Travel tips for India from Personal Experience

Travel tips for India from Personal Experience

While I was writing my last post, I realized that sometimes we come across so much information on the internet that we get biased about a place. This made me thought that there are so many misconceptions about India that people who had never visited India might be confused like I was about the country I had never visited before. Then I thought that I traveled in India from Ladakh to Kanyakumari and from Kutch to Assam as a solo…

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Thailand Cambodia Border Crossing

Thailand Cambodia Border Crossing

Cambodia was on my list for this year but during my research, I came across lots of stories of scams at the border or at touristy places. These confused me and I was not sure if I can travel solo. More than that my family also opposed my solo travel due to same reasons. Then one fine (Ahem ahem) day I came across a group tour, they will be taking a group to Cambodia via Bangkok. I had done with…

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Songkran Bangkok – My Experience

Songkran Bangkok – My Experience

I like to attend different festivals as they give you the feel and experience of local culture. Whenever I get a chance to be part of any festival, I grab it. Here is my experience of Songkran Bangkok. This year I got a chance to visit Bangkok during Songkran festival. It is Thai new year festival and celebrated for 3 days from 13th to 15th April. Most of the places remain close during this time. Some streets are closed to…

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Annoying Habits of Fellow Travelers

Annoying Habits of Fellow Travelers

I had traveled solo, with family, with friends, and in groups also. There are many advantages of traveling with others but at the same time, I have to deal with some irritating and annoying habits of fellow travelers. We all have to face these and we adjust. Over the years, I had noticed and dealt with some of these habits. Sometimes I told my fellow traveler what I don’t like but on other occasions, I kept quite and felt irritated….

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Things you can’t miss in Kathmandu

Things you can’t miss in Kathmandu

I had been to Nepal twice, first time I had a solo trip. The second time I took my parents and one of my friend traveled with us. It was their first trip so, I was the guide 🙂 From my experience, here is my list of things you can’t miss in Kathmandu. When I think about those trips, I feel fortunate because I had seen so many places of historical importance in good shape before the tragic earthquake of…

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Bhutan Travel guide and Itinerary

Bhutan Travel guide and Itinerary

What I liked most about Bhutan is that they maintained the uniqueness even though they are trapped between India & China. They preserved and followed their art, architecture, culture, and traditions. Bhutanese people consciously save their culture from the blunt influences of the western world. They are modern in outlook but at the same time they are very traditional and balance everything in very good manner. I had seen almost everyone wears the traditional dresses (Kira for women and Gho…

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Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

We spent our first day in Paro and then next morning we started for Thimphu, which is approx 70 km (2 hours driving time). There are some must see places in must see places in Thimpu and Punakh. Here is my list of the places. On the way we stopped at “Iron Chain Bridge” – This bridge was built by great Buddhist saint Thangtong Gyalpo in 1400 on Pro chuu, he said to had built many chain bridges in Bhutan. This…

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