Kochi Water Metro Routes, Rates

I made a video about my recent trip on Kochi Water Metro. The link to the video is below: Below is the transcript of the video: I am going to Vyttila in Kochi to explore the innovative Kochi Water Metro, a game-changer in urban transportation. Kochi’s intricate network of backwaters has always been a defining …

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Delhi Street Art

Delhi street art can be found around the city – in places like Connaught Place, Lodhi Art District, Hauz Khaz to name a few. I chanced upon some wall murals while strolling through Connaught Place during my latest visit to Delhi. Here is a couple I saw in CP: After posting these images on my …

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Chettinad houses: Symbols of a glorious past!

chettinad house

Chettinad houses – those beautiful, huge mansions you must’ve seen in movies. I got a chance to visit a few of them. Hey y’all, howdy. December was an eventful month for me. I tried the 10-day vipassana course in December last year but couldn’t sit through the whole program. So I jumped out midway and …

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2 day trip to Mysore from Bangalore

Mysore palace

This post – 2 day trip to Mysore from Bangalore – attempts to capture the splendour of Mysore and the historic town of Srirangapatna. Vishnu (@charitra.sanchari on Instagram), a history buff and I went on a short road trip to Tipu Sultan’s Srirangapatana and Mysuru. I captured glimpses of the trip and put them together …

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A short trip to New York City

New York Bus

I have been posting more videos on my Instagram account and YouTube channel. Please check them out, and follow/subscribe while I work on making the content better. My Instagram handle: https://www.instagram.com/sampathmk/ My Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/sampathmk Here’s a short video of a three-week trip to New York City that I did in July of this year. …

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A Delhi travel blog: Top things to do in Delhi

Delhi travel blog

In this Delhi travel blog, we take you through some of the top things to do in Delhi and some of the top attractions in Delhi. Note: This blog is written by Vishnu Menon, currently near Delhi, pursuing his UG degree. Please follow his exploits on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/charithra.sanchari/ The Delhi Experience Delhi is big, it …

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A Fort Kochi cycling experience

Cycling in Kerala can be a refreshing experience, and it is one of the best ways to explore Fort Kochi – an idyllic seaside locality in the Ernakulam district of Kerala, India. This post covers my Fort Kochi cycling experience. Fort Kochi is a small area with a glorious past that melds rich colonial history, …

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10 best travel movies and shows (June 2021)

Best Travel Shows June 2021

First of all, let me admit that I am officially tired of what we are going through right now: locked down in one place, interacting with talking heads on screens most of the day. Of late, I have been taking ‘sanity breaks’ to clear my head and maintain positivity. Boy, how I miss travel right …

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Kemmannu Hanging Bridge

Kemmannu Hanging Bridge Udupi

This is a short video blog of my recent trip to some of the hidden gems in Coastal Karnataka – Kemmannu hanging bridge, Delta beach and Udupi. I have been thinking of creating a series of short videos on Mangalore and surrounding areas – covering its beauty, culture and food. I haven’t had a chance …

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Fun things to do in Mangalore

Fun things to do in Mangalore: Mangalore, or Mangaluru as it is now called, is one tiny city in Karnataka that is really undersold when it comes to tourism. I live in this little speck of a city that has everything one looks for in a tropical vacation destination – beaches, culture, food and fun. …

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A Podcast on Mangalore


This post is about a podcast on Mangalore. What are some of the best things to do in Mangalore? Is Mangalore worth visiting? What is Mangalore famous for? How do I spend a day in Mangalore? Which is the best month to visit Mangalore? I keep getting such questions from many of my friends, and …

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Hornbill Festival Nagaland

The Hornbill Festival is held every year from December 1st to 10th in Nagaland, Northeast India, to showcase the cultural heritage of Nagaland. This is an account of my Hornbill festival Nagaland trip.    Bangalore to Dimapur Flight Our flight touches down in Dimapur, and the stewardess announces that the airline has lived up to …

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