Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup a.k.a Re-purposing your Leftovers

So I was craving something warm and hearty (it was just feeling like a cosy day). I didn’t want to order noodle soup, because they are usually really oily & pretty tasteless. So I raided my fridge & gathered all the leftovers together to make this lip-smacking noodle soup. The portions I made was more…

Making Koka Noodles: Culinary Discoveries from Bhutan

Koka Noodles is something I discovered on a trip to Bhutan. It has a lighter, tangier flavour compared to Maggi, and the noodles themselves are lighter & don’t give you that stone-in-the-stomach feeling that Maggi does. So OBVIOUSLY I had to have it when I came back to India.  I loved the twist that the Bhutanese give to their Koka noodles & that’s what I’ve tried to recreate. 

Planning a Budget Trip to Bhutan That’ll Cost You Less Than an iPhone 6S

After Vietnam & Cambodia last year, this year I decided to pick Bhutan as my annual save-for-the-whole-year-to-afford-it travel destination Why Bhutan? Bhutan is a lot more affordable than a place like Vietnam, just in terms of getting there. If you’re living in West Bengal/Assam it’s like travelling to a neighbouring city. Indians don’t need a…

5 Dumb Things We Did In Vietnam

From getting duped by an old woman to staying away from dough balls for life, here’s what you should NOT do on a trip abroad

14 days in Vietnam & Cambodia On a Budget

So we did a bunch of dumb things in Vietnam, but one smart thing we did was plan our itinerary keeping in mind all the delicious food we wanted to eat. Here’s an overview of how we spent 14 days travelling across Vietnam and Cambodia: — The Plan — Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi Day…

10 Tips for a Spectacular Trek to Triund, Himachal Pradesh

Why: Triund is a beautiful mountain-top area in Himachal Pradesh, accessible by a 6 kilometre up-hill trek from McLeod Ganj. The night-sky is inexplicably vivid and the stars and moon will never be the same for you again. How to get there: Bus from Kashmere Gate ISBT, New Delhi. Costs Rs 600 – 1700 Flight…