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…

In that moment… She truly lived!

  In that moment, She didn’t care about the wind tangling her hair, Nor did she think of the tan she would get! She didn’t open her phone to check her messages, Or plan about the other places to “visit”! She let the sun kiss her hard on her cheeks… And embraced the wind like…

Traveler at Heart or a Vacation loving Tourist!?

Hey there… Most of us love to take vacations and frequently travel… Now even if you travel a lot, doesn’t necessarily mean you are a Traveler at Heart! And even if you travel lesser than your peers and to less popular and “not expensive” places, doesn’t make you a Tourist! While it’s totally amazing to…

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…

The Dreamer… With a Vagabond Soul!!

  And when the pain was too much to bear.. When the vagueness couldn’t be tolerated, When i wanted answers for myself, When I didn’t know what “Home” means? What is “Settling down”? What do I want from life?  Why is there this permanent emptiness? Why does “Happiness” not make me happy? That is when My heart whispered…

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…

Bonfire Tales: The YakMan’s Bacha!!

I was trekking the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh: Beautiful hills, Cool breeze, Greenery all around, sparingly scarce human population- right in the lap of nature. While I was enjoying every bit of wandering around, just on the outskirts of a random village, I came across a herd of Yaks. Giant majestically beautiful animals…

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…

Nameri and Bhalukpong: The Birding Paradise!

A brief about the destination: Nameri National Park is located around 200 kms from Guwahati and 30 kms from Tezpur in Assam.. A dusty Park where you can go Wildlife Trekking, Rafting, Canoying, Angling etc. Lying on The Border of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, this beautiful National Park covers an area of 200 sq. km….

15 tips for a Female Solo Traveler!!

“My 1st solo trip!” This is like in the wish list of so many young women all over the globe and especially in India, where the stigma about girls travelling is subsiding slowly. When we hear/talk about a girl travelling solo, the most general reactions we see are “Wow! She is one bold woman” or…