Camping in Wadi Rum Desert in Jordan for one night | Jordan Travel Diaries

Wadi Rum Desert is a visually stunning valley desert lying in southern Jordan and made famous worldwide by the epic Hollywood movie ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ which was filmed here. Like many travellers to Jordan, we also visited Wadi Rum for the ‘authentic Bedouin camping’ safari for one night, which turned out to be mix of […]

Bodh Gaya in Bihar, India ~ Buddhism’s holiest site in the world

Bodh Gaya is popular world over as the place where Gautama Buddha obtained enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Located in eastern state of Bihar and once a small village, Bodh Gaya today sees international visitors from all over the globe, many of them from the major Buddhist following countries. I visited Bodh Gaya for the […]

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church in Panjim, Goa | Most popular Churches in Goa

Our monsoon Goa getaway sightseeing started with a visit to The ‘Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church‘  located in Panjim, Goa, India. It is the most popular and visited church in Goa and has featured in many Hindi films.

Golden Smiles of Uzbeki People | Uzbekistan Travel Diaries #2

The first thing I noticed on my Uzbekistan Trip, standing in Immigration Line of Tashkent International Airport was the gold teeth of some of the Uzbeki local populace. That got me intrigued and I asked my Tour Leader Jayanti about it. She said that this was very common practice for people of Uzbekistan and sometimes […]

Walking Safari in Satpura Tiger Reserve | Madhya Pradesh, India

In the light of golden evening sun at Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh India, while I sat crouched on the ground watching wild boars walking around about 500 meters from me behind a bush, I wondered why is it that I had goose bumps all over; I mean I saw the same wild boars […]

Baijnath Temple in Palampur Himachal Pradesh, India

I am fascinated by the mythological narratives related with the ancient cities & heritage, especially of my faith Hinduism.  Although, I am more of a spiritual person who most often is a bit lazy about the faith related rituals in my daily life, I am constantly wanting to know about the various narratives of our […]

Skies of Ambala, Haryana | Ambala Travel Diaries #2

I Never Get Tired of the Blue Sky ~ Vincent Van Gogh Indeed, like Mr. Gogh (who is one of my favourite painters), yours truly is always inspired by the skies.  I always make it a point to gaze at the sky once in the morning before I start the day and even in the […]

Po Lin Monastery on Lantau Island | Hong Kong

Po Lin Monastery, located on Ngong Ping pleateau of Lantau Island in Hong Kong is a pretty Buddhist monastery complex, located amidst beautiful surroundings.  The star attraction of Po Lin monastery is ofcourse ‘The Big Buddha’ or Tian Tan Buddha and it is listed as one of the top 10 attractions of Hong Kong by […]

Big Buddha at Lantau Island in Hong Kong | Encounter with serenity in Asia’s World City

He who would be serene and pure needs but one thing, detachment ~ Meister Eckart All my tiredness from waiting in the queues climbing the steps to, seemed to fade away into a serene happiness as I gazed into the face of Tian Tan Buddha (popularly known as Big Buddha) at Po Lin Monastery in […]

What to wear in Hong Kong | Packing List for year round travel | Solo woman traveler’s style guide for Hong Kong sightseeing

Hong Kong is we all know, is a vibrant cosmopolitan world city. It is quite different from the other cities of South Asia in terms of food, nightlife and also style & fashion. Ofcourse, its weather is famous for being unpredictable, in all seasons. For a traveler, what to pack when visiting Hong Kong is […]

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