The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

The Kanheri caves – a huge complex of rock-cut Buddhist monuments in Mumbai

We went to the Kanheri caves in the end of the monsoon last year and I found it the best time to visit - not only the rock-cut Buddhist monuments were impressive, but their splendor was complemented by the lush greenery around. Looking at the vastness of green, it was hard to believe this endless ...read more »

A visit to the Sewri Christian Cemetery in Mumbai

A visit to the Sewri Christian Cemetery in Mumbai

The moment I heard of the Sewri Christian Cemetery I knew it would be interesting to visit this place. Firstly, an old British cemetery is bound to be beautiful and tranquil – the idea I’ve got from countless classical novels and BBC adaptation. Besides, I’ve already visited St. Thomas Cathedral and was heavily influenced by ...read more »

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

Wordless Wednesday: An exquisite colonial Building in Mumbai

One more addition to my treasury of architectural jewels. The other days I was wandering along the streets of Mumbai with my humble little camera and happened to discover this old colonial building. What a reward for getting up so early in the morning 🙂 Its splendor is self explanatory, so no more words! It's ...read more »

Sanjay Gandhi National Park – what to expect?

Sanjay Gandhi National Park – what to expect?

Sanjay Gandhi National Park, or Borivali Park, is a huge protected area located within the limits of Mumbai around 40 km to the north from its center. And yes, if I did a better research instead of complaining about the lack of big, shady, forest-like parks in Mumbai, I would have visited this place years ...read more »

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

20 exciting things to do with kids in Mumbai

I’ve been planning to write this post for quite a while, but kept postponing in fear of getting stuck in the middle of it forever – there are just too many things to do with kids in Mumbai:) It’s been a lot of fun to explore the city with Adriana, Alexandra and Ares. Here I’ve ...read more »

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

Heritage Museum in Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai)

After all my complaints about lack of museums in Mumbai I discovered there was one I hadn’t visited. Ironically, it’s situated in the very building I admire so much (and with countless photos of which I’ve made my Facebook followers sick) - Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, former Victoria Terminus. In my defence, the museum is not ...read more »