Colombo, the often-overlooked capital of Sri Lanka, is actually a wonderful cultural destination. It is home to a massive national museum, the bustling Pettah market, and some amazing colonial architecture in the Fort district. Not to mention all the amazing people you meet and all that amazing food you can try when here.
I am glad we made a spent a couple of days here and did not use Colombo as a mere pit stop. And you should not either! There are 13 inspiring reasons to keep you back. You should totally check them out.
Mothers are beautiful. They are generous, caring, and always so forgiving. Sometimes, I feel that there should not be one but 365 mothers days every year. But then I think. If it happens every day, it would not be special right?
It is for a reason that we celebrate Mother’s Day on one special day. To remember that special person in our lives and honor her. However, it is also interesting to note that not everyone in the world celebrates Mother’s Day similarly. There are so many unique traditions across countries and cultures. As we approach Mother’s Day this year, come let’s explore the myriad Mother’s Day traditions from around the world.
I live in Mumbai and am craving to explore my own city more than ever now. Has it ever happened to you? Things that are so close by seem so far off suddenly? Well, I am kind of experiencing the same now.
In order to feel the pulse of Mumbai again, a vibrant active city that has gone silent for some time, I creating this whopping Virtual Guide. Yeah, right. I have been doing virtual tours of Mumbai ever since I wrote this. And I bet you would like to do one too. So, go ahead. Click to find out how you can explore Mumbai even from your armchair.
When things get better and the world drives Covid19 away, I am going to run off to a white sand beach, soak in some sun, and feel the waves. What about you?
If you are also craving some good beach time like I am, have a look at this exclusive list of the 11 best beaches in Sri Lanka recommended by travelers from around the world. I am sure you will find your favorite in there.
Are you looking to go on an exotic press trip in India? Planning to apply for the Bodoland Ambassadors Program next year? Not sure how to go about it? Is it even the right fit for you? Have a look at my complete review of the Bodoland Ambassadors Program that I was part of this year. Yeah, straight from the horse’s mouth! All details in there including helpful tips and tricks.
Whether you are a local or a tourist visiting Mumbai, this detailed guide on how to take a tour of Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings is going to interest you a great deal. Art Deco was probably’s Bombay’s first step to modernity but has always remained a hidden treasure.
Did you know that Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings were recently inscribed on the UNESCO heritage list? Yeah, that’s some really amazing architecture waiting to be discovered! You won’t find them in any Mumbai itinerary or bucket list. That’s why I put together this ultimate guide for you to experience Mumbai’s Art Deco scene. With or without a tour guide! Go, check it out.
As the fear of Coronavirus grips the world and traveling takes a backseat, I sit down to reminisce about all the good times I have spent meeting new people and learning about new communities. On the top of my list is the Bodo tribe from Assam.
Remember, I toured Bodoland in Assam for 10 days earlier this year? Here’s my ode to all the beautiful people that live there.
To all the Bodos. A guide to experiencing their life and culture. If you ever decide to make this offbeat trip, do not forget to pack this guide on Bodo culture, cuisine, costume, beliefs, and myths. Care to come on a virtual journey with me now??
Have you heard of the Dwijing Festival in Bodoland Assam? And did you know that it is one of the best representations of contemporary art inspired by local Bodo culture and folklore?
You have got to visit the Dwijing Festival if you are an art/culture/heritage lover. Even more if you are an offbeat destination hunter. Read on to find out why the open-air art museum at Dwijing is so special!
Are you looking for a really offbeat travel destination in India? Filled with intriguing stories, mysterious lore, natural beauty, and an indigenous local culture?
Well, look no more. Cause we have just the perfect fit for you. The Umswai Valley in Assam! One of the best hidden gems in India, the Umswai Valley will offer you history, culture, nature, warmth, and so much more. Come, try it!
Traveling to Phu Quoc Vietnam but still looking for the perfect place to stay? Read on to find out the 5 best resorts in Phu Quoc that could pamper your senses. All tried and tested and highly recommended by seasoned travelers from around the world!
Myanmar is a beautiful country with lots to offer to every traveler. Delicious food, smiling people, pristine white beaches, ancient temples, and a vibrant local culture. Find out what suits your tastes.
Planning a trip to Myanmar? We suggest you book your tickets soon.
Cause winter is the best time to visit Myanmar. Lush green landscapes, colorful festivals, warm ocean water, and a popular ballooning season. What more could we ask for!
Planning to visit a really offbeat destination this winter? Try the Mangalajodi bird sanctuary in India – a winter wonderland of a different kind.
Every year the wetlands of Mangalajodi play host to hundreds of migratory birds from Eurasia and the Arctic providing travelers with excellent bird-watching opportunities and brilliant photo frames. The delectable local cuisine is an added bonus. So, when are you coming here?
Looking for international food in Mumbai? And some exotic eat-out options? Check out our list of the 8 best restaurants in Mumbai that serve authentic international fare. Thai, Cantonese, Brazilian, Ethiopian, Arabic, and so much more. Yes, all in Mumbai!
Wow yourself with a trip to Rani ki Vav in Patan, Gujarat. A seven-tiered step well, this fascinating UNESCO heritage site has exquisite architecture, delicate carvings, and interesting history behind its construction.
Are you planning a trip to Hampi, India? Do not forget to add a tour of the royal enclosures in your itinerary. Apart from housing famous temples, pillared mandapas, and interesting boulders, Hampi is home to some of the most intriguing royal palaces and private shrines. Read our post to find out more.
Are you traveling to the temple town of Bagan in Myanmar? Wondering where to stay here? Check out recommendations by seasoned travelers from across the globe. With options ranging from budget to luxury, I am sure you will find something to suit your needs.
Are you planning a trip to Myanmar? I am sure our quick guide on what to buy in this beautiful country will be super helpful in that case. Our collection of 7 unique Burmese souvenirs will tell you exactly what you need to pick when you are here.
A hidden gem in the city of Pune India, the Miniature Railway Museum is a great place to spend a couple of hours with your kids and family. Catch a show of the miniature city and learn a lot about railways and their kinds. A perfect weekend getaway if you are in town. Read our guide for all practical information.