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Doors Of Southern India: A journey with Tata Pravesh

We travel to learn and sometimes, unlearn. We travel to open the doors to the unknown and cherish the known. There are explorations that we undertake to know a region well, to get acquainted with a different culture, to meet people, to gorge on delectable food. Then there are explorations…

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Reasons to love Myanmar

The clouds cleared as I peered outside the plane window, revealing patches of green. Golden stupas stand tall, scattered intermittently in the green mesh. I have travelled to Myanmar in a lush green morning of the year 1104. Aerial view of Mandalay “Welcome to the land of Golden pagoda”,  the foreigner…

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A meditative trek to Tiger’s Nest Monastery, Bhutan

My mind knows I can’t do it. It’s an arduous trek. With poor stamina levels and a sorrowful state of health, I try to convince myself that it is perfectly okay if I don’t attempt the six hour treacherous journey. Tiger’s Nest Trek Base But of course there is a…

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The Magical Sunsets of Gili Trawangan Island

We were running against time. To get that perfect sunset shot at Gili Trawangan island we had to leave Lombok island on time, precisely 2 pm. Lombok island in Indonesia…
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Bali Beyond Beaches: Of Hinduism and Arty Villages Of Batu Bulan

The clouds cleared and I saw a gorgeous fringed coastline with teal coloured waters.It was my first visit to Bali. The third destination of Eat, Pray, Love was going to…
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Shopping in Nepal: A complete guide

When you think of Nepal you think of the mountains, especially the Everest, don’t you? You think of those intricately carved temples: some that withstood the massive Earthquake of 2015,…
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Mansions of Karaikudi in Chettinad

My voice echoed across the deserted corridor. The only noise is of the sweeping footsteps of the caretaker of this Chettinad mansion in Karaikudi. Numerous colourful pillars flank the enormous courtyard…
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The Art of Doing Nothing at Mystic Mountain, Nagarkot

I hardly linger around in the hotels I stay at while traveling. Usually being first person to get up and leave the hotel in a jiffy to explore. On a…
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Iceland : Where dreams are a reality

There are places you see recurrently in your dreams. Sometimes bizarre experiences with a deja vu feeling. There is a connect and you cannot explain what it is. There have…
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The Wilderness of Chitwan National Park

"The road to Chitwan National Park might be a little bumpy ", warned Narayan, our driver. "Last month's floods have caused quite some damage".  I didn't mind the long ride…
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Kumari festival of Nepal : worshipping the living goddess

The sounds of drum rolls reverberated through the Durbar square in Kathmandu as lakhs thronged to see the Kumari in her chariot. It was that time of the year, where the…
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