Just because it is winter, does not mean that the world cannot be a hot and sultry experience. We are taking you to a city which chills to sub zeroes during winters but the heat and seduction never leave here! We are talking about the most liberal city in the world- Amsterdam! A place where sex is worshipped, hash browns are on the menu and travelers are always thronging the scene.
Hong Kong, the vibrant urban financial hub has more to it than the skyscraper-studded skyline, it is usually known for. Architectural landmarks, shopping plazas, temple sites, an array of food and a great nightlife are just some of the Hong Kong travel experiences that make travelers return each time for. This dynamic city has something for everyone, from Disneyland and tramways, street markets and fancy shopping arcades, to quiet lush parks. The former British colony is an eclectic mix of influences from China, Britain and it’s current cosmopolitan vibe. Here’s why you need to go to Hong Kong and all that you absolutely must do there
The East African gem of a country Uganda, is known as the “Pearl of Africa” and not without reasons. This extraordinary destination is known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife that Africa is famous for. There are over ten national parks here teeming with wildlife and unique landscapes that are absolutely breathtaking. There are dense forests, snow clad peaks and fauna, as diverse as it gets. Oh! did we tell you there is shopping scene too in the forests!!?? Uganda was named as the Best destination for trips by National Geographic and one of the top 10 places to observe wildlife in the world. Even lonely planet recognised Queen Elizabeth national park in Uganda as the ultimate wildlife destination for families! Still not convinced? Come along with us and we bet we will get your springy feet all inspired to make a trip to Uganda! We are covering the extraordinary wildlife and national parks of Uganda this time……
When you think about historical cities around the world, we’re sure London would feature near the top of your list. From its most famous sights including the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, to the lesser known historical places, like ancient Roman ruins and Shakespearean theaters, which are equally fascinating. Join us as we share with you the 10 best historical spots in London that are an absolute must when you are here next time!
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) is one of the most respected Elephant orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. They have reared over 200 orphan elephants till date. Over 100 of these are now living in wild and many return frequently, for instance to show off their wild born babies! These are the pleasures that nature bestows upon you for taking good care of its people….in this case Elephants! It is a remarkable work the entire team of this sanctuary has been rendering for decades now. It is impossible to return from DWST without being moved by their work, and the animals they rear tenderly here. We proudly present this interview with Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick D.B.E, who founded the DSWT with an utmost dedication, passion and love for these animals.
Thousands of adventurers and mountaineers throng the Himalayas every year and not all of them come here to challenge Mt. Everest because there is so much more to explore here. Hiking on the Himalayan trails can be best described as therapeutic. There is a sense of serenity about them and calmness that travelers on these roads soak in while negotiating this stunning region in the Indian sub-continent. Here, we bring five trails that define the true Himalayan experience and some of them do not need you to be a mountain climber or an avid trekker.
The mystery and seduction of Middle East come alive in Iran, a country that is perhaps the most unexplored in this region. Slowly, it has woken up to the world and welcoming it with open arms to explore the treasures hidden in the vast sandy desert and snowy mountains. This is our second offering in a series we are doing on this incredible country.Join us on an incredible sea, sand and snow tour of Iran that will leave you speechless.
India’s North Eastern region is the one least explored even by Indians! So when the opportunity to take a sneak peek into these famously beautiful states came, I had to go. The place of my rendezvous with North Eastern India was Tawang in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and I had never heard of it before. It is about 400 Kilometres (249 miles) from Assam by road. With a little anticipation, I started for that mysterious road-trip. Little did I know that I am about to unfold the secrets of nature that will leave a lasting impression on my mind.
Winters are setting in most parts of the world and the beach lovers are already migrating to tropical islands to get some sun and sand fun! Yep, there are some of us who can’t do without dipping our heels into lovely blue waters and get some tan lazing on the white sand…..sounds fun! If you are in this category then this piece is going to give you a peek into great beach essentials that the beach-addict must own! And knowing us, there is one item that just amused us so we included it in the list anyways!
When you think travel and tourism in Brussels, think chocolates, art museums, heritage sites, beer bars, cafes, restaurants, street art, fashion, music concerts, parks, and the list could be endless! Historically a Dutch-speaking city, French is the dominant language in Brussels today. The city is becoming more multilingual with migrants and expats coming in and giving it a very cosmopolitan vibe. In just about all aspects, you can be spoilt for choice in this city, so we have put together the best of options for you- some really famous and others still waking up to the world!
It was a sudden trip and a sudden turn which we decided to take and ……that one turn took us to a dark forest expanse which was stunning yet chillingly eerie. It looked like a set from a horror movie and this realization was not comforting. The board in front of us said “Welcome to the Kalatop forest and wildlife sanctuary”. The sight was more like a haunted mansion seducing us and daring us to enter!
Move over Shanghai, Beijing and even Macau! China, as vast the country is, has a treasure trough to offer to travelers. This time we collaborated with Asia full of life to get a slice of a lesser known place- Nanjing. This dazzling city has important landmarks from the history of China within its precincts. Though there is a lot to see and experience, our collaborators stuck to six. Yes! these are their best picks....from the most complex architectural castle to a unique bookstore. It is all here!
At only 538 miles long, US Highway 97, from 7 miles east of Leavenworth, Washington to the terminus at Weed, California can be driven in a day. But don’t rush this surprising scenic sojourn through America’s Pacific Northwest’s mountain ranges and canyons, across desert, prairie, rolling farmland, the Columbia River, over lava fields and gorges, past ghost towns, crossing the 45th parallel, into small towns of a bygone America and down into huge valleys with the Cascades looming overhead. This is my journey expressed through these images, that say a thousand words!
There is something about bikes, miles of wilderness and harsh terrains that we at Bohotraveller love so much. Bikers are sort of a crazy breed.....but in a nice way and we love featuring those adventurous stories about bike trips! We are bringing you yet another dude, Suhas Ramakrishnan, who covered Australia from East to West Coast on a bike, a distance of 4304 miles (6927 kms). Doing it all solo is just one crazy part, being new to Australia is yet another and then comparing his Harley with wife....we are hoping the wifey took it well!! Read on as the fun has just started!
Tucked in one corner of the Ang Mio beach road, nestled amidst lush tropical setting is the Krabi Tipa Resort. This 4 star resort is located on the Ao Nang beach on a small hill between the sea and the beautiful limestone mountains. Read our review on the Tipa resort to help you decide if it is a great place to stay in Krabi
If it is the rich culture and heritage of India that you want to dig then Jaipur, the Capital city of Rajasthan in India is your destination. This vibrant city is a brilliant amalgam of everything Indian- spectacular palaces, well preserved towering forts, ethnic bazaar, vibrant culture, spicy but absolutely mouth-watering cuisine and a welcoming atmosphere. Here we are giving you top attractions in Jaipur, things to do, places to eat at and just about everything you need to know when packing bags to visit the Pink City of India!
Trekking is all about wilderness and basic means of existence which means you cannot afford to commit any of the common trekking mistakes (and uncommon too!). So whether you are a beginner or an expert, it never hurts to be cautious, safe and a listener to some good advice. These eight valuable tips on trekking come from people who spend more than half a year treading paths that we are a little scared to think about. So hear it from the experts..
First look and we fell in love! Frankly, we did not have a lot of information about Iran but then we got in touch with fabulously gorgeous Farzan from Arshiyan Salar travel agency. She showed us Iran in a light we had never seen before and guys we are truly floored! There is a lot Iran has to offer- Sun and Sand tours, a record number of UNESCO heritage sites, mosques that are completely out of this world, a culture that is as rich as it is colorful! Since there actually is a lot to cover, we have decided to do a series on Iran and are happy to kick start it all with this photo feature of the mosques that are so spectacular that it is hard to believe that they actually exist!
When we covered Tibet in May this year, we got an astounding response. Not every response was nice and positive. We were thrashed by some Tibet freedom groups and then some more people planning to travel to Tibet got in touch with their own share of doubts. So here we are trying to change some perceptions and trampling myths that are so often associated with traveling to Tibet- the roof of the world!
Kolkata, the City of joy does live up to its reputation in every way. It is common to find people here celebrating some occasion perched up on open vehicles all year round. For people who live in or visit this beautiful city, there are quite a number of options. In this article, we will take you on a boat ride around the ghats (river bank) of this city. Then we will explore the famous markets to shop in Kolkata. Even if you are not the shopping-type, the markets in this part of the world are a great way to observe local culture All this excitement is sure to make you hungry, so we will with an insight to the famous street food culture in Kolkata! With this last one we have covered all things to do in Kolkata....and it took three-part series to cover it all and we loved every bit of it!