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Cheap Markets in Kolkata & What All to Buy there ?

Cheap markets of Kolkata abound in fancy goods, apparels, local crafts, lip smacking food and so much more. Enriched with colonial architecture, cultural heritage and places of historical importance, these markets in Kolkata welcome you with warmth that you might not find elsewhere. If you love shopping and are roped in on a tight budget, Kolkata […]

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Backpacking on a Budget Across Leh : The ‘Juleh’ Land

Ever wondered of pursuing a Leh backpacking trip? Well, you should head to Leh this coming holiday season and feel enchanted amidst the majestic Himalayas.  Leh is a serene and calm location in the lap of astonishing mountains and valleys. No pictures or words will ever do justice to its beauty. Visiting Leh is something you […]

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Shopping Guide for Leh Ladakh: What and Where to Buy?

Shopping list for Leh Ladakh should ensure that you carry the best things from the region with you while going back. The picturesque landscapes, Buddhist culture, welcoming folks, avenues for adventure activities is why Leh earns a top spot in the bucket list of many travellers. Apart from the memories and those excellent Instagram pictures, one […]

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Things to Carry for Leh Ladakh Trip: A Complete Guide

Things to carry for Leh Ladakh Trip is one of the most searched queries when planning a trip to Leh Ladakh. Ladakh is every traveller’s dream destination and one of the most picturesque regions in India. A trip to this cold desert is bound to leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime Leh- […]

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The Splendid Nubra Valley: Ladakh’s Own Gateway to Beauty and Splendor

Nubra Valley is a mysterious place tucked up in the lap of the Himalayas that is filled with an enigmatic culture, mesmerizing valleys, double-humped camel rides, captivating sand dunes and challenging roads. The Shyok River meets the Nubra River in this mesmerizing village that separates the majestic Ladakh and Karakoram mountain ranges.  Nubra Valley is […]

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Spangmik Village: The Beautiful Rustic Region Near Pangong Tso

Spangmik Village is a remote village situated 156 km east of Leh, on the banks of famous Pangong Lake in Ladakh region. The village is located on a narrow stretch of land between the Chang Chenmo mountains and the Pangong lake. The Spangmik village is very close to the Tibetan border and an army check post […]

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The Mesmerizing Lake that Changes Colours – Pangong Tso, Ladakh

Pangong Lake, originally known as Pangong Tso (Tso means lake in the native language of Ladakh) is an extremely gorgeous site located amidst the high grasslands of Ladakh region in North India. The sheer beauty of Pangong Tso or more popularly known as just the Pangong Lake makes travellers visit it from far and wide. […]

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Magnetic Hill in Leh: Does it Defy All Laws of Gravity?

Magnetic Hill is located near Leh in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.  It is around 30 km away from mainland Leh and it is on the Leh – Kargil national highway. Magnetic Hill is an extremely famous and mysterious destination.  Not only is the uncanny component of the hill a topic of […]

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Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh: The Complete Travel Guide

Dealing with Altitude Sickness in Leh Ladakh is the first thing you should ponder over while planning a journey to this vast stretch of the Majestic Himalayas. Also known as the “Land of High passes,” Ladakh is not just a travel destination, it is an adventure travel destination. It presents a traveller with various challenges, […]

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Is Leh Safe?

Is Leh safe? This is the first question that pops to mind when you think of travelling to Leh for the first time. Thousands of travellers visit the land of wanderlust-Ladakh each year and are left in awe of its sheer beauty. While we can all agree that Leh is magical, but it in no way is […]

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9 Beautiful Lakes in Leh that you Don’t Know About !

Lakes in Leh need no introduction. Popularized by the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots, Pangong Tso came to the attention of travellers from across the country and the world. After that, there was no looking back. Every year thousands of travellers visit Leh-Ladakh to witness the beauty of the barren cold desert and see for themselves the blue […]

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Indore Food Guide: What are the Best Budget Eateries for a First Time Traveler ?

Indore food guide will help all those travelers immensely who are visiting this part of India for the first time. Indore, also known as the business or commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, is a synonym for Food there. The moment you enter the city of Indore, it welcomes you with the aroma of food (popularly called […]

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Triund Trek: Camp Amidst the Majestic Himalayas

Triund Trek is a sought after footslog for a majority of travellers who visit Dharamshala and Mcleodganj. The tall snow-capped Dhalaudhars, the breathtaking views and not so narrow pathways are what attract even the trekking beginners to pursue this beautiful trek. Triund Hill lies at the height of 2842m (9342 ft) above sea level, in […]

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Tenga Valley: The Lesser Known Beauty of Arunachal at 6500 Feet

Tenga Valley is heaven for mountain mongers. The serenity of the valley will take your breath away.  The calming crackle of the freshwater streams running by and the alluring view of the mountains is exactly what a traveller’s heart needs. It is one of the few places in India that will surely give you a break from […]

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Mahim Khau Galli: Haven for Food Lovers in Mumbai

Mahim Khau Galli, one of the most popular ‘khau gallis’ in India is located in Mahim, to the East of Mumbai. A ‘khau galli’ is interpreted in English as ‘an eat street or lane of eateries’. A noisy street crowded with people having food at different stalls. In Mumbai,  Mahim Khau Galli is a ‘must-visit’ place for […]

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Gokarna & Beaches: The Perfect Sunset Treat

Gokarna and its beaches comprise the ideal sunset treat. It is the go-to destination for people who don’t need the pressure of an itinerary. A more “chilled-out” version of Goa, Gokarna has the beauty of Goa without the hustle and bustle of it. The temple town has something to offer for every traveller. From Mahabaleshwara […]

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A Travel Guide to Rann Utsav for First Time Travelers

Rann Utsav guide is meant for all the travelers who have never been to Kutch but are eagerly wanting to do so in the near future. Your travel experience in the sparkling white marshland will prove to be a memory for all times to come. The annual festival at Kutch is not a budget event […]

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Lahesh Cave Trek: Dharamshala’s Enthralling Green & White Trail

Lahesh Cave Trek is an ideal trekking route for adventurers who wish to explore beyond an easy one day trek in Triund.  The trail to Lahesh caves is one of the most beautiful in the Himalayas. It offers an enthralling experience with breathtaking panoramic views of the Dhauladhars. Lahesh Cave Trek is set in Himachal’s […]

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Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women?

Is Dharamshala Safe for Solo Travelers, Backpackers and Women? This is a pertinent question that needs to be addressed for the security of every first-time visitor. The answer is YES. Dharamshala and Mcleodganj are safe as travel destinations. Not only are they safe but they are exquisite. The majestic Himalayas form a riveting backdrop and […]

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How to Ski Safely for the First Time: Recommended Tips

Tips on how to ski safely are very important for any adventure junkie who wants to learn this activity. Going down the slopes, soaking up the stunning views and getting your adrenaline pumping is an incredibly fun activity. It’s definitely something that everyone should try at least once. However, if it’s your first time skiing, […]

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Churah Valley: The Lesser Known but Magnificent Destination in Himachal

Churah valley, as the heading of this blog represents is a lesser known but magnificent destination in Himachal and is famous for its apples and other organic products like honey. The word Churah means four paths as it is a gateway to four major places like Chamba town, Pangi Valley, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir. Churah valley […]

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Pushkar Camel Fair: The Event Attended Annually by Hundred Thousand Visitors

Pushkar Camel Fair is an annual meeting of tribesmen, cattle breeders and everyone who owns camels, goats or sheep. It’s a place for trade of the above-mentioned animals and for some its the only source of income throughout the year. In addition to the trade, Pushkar Camel Fair is host to various activities and traditions […]

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Taking a Solo Trip to Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival – Cultural Extravaganza at its Best

Taking a solo trip to Hornbill Festival held during the first ten days of December each year is an experience in itself. The cultural extravaganza and the traditions on display are something that city folks have no clue about. While traveling to Nagaland, I wondered, “what is the best way to get to know a […]

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International Thar Desert Festival: A Myriad of World Music and Culture

International Thar Desert Festival is a magnificent blend of different cultures of music all over the globe. It is a state of Musical trance which explains to us that music is beyond any language. Before the fest introduction, it is vital to know the wonderful place “Jaisalmer”. Jaisalmer, known as the ‘Golden City’, is situated in […]

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Traveling with a Baby Across Countries: An Indian Mom’s Inspiring Journey

Traveling with a baby might come across as scary for a lot of women. There might be apprehensions and concerns pertaining to safety of both mother and child. As women travelers, we should address those questions, those fears and not succumb to them. Taking a leap forward with my baby girl transformed my life forever. […]

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Untold Story of Himachal’s Malana Village: World’s Oldest Democracy

Malana Village- a paradise for travellers is a remote village that is located in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Many people have heard of Malana village but its best-kept secrets are what makes it ever so charming and attractive. Malana Village is a different world in itself. It is like a sacred book of fabled folklore, […]

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Shimla versus Dharamshala: What’s the Better Travel Destination?

Shimla versus Dharamshala, where should I go? This is a commonly asked question amongst most visitors travelling to Himachal Pradesh for the first time. The question becomes all the more important if you have a limited time to spare and you want the best experience. Which destination should you choose- Shimla or Dharamshala, and why? […]