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A Kerala Sojourn Meets India’s Most Luxurious Train Journey

To get to really know Kerala, one must first understand her waterways – the lifeline of the entire region. There’s no better way to enrich oneself than to truly comprehend the life of the people of the land. And what better way to visit them at close quarters than in[…]

Luxury On Wheels and Water – Experience Cultural India in Style

Want to explore India in true luxury while simultaneously experiencing her myriad of living cultures? If so, it doesn’t get any better than the Luxury on Wheels and Water Journey. This is an experience that’s a unique combination of two of India’s most luxurious modes of transport, the Maharaja Express[…]

Uttarakhand – A Natural Paradise

The state of Uttarakhand wears the iconic twin peaks of Nanda Devi like a crown. And indeed this famous image is a fitting highlight for a province that is filled with abundant nature, flora, and fauna. Two of the five traditional divisions of the Himalayan range are found in Uttarakhand[…]

A 7-Day Sojourn in Kerala

Understanding Kerala’s Waterways: Kerala has an extensive network of waterways that lace the interior coastline for a stretch of almost 600 km. This gorgeous labyrinthine network of rivers, canals, streams and lagoons formed by the inimitable craftsmanship of nature is known as the Backwaters. These intricate water systems give life[…]

Nagaur Festival Puppets

The Nagaur Festival of Rajasthan

Nagaur is a small town on the edge of the vast Thar desert and as far as the eye can see, the landscape undulates with varying shades of yellow, whether you’re gazing at the multitude of temples and forts or taking in the desert.  For being a small, indiscernible dot[…]

Betwa River Rafting

Rafting on the River Betwa: The Perfect Adventure

White water rafting is an adventure sport that should be on every traveller’s list. Saved from the ravages of time and modern civilization is a small town called Orchha, which still carries remnants of its glorious past. And on the Betwa River, old-world charm comes into a seamless confluence with[…]

Birding in India – Where to Go, When to Go & What to Carry

India is home to more than 1250 species of birds. This is estimated to be 13 percent of the total number of species in the world. There are over 925 breeding species (920 residents). The Indian birds belong to 25 groups called ‘Orders’, which are further divided into ‘Families’, ‘Sub-families’[…]

3 National Parks in India You Must Visit

Hunting, Poaching and then Preservation. These National Parks have seen it all. They are the most coveted sanctuaries for indigenous plants and animals across the Asia-Pacific region. Here is a glimpse of the wonders of these Parks. Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary/ Keoladeo National Park Once a hunting ground for the Maharaja[…]

The Demoiselle Cranes of Khichan and the Man Who Brought Them There

Do you know the wonderful story behind what brings the Demoiselle Cranes to Khichan village? Once upon a time, Ratan Lal Maloo, a native of Khichan who had been working in Odisha, returned to his village. Since he did not have a lot of work to do, his uncle gave[…]

A Journey Along the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road

Travelling is not always about reaching your destination, a major chunk of the fun lies in the journey as well. If you happen to be a nature lover, road trips are a great way to immerse yourself in the beauty of your surroundings and soak it all in so that the[…]