A Traveler’s Guide to Bangalore

From the 'Town of baked beans' to the Silicon Valley of India, Bangalore or Bengaluru, as it is called now, has come a long way. What once used to be referred as a pensioners' paradise has now become the heart of the booming IT industry of India. Not only has the city...

The Importance of Travel Insurance for Round the World Trips

[divider invisible] If you are busy planning your round the world trip, first of all I’m sure you’re bursting with excitement! But secondly, have you thought about your worldwide travel insurance whilst you’re away? It all seems very boring I know, especially when...

The Roman Theatre in Verulamium

It is early evening and there is anticipation and excitement in Verulamium. Shops and businesses have already shut down for the day and all the townspeople have only one destination to head towards that day — the theatre in Verulamium, where a renowned theatre group...

Glimpses from the Mahakumbh

"बर्तन पे राख़ लगा दो तो वो चमक उठेंगे .. फिर तुम राख़ लगा कर पवित्र कैसे नहीं हो सकते हो ? टूटे बर्तन की तरह हम अपने शरीर को समेटने लगे ... अनमने ढंग से जीवन की खुरचे हटाने ...और धीर धीरे सारे कपडे जो समाज ने दिए थे, लगे फेकने ...और वो गरम राख़ हर जगह  लगा ...बढ़ते...

Lahore Fort – Pakistan

Located in the Pakistani city of Lahore, the Lahore Fort or the Shahi Quila as its locally referred as, is a majestic fort built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The Fort is a beautiful and imposing mix of the Persian and Mughal architecture. It is divided into two...


Turtuk – The Crown Jewel Of Baltistan

Turtuk – The Crown Jewel Of Baltistan

Turtuk in Ladakh is a part of the tiny enclave from Baltistan which rejoined India in 1971, perhaps the only place where you will be able to experience the beautiful Balti culture as an Indian citizen.

In The Nubra Valley

In The Nubra Valley

The Nubra Valley in Ladakh has seen trade caravans of the Silk route since antiquity and is famous for its sand dunes and double Bactrian humped camels.


Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Common Travel Scams and How to Avoid Them

Most travelers will fall prey to a travel scam no matter how hard they try to blend in with the locals. While not all scams can be prevented, it’s important to take extra measures to avoid them. The first step in avoiding a scam is learning how to identify one.


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