A breathtaking experience at 14000 feet Nathula Pass

Of all the places I visited in my Sikkim trip, Gangtok was special and I was eager to reach there. The reason for it was because I was going to meet an old friend of mine from college days after 18 years. It reminded me of the times when we use to walk 3 to…

My backpacking experience in Pelling

With every travel there are new experiences and learnings about people, culture and nature. I am not sure if there are other routes to reach Pelling but the one I took from Kalimpong was through Jorethang and Geyzing. Though the ride was not that smooth because of landslide and road work going on but it…

A day of my life at Kalimpong

After spending three days in Darjeeling, I travelled further up to Kalimpong which is located at 4100 ft. It takes about 3 hours from Darjeeling and it costs you around 150 Rupees in shared Jeep. The road to Kalimpong is really good filled with greenery everywhere. The climate was misty and cold. The first place…

Darjeeling: The Land of Thunderbolt

This year I had been solo travelling in West Bengal and Sikkim.  In West Bengal I visited Darjeeling and Kalimpong where I had some unforgettable experience of my life. After 2 days of train journey from Chennai, I reached Siliguri. From Siliguri I took a shared Jeep which costed me Rs.200 and took 3.5 hours…

Mumbai:City of dreams which never sleeps

Mumbai is big and is a city that never sleeps. It’s a city where people from all walks of life come with a dream. Mumbai is India’s own New York City, bustling day and night with life. This city is filled with Billionaires, Movie stars, hard labourers and what not. It has India’s biggest film…

Vadodara : The Cultural City of Gujarat

In my last league of the Gujarat visit, I reached Vadodara from Bhuj. After visiting Vadodara I will be travelling to Ahmedabad to catch my flight back home. I travelled around 1600 kms in these 10 days and it was amazing! Vadodara which used to be called as Baroda is the third largest city in…

Dwaraka : The Gateway To Heaven

The city of Dwaraka has so much connected with the Indian history. In the Hindu epics Dwaraka is one of the seven pilgrimage sites for spiritual liberation. The other six are Mathura, Ayodhya, Kashi, Kanchipuram, Avantika and Puri. In the Indian history Dwaraka is known as the legendary city of Lord Krishna.  The home of…

Places to visit in Somnath

A busy town with visitors all the time and I was one among them. I normally don’t plan my stay in advance just to make the travel more interesting. So, here I am at travelling overnight from Ahmedabad in train and reaches Veraval station around 4 am in the morning. As I step outside the…

A small detour of Ahmedabad city

I always wanted to visit Ahmedabad, the capital city of Gujarat. It was funny for the first time when I heard that people called it Manchester city of India but became curious to know why. Manchester in England is famous for the cotton textiles around the world. It is situated along the banks of the…

13 Apps That Will Help You Travel Better In India

If you are planning to travel alone make sure you pack light, carry some emergency cash, and more importantly don’t forget your smartphone. Here are some of the free apps (android) for your travel in India that you don’t want to miss. Free WiFi Finder This free app called Free WiFi Finder will help you…

Wandering around the city of Bhuj

The capital city of Kutch is one of the most interesting and cultural cities of India. It was ruled by the Jadeja Rajput dynasty of the Samma tribe in 1510 and made Bhuj their capital and remained Kutch’s most important town ever since. Bhuj sells some amazing handicrafts which is known worldwide apart from the…

How to Choose the right Backpack

Getting a right backpack is an important thing for any trip.If you buy too big then you land up carrying extra weight, too small won’t help you fit anything inside. Similarly if you choose wrong material the your stuffs can get wet in rain. I spent very little time in buying my first backpack but…