Walking on the Street of Harmony in Georgetown, Penang

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One of the most interesting things that I found about the Pearl of the Orient – Penang was its confluence of cultures. I suppose this struck me as familiar for quite like India, there were people from different origins who … Continued

Decrypting the Crypt: Bhool Bhulaiya at Bara Imambara in Lucknow

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“It’s pretty impossible to get out of that maze without help” – That is what my friend told me after threw up a challenge at me. This was a few years ago when she had visited the famous labyrinth of … Continued

Malaysia Travel Guide & Travel Tips

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Selamat Datang! Meaning …Welcome in Malay.  A greeting to welcome you to a country of diverse landscapes, culture, nature and beaches. Malaysia in South East Asia, is one popular tourist destination owing to the varied choices it offers to its … Continued

Lost in the Lanes of Kathmandu Durbar Square

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Historically, Kathmandu in Nepal has had three major Durbar Squares (Kingdoms) – Patan, Bhaktapur and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. All three of these are now UNESCO World Heritage sites and are major attractions for any traveler visiting Kathmandu. Rightly so, … Continued

Celebrating Indra Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal

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Meeting Kumari – the Living Goddess of Nepal was only possible due to the Indra Jatra – an 8-day annual festival of Nepal; one for which I was invited by the Nepal Tourism Board. I had heard of this festival … Continued

My 10 delightful discoveries of the culture of Meghalaya

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I admit that I have fallen in love with Meghalaya. The abode of clouds with its pristine landscapes and natural beauty does enchant everyone who heads there. However, for me, it was much more than that. It was discovering the … Continued

Delights of Nepal Culture & Traditions

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, Nepal, Tips | 70

Experiencing the culture of a place is what makes your travel really immersive and as a traveler, this is something that I tend to actively seek. During my Indo-Nepal Road Trip, I found a lot of opportunities to discover Nepal … Continued

My Epic Indo-Nepal road trip – from Delhi to Kathmandu

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Most of you know that I am a huge fan of road trips. The unexpected turns, the opportunities to spot hidden wonders along the way, the camaraderie of your companions – all of these make your journey more memorable. Consequently, … Continued

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