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

Humayun’s Tomb – The Garden of Tombs in Delhi

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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

A tryst with the Rainforest at The Habitat Penang Hill

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Penang in Malaysia continued to surprise me with its unique options of things to do here. First being the street art of Penang and then a visit to the Chew Jetty, discovering the heritage sites of George Town and then, … Continued

When Streets have Life – Penang Street Art

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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

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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

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