Category: Abroad

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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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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Time traveling in Pompeii, Italy

When I ticked Italy off my bucket list, I was nothing short of elated. It was a country I dreamt of visiting as a kid. For the love of Pizzas…
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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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Flying Air Arabia : Mumbai to Sharjah

We were on the runaway. Seated in an Air Arabia plane, Sharjah bound, I looked out at the flickering lights of the air wing. This was my 4th trip of…
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Thimphu Travel Guide: A complete itinerary

    You have made up your mind.  The temptation is too hard to resist. There are pretty mountains, prettier people.    No traffic signals.  Quaint, colourful architecture with dainty…
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Things to do around Sharjah

A love affair with Sharjah had already commenced and there was too much to see, marvel at and be awed of in this Emirate. In the days that followed, daily excursions near…
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Reasons to Visit Hong Kong this Summer

In May 2012, I had a chance to visit Hong Kong. Sadly, it coincided with the start of my career in advertising and I had to give it a miss.…
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To Sharjah With Love

Dear Sharjah, I first visited you when I was barely 2 years old. There was absolutely no memory of you except the thrill of going up and down on your…
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