Kunzum Travel List #24: Ranthambhore – Looking the tiger in the...

Would you ride in an open Gypsy in temperatures exceeding 50 degrees Celsius? With the sun threatening to burn everything in sight, and the...

Kunzum Travel List #16: Pahalgam – Leaving you breathless

If you have ever been to Pahalgam, the vivid imagery of driving the winding roads along the Lidder river with towering peaks in the...

Kunzum Travel List #3: Tabo, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh – The Village...

Don’t honk when driving into Tabo. You might disturb people sleeping in caves. Tabo is a small Buddhist village of a few hundred, located 3050...

Kunzum Travel List #08: Leh – At the top of the...

Give me half an opportunity and I will be back in Leh. By road, even if it takes at least three days from Delhi...

Kunzum Travel List #17: Srinagar – A city fit for royals

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

Kunzum Travel List #18: The Nilgiri Mountain Railway: A toy train...

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

Books: The Kunzum Travel List is out – Great holidays to...

The Kunzum Travel List is out. Travellers rejoice. You will now never be short of ideas when planning your next holiday. What is the Kunzum...

Kunzum Travel List #7: Jispa – The oasis across the ridge

This is it. The edge of heaven. As far as oases go, Jispa’s tough to beat. Those driving to Ladakh usually take a night...

Kunzum Travel List #12: Zanskar – Remote but not regressive

The road from Kargil to Zanskar is one of the most trying you will drive on. It is either pot-holed, or just a rocky...

Kunzum Travel List #09: Ladakh – The Buddhist Circuit

You have to hand it over to the Buddhists. For centuries they have gone about practicing and preserving their religion, not diluting its essence...