beautiful State Parks around the country. Just a scenic 3 hour drive from Dallas, Beavers Bend State Park and the area around the picturesque lake Broken Bow is perfect for a weekend in Read More …

10 Best Valentine Sweets in Dallas for your Sweetheart

While you can never go wrong with a last minute dozen red roses from the one of the white tents setup around the neighborhood markets, there is something about adding a one of a kind box of decadent sweets and a handwritten card that makes the Valentines Day extra special.  You Read More …

Best View of Table Mountain and Tajness at Taj Cape Town, A Review

Taj Hotel always bring back nostalgic memories of home for me.  Growing up in Chennai which by the way will always be Madras for me, we used to visit the cafe at Taj Coromandel Chennai for coffee and black forest cake. We would stop at Taj Fisherman’s Cove before heading Read More …

Cliffs, Colorful villages & Views : One day Amalfi Coast Drive Itinerary

Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, the Amalfi coastline traces the southern shore of Salerno Gulf in Campania, southern Italy can be reached from Naples, the Italian capital of pizza.  The Amalfi drive (formally Strada Statale 163) – from Sorrento to Amalfi is a narrow road along the Tyrrhenian Sea with Dramatic mountain cliffs, Read More …

Transported to another time at Park Hyatt Zanzibar

Zanzibar is an equatorial paradise, with a warm climate and year around temperatures between 82 and 91 degrees.  It is a perfect place to unwind and relax after a few safari days in East Africa.  We flew from the Seronera air strip in Serengeti to Arusha and then made our way to Read More …

Above the Acacia trees : A hot air balloon Safari in Serengeti

We were in an astronaut position inside the hot air balloon basket as I tried to look away from the nervous faces nearby. We had woken up at an unearthly hour of 4 am, tip toed to the lobby at the Four Seasons Serengeti to be greeted by warm croissants Read More …