Is Mussoorie still the “Queen of Hills?”

It was a pleasant evening at Rishikesh as we were sipping tea by the Ganges post the Ganga Aarti, when the name Mussoorie popped up and Dad started sharing his College trip stories to Mussoorie. It’s funny that they visited this little hamlet only because it was called the “Queen of Hills”; since they had…

A Guide to the Wizardous North Sikkim!

North Sikkim is a mystical land with many hidden and unexplored gems! A romance with this enchantress will have you smitten for life as the snow laden peaks and milky white waterfalls cast a spell on you! But planning a perfect trip to this Magical abode could be a daunting task! I had received a…

Pondicherry- Let’s paint our lives Yellow!

Like a fresh breeze of air, it tickled my soul as I sat on the beach watching the sun rise from under the endless waters! Pondicherry (Puducherry) is like that little moment of a peace you find in a never ending chaos. It is the Land of Beaches, Rising Sun, Amazing food, Charming Coastline, Friendly…

What amazed me in 2017!!

Every year we come across so many beautiful things. And when you travel, each day shows you something new. Some of these are spell binding beauties and some experiences are tough to handle! But life never fails to amaze us! Here’s a short compilation of the top 10 things and places I had seen in…

How to Prepare to travel to the wettest Place on Earth- Meghalayan Monsoons!

Proudly boasting itself as the “Wettest place on Earth” and quite living up to it, Meghalaya is the ultimate romance of Nature during Monsoon! The exhilarating beauty which the nature displays in its favorite season is something one cannot afford to miss. A glimpse of the otherwise subtle and serene krang suri falls during monsoons: https://www.instagram.com/p/BZQ-NDenaQ0/?taken-by=thevagabonddreamer…

The Blogger Recognition Award!!

“The Vagabond Dreamer!” has won the Blogger Recognition Award!! Yippee! A big Thanks to Lucy from http://thethyroiddamsel.com/ for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award. I would like to wish oodles of luck, lots of love and much power to you and salute to your strong will. I would also like to thank this beautiful…

Mystical Mangroves of Pichavaram- A day trip from Pondicherry!!

I wouldn’t be surprised if you tell me you haven’t heard of the Pichavaram Mangroves before.  Located in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu, around 230 KMs from Chennai, lies this mystical place which happens to be the World’s second largest Mangrove forest (Largest is Sunderbans Mangrove forest of West Bengal, India).  This amazing creation of…

7 Myths Busted about travelling to the North-East India!!

“Guys, Let’s explore North-East India this time” is often reciprocated with “No yaar! It’s pretty unsafe” or “Are you crazy! Those people eat dogs, you want to starve?” and also, “Damn! I wish. But it’s really expensive, and I am not an adventure junkie anyway.” I have started staying pretty active on travel forums since…

Lhalung Monastery- A Mystery of Spiti Valley!!

Spiti Valley!! Known for its “beyond amazing” landscapes, rough terrains and a tough accessibility, it is one of the most loved places for travelers who like less-commercial and partially explored destinations! Spiti is not just a District or destination to explore; it is an emotion which can truly be felt by a lucky few! It…

Meghalaya: A date with your own soul!

A brief about the Magical Land: Sometimes I feel blessed that I stay only at a few hours distance from this amazing land “abode of clouds”-Meghalaya! Do you remember the Typical scenery which we as kids used to draw during junior school?? Beautiful little huts in the hills, gravel roads, a spring or a waterfall…