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.
There is a far off kingdom just as in fairy tales With a loving king and a beautiful queen, In a world full of happiness. They say its well-being that is a measurement, Of the kingdom’s development Where strawberries blanket the mountains And Spanish mosses cover trees like curtains Where pink trees are a reality And travelers are welcomed with glee Sounds surely like a wonderland This kingdom is called […]
Of all the paths traversed so far, The journey home is unsurpassed As the mountains camouflage the roads and higher the birds soar, Home is what the heart yearns for, With every inch of elevation I ascend The river sings ” Welcome home my friend.” In a time where each one of us is bit by the Wanderlust or the Fernweh, I happily announce to […]
Dooars region in West Bengal is home to numerous picturesque locations and temples that have intriguing stories rooted in them.
There’s a thing about mountains and rivers, they both compliment as well as complete each other, and the beauty of the mountains get accentuated by the splendor of the rivers. The mountains are and have been in the same place, aging and seeing life as and when it comes, they signify strength and endurance, to be rooted in the most difficult times and a river on the other hand has been flowing constantly, through hurdles, cutting through rocks, gathering as well as leaving behind so much.