Driving to Nepal: Formalities to cross border from India

As a part of the Great Himalayan Drive, I reached Banbassa on the Nepal border – my first international crossing by car. So what...

Food: Signature Dish – Suckling Pig in Spain

by SHUBHRA KRISHAN Madrid is perhaps the most underrated Spanish city, gamely playing second lead to beautiful Barcelona. But put it on your itinerary, and...

The re-discovery of Nepal: Driving across the country

Ever since Nepal made front page news for its political troubles, it has been struck off as a holiday destination by most Indians. But...

Driving to Nepal: Delhi to Nepal in 7 hours, seriously

Have you fancied driving across to Nepal in your own car? It is not a big deal at all as I discovered when I...

Just Back From BRITAIN BY TRAIN

I recently went to the UK on a journey by train… some of you have been following the same on social media. While I...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 21: Those wonderful flying foxes in Koshi...

When my guide at the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve promised to show me the Flying Foxes, I had no idea what to expect. He...

Hotel Review: Hotel Opera, Mahendranagar, Nepal

This is the only 'quality' hotel located in Mahendranagar, located near the Indian border. Unless you have a business interest or need a night...

Vietnam : Motorcycle Diaries #1

Traveller & Writer: Shivam Gupta I was in Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, about three weeks back. Like always, I didn't have a Lonely...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 17: When a rhino almost attacked me...

Valentine’s Day is a day of hugs and kisses from those who love you. Not one to be told there is no love lost...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 19: Check out the Vulture Restaurant in...

This is one restaurant you may visit but not order anything for yourself. And if you want to see the patrons having a meal,...