Hotel Review: Meghauli Serai by Taj Safaris, Chitwan, Nepal

No matter how many great hotels I have stayed in, there is always another one waiting to surprise and delight at the same time....

Great Himalayan Drive Day 8: Illy coffee, brownies and wood fired...

What do I miss most (perhaps the only thing actually) is a good Americano and a cake or muffin to go with it. You...

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 Into Nepal – And Beyond to the North-East | #IndiaisCalling

Let me share a secret with you. If you like the idea of travel, the best journeys on the planet are road trips in...

Gallery : A Monkey looking into a Halogen Light at Pashupatinath...

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Nepal: Street Chess Anyone in Bandipur? A Video

We have all seen chess boards, but how many of us have seen one made on the street in a market? Very rarely, right?...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 12: Impressions of Thamel in capital Kathmandu...

I set out from Gorkha for Chitwan National Park on a rainy morning – only to realize jungle safaris may not be possible in...

Gallery : Blue walls and Green Windows in Tansen, Nepal

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Great Himalayan Drive Day 16: A hidden airport, river crossing and...

How interesting can journeys get? Very, if you are headed to Tiger Tops Jungle Lodge in Chitwan National Park in Nepal. I set out from...

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...