Chanderi: a hidden gem in Madhya Pradesh

A quick search on the Internet about offbeat places and less trodden paths will lead you to hundreds and thousands of results on this unknown gem of the Himalayas or that secret beach down south. But have you ever wondered what’s in the between these Himalayas and these beaches? A country as big and as…

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serendipity: Gettey Village, Spiti Valley

| AUGUST 2018 | …Since we had found ourselves in that direction, we decided to keep going ahead towards Key Monastery and visit Chandratal while coming back towards Manali… After spending a great day in Key Monastery, I headed towards Kaza to look for vehicles going towards Chandratal. But the local trade festival of Spiti,…

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Club Ten Pine Lodge, Mukteshwar- a luxurious stay in the lap of Himalayas

While looking for opportunities to escape from the heat and the hustle bustle of Delhi, I landed upon Mukteshwar as the perfect place for a short weekend getaway, and the people at Club Ten Pine Lodge were kind enough to organize an epic road trip for me, and 9 other bloggers. Packed in two SUVs,…

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going around in 24 hours: Delhi-Jaipur-Delhi

So many people over the course of the last few months have told me how they wish they could travel, but can’t because they “don’t have enough time”. And all I can ever think of is, if you really wanted to do it, you would’ve done it by now anyway. Everybody’s got some restrictions or…

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Serolsar Lake & Jibhi: the perfect combination for a first time trekker

| JUNE 2018 | The most beautiful places are always hidden away in the corners of this planet which aren’t easy to reach. And one of them is Jibhi. A small village in the Banjar or Tirthan Valley of Himachal Pradesh, this is one of those magical places which are yet to come to mainstream…

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Rasol: a peaceful Parvati Valley getaway

| JUNE 2018 | It’s been a few years since another beautiful Indian place in the hills has bitten the dust of mainstream tourism and seen a troubling influx of crowds especially in the summer months of May, June and July. This place is none other than Kasol, joining the list right after Shimla, Manali,…

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Nag Tibba: an honest review of the summer trek

| MAY 2018 | The Nag Tibba trek is a famous trek with beginners. Listed on almost all major adventure websites, I decided that it was time to take a break from Himachal and explore the Himalayas of Garhwal. And so I boarded a bus which took me till Dehradun. Another hour and a half…

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getting around Mussoorie in a day

| MAY 2018 |   Mussoorie is very rightly called the Queen of Hills. Not only is it an extremely popular destination among tourists, it also acts as a rest stop for trekkers going up towards various trails, especially the Nag Tibba trek. Here is how you can make the most of the Shimla of…

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Parashar Lake: short weekend getaway

| APRIL 2018 | Travelling has taught me a lot many things. But the biggest lesson I’ve learnt ever since I started travelling seriously, is that the proper joys of any place will only come to you when you ditch luxury and stretch yourself out of your comfort zone. For me, this has proven to…

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McLeod Ganj: my first solo trip

| MARCH 2018 | To the person reading this, I left home a tearful mama, and made acquaintance with a French filmmaker in a bus headed to Dharamshala. It’s been 30 years since Pierre started visiting India annually. After dropping out of a psychology degree, he became a devout disciple of Krishna Murti, the great…

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