In God’s own backwaters ..

This was a totally unplanned trip, with Allepey featuring nowhere in our tour to Munnar. After spending two days in the hills, we suddenly decided that we ought to see the famed backwaters too. After some last minute adjustments, we took a bus from Munnar and started...

Thailand: Hintok River Camp via Sai Yok Noi Waterfall

It has been long since I wrote about our amazing Thailand trip. My last post was about the magnificent Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi. Apparently, we had some more fun before the trip concluded .. After our exciting rendezvous with the Tigers at the Tiger Temple, we...

Paris – The City of Lights – A Brief Guide

Paris, the city of lights and the city of love, is by far one of the most beautiful and amazing cities on the planet. It is home to some of the world’s most fantastic architecture, history and art,

Mahabalipuram – a poetry in stone …

  Mahabalipuram, also known as Mamallapuram is an ancient port town located around 50 Km from Chennai off the East Coast Road. Established by the Pallavas around 7th Century AD, the town with its various monuments finds a place among UNESCO World Heritage Sites....

A Trek to Tada Falls

I would not call it a trek, half of the time it was rock climbing! But anyway, we were planning this trip for long time. There a few detractors who tried their best to persuade us away from this trip, but after we were done with it, I could say that they missed out on...


A Trip To Bhigwan Bird Sanctuary

Bhigwan is a sleepy little town off Pune Solapur Highway famous for the huge Bhigwan lake. Hundreds of species of endemic and migratory birds arrive here every year, making it a favourite of photographers, bird watchers and local ornithologists.

The Magical Pangong Tso

As you stand on the shores of Pangong Tso, watch its quiet waves gently rocking the pebbles beneath your feet and look at the changing colours of the water, the mountains beyond and the sky above, you know that you are experiencing something very unusual, something that cannot possibly belong to this world.


Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most travelers will fall prey to a travel scam no matter how hard they try to blend in with the locals. While not all scams can be prevented, it’s important to take extra measures to avoid them. The first step in avoiding a scam is learning how to identify one.


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