Chasing the gorgeous waterfalls in Meghalaya

Chasing Waterfalls in Meghalaya

That feel of mist on your face, the sight of the green hills and the music of the flowing stream – how can one resist chasing waterfalls! One of the most obvious things to do in the Abode of Clouds is to chase waterfalls. I say “obvious” as waterfalls in Meghalaya are ubiquitous. Whether you … Read more

Visiting Fairyland on Umngot River in Dawki, Meghalaya

The first sight of Umngot River in Dawki

Just picture this – a boat that takes you along a jeweled stream that has some magical creatures floating below and stunning jewels that lie at the bottom of the bed. As you float along, you encounter sparkling cascades that drop down from stunning hills that are covered with green trees. Dotting the scene are … Read more

Unraveling the mysterious Living Root Bridge, Meghalaya

Jingmaham Living Root Bridge in Mawlynnong , Meghalaya

Meghalaya – the Abode of Clouds, has been a destination that mesmerized me even before I visited it. In fact, I had researched the place so well that I was literally spouting out details of places to visit in Meghalaya with the authority of someone who had already been there. Of course, now that I … Read more

Behold the ancient Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu

Nyatapol Deval - the tallest Temple in Nepal at Bhaktapur Durbar Square

If Patan Durbar Square deserved a second visit, then Bhaktapur Durbar Square definitely merited one. After all, it is the largest of all the Durbar Squares in Nepal and I did leave a lot unseen during my epic Indo-Nepal road trip. The 2nd time was a complete day dedicated to the points of interest in … Read more

Splendors of the Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu

Bird's eye view of Patan Durbar Square

The first time I visited Patan Durbar Square was during my Epic Indo-Nepal road trip. The Nepal part of my trip took me through the famous Pashupatinath temple, the Swayambhunath Stupa, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and allowed me to experience the delights of the Nepal culture and cuisines with you. However, the visit to Nepal Patan Durbar … Read more

Delights of Nepal Culture & Traditions

Lakhey Dance - generally, performed at Indra Jatra festival

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 Culture and traditions, one starting on day one itself. After my visit to the Pashupatinath … Read more