Browsing Category : KARNATAKA

ABBEY FALLS IN COORG


Karnataka boasts of some of the most amazing and scenic hill stations in India and one of them is Coorg. My hubby and I went to Coorg in monsoons and were spellbound by its beauty. Coorg is a home to some of the finest waterfalls located amidst dense forests and one such fall is Abbey falls. One thing I would like to tell…

COORG | THE SCOTLAND OF INDIA


Coorg or Kodagu is a hill station snuggled in the Western Ghats of Southern Karnataka and is famous for its natural beauty and scenic grandeur. One of the most popular weekend getaways in Southern India, Coorg is rightly called the Scotland of India and also the Kashmir of South India. If you ask me why should I visit Coorg? I would say if you like a tranquil place…

TRIP TO MYSORE PALACE


OUR TRIP TO MYSORE PALACE / ALSO KNOWN AS AMBA VILAS PALACE / MYSORE MAHARAJA PALACE After spending awesome time in Coorg, it was the time to pack our bags and head back to Bangalore. Since we were going via Mysore, so we decided to have a halt there for a quick visit to Mysore Palace. This beautiful city of Karnataka is famous for…

OUR VISIT TO NAMDROLING MONASTERY IN BYLAKUPPE


We reached Namdroling Monastery in the afternoon and got awe-struck the moment we saw this opulent monastery. Not many people know about this Tibetan town called Bylakuppe which is located at a distance of 34 kms from Madikeri and around 90 kilometers from Mysore. The Namdroling Nyingmapa Monastery in Bylakuppe is the largest teaching center of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism in the world.…

BEST PLACES TO VISIT IN COORG


Coorg is a popular hill destination in Karnataka and is at a distance of 252 from Bangalore. While Madikeri is the district headquarters of Coorg and is situated at an elevation of 1525 m. One of the most popular weekend getaways in Southern India, Coorg is rightly called the Scotland of India because of its alluring sights, misty hills, lush Teak wood and Sandalwood…

WHEN I GOT BOWLED OVER BY BANGALORE


I was born and brought up in Delhi. Post wedding me and my husband shifted to Bangalore. Ok, Bangalore is now officially called Bengaluru but somehow literally more than half of the people here still call it Bangalore. Maybe the term Bangalore sounds more appealing or may be because of the people memories attached to the old name. Anyways, shifting to Bangalore…

COORG BEST RESORTS FOR A LUXURIOUS STAY


Coorg is rightly being termed as the "Scotland of India". This place is synonymous with mist covered mountains, tropical weather, lovely waterfalls and lush green forests. But apart from this, Coorg also boasts of some of the most beautiful Hotels and Resorts having redefined luxury and unbeaten hospitality. Here is the list of Coorg Best Resorts for a great luxurious stay. Vivanta by…

MYSORE ZOO


If you remember, my earlier post on Mysore was all about the Famous Mysore Palace. After spending some great time at the Palace, my husband and I decided to explore one more place in Mysore before finally heading off to Bangalore so we asked our cabbie about what else is there in the nearby area which we can see. Mysore Zoo, he said and…

MUST VISIT PLACES IN BANGALORE


I have been living in Bangalore for four and half years but still haven't got the chance to explore it fully. But since now I am into blogging, I have decided to explore every nook and corner of this city and bring to you every minute detail regarding this city. Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is the Garden City as well…