Chiang Mai, Thailand – Rose of the North

By MANISHA AHLAWAT Chiang Mai literally means New City, even though it's an old city. That is because the city was built in 1296 as...

Off to Kenya – With an Eleventh Hour Itinerary | Wildlife

After years of planning and anticipation, I finally left for Kenya. On October 27, 2015 to be precise. But not before uncertainty till almost...

The Belly Dancer of Istanbul: Would you like to date her?

Right folks, before you get excited seeing the headline, I don’t think the belly dancer here is looking to date any of her audience....

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...

Travel to Magical and Mystical Bhutan: March 2016

If there is one destination that should be on everyone’s travel wish list, it is Bhutan. A few lucky ones will be travelling to...

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

Limited edition prints of this image are for sale. Ordering info is given at the end of the post. Click on the image for...

The Joy of First Class Train Travel in UK: 10 Reasons

I love travelling by train in Europe including in the UK. The trains are usually comfortable no matter the class - but I discovered...

Jordan / Petra: Tips for exploring the ancient city

When in Petra, the sun, heat, dust and the near endless city do not make it easy to explore. Here are some tips to...

Great Himalayan Drive Day 10: Discovering Bandipur by chance in Nepal

I set out from Pokhara for the Chitwan National Park on Day 10 of the Great Himalayan Drive – not knowing that I would...

Bangkok, Thailand – You Need All Your Energy Reserves To Live...

By MANISHA AHLAWAT Bangkok is a city where you need to let go of whatever is holding you back and let your hair down.  The city...