Hampi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recently figured second on NYT’s list of 52 Places to Go in 2019. Roopa Pai, author of Krishna Deva Raya: King of Kings, set in 16th century's Vijaynagara (today's Hampi) in Karnataka, tells us how there is something about a Hampi sunset that calms the most restless mind and fills the heart with gladness.
How old your kids are will decide the level of comfort you can expect while planning a trip with them. With slightly older kids, the single parent can share responsibilities including carrying their own cabin baggage and being responsible for their belongings.
What we witnessed was like celestial fireworks—almost two shooting stars per minute. They seem to diverge from a single spot in the sky, called the radiant, located in the constellation Gemini but can be seen all across the sky.
Nothing feels better than a walk or a run in fresh environs, right? A trek or a hike is the perfect thing to plan with your family if you are the kind that doesn’t mind exercising your body to look fitter in the new year. There are several trek operators that run treks and hikes for families starting from relatively lesser levels of difficulty to ones that involve some amount of steep climbing.
Families visiting the farmstay can participate in cleaning up of the forests and local villages, trail running, jam and cheese making, and poetry reading sessions on Sundays too. Besides, they also have a library of DVDs, board games and a collection of over a thousand books, as mentioned on their website.