When my wife had expressed her wish to go on a multi day trek, I asked her to go ahead 🙂 , although I knew I will have to join as well before she asks explicitly. I am not a fan of multi day treks where you stay multiple days without taking bath and perform daily activities in an open air environment 🙂 .But while...

As I look around, I find many other parachutes flying in the sky effortlessly. The hills at a distance appear inviting to meet them. The water in Phewa Lake below complements the green surrounding perfectly. The sound of wind in my ears reminds me of its importance. I see some eagles at a distance wondering what...

Nepal is a land locked country in Himalayas which shares its boundaries with India. India maintains a strong bilateral relationship with Nepal and hence Indians have an easy access to the country. However it doesn’t mean you can just head to Nepal without some planning. There are a couple of things to keep in mind...

If someone asks how to go to Bhutan from India, the immediate response would be – take a flight. For any other country, this answer might hold true however there is lot of ifs and buts in case of Bhutan. Bhutan has only one international airport in Paro and number of flights are quite less. Thus the flights are...

I came across this debate on a forum few days back and since the topic caught my attention, I guess its worth thinking about it. The author of the article had expressed his views about how traveling is a sheer waste of money and that money could be utilized in various other ways. After reading the discussion in the...

There are some things which look easy on paper but when you actually attempt it, you realize the factors you need to consider are far more than initially imagined. One such example is booking your international flight to the chosen destination. I am specifically emphasizing on international flights because for...

I visited Coorg in December and had a mixed feeling about it. Although I liked all the places I visited, there was something missing. I had heard lot of awesome reviews about Coorg and had high expectations.  I think the hype about the place was the reason about the mixed feeling. When I shared my thoughts with...

Wishing all my readers a very happy new year.  I hope 2016 was an awesome year for you and 2017 will be more awesome. As 2016 came to an end, I was trying to turn back the pages and note down what I learnt in last year. I completed one year with my permanent travel partner, so had a lot of new learning on the way....

There is a beautiful scene in front of our eyes. What we do next ? Enjoy the moment ? No. We take out our smart phone and capture it. When I recently visited Brindavan Gardens in Mysore and saw the musical fountains, that was my instant reaction as well. But then I resisted my  reflexes and put my phone back in my...

While planning for Coorg, the road journey from Bangalore airport seemed a bit longer by bus.  I had two options either to head to Bangalore to get a bus to Coorg or proceed directly to Mysore and change bus there. Finally I decided to break the journey in Mysore and spend some time to explore the city as well. The...