Focal Point: Golkonda Fort (Dol Guldur & the Origin of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond)

Golkonda Fort sits on a 390 foot granite hill, 7 miles outside the centre of Hyderabad, India. The fort dates back to 14th century and was considered impenetrable for almost three centuries before its fall to Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1687 at which point it was pillaged and looted. 

Plaza Premium Lounge New Delhi T3 (Priority Pass) – Average at Best

I had a quick peek at the Plaza Premium Lounge in New Delhi before heading to the gate for my flight to Hyderabad. The lounge is surprisingly the less premium of the lounges in Terminal 3 and is right next to the Air India lounge I covered earlier. Introduction: Incredible …

Air India Lounge Delhi T3 – The Best of Air India is on the ground?!

We arrived at the New Delhi airport within 20 minutes from the Hyatt Regency New Delhi. While the low cost airlines (IndiGo and SpiceJet) operate their domestic services out of the Terminal 1, Air India operates all of its services out of Terminal 3. This is a game changer because …

Escape the Chill: 5 Reasons to Visit Death Valley This Winter.

Sasidhar and I just came back from one of the most rewarding outdoor and photography experiences of our lives in Death Valley National Park. Words and pictures can’t do justice to the beauty of this rugged landscape.