I started exploring India in 2012. In those times, terms like solo travel and backpacking were not thrown around like peanuts. Travelling in India was very different back then. In the last 9 years, the concept of travelling has evolved and a lot of places have become popular. This video is a short glimpse about my travels around India where I explored its many terrains, tasted every type of food, and attended many festivals.
Travel industry supports a lot of jobs and small businesses. With travel industry going down, a great number of folks are sitting at home jobless, totally dependent on agencies for food and other necessary items. Here is how you can support small businesses while sitting at home.
With the rising popularity of air travel a lot of problems have started to find spotlight that usually comes from the side of travellers. Misbehavior with ground staff as well as the flight attendants has been really common and this needs to be eradicated. Here are a couple of practices that you should follow while travelling in flights.
Valley of Flowers was a nice trek that I did after my initial inhibitions. The only reason I avoid travelling in Uttarakhand was because of rain. I waited for August to be over because I was in Ladakh and would have taken time to travel all the way to Uttarakhand.
One of the best solutions to evade travelling issues that may happen in India is by purchasing an Indian 4G sim card the moment you land in this country. Since I have faced a lot of problems while travelling in other countries because of non-availability of sim card, you can also end up facing the same issues here in India.
Unlike Japan, Indian Cherry Blossom season arrives in November. Late November gives the hilly areas of Meghalaya, Nagaland and even Himachal Pradesh a full bloom of Cherry Blossom flowers.
you’ll never know if the baba you meet on the ghats of Varanasi is a genuine one or just a potential convict trying to escape the clutches of laws by masquerading as a saint.
I am on my way to Chitkul, India’s last village before Indo-Tibet border. I missed the morning bus that travels from Sangla to Chitkul everyday and instead I had to take a lift with a local family. You never know when a stupid decision turns into a blessing.
Rishikesh is a lovely place. The restaurants here are the best way to get familiar with the hospitality and the charm of Uttarakhand.
When it comes to tourism in Rajasthan, Bikaner is usually overlooked. Compared to the exotic Udaipur, traditional Jodhpur and royal Jaisalmer, Bikaner is more like the poor cousin of ignored by the rich members of the family. Lucky for me! Traveling to Rajasthan in winters can be hectic. Hotels are full, train and bus tickets... Continue Reading →