Shekhawati – A Big Open Air Museum | Rajasthan – India

Shekhawati is literally one big open air museum. Add colour, food and bazaars to it and you have a holiday destination for all. Bonus...

Manas National Park: A Hidden Wonder | Assam – India

Manas is one of the richest and most beautiful of protected forests in India, and home to the maximum number of endangered animal species...

Ajanta and Ellora: Wonders Beyond the Taj Mahal | Maharashtra –...

Astounding! This is the only expression I can think of to describe the caves at Ajanta and Ellora around Aurangabad in Maharashtra. These could...

Thanedar: The Birthplace of Apples in India | Himachal Pradesh, India

The next time you bite into a juicy apple from Himachal Pradesh, thank American Samuel Evan Stokes for it. He came to India on...

Endless Desert and Wild Ass Country | The Little Rann of...

What do you do when you see miles of unbroken surface of dark silt, all bare and without a sign of life? You will...

Meeting Blackbucks, the Sweetest Ones | Velavadar Sanctuary, Gujarat – India

As far as sanctuaries go, Velavadar in Gujarat is the sweetest one. It is home to Blackbucks, beautiful members of the deer family. Velavadar...

Srinagar: A City fit for Royals | Kashmir, India

There is something royal about Srinagar. You can feel it in the air. Ad why not? If the Mughal emperors could make the long...

Shoja: Go, Lose Yourself in the Himalayas | Himachal Pradesh, India

Can you have the best of all the worlds? Possibly, if you go to Shoja, a lesser known gem of the Himalayas in Himachal...

Nilgiri Mountain Railway: A Toy Train You Must Ride | Tamil...

Wheeeee! I am on a toy train ride. Starting from Ooty or Ootacamund, now officially renamed Udagamandalam going downhill all the way to Mettuppalayam...

Kaza: The Land of the Highest Villages | Himachal Pradesh, India

If you want to explore the high altitude cold desert region of Spiti valley, Kaza will be your base for much of it. At...