A travel guide to the best things to do in Lombok, Indonesia

Travel guide to the best of Lombok

Have you heard of the “New Bali” of Indonesia? No? Well, then, welcome to Lombok Island. Located to the east of actual Bali island, Lombok has is a quieter cousin of this famous tourist destination of Indonesia. With its own unique culture, stunning beaches, clear waters, green forests, pristine waterfalls and traditional arts, Lombok has … Read more

Traditions & Tales from the Sasak Village , Lombok

The Sasak Ende Village in Lombok

It is not just nature that makes Indonesia a desired destination for travelers. It is the classical fusion of natural beauty with its unique culture that attracts visitors to Indonesia. Over my last trip, I discovered the Balinese culture and how it had similarities to my own Indian culture. This time, I uncovered a different … Read more

Things to do in Paris

Eiffel Tower as seen from Tour Montparnase

Paris has an unparalleled charm and romantic beauty that has cemented it on the list of top places to visit before you die. However, to really appreciate its elusive pull, you must go beyond the crowded Champs-Elysées and Michelin-starred restaurants. It isn’t just defined by the same Paris tourist attractions you see on postcards or … Read more

Things to do in Udaipur

Lake Palace in Lake Pichola, Udaipur

During my last holiday in Rajasthan,  I covered many cities and towns. While each city has something that I liked, the one city that earned the tag of being my favorite is Udaipur. It was much more than the things to do in Udaipur. It was a certain vibe that added to the charm of … Read more

A Travel Guide to the best of Chiang Mai, Thailand

Northern face of the Pagoda at Wat Chedi Luang, Chiang Mai

Most of us have explored the coastline of Thailand and experienced the nightlife of its bustling capital. However, there are considerably fewer who have experienced the green mountains in the north. Located amid these mountains is one of the largest cities in Thailand – Chiang Mai. The city delighted me with its incredible blend of … Read more

Bhutan Travel Guide: Your Handbook of Travel Tips

Bhutan Travel Guide to the best time to visit. Spring blooms at the Dochula Temple

Kuzo Dzangpo La! Hello from the Land of Happiness – Bhutan. With its gorgeous valleys, calming monasteries, bright colors and truly delightful people – it is not surprising to find Bhutan on almost everyone’s bucket list – even the ones who have been there at least once. I am already craving another trip to this country. … Read more

Cultural Destinations of North India

Humayun's tomb in Delhi

India is a land of diverse culture and traditions and what is more interesting is the fact that not only some of these are indigenous but also, external influences that we have imbibed and absorbed to make them our own. It is amazing how this very influence of various cultures have given a different color … Read more

Walk through the Abode of Clouds – Meghalaya

Elephant Falls in Shillong, Meghalaya

Meghalaya, literally means “abode of clouds” and is a part of the North-East circuit of India. An unexplored world of nature  Meghalaya has some interesting places to visit.  Surrounded by hills – the Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills, Meghalaya offers you an experience of the unspoiled natural beauty. Keeping its state capital Shillong as the … Read more

Experiencing the Houseboats in Kerala

Houseboats in Kerala in the backwaters of Alleppey

For anyone heading to the Kerala backwaters, an experience on the houseboats in Kerala is a must, for you have not really experienced the backwaters if you have not done this. The life that goes by with squealing school children on water taxis, duck farmers herding their birds, toddy shops and busy fisherman – you will … Read more

10 things to do in Penang, Malaysia

View of Penang from the Waterfall temple

Over the last few posts, I have been gushing about the 2nd largest city in Malaysia – Penang. Penang had me charmed from my first glimpse of it on Malindo Air and by the time I flew out, I was in love with the place. From its cultural experiences to its heritage legacies and its lovely … Read more