My Dream Came True, I Went to the Amazon! : A Memoir from Amazon Rain Forest Travel

In search of a Tendua mother-daughter duo in the dense of Amazon Rainforest! Carrying our backpacks and waddling on the muddy trail near our cottage to go out of the dense foliage of the Amazon and to the boat which was to take us into real life, we were so busy admiring the iridescent blue morpho […]

Sofitel Luang Prabang, A Luxury Stay in Timeless Vintage Style in Laos!

Sofitel Luang Prabang: A Luxury Stay at the heart of Timeless Luang Prabang!   Set in an old-school French Bungalow, Sofitel Luang Prabang celebrates Laos local life in every minuscule aspect.   Life is good at Sofitel Luang Prabang! Also read: A day out at Kuang Si Waterfall, the most beautiful spot at South East […]

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Kenya During the Great Migration at Masai Mara!

We planned for an African safari trip, especially Kenya, while the strenuous steep of the Himalayas from Arunachal Pradesh was shocking our internal organs with acute AMS. From the height of the tallest mountains, we decided to head to the savannah grasslands of Africa in the blink of an eyelid. The following 8 months went […]

Azure Mara Haven: An Honest Review: Where to stay at Masaimara…

Azure Mara Haven, a Case of Love at First Sight?   “Azure Mara Haven? What is that?” We were surprised at the proposal from our trip organizer. Our stay at Masai Mara was promised (and booked) at the Sekenani Camp. The British camp operating for 20 years is a reputed property in Mara. The pictures […]

Eka Hotel, Nairobi: an Honest Review!

Upon reaching Nairobi, we were taken to the office of Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris before reaching the Eka Hotel Nairobi, where we were staying for a few days. The company, Kenya Walking Survivors safari specialises in East Africa safaris (which means Gorilla trekking in Uganda too!) and was meant to host us during the stay […]

Africa Safari, I will be back: Masai Mara, the red Sky and the pictures that will not let me rest at home!

The highlight of Africa Safari: Sunset at Masai Mara! “Masai Mara sunsets are the most beautiful one in the world. It is red, all red.” Said our Africa Safari guide and minivan driver, Ibrahim. Being a Masai, he knows the rules of the land. He promised he will find us the best spot outside the park […]

An Old mountain Kilimanjaro, Herds of African Elephants, and an Epic Safari at Amboseli National Park, Kenya!

African safari at the foothill of Mount Kilimanjaro, Amboseli National Park!   Amboseli National Park is a UNESCO heritage site that serves as a safe haven for herds of African elephants. And the herds are huge, rendering life to the idiom, “Mountain is moving as African elephants walk.” Conservation and tourism can work hand in […]

A Date drenched in Turquoise Hue: Swimming in the Kuang Si Falls, a Day off from Laung Prabang!

“And you can still see the sea!” She wanted to swim there, immediately- she had a childlike urge of excitement at the sight of water so clear the rocks at the foot of the cliffs looked like clumps of turquoise flowers growing on the seabed.” (An excerpt from The Sea Garden by Deborah Lawrenson). My heart warmed up […]

Memories from a Melancholy Named Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang takes time to grow on your mind. And once the sapling has grown inside, it will take forever to uproot her memories and plant it to a new destination. The landlocked country of Laos has experienced the Mekong turn into a monstrous river and flood the vast rice fields. History has taught this […]