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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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Heroes of the Road: An Ode to the Drivers of India

The downpour was incessant. At Kinner Camps Sangla, Pawan Soni was visibly perturbed. He was on tour with Doreen D’sa, and while the terrain of Kinnaur was challenging anyway, today…
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Rendevous with the Ganges on The Glasshouse on the Ganges at Rishikesh

I was walking over pebbles: an endless stretch of them with a rhythmic sound of flowing water in the distance.In the wee hours of the morning, this was such a…
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Bikaner Travel Guide for First Timers

I tread with utmost caution. My eyes not leaving the ground. Petrified, wary of any sudden movement. With each step I take, I reassure myself all will be well and…
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The Curious Case of Travel and Vitamin M

As a kid I dreamt of a life inspired by Famous five camping in the countryside or living in a Treehouse. When I grew up I realized how geographical barriers won…
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The Architectural wonders of Lepakshi

In the grand road trip to Southern India, there were many deviations. Most of these were unplanned and led to some stunning destinations. Among these was the journey to the Veerbhadra…
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What you can do in CSIA Mumbai Aiport: Visit the Jaya He GVK Museum

It was another rushed day at the Chatrapatri Shivaji International Airport (CSIA)  in Mumbai.  I was running late, as usual. Sprinting past those plush eateries and the super tempting shopping…
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The Garuda Indonesia Experience : Airline Review

It was the first time, I was flying Garuda Indonesia, the official airlines of Indonesia.   As I entered the Mumbai Airport and checked in the luggage for my flight…
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Offbeat Kodaikanal experiences

I look out of the window, battling the forest chill as we ascend gradually towards Kodaikanal. My hand now freezing as I try to capture the mesmerising winding curves in…
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Vacation homes and a getaway to Tata Housing Prive

Travel brings in experiences that make working in a cubicle worthwhile. Most of us slog in mundane environs just for that one magical escapade after months. But then utopian destinations…
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