A Weekend Ride to Nandi Halt Railway Station

Nandi Halt Railway Station

Frozen in time, Nandi halt railway station is a beautiful and picturesque halt station lying between Bangalore and Chikballapur.  Built as a part of the historic Bangalore-Chikballapur light railway, the station building walls and edifices bear testimony to its founder, Sir M. Visvesvaraya. This beautiful yet neglected railway station sits in the midst of fields with a lovely banyan tree dominating the area. Several cool peepul trees add to the serenity and beauty of the place. The railway line was sanctioned in September 1909 as a two-feet, six-inch gauge railway line. The section from Devanahalli to Chikballapur that passes through Nandi

A Mesmerizing Sunday Ride to Makalidurga Hills

Makalidurga Hills

Makalidurga hills or Makalidurga is located 60 kms north of Bangalore and 10 kms after Doddaballapura. You can easily reach this place within 2 hrs as the traffic is not that heavy on this side of the city. There is a hill fort situated near the village of the same name. There also an old temple of Lord Shiva at the summit and it is believed that Markandeya Rishi performed penance here. Of late, Makalidurga hills has become one of the most preferred trekking destination for adventurers from Bangalore and other nearby places. Although the place is not commercialized, yet

Living My Dream: A Visit to Universal Studios, Singapore

Universal Studios, Singapore

Day 3 in Singapore and today it was my turn to visit Universal Studios, Singapore – a theme park located on Sentosa Island. A brief history of Universal Studios – USS or Universal Studios, Singapore is a theme park located within Resorts World Sentosa on Sentosa Island. The park opened on 18th February 2010 and is a one-of-its-kind theme park in Asia. It is open from 10 AM – 7 PM on all days. It is roughly 25 kms from Changi Airport, Singapore. The theme park is divided into 7 sections or themed zones as they are commonly called surrounding

A Visit to Changi Airport, Singapore

Changi Airport, Singapore

Back in April 2017, I had a chance to visit the world renowned and world’s best Changi Airport, Singapore. Though I could not click many pictures since I was not sure if photography is really allowed at the airport, I did manage to take a few shots before I boarded my flight back to India. Here’re some shots of my Indigo flight 6E-52 from Singapore to Chennai. Since I checked in almost 2 hrs prior to my flight, I also managed to visit the Sats Premier Lounge located at Changi Airport, Terminal 2. I have a priority pass membership and thought