Planning to travel to Tadoba National Park? Raring to see the tigers but have no idea how to go about booking a Tadoba jungle safari? Well, I am here to help!
Here’s my easy, step-by-step guide that will guide you through the entire Tadoba safari booking process. Get all your questions answered and have a legit safari booked in no time!
Are you planning a trip to Tadoba National Park? Looking for the perfect accommodation there? Then look no further because we have just the place for you.
An exclusive, luxury resort deep in the wilderness of Tadoba with uniquely-designed cottages, good food, and excellent service is just the perfect place for you. Check it out!
Explore the offbeat Buddhist heritage site of Ratnagiri in Odisha. Walk through the massive prayer hall of the Ratnagiri monastery, click pictures at the iconic entrance gate, and discover the secrets of votive and commemorative stupas. Find everything you need to plan your trip to Ratnagiri in this exhaustive travel guide.
Planning to travel in India during winter holidays? Confused where to go? Check out this amazingly holistic list of the very best places to visit in winter in India curated by travel experts. With a healthy mix of snow, beaches, culture, and architecture, I am sure you will find something to suit your taste. Go ahead. Have a look.
Are you curious about Sri Lankan cuisine? Wondering what to eat when you get to this beautiful island country?
Well, here is my ultimate list to the best food in Sri Lanka. And guess what? Apart from delicious Sri Lankan dishes, I have in my list 5 unique foodie experiences that you can immerse yourself in only in Sri Lanka.
So, what are you waiting for? Go, check it out!
I have often been asked about the most unmissable sites in Sri Lanka. Every time, my answer has included the gorgeous cave temples of Dambulla.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and part of Sri Lanka’s Cultural Triangle, the rock-cut cave temples of Dambulla are adorned with beautiful frescoes and impressive Buddha statues. To top it all, this place has been used as a place of worship since ages, going back as long as 2000 years.
Read my complete guide on how to visit Dambulla caves, where to stay, what to eat, and what to wear. If you still need more information, just drop me a comment and I will get back to you asap.
Here’s a wonderful – short and sweet – itinerary for Bali by guest author, Catalin Geangos. This compact 3-day itinerary lets you experience the island to fullest, helps you soak in the exotic culture, and spend some relaxing time on those pretty, white sand beaches. If you ever decide to plan a trip to Bali, then this is the itinerary you should steal.
Nestled between the Arabian sea in the west and the majestic Western Ghats in the east, the vast land of Tulu Nadu is filled with lush green paddy fields, gushing springs from the highlands, and bountiful coconut and arecanut trees. And it is full of unique customs and rituals, an eclectic group of people, delicious cuisines, and some great history. Here’s an extensive culture guide for the land of Tulu Nadu in India. I am sure you will love reading through it.
Hampi, the ancient capital of a powerful South Indian empire, is one of the most exceptional places to visit in India. And that is because of the plethora of interesting things that you can do here, one of which is touring an eclectic mix of ancient Hindu temples.
Temples in Hampi number in hundreds. And each of them is unique and created for a specific purpose which is why you can never have enough of Hampi’s temples. And that can be confusing many times!
So, here’s my guide on which temples you need to absolutely see on your trip to Hampi and tips on when to get there for the best photographs. Also, find helpful tips on what to miss or reserve for your next trip. So, happy templing in Hampi!
A flavor-packed post is up on my blog now. A detailed guide to traditional Vietnamese cuisine by local expert and food guide, Tino Nyugen.
Every time I have visited Vietnam, I have found new and interesting dishes to try. The Pho is still an all time favorite but I have developed a taste for many more listed in this post. And so many, I am still waiting to try. Go ahead and have a look and let me know which one is your favorite Vietnamese food.
India is studded with magnificent palaces that have stunning architecture, sprawling gardens, charming aesthetics, and amazing photography locations. Many of these palaces have been converted into intriguing museums or plush heritage resorts that sometimes double up as wonderful wedding destinations. Remember the recent wedding of Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas? Yes, the location was a palace in India. And we have that on the list too!
So, here goes my ultimate bucket list of all the royal palaces in India that need to be on your Indian itinerary. Be amazed by the grandeur and floored by the beauty that awaits you.
Polonnaruwa, an ancient capital city of Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese Empire, was once the epitome of art and culture. It was home to the sacred tooth relic of Buddha apart from being the site of one of the largest Buddhist universities of the medieval era. And it was home to 4 iconic Buddha statues that form the pilgrimage site of Gal Vihara today.
Apart from all this wonderful history, there was one special thing that drew me to Polonnaruwa. One special connection that took me back to my roots in Odisha. Click to find out what it was and read my travel story for Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka.
I love Southeast Asia. It is cheap and really really affordable. I have visited here so many times ticking countries and cities off my list.
But you know what really attracts me to Southeast Asian nations? The friendliness of people. Their warm and hospitable culture. Delectable food. Thousands of years of history. And a unique concoction of rituals, traditions, and customs.
I know, right? There is just so much culture in Southeast Asia. So, here’s the latest article in my World Culture Series – The 15 Best Culture Cities in Southeast Asia.
I love how spirited and lively these cities are. Some of them even chaotic. And that is what makes all the difference! Do not forget to read it. And of course, let me know what you think.
Whether you are traveling to India or within India, you should definitely experience the myriad colors this country has to offer. From colorful festivals to flamboyant architecture to exuberant markets, India has some of the most amazing experiences lined up for you. Have a look at the 18 most colorful experiences that you need to have on your next trip to India.
Fancy doing something different for your next vacation in India? Something supernaturally cool?
Visit the cradle of Indian black magic – a small obscure village in the remote hinterlands of Assam, Mayong. A scary name in the olden times, Mayong was the seat of occult in the Indian subcontinent. And a name people would not dare to utter.
Is Mayong still a hub of black magic? Does it still conjure up scary images? Click through to find out.
I got so carried away when I was writing about Sri Lankan culture and traditions that I went ahead and finished my second culture guide today. For yet another island but not a country. Bali!
But Bali is a beach destination, you would say. What’s cultural there??
I would say, “Go ahead and have a look at my Balinese Culture Guide”. And then let me know if you start having doubts about Bali being a beach destination or a cultural one!
Sri Lanka is a tiny island nation in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Yet, it has one of the richest cultural landscapes in the entire world. Mindboggling diversity and a century-old history are to blame. Needless to say, Sri Lanka is a treasure trove for any culture seeker.
However, there is just so much to see and do in Sri Lanka that it can be a nightmare where to begin your culture tour. It was for me!
That is why I put together this ultimate guide to experiencing Sri Lankan culture in 9 easy steps.
So, here are the 9 most amazing cultural experiences that you need to have in Sri Lanka. Culture vultures, go dig in!
I have been raving about Bodoland, India in my last couple of posts. But I just remembered that I haven’t yet shown you how beautiful this place is.
Well, Bodoland is a true paradise on earth. It is blessed with stunning landscapes, vibrant wildlife, and a colorful culture. I could not have asked for more on my trip. Really.
Click to find out what exactly I mean. And I bet you won’t stop swooning after you see these pictures.
If you have been following my posts about Bodoland, then you must know how much I love the Bodo people and their culture.
An autonomous land with unparalleled natural beauty, Bodoland is also home to some tenacious people. The Bodo women are among then.
I appreciated and learned so much about Bodo women and their lives on my trip and even after that. Here are some of my interesting findings and lots and lots of amazing portraits of the Bodo beauty.