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

A weekend along the beaches & forts of Kannur, Kerala

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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

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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

Behold the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu

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In my last post, I did say that I was saving the best of my Nepal stay for the last. In reality, this place was the last of my major visits in Kathmandu and seems like the higher force did … Continued

Splendors of the Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu

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Right! So far on my Epic Indo-Nepal road trip, I took you through the famous Pashupatinath temple, the Swayambhunath Stupa and shared the delights of the Nepal culture and cuisines with you. However, that is not all. I am saving … Continued

Delights of Nepal Culture & Traditions

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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

posted in: Asia, Cities, Culture, Heritage, India, Nature, Nepal, Stays, Tips | 92

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

10 reasons why Versatile Kerala is a perfect destination for any kind of traveler

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Some time back, I had indicated 12 types of travelers that are generally seen. While that was in a humorous vein, there remains the fact that there is some bit of each that we all exhibit. Every traveler has their … Continued

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