Pit Stops in North-East India

 Overview: North-East India is an upcoming travel destination. Backpacking, Road Trips and Cultural trips are most common in this region. Filled with lakes, rivers and waterfalls this region is pristine and unexplored to a large extent. There is also a natural phenomena called Living Root Bridges unique to this region, mentioned in my blog post. …

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The Goa that people don’t see

Behind the scenes of Goa

 Overview: When people speak of Goa, the first thing that comes to mind is sandy beaches and cold beers. Well maybe also xacuti masala and crab curry. 😉 But there’s also a lot in Goa that’s off the beaten path and unusual. Did you know that Goa has rock carvings from the Mesolithic ages? Or …

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Discover Kolkata City

 Overview: Steeped in history, Kolkata was a major city of the British Raj in India and you’ll see evidence of it wherever you are. However, today, Kolkata is a vibrant city with a character all of its own. Sample Bengali street food, join the locals for a game of cricket in the park, admire the …

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Varanasi and the Holy Ganges

Celebrations and rituals by the Holy Ganges

 Overview: Varanasi is the spiritual centre of the Hindu religion and I don’t think there’s anywhere else in the world quite like it. Chaotic, crowded and noisy, Varanasi will shock your senses but there’s something about it that draws you in. Maybe it’s the colours, the fabulous aarti ceremonies on the banks of the Ganges …

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