A Traveller’s Guide to Gujarat’s Best Kept Secrets.

The Shooting Star On a chilly December night, I lay on the roof of a watch tower in the darkness of India’s stark salt desert – the Little Rann of Kutch. The silence of the night was occasionally broken by the howling of a lone jackal or the running footsteps of a group of Asiatic wild asses….

Hidden Gems – Udvada, Gujarat – A Parsi Paradise

Udvada is a town in Gujarat, famous for its Zoroastrian Atash Behram fire temple and awesome Parsi Food. Udava is a small costal town approx 200 km from Mumbai, situated between Vapi & Daman on the national highway. Udava is the home of the Atash Behram fire temple, one of the eight fire temples dated to…

Hidden Gems – Morachi Chincholi, The Village of Peacocks

Hidden in Maharashtra is one true gem. A village that has more peacocks than its population – Morachi Chincholi is the village of the dancing peacocks. It is a village spread over 25 acres thats still undiscovered by the commercial circuit of tour operators. It’s a place no tourist can afford to miss. Based on…

What’s Cooking – The Forbidden Rice aka Black Rice

Taste the rice forbidden to the common people for ages… As we explore new cuisines and gourmet foods, it helps to be aware of their history, origins and benefits to savour a complete foodie experience. In continuation of our efforts, to bring the best food experiences to your table, Eat N Travel To Live, presents…

Unusual Festivals – Pulikali ‘The Play Of Tigers’

Let the tiger in you come out .. Pulikali, also known as Kaduvaakali is a 200 year old folk art dance, in which groups of performers painted like tigers in bright yellow, red, and black dance to the beats of drums and music as they pass the thousands of people gathered to watch them on…

10 Reasons To Go On A Vegan Diet

Looking sexy is just one of them .. Vegan food is a fad, that’s here to stay. More and more people are discovering the joys of going vegan and are following it faithfully. Eat N Travel To Live, brings to you the top 10 reasons to go Vegan, as part of its coverage on the…

Not Your Typical Travel Guide to Taiwan.

The Shooting Star The mist rolled in as we drove on the winding road, engulfing the tea plantations, the cherry blossoms, the road, the mountains and even the darkness, casting a magical kind of aura that my Taiwanese host – a tea farmer – maneuvered expertly despite zero visibility. But we weren’t driving to the bamboo groves…

Sapad – The Traditional Tamil Meal

For all food lovers, there can be no better South Indian meal than a Sapad. I had an opportunity to enjoy the same while on a recent visit to the South, along with some friends. A few of my local friends highly recommended it as a must have before I go back. Restaurants like Sarvana Bhavan…

A Guide to Auroville: Things to Know Before You Go.

The Shooting Star Over 2 years ago, when I quit my corporate job to follow my dream to travel the world, I didn’t imagine I would one day land up in a township dedicated to the same ideology. Auroville is it. A place where people come to live their dreams. I’ve come across countless stories;…