Crispy goli baje, legendary chicken ghee roast, and a fiery mackerel curry—regional food is the rustic heart of Karnataka's coastal city.
Journeying through the lush green forests of the rainy Western Ghats yields stunning images of wildlife run amok.
National Geographic Explorer Sandesh Kadur gets close with the endemic wildlife of Karnataka’s dense jungles.
Map-making workshops and rambling walks help architect Noorain Ahmed see her neighbourhood with fresh eyes.
Sampling dense cupcakes and airy cheesecakes at the American patisserie’s first Indian outlet.
The HMT Heritage Centre and Museum is a dream for vintage watch-collectors.
Fashion and history come together at the Vimor Museum of Living Textiles.
Embassy BLVD, a posh and elegant members-only enclave in the city's north, is its well-kept secret.
At Kaav, a sustainable boutique jungle lodge in Kabini, elephants abound a jeep ride away.
At The Serai Bandipur, elegant peacocks keep you company and dainty flowerpeckers compose the jungle’s score.