Asia, my home continent. More than 48 countries. 50 million years of age. Rich in every kind of natural resources, from dollar-pinning petroleum to elusive Bengal tigers and one horned rhino, from rice baskets to Mount Everest! From Russia to Maldives, world’s largest and smallest countries respectively. And Afghanistan. And Syria. Ever counted the olden … Read more Top 10 SUNSETS IN ASIA
About the blog: Royal Chitwan National park tells the tale of one of the best wildlife conservation success stories in Asia. With a rebounding number of endangered Royal Bengal Tiger and one horn Rhino population, Chitwan National Park in Nepal is home to myriad species of mammals and colourful avians. A part of ancient Terai … Read more Chitwan, Off Tigers and One Horned Rhino: Jungle safari at Nepal’s Oldest Nature Reserve!
About this blog: Myanmar has remained off the tourist trails of South East Asia till a civilian government finally appeared in 2012 easing the air for foreign tourists. However, a sudden jolt came with international media reports showing gruesome military atrocities against Rohingyas, an ethnic group, Muslim by faith, being persecuted to leave their homeland … Read more The Ethical Question of Myanmar Travel: The Rohingya Exodus and a Traveler’s Responsibility
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”Rabindranath Thakur A few ice crystals, earth particles, water droplets and fleeting rays of sun romance with each over an expanse of the Indian ocean. The romance is short spanned as wind flows through … Read more Camping where the Clouds come to Sleep: At Vagamon during the Iconic Monsoon in Kerala!
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 … Read more Memories from a Melancholy Named Luang Prabang, Laos
About the Blog: I stayed at two places during my Dandeli adventure days! One was Old Magazine house and the other one was Dandeli Jungle camp. While the first stay was full of watching exotic birds of Dandeli up close and personal, the latter was all about an adventure traveler’s cup of tea. Here is … Read more Live your Jungle dream at the Dandeli Jungle Camp, Karnataka!
I was pressed with the question what to do in Hanoi for four whole days while planning my trip to Vietnam? Should I spend just a night in Hanoi and hop off to Halong Bay the next morning instead? I got answers to my questions as soon as I approached Hanoi. The old city, immersed … Read more Be Charmed in Vietnam’s old Capital City : What to do in Hanoi for 4 days
Bangkok‘s floating markets witness joyous family celebration as well as curious travelers’ footfall at large. You will see vibrant happy families feasting together on weekends with signature Thai dishes. They eat different varieties of food in smaller portions and fresh ingredients and herbs feature high on their choices. The floating markets are epitome of this … Read more Bangkok’s Floating Markets
[A tale of traveling in Darjeeling, a town of West Bengal, India for 2 nights by a group of five friends. Primary intention was to get drunk and make merry. But when in Darjeeling, expect to be enchanted.] Romantic Bengali will remain punch drunk in love with Darjeeling forever and ever. My mother has … Read more Darjeeling, my Himalayan abode!