Some places are special because they hold fond memories of the past and some are simply enchanting to the core, this really tiny town in the Himalayas is both! I am a little biased because Sujanpur Tira in Himachal Pradesh happens to be my hometown as well. From restored ruins of old palaces, heritage structures to lip smacking street food, this tiny lil thing packs a punch!
Japan is identified as one of Asia’s most dynamic country where discipline, tradition, food, technological advancements are all strongly tied together. This infusion of traditional and modern can be seen in every nook and corner of the streets in form of their food, be it in a swanky restaurant or street food stalls.In this article we will explore Tokyo's places to eat, there are many and actually, the selection was difficult. But well, here it is and we hope you enjoy and get inspired! And we also have a restaurant which is actually not a restaurant or for that matter serves anything worth a mention!
Characteristic soulful Buddhist monasteries and magnificent pagodas define Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. But that is not all, it is every bit of a cosmopolitan as can be. This international hub of finance and business is has a vibrant aura and has a lot to offer. This city is heaven for the foodies with its delicious street food. The funcentric daytime excursions and vibrant nightlife make Seoul the perfect city to unwind. So join us for an unforgettable tour of soulful seoul!
Standing as the largest land mass on the Caspian Sea, Baku is the capital city of Azerbaijan and there goes the surprise! Read on and we promise that this ride keeps getting interesting. An interesting fact about Baku is that it is denoted as the world’s most low-lying capital nation owing to its position above the sea level!
The town of Krabi sits magically amidst impossibly jutting out angular limestone towers from the surrounding mangroves. Exploring Krabi will seem like a never-ending endeavor. If you think that you’ve seen enough of this place, then know that there is a lot left to discover. The town welcomes you with its friendly charm everywhere you go. The lively markets and the simplistic living of the Thai people are also something you can explore here, amongst loads of unusual things to do in Krabi- Know what they are? Come along!
Are you a cycling enthusiast and looking for an ideal terrain to set off, to satisfy that biking junkie? We must tell you that if are in Cambodia, you are in the right place to satiate the bike love. The Cambodian terrains are perfect for biking and it is best explored on bikes. Now let us rewind a little bit and tell you how this idea got into our head, well say HELLO to "Butterfly tours" from Cambodia.
Pondicherry is an absolutely enchanting town situated in the Union Territory of Puducherry in South India. Mainly known for its French history, even today entire place seems to be in some kind of time warp! Lush gardens, cute heritage buildings with yellow facade are the trademark of this cute historical town.But these attractions are not the only things to do in Pondicherry! In this article we will tell you about some awesome classes that are organized in this historical French town. These are typical Indian things and ancient Indian Art that you can learn in Pondicherry within just a few hours!
Strawberry resort oozes an unmissable colonial era charm. Nestled cozily in the lush greenery in Cameron Highlands, this is definitely the place for experiencing this gorgeous region in Malaysia. The cool temperature in Cameron Highlands makes it an ideal retreat for holiday makers in the summer season. The neo-tudor design of the resort blends perfectly with its breathtaking natural surroundings giving it a feeling of timelessness and coziness that one craves for, especially the city dwellers.
It was a chance visit to Khajuraho for me in March’2017. For all those who do not know Khajuraho is super famous for its depiction of eroticism. If you thought it was only Kamasutra that Indians gave to the world…well they had a visual guide too only it stayed back amongst these temples in India!
If you are planning a vacation in Japan, you just have to include Osaka in your travel list. There are so many places to see in Osaka, so make sure you don't make a hasty tour. Your family will have innumerable fun things to do in Osaka and life will never be boring while you are visiting the city. Your little ones will have a gala time too as there are plenty of interesting things to do for kids in Osaka.
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
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.
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!
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!
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!
Maldives is a stunning archipelago in Indian Ocean and a tropical paradise for those who lust after some glorious sun and sultry sands! With an ocean line this magnificent, Maldives has a plenty of water activities to indulge in. But there is more to Maldives- a unique 100% man-made island, island hopping to uninhabited islands (nothing beats this), underwater trip in a submarine and really rich local culture. For this piece, we collaborated with Maldive Tours, a popular tour agency in Maldives. Here they share their top picks of things to do in Maldives, which will just blow your mind!
Yes you heard it right- we are talking about world’s smallest active volcano and perhaps the most complex one too. And to top it all it is a geological wonder! Imagine a volcano within a lake within a volcano within a lake! Complex YES…… Beautiful? Stunningly So!!
Bhutan- World's only Carbon neutral nay Carbon negative country! A time when our dear planet has sunk itself in tonnes of pollution, Bhutan is literally a breath of fresh air! Our curiosity led us to Druktrips who are renowned travel operators in Bhutan. Stunning Dzongs, monasteries and buildings that look right out of a film set…Bhutan is an impressive Kingdom. So without further ado let us spill beans about the country which measures its progress by Gross National Happiness (GNH) index….no kidding!
If it is the Himalayan mystic you want to experience then nothing matches the stunningly beautiful and truly rustic Tibet. It is a backpackers’ paradise and has a dream-like landscape. There is so much about this country that people need to know that we had to split it all up in a series. Here is the first one where our friend, expert and tour guide in Tibet Tenzin gives you his top 10 picks in this amazing country which will be followed by some more.