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Places to visit in Jodhpur – India’s Blue City

Places to visit in Jodhpur – India’s Blue City

My first visit to Jodhpur was more than 18 years back with a group of friends. Those days Google was not used for research. We use to refer to guidebooks and ask hotel’s front “What are the best places to visit in Jodhpur”. Gone are the days and now it’s much easier to plan the travel. Read about Most common travel Mistakes and How to avoid them. After all these years Jodhpur was still fresh in my mind when I…

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Places to visit in Rishikesh and Haridwar

Places to visit in Rishikesh and Haridwar

I consider Haridwar and Rishikesh as twin cities because I think almost everyone who visits one city goes to the other also or at least I had done so. I have been to Haridwar and Rishikesh many times with family or friends. These places are in my memories since I went with my parents as a small kid. Haridwar is a Hindu religious city, whereas Rishikesh is a spiritual city though there are numerous Hindu temples. Taking a dip in…

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Which is your Favorite and Least Favorite City in India?

Which is your Favorite and Least Favorite City in India?

India is a vast country with many big and small cities, the culture is different from North to South and east to west India. The languages are different, culture is different, food is different, traditions are different, language is different, there are many diversities in India. I have asked some of my fellow travelers and bloggers, which are their favorite city in India and which is their least favorite city in India. And what are the reasons or experiences which…

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Things to do in Bangkok – My 3 Days Itinerary

Things to do in Bangkok – My 3 Days Itinerary

Bangkok is a most affordable destination from India, it is cheaper than some of the Indian destinations. My first trip to Bangkok was way back in 2004 and I still have some memories from that trip. There are a lot of things to do in Bangkok but due to time restraint, I could not do much. Recently I have been to Bangkok again because I was traveling to Cambodia via Thailand. I got 3 days in Bangkok and I decided…

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Things to do in Alibaug and its Best Beaches

Things to do in Alibaug and its Best Beaches

Alibaug is one of the closest weekend getaways from Mumbai with clean beaches. It is easily accessible by ferry from the Gateway of India in Colaba, South Mumbai. Alibaug is one of the most popular destinations from Mumbai and Pune due to its clean beaches and laid back environment. During my last two visits to Mumbai, I went to Alibaug and saw some interesting places. There are many small & big hotels, bungalows & homestays in Alibaug for every traveler…

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Best Time to Visit and Tips for Visiting Angkor Wat

Best Time to Visit and Tips for Visiting Angkor Wat

There is no doubt that the region of Angkor around Siem Reap is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. It remained hidden for 500 years from the world. Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia. In 2015, 5 million people visited Angkor archeological park and you can just imagine how many people visit these temples every day. It is not easy to see a monument if you are walking…

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Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park

Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park

Temples of Siem Reap in Angkor Archeological Park are one of the biggest heritage sites of UNESCO. When I planned my trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, I did enough research. But when I reached there and started exploring I realized there are so many temples and every temple is special in its own way. Though some of the temples of Angkor Wat looks similar still they are different in certain aspects. I knew it is grand temple complex…

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Hill stations near Delhi for weekend trips in summers

Hill stations near Delhi for weekend trips in summers

The summer heat in Delhi and other north Indian cities gets unbearable in the month of May and June. The temperature rises and goes up to 44-46 Celsius in most of North India. Summer is that time of year when most of the Indian plains get unbearably hot. Everyone wants to take short weekend breaks or long holidays in Hills, where the temperature is much lower than plains. I searched for best possible weekend trips to hill stations near Delhi…

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Offbeat and Peaceful places in Delhi – A Local’s Guide

Offbeat and Peaceful places in Delhi – A Local’s Guide

The capital of India is not so popular among tourists for longer durations. Most people use it as a transit point before going to other places in India and they visit few popular places in Delhi. There are so many offbeat and peaceful places in Delhi to explore other than its popular monuments like. Red Fort or India Gate etc. These are not regular tourist places but are good to experience the local culture and enjoy the Delhi. Some of…

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India through the eyes of foreign travelers

India through the eyes of foreign travelers

I am partial about India and I can say a lot of things about my country. But it is also important what visitors think about India and what is India through the eyes of foreign travelers. As per records, more than 10 million foreign tourists visited India in 2017. Some had a fantastic experience, some were ok and some might have gone disappointed. A new culture and country are not easy to understand. I have asked some basic questions to…

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