Top 5 ways to celebrate Holi in India

Spring is here and so is Holi, the ‘festival of colors’. This Hindu festival is a euphoric celebration across North India and Nepal. Not getting into lengthy details about its tradition, according to some legends, demon Holika who was immune to fire got burnt this day and it symbolically represents the victory of good over… Continue reading Top 5 ways to celebrate Holi in India

Pan Asian, Sheraton – tryst of fine dining with oriental vibes

Having heard a lot about their Asian cuisine, Sheraton’s Pan Asian was on my radar since a long time. So recently I had this fine dining experience at this award winning restaurant and I must tell you that it lived up to the expectations. Located on the first floor of Sheraton Hotel following a beautiful… Continue reading Pan Asian, Sheraton – tryst of fine dining with oriental vibes

Mcleodganj Series – Part 1 : Triund (Get high on Dhauladhars)

Location : Mcleodganj, Himachal Pradesh (India) Trek difficulty : Easy to moderate Starting point : Galu Devi Temple above Dharamkot village Elevation : 2,842 metres (8,200 ft approx.) Best Season : April to October As soon as you hit the busy streets of Mcleodganj, our very own Little Lhasa, you can’t help but notice the… Continue reading Mcleodganj Series – Part 1 : Triund (Get high on Dhauladhars)

Into the mystical woods of Parvati Valley – Kheerganga/ Khirganga Trek

Location – Parvati Valley, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh (India) Elevation – 2,960 m Trek difficulty – Moderate Trek Route – Barshaini – Nakthan- Rudranag – Kheerganga Best Season – May to November One of the most scenic treks in Himachal, you will find everything from waterfalls to alpine forest trails and mystical woods to hot water… Continue reading Into the mystical woods of Parvati Valley – Kheerganga/ Khirganga Trek

Guest Post – Vicky from ESLT talks about all things travel and her wanderlust

This month’s Guest Post comes from Vicky of ESLT. Vicky lives in a market town called Beverley in East Yorkshire, England with her husband and partner-in-travel Mr. ESLT. She hates flying yet she wishes to see as much of the world as she can. She loves local cuisine and her list of International beers that… Continue reading Guest Post – Vicky from ESLT talks about all things travel and her wanderlust

The majestic Batu Caves of Malaysia

Quick Facts – Location : Selangor, Malaysia Getting there : By taxi/car, Komuter Train or take monorail from KL Central to Titiwangsa station and then take a bus to Batu caves. Main Attractions : Cave temple, Dravidian architecture and world’s tallest statue of Lord Murugan (140 ft. high) Opening Time/ Entrance cost: 7:00 am to… Continue reading The majestic Batu Caves of Malaysia

10 best travel apps for every serial wanderluster

1. XE Currency – This currency conversion app gives live exchanging rates and is highly accurate. The app stores the last updated rates and hence will work even in offline mode, which is an added bonus. A must have app if you are travelling overseas.      2. Skyscanner – This app does it all in… Continue reading 10 best travel apps for every serial wanderluster