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Yumthang Valley, Sikkim: Breathtaking Terrain, Rhododendrons and Snowline

Yumthang Valley

Yumthang Valley is the hidden paradise of natural beauty in the mountains of north Sikkim. Also known as Himalayan Valley of Flowers, the gorgeous Yumthang Valley houses a unique fusion of flora, fauna and nature’s various spectacles. This mountainous region is rare and exotic in nature. Its a place where the tree line ends.It is […]

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Exploring Batseri: The Quaint Village in Himachal’s Apple District

For those who would like to travel by bus should get off at ReckongPeo, connected by almost all the major cities of Himachal. From here take a bus to Sangla. However it is advised to take tourist cabs as it would be difficult to find conveyance on your way back and also it is not expensive (appx. 1000-2000 INR ), best suitable for backpackers and a budget friendly trip.

Batseri is a small village located in Sangla Valley of Kinnaur district in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Owing to the delicious varieties of apple, Kinnaur is sometimes referred to as the ‘apple district of Himachal.’ It is among the lesser known tourist places but amongst the most beautiful ones. Sangla Valley is […]

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Le Caudan Waterfront Mauritius: Leisure, Pleasure and Biz

Le caudan waterfront

Le Caudan Waterfront is situated in Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius. This modern waterfront shopping and entertainment complex in Port Louis features a wide array of shops, restaurants, 4 & 5 star hotels, movie theaters, a casino, a history museum, a craft market and it hosts regular live street entertainment. Le Caudan Waterfront is […]

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Blue Nile Falls are Ethiopia’s ‘Smoky Water’ Incarnate

Blue Nile Falls

Blue Nile Falls are located on the famous river Nile in the northern region of Ethiopia.  This natural spectacle is known locally as Tisisat falls in Amharic (an afro-asiatic language). ‘Tissiat’ means ‘smoky water’ or the ‘Nile that smokes.’  It is situated about 30 km downstream from the town of Bahar Dar and Lake Tana. Blue Nile Falls […]

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Thailand’s Krabi Island – The Caboodle of Sun, Seaside, and You

Krabi

Krabi – a name that is not well known to the regular traveler – belongs to the southern part of Thailand. When one thinks of Thailand, one immediately associates it with Bangkok, Phuket, and Pattaya with it. But, these places are extremely commercial and would appeal to the shopper in you. For someone looking to […]

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Bhutan’s Tiger’s Nest Monastery: Hallowed Sanctum in the Himalayan Paradise

Tiger Nest Monastery

Tiger Nest Monastery, officially known as Paro Taktsang,  is the most surreal and holy Buddhist temple complex in the “Land of the Thunder Dragon”. A short drive from Paro through magnificent emerald hills and gurgling streams takes you to the base of the monastery. This divine monastery is perched precariously on a  sheer cliff at […]

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Patna Rajgir Bike Diaries on the Road Less Traveled

Rajgir

Riding a bike with friends in one of India’s lesser known states – Bihar is indeed an experience in itself. Riding bikes is not just simply accelerating throttle and pressing brakes. Its more than that. It’s a emotion that lets you connect with the nature. Riding and feeling bumps as we thrust along hills, muddy […]

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Top 5 Places to Visit in Pune Within a Day

Pune

Pune has a special place in the history of mankind for being the birthplace of the Badminton game. It is one of the popular weekend gateways for Mumbaikars after Lonavala. Situated at a close distance from Mumbai, Pune has become extremely popular over the last 10 years. Despite being a popular education hub, Pune is […]

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Taipei 101: Not the Tallest Building Anymore but it Surely is Pretty

Taipei 101

Taipei 101 Tower is a super high skyscraper in Taiwan. It was the tallest green building in the world (2004 to 2010) until Burj Khalifa in Dubai took over. Currently Taipei 101 stands out to be the eighth tallest building in the world and fifth tallest in Asia.

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Dambulla Cave Temple: Sri Lanka’s Sacred Place for 22 Centuries

Dambulla Cave Temple

The Dambulla Cave temple is situated in the central town by the same name i.e. Dambulla in the Matale District of Sri Lanka and is of significant historical importance that showcases the rich cultural heritage of the country. It is believed that the cave temple was a place of residence for Buddhist monks and also […]