Why you should ditch the usual V-day date to travel with your bae

I get it, its day of love! But a plain date? Isn’t it so cliché?! Why not do something else to express (rather explore) your love and not just spend a few hours on a typical date but a complete day altogether!  I reckon that sure means skipping on your LBD, ladies but the joy… Continue reading Why you should ditch the usual V-day date to travel with your bae

Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

  History : One of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in Nepal, this temple is a major religious attraction of Kathmandu. The temple is dedicated to Lord Pashupati (literally meaning ‘Lord of all animals’), one of the avatars of Lord Shiva. It is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu with its existence dating back to… Continue reading Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal ~ Reflections on devotion & death

Many Faces of Nepal

“A tribute to Nepal in the wake of recent tragedy that shook this beautiful country. Let us pray for immense strength and courage to its people to recover and rebuild after the earthquake. I can never forget my recent trip to Nepal that brought about huge transformation into my life. Sending thoughts and prayers for… Continue reading Many Faces of Nepal

Explore Pokhara (Nepal)

Making our way through the long, unwinding hilly roads with occasional peek into the Nepali culture on the way, we travel some 200 kilometers from Kathmandu to reach the second largest city of Nepal – Pokhara. As you reach here, you instantly get the casual, laid back vibe in the air. Surrounded by hills and… Continue reading Explore Pokhara (Nepal)

World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara (Nepal) – In pictures

Travel Trivia – Other Name(s) : Shanti Stupa Location site :  On the top of Ananada Hill (1100 metres) at Pokhara (Nepal) Distance : Approximately 7 km from downtown Pokhara How to reach : By Hiking, Cycling or via taxi Famous for : Being a symbol of peace and amazing vantage point to view Pokhara city, Phewa Lake and… Continue reading World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara (Nepal) – In pictures

Air India Flight Review : Nepal to India

After having a horrible experience with Spice Jet on my way to Nepal for several reasons, I started getting paranoid about my journey way back. So after juggling through plethora of options, I finally booked myself Air India flight (Air Bus A321) to get back to India. The Route: Nepal to India Duration: 1 hour 15… Continue reading Air India Flight Review : Nepal to India

Conquer Air Sickness – Possible Causes and Prevention

Air Sickness can be the worst nightmare for a traveler. I never experienced even the slightest symptom of air sickness in my previous history of air travel until recently on my trip to Nepal. It was one horrible experience of my life and I swear I never wanted to sit in an aircraft ever in my… Continue reading Conquer Air Sickness – Possible Causes and Prevention

The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur

Quick Facts: Location Name : Bhaktapur Other Name(s) : Bhadgaon or Khwopa Location Coordinates : 27.6722° N, 85.4278° E Country : Nepal (Asia) Distance from the capital : 12 km east of Kathmandu Entrance Fee : USD 15$ for foreigners and 500NRS for SAARC nations Famous for : Juju Dhau (King Curd), Pottery, Handicrafts, Newari… Continue reading The Heritage City of Nepal – Bhaktapur

Dhumba Lake – The hidden gem of Mustang

But first, some quick facts:- Location name(s) : Dhumba Lake / Dhumpha Lake / Turquoise Lake Elevation: Around 2900 metres above sea level Trek Route : Jomsom (starting point) – Thini Village – Dhumba village – Dhumba Lake (Destination) Trek Distance/Duration : 5.5 kilometers /Two hours roughly Famous for : Being a sacred Buddhist lake… Continue reading Dhumba Lake – The hidden gem of Mustang