Chitwan National Park: Of One Horned Rhinos & Crafty Ghariyals

One horned Rhino in Chitwan National Park

“It was almost as if I were the hero in the game Temple Run – meandering in a river, avoiding the seeming logs that turned out to be Ghariyals, swerving the whirlpools and most importantly, maintaining a balance”. The River Safari in Chitwan National Park was one thrilling experience, especially with 6 people on a log … Read more

The Romance of the Sun & Mountains at Nagarkot, Nepal

The Sunkissed Valley of Nagarkot

Every year you can ask me “Which is that one destination that you want to go with your hubby?” and each time, you will get a different answer from me. Proves that I am only human for as I discover places, I find some special ones to be shared with him. Last year was no … Read more

Bandipur: A tale of a European Newari Town in Nepal

The charming Juliet Windows giving their European Touch to Bandipur

Have you heard of a European style town in Nepal? If your answer is No, then I know that I am only human – for before I visited Bandipur in Nepal, even I did not know a town of that sort even existed. For me, Bandipur was just a forest in South India. Thus, when … Read more

Lost in the Lanes of Kathmandu Durbar Square

View from the Basantpur Palace Corridors

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, given the rich heritage and culture that is still preserved within the crumbling yet beautiful … Read more

Meeting Kumari – the living Goddess of Nepal

Present day Kumari of Kathmandu

As I stood staring at the Kumari Ghar in Kathmandu Durbar Square, I thought to myself – there has to be some connection that brought me back to this country so soon – in fact, within just 3 months of my first and previous visit. If you have followed my earlier trip, you would have known … Read more

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