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

My 10 delightful discoveries of the culture of Meghalaya

posted in: Asia, Culture, India, Meghalaya | 28

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 | 71

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 | 94

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

posted in: Asia, Beaches, Culture, Heritage, India, Kerala, Nature | 64

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

10 reasons why I want to go to Fort Kochi Again!

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, India, Kerala | 44

Most of us have heard of the Queen of the Arabian sea – Cochin, better known as Kochi, in Kerala. Kochi is widely used as an entry point for most visitors to God’s Own country, owing to Cochin International Airport. However, … Continued

Goa Hunt to discover the undiscovered with Goa tourism & Honda Navi

posted in: Asia, Culture, Goa, Heritage, India, Nature, Tips | 73

For those of you who have been keeping track of me on my social media, a huge apology. I know that you were all waiting for the whole Goa hunt adventure that I was sharing with you and the same … Continued

The Sprawling Estates of Chateau de Labourdonnais

posted in: Africa, Culture, Heritage, Mauritius | 40

Mauritius does tend to keep its tourists and travelers occupied with its beaches, adventure sports and nature parks. And rightly so, given the plethora of beaches and mountains that they have. Mauritius has a lovely fusion culture and the one … Continued

The charming corn village of Sainji, Mussoorie

posted in: Asia, Culture, Heritage, India, Uttarakhand | 96

In my last post on Landour, I gave you a glimpse of this unique corn village near Mussoorie. The actual name of this corn village is Sainji Village.  Why it is called the corn village is evident from the moment … Continued

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