Reader’s verdict: The top 10 posts of 2019

Top 10 posts for 2019

2019 has been a good year for The Good Life With IQ. Lots of travel and some focused writing have made for lots of interesting posts (if I do say so myself). So, dear reader, here’s your verdict of the top 10 posts of 2019 on The Good Life With IQ.

#10. Six reasons why Valparai should be your winter holiday destination this year

Top 10 posts of 2019

Lots of you seem to be looking for a nice place to spend your winter holidays. No wonder you find the idea of spending time in this little tea plantation town in the Western Ghats so appealing!

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#9. Photo diary: A day trip to the Lepakshi temple

I find the intricate granite carvings of Lepakshi fascinating, and it looks like you do, too. Considering every one of the hundreds of pillars in the Veerabhadra temple is unique, it’s quite understandable.

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#8. ‘Zza Bar – Some of the best pizza you’ll ever eat in Hyderabad

Turkish pizza - Zza Bar

Good vegetarian pizza is hard to find in Hyderabad, which might be why so many of you have read my post about this little pizza place. And I don’t blame you, because it’s definitely worth a visit. The pizza place, I mean.

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#7. Chittorgarh Fort: Ancient, massive and imposing

Chittorgarh Fort - Samadhisvara temple

This ancient fort is said to be one of India’s biggest, and it’s seen many battles for its possession over the centuries. It also holds a special place in popular culture, which might be why so many of you have been curious about it.

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#6. Bali diaries: Peace and crashing waves on Nusa Ceningan

Who doesn’t love a nice beach holiday? And what better place for one than Bali? That’s probably why so many of you have wanted to know more about our few days on this little island there. I’d be curious, too. Inquisitive, I mean.

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#5. Bundi, a town lost in time

Top 10 posts of 2019

We were very excited to explore this off-beat little town in Rajasthan, with its incredible, crumbling monuments and mysterious cave paintings. Some of that excitement must have rubbed off onto you too, because so many of you wanted to read about it!

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#4. Photo diary: Snow-capped mountains and Tibetan art in Dharamshala

‘The mountains are calling, and I must go,’ goes the saying. Many of you evidently also feel the call of the mountains, because this post about this little town up in the foothills of the Himalayas was one of the most popular ones of 2019.

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#3. The first stop on our motorcycle tour: A Ranthambhore safari experience

Coming face to face with this magnificent creature (India’s national animal, incidentally) isn’t something that happens every day. It’s no wonder that so many of you wanted to know more about our encounter with the king of the Indian jungle.

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#2. Review: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) phone camera

Samsung Galaxy A7 camera review

This one caught me a little by surprise. Who would’ve thought that my second most poplar blog post for 2019 would be a phone camera review? But I guess we’re all looking for the best possible phone camera at the best possible price, right?

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#1. Hyderabad itineraries, and things to do in the city

Top 10 posts of 2019

And finally, the most popular blog post on The Good Life With IQ in 2019. By far. No surprise here, because I’ve been asked about this very subject more often than I can count. And maybe you have too, or maybe you’re curious about the city and the experiences it offers. Whatever the reason, this one has gotten the most visits from you guys in 2019. I hope it’s proved helpful and maybe satisfied your curiosity on a few points.

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So those are the top 10 posts for 2019 on The Good Life With IQ. Thanks so much for having read all the stuff I posted! I hope my posts in 2020 will be even more useful and interesting for you.

If there’s anything veg travel-related that you’d like to see on The Good Life With IQ in 2020, leave a comment below and let me know.


4 thoughts on “Reader’s verdict: The top 10 posts of 2019

  1. You did have quite a happening year. And I’ve read the Hyderabad post, perfect for someone visiting the city. Kudos.

    1. Anonymous says:

      Thanks, Atul! Glad you think so. Yes, last year’s been good in lots of ways. Looking forward to what this one has in store 😀

  2. Panduranga Chary Kasoju says:

    Hello IQ –
    I will follow your blog posts and interesting to see your writings and posts related to travel, food, adventures.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020 and HAPPY BLOGGING!

    Stepping into 2020 – a new year, a new decade, and new goals to achieve!

    Thanks
    Panduranga Chary
    Hyderabad

    1. Anonymous says:

      Hi Chary, thanks so much! Happy new year to you too.

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