Perched atop the Observatory Hill in Darjeeling is an age old Temple dedicated to Mahakal or Lord Shiva. A ten-minute walk towards the right side of the Mall Road will lead you to this temple, which is also a vantage point for a 360-degree view of the entire city as well as the adjacent mountain ranges.
Balika Awasiya Vidyalaya is a residential school run by the Rajasthan Bal Kalyan Samiti at Dewali in Udaipur. This initiative is aimed at providing education and better living conditions to girls of the remotest areas of Rajasthan who are either victim of the Naata Pratha, are semi-orphans and cannot be taken care of by their families or are orphans.
Backpacker Panda is a backpacking hostel chain operating in Udaipur, Jaipur, Delhi, Goa, Agra and Mumbai and soon expanding their reach to four other cities of Bangalore, Hyderabad, Rishikesh, and Varanasi.
Revisiting places is like meeting a certain part of you, that you left behind in the places you fell in love with.
Darjeeling is a quaint hill station in the lap of Eastern Himalayas in India. Previously a part of Sikkim, Darjeeling was given to the East India Company as a gift from the king of Sikkim in the year 1835. Apparently, Lt. General Lloyd identified the potential of Darjeeling to be turned into a British sanatorium.
Gairkata is the perfect concoction of wilderness, beauty, greenery, bliss and tea. Gairkata is not a commercialized tourist location but has the necessary elements to attract travelers. If you love solitude and want to contemplate life in absolute serenity, then Gairkata will not disappoint you.
Every time I opened my Facebook account I saw pictures of the Taktsang Lhakhang or Tiger’s Nest in my newsfeed either because of the pages I had liked or when someone hiked up to this paradise and posted a picture of themselves and each time my heart beamed with a strange longing to be able to stand at that same spot and watch the majestic […]
With an increase in the number of Travel Start-ups and new and innovative travellers joining the bandwagon, one can infer that Travel industry is witnessing its biggest boom right now and for the years to come. But isn’t it time we asked ourselves “How Sustainable are our Travel Pursuits? “
Found mostly in the Himalayan regions of Sikkim, West Bengal and Bhutan, chhurpi is not just another candy or lozenge, it’s a way of life. All along the streets of these places, you can spot numerous shops selling garlands of what look like hardened cheese cubes brown or white in colour.
By now most of us know that Bhutan, is the only country in the world where every individual’s well being is considered as a measure of the nation’s development, and what an amazing concept it is! There’s a lot we can learn from this kingdom and take back, and such is the benevolence of Bhutan, for all it asks you in return is to keep it clean and beautiful.