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All the travel experience garnered from across the globe in every possible way.

The beauty and the beach

Kochi or the former Cochin, is the financial as well as business capital of Kerala and flocks more tourist and resident population as compared to Trivandrum.  Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, This place has been ruled by Portuguese, British and Dutch in the past; was one the earliest European colonies in India majorly…

Touchdown in Trivandrum

Thiruvananthapuram – The capital of God’s own country, Kerala or the former Trivandrum is just the political capital for the state as Cochin happily enjoys the status of being the commercial capital of Kerala. That being said, this in no ways makes it any less beautiful than its counterpart. Infact, I am all for having…

Drifting through “Scotland of Asia”

Vagamon– “Scotland of Asia “is situated at an altitude of 1100 m above sea level, on the outskirts of the Western Ghats. Being surrounded by three main hills – Murugan, Kurisomala and Thangal each representing the principal religions in Kerala i.e. Hinduism, Christianity and Islam – depicting the absolute cultural harmony. Initially discovered by the British;…

Ambarsar on 35MM

Amritsar, a city laced in Sikh culture and butter partially. Popularly regarded as the food capital of India. The city came into existence 500 odd years back by the 4th Sikh guru, Guru Ram Das. The preceding guru; Guru Arjan Singh was the one who build the most famous relic of Sikhs, the Darbar Sahib commonly known as…

The RanchoLand

The Movie 3 idiots came in 2009, it inspired millions to follow our heart, do what we were supposed to do and not be in an invisible life cage. This was mostly the obvious part, the part that most of us do not know about is, it urged people to travel and to the tune…

Backpacking epicurean’s take on Amritsar

“Food history is as important as a baroque church. Governments should recognize cultural heritage and protect traditional foods.  A cheese is as worthy of preserving as a sixteenth-century building.” Carlo Petrini Amritsar, The unaccredited culinary capital of India has been making quiet a noise in the culinary circuit. Anywhere you read, the name would just crawl…

Cultural beauty at Nubra

The Cultural show at Nubra is a short performance of 15 minutes by few Ladakhi women, who sing and dance. The show is unique as these people are influenced by Gilgit-Baltistan crowd; that has been regular in the region, which gives them a touch of Pakistan. What’s important to observe is they sing, dance and even play…