Here’s why Amritsar should be on every backpacker’s travel list

Bright orange turbans, long silver swords, a maze of narrow, littered streets filled with aromas of food in the air – Amritsar is like no other place I’ve ever visited. With the famous Golden Temple, crowded alleys in the old city, a chequered history and some of the best food to be sampled, Amritsar is truly synonymous with Punjab. A little about the city Drawing its name from the Amrit Sarovar, the holy tank that surrounds the magnificient Golden Temple and translating to ‘pool of nectar’ in English, this spiritual city sees a lot of travellers round the year and Continue Reading

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10 Essential Tips for the First-time International Traveller

International trips are always a dream but if not planned properly, they can easily turn into a nightmare. If you are a first-time international traveller planning a trip, here are 10 essential tips that will make sure you have a wonderful holiday abroad. 1. Be flexible & open When planning is always appreciated, meticulous planning with everything been taken care end-to-end can be a bit boring. Great stories always blossom when you are lost. So, be sure to leave enough space for your itinerary to breath and add in newer experiences as you explore. 2. Shop at the supermarket Understand Continue Reading

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Abhaneri

Abhaneri – Trip to the most beautiful stepwell of Rajasthan

Whether you want to see the ancient fortresses, centuries-old temples, colorful gardens, pretty lakes, or the vibrant bazaars, there are enough places near Jaipur that’ll bring you closer to the lively culture and royal lifestyle of Rajasthan. One such destination is Abhaneri. Famous for its early medieval monuments like Chand Baori, this place had long been on my travel list. With its close proximity to Jaipur, this place is a must visit for architecture lovers. A small rustic village in Northern Rajasthan, Abhaneri is 95 kms from Jaipur. Located on the National Highway 11 connecting Agra and Jaipur, it is Continue Reading

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Goan Girl In Uttarakhand

Bloggers Meetup at Naukuchitaal – The nine cornered lake

Charles A. Sherring, a British anthropologist once wrote this about Uttarakhand – “In those lovely valleys there is still the romance and poetry of life: each tree has its god, each bush its spirit” And it’s true! Uttarakhand always leaves me stranded for words surrounding me in its high-rising Himalayas, the tree-covered hillsides and enchanting lakes. It is a dramatic land covered with holy peaks, lakes and rivers which makes it one of the finest getaways for a pleasant holiday retreat from our hectic city routines. On a cold foggy January morning this year, I along with my blogger friends Continue Reading

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Kasol – The Solo Trip That Changed My Life

“Travelling—it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” Cliche, but true. Having heard all these stories from amazing globe-trotters and them travelling to their 45th country or 10th year abroad, made me wonder—where did it all begin? I never thought I would travel solo. It kind of just…happened. And I’m glad it did, because it changed my life. When the thoughts of breaking away from the constraints of a mundane life struck me back in 2016, I decided to quit my job and take the roads less travelled to rediscover myself. With that, I counted up my savings, Continue Reading

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