Decrypting the Crypt: Bhool Bhulaiya at Bara Imambara in Lucknow

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, India, Uttar Pradesh | 85

“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

posted in: Asia, Beaches, Cities, Culture, Heritage, Malaysia, Nature | 90

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

Humayun’s Tomb – The Garden of Tombs in Delhi

posted in: Asia, Cities, Delhi, Heritage, India | 59

Recently, I came across this article on India Then and Now which had a comparison between what some famous landmarks looked like in the past to what they now appear in the present. Among the many that I saw, I … Continued

When Streets have Life – Penang Street Art

posted in: Asia, Cities, Heritage, Malaysia | 77

Typically when you arrive at a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you expect the tales of yesteryears preserved within the century-old walls. There is a certain thrill in walking along these to unravel those lost stories and that is possibly why … Continued

Lost in the Lanes of Kathmandu Durbar Square

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, Nepal | 64

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

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, Nepal | 73

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

A weekend along the beaches & forts of Kannur, Kerala

posted in: Asia, Beaches, Heritage, India, Kerala | 52

Some things don’t change. Even though it has been some time that I have left my corporate job, I still track those long weekends and when I get a drift of one, my travel planning mode just switches on. Despite … Continued

The calming vibes of Lamayuru Monastery in Ladakh

posted in: Asia, Heritage, India, Jammu & Kashmir | 61

If you are driving along the Leh-Srinagar highway or even if you are visiting Leh, one of the most recommended places to visit is the Lamayuru Monastery. Naturally, on our Ladakh Road trip, it became one of our major stops … Continued

error: Content is protected !!