About this blog: Cat Cat village is the quintessential tourist spot in Sa Pa. Everyone goes there. Everyone talks about it. Some love it. Most berate it. They like it but they complain of the crowd, the obvious tourist fails, the reduction of a destination to an Instagram spot. Well, I visited Cat Cat way […]
About this blog: Halong bay is a must visit destination in the North of Vietnam for a nature lover. It is one of the most intriguing spots in Asia. You can either make a day trip from Hanoi or book a junk ship turned into luxury cruise for few night stay in Halong Bay. In […]
About this blog: In this Sapa Travel Guide, we tell you about the best things to do in Sapa, including easy day hikes, best places to eat and shop at, unique flora and fauna and quaint villages located at the folds of Fansipan mountain range. Unlike the rest of Vietnam, Sa Pa features a unique […]
Southeast Asia is known for having the best beaches and islands and it is where you should go if you are a backpacker on a budget. However, there is more to the region than what has already been shared by many travellers. The entire Southeast Asian region is rich in history and culture, and it […]
In this blog post, I take you on a journey into the heart of Phang Nga Bay, a vast Ramsar marine reserve smattered with the last of a handful of unspoilt Thai islands and deserted lagoons claimed by wild monkeys, bats and lizards. As the world settles for New Normal and Thailand prepares to reopen, […]
In Luang Prabang, you have an array of accommodation options. From bespoke French bungalows now renovated to house discerning guests to eco-conscious sprawling resorts overlooking beautiful vistas of greenery and spartan guest houses befitting a backpacker on shoestring budget, Luang Prabang has something for everyone! I am about to list the beautiful resorts of Luang […]
Laos. the small landlocked country in Southeast Asia remains one country hidden under the obscurity from the rest of the world! There are beautiful destinations in Laos, often wrapped with a sheen of rustic charm, wild nature and untouched historic settlements. Majestic river Mekong and rolling hills riddled with deep caves adorn Laos countryside. Here […]
Morning Alms Giving Ceremony in Luang Prabang: Personal Thoughts on Attending This Ageold Tradition!
Is it ethical for a tourist to participate in the morning alms giving ceremony of Luang Prabang? Is it even a human practice to witness the age old tradition of monks collecting alms in form of rice and other food items, which practically helps sustain them, while you are busy pressing the shutter button of […]
About this blog: Laos food is rich in the produce of river Mekong, sprawling green paddy fields and fresh meat of water buffalo. Rustic ways of preserving food is practiced in abundance in Laos households. Some of them are quite bizarre from an outsider’s perspective. Cherry on top in experiencing Laos cuisine is when you […]
A few exciting things to do in Luang Prabang at night to live up the night life in this old UNESCO town by the banks of Mekong river.