Category: Travel Tales

5 Temples in Bangkok You Shouldn’t Miss

With over 40,000 estimated Buddhist Wats in Thailand, you’ll find the most beautiful of them all here in Bangkok – at least in my opinion. Temples in Bangkok often holds his place atop the must-sees in the city. In a maxi dress, I went about with the sole aim of …

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 …

Things to Do in Krabi, Thailand

Given an option to go back to Thailand, I would choose Krabi any day and just stay there. These days, I wake up wishing I could be immediately transported back to the beautiful beaches this island has to offer.  Those days with a mango shake in hand, walking along the …

This Is Why Judge Uncle Temple Is So Famous

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, …

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 …