Category: Incredible India

10 Things to Do When in Amritsar

There is no dearth of things to do in Amritsar, the spiritual capital of Punjab. From indulging in delicious Kulchas to visiting the world-famous Golden Temple, there is everything for everyone in this beautiful city. Today, on World Tourism Day, I want to share my experiences about Amritsar -a place …

Narayan Ashram: An Offbeat Gem of Uttarakhand

As the car takes a turn towards the sharp winding curve, I mutter under my breath, it isn’t so bad. In fact, the majestic green hills on both sides of the road is a sight to behold. After each hairpin, nature throws a surprise at me – there is a …

Divine Justice by Judge Uncle

Ours is a land rich in culture and heritage. It is a land known for its enthralling mythological tales and spellbinding stories. Such tales have been passed on from generation to generation and they not only excite and inculcate interest, but also impart morals and values to the younger generation. …

Garhwal Hills, Uttarakhand – A Travel Guide

Uttarakhand, the Abode of Gods aka Devbhoomi is a beautiful northern state of India. It is a land nestled in the majestic Himalayas- Nanda Devi, Panchachuli, Trisul to name a few and locked among the mighty rivers- Ganga and Yamuna in its varied forms. Snow clad mountains, lush green forests, …

In the Abode of Peace and Serenity – Golden Temple, Amritsar

I remember the first time I visited Golden Temple which was soon after my wedding. As fate would have it, there was a special ceremony and I couldn’t enter the Gurudwara because of a never-ending¬†queue. I was baffled by how my husband looked all glum. I didn’t know he had …

The Wagah Border Ceremony Will Give You Goosebumps

Five years ago, husband and I took a trip to Amritsar to witness the Wagah Border Ceremony. And oh, guess what! He took me there for our honeymoon. That’s a true blue Fauji, don’t you agree? About 31 km, ie. a 45-minute drive from the Golden Temple, Amritsar is a …

Why Every Indian Must Visit Jallianwala Bagh

I grew up reading and listening to the sacrifices and brave tales of our freedom fighters. My dad played a huge role in it, mostly because he was my History teacher. I used to listen to his lectures in awe and all thanks to him, I could always envision the …

Soul Searching in Rishikesh

Let me make a confession right away. The first time I visited Rishikesh was just like any other tourist. Having put up in Roorkee, Rishikesh was a perfect weekend getaway. All I did was check the top things to do in Rishikesh on various travel websites, then roamed around for …

A Walk in the Malsi Deer Park | Dehradun Zoo

Some things don’t change. Say, a day out with your friend or a walk in the¬†zoo. What if both of these are combined, that’s a memory to cherish forever, don’t you think? That weekend was epic, at the Malsi Deer Park, now Dehradun Zoo, doing one of my favorite things …

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