Fragrances that Trigger Travel Memories

A random thought stuck me today – I was thinking about how fragrances and smells has been an important part of my travels throughout. I have encountered them on my most enduring travel experiences and yet we tend to disregard them, often. We go out, visit a place and come back home with bunch of…

Bishnois Tribe of India

We all read stories of animal adoption or that of wildlife safari in our daily lives. But seldom have we got to hear stories about people or tribes who actually feel responsible towards protecting the wildlife and environment and act as their guardians.  This is the story of pure love and compassion of a Tribe…

Kondapalli –The Toy Village of Andhra Pradesh

India is a land of elusive art where each state distinct from another and has something unique to offer. There is no doubt that the state of Andhra Pradesh is culturally rich, defined by its exceptional artistic domains. The invincible layers in handicrafts, dance forms, cuisines, heritage, literature and religion are all visions of some…

The Lesser Known Amritsar

Amritsar has been a hot favourite destination of Punjab, quite known for its fabulous food, places and hospitality. Also known as Ambarsar, the city is the home of numerous rich stories which encompasses the chronological narratives for centuries. It is a city where one can still feel the vibes of patriotism and get submerged into…

The Phallus Paintings of Bhutan

It was around 12 pm when we reached Punakha Valley from Thimphu. I just stepped out of my bus when we were signalled to get ready for a short trek. “Where we need to go” I asked. “We are going for the lunch at one of the Cafe’s, post which we will move towards ‘that’…