Exploring French colony in Pondicherry and Auroville

Exploring French colony in Pondicherry and Auroville

Pondicherry is a quaint little town on the Coromandel coast of Bay of Bengal. Pondicherry or Puducherry was the last French colony in India. It became a part of India in 1954 as a union territory. At the time of transfer to India, the citizens of Indian and French origin in Pondicherry were given the … Read moreExploring French colony in Pondicherry and Auroville

Unique experiences in India – More than Silk and Spice

Unique experiences in India

India is developing fast with time but cultural activities and traditions are the same as in earlier days. A journey across India is incomplete without experiencing its festivals and culture. India is no more just the land of silk and spice or snake charmers. India can be explored with an open mind and you should … Read moreUnique experiences in India – More than Silk and Spice

North Goa or South Goa – Best beaches in Goa & Best time to visit

North Goa or South Goa - Best beaches in Goa & Best time to visit

Goa is popular for its beaches, nightlife, safe environment and water sports. Goa is bounded by the Arabian Sea and has around 70 big & small beaches on its 125 Km long shoreline. The sea water’s temperature makes Goa a perfect destination for swimming and water sports. The best beaches in North Goa are popular … Read moreNorth Goa or South Goa – Best beaches in Goa & Best time to visit

My Jaipur itinerary – Places to visit in Jaipur in one day, 2 days & 3 days

My trip to Jaipur itinerary - Places to visit in Jaipur in one day, 2 days & 3 days

Jaipur is the biggest city of Rajasthan as well as the state capital. It is a modern city like any other big city in India. There are so many historical places and things to do in Jaipur. Considering that there is so much to see and do, a Jaipur itinerary depends upon how many days … Read moreMy Jaipur itinerary – Places to visit in Jaipur in one day, 2 days & 3 days

Best places to visit in Mumbai with friends, family or solo

Best places to visit in Mumbai with friends, family or solo

My first visit to Mumbai was more than 16 years back with friends. I noticed lots of changed in Mumbai over the years, somethings improved and some worsened. When I first visited, we spent a day in Mumbai and hired a cab for the Mumbai sightseeing tour. It was not a planned tour, we engaged … Read moreBest places to visit in Mumbai with friends, family or solo

Kashi Vishwanath and other must visit temples of Varanasi

Temples of Varanasi

The ancient name of Varanasi is Kashi, which means ‘the luminous one’ or ‘city of the light’. It derived its name from ‘Kasha’ which actually means ‘brightness’. The brightness is referred to the glow emitting from the Shiva, who is established here in the form of Linga “The Pillar of light”. The new name Varanasi … Read moreKashi Vishwanath and other must visit temples of Varanasi

Varanasi Travel Guide – Best Places to Visit, Stay & Eat

Points of Interest in Varanasi for Sightseeing

This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission for purchases or booking made through these links at no extra cost to you whatsoever. Varanasi was previously known as Banaras and Kashi, locals still call it Banaras. Varanasi is famous for its Ghats on Ganga river, temples, silk Sarees, and its food. Banaras … Read moreVaranasi Travel Guide – Best Places to Visit, Stay & Eat

Safety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

Safety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

In India whenever anyone mentions traveling to Varanasi, it is considered they are going for the religious purpose. Varanasi is one of the holiest and oldest cities in the world. Ghats on Ganga river are the lifeline of Varanasi and most of the activities revolves around them. Ganga river and Kashi Vishwanath temple are two … Read moreSafety and travel tips before you travel to Varanasi

Cherrapunji sightseeing trip from Shillong Meghalaya

Cherrapunji sightseeing trip from Shillong

After visiting some interesting places in Shillong, we traveled to Cherrapunji in Meghalaya. I planned a short trip of one day for Cherrapunji sightseeing. Cherrapunji is that place, which I knew by name from my school days because we were taught that it is the wettest place in the world. It was the wettest place … Read moreCherrapunji sightseeing trip from Shillong Meghalaya

Places to visit near Guwahati for the day trips

Pobitora, Temples of Hajo and Sualkuchi -Places to visit near Guwahati for the day trips

I started my northeast trip from Guwahati and visited some interesting places there. We took a short trip from Guwahati to Shillong & Chirapunjee. We visited some interesting places in Guwahati and also visited Kamakhaya & other temples there. There are some interesting places to visit near Guwahati. During my stay, I took short day … Read morePlaces to visit near Guwahati for the day trips