Best of South-West Australia – 9 days travelogue on a caravan

Four friends embark on a journey of great western Australian road trip. From exploring some of the pristine beaches and tasting wines from about 4-5 vineyards, from visiting cheese factory to drooling in the chocolate factory, we did it all and that too in a self driven caravan, where we slept, ate, cooked, bathed and camped all in our 9 days trip to South Western Australia… Read More Best of South-West Australia – 9 days travelogue on a caravan

Chandratal

In 2013, I had watched this beautiful movie “Lootera” based on O. Henry’s story The Last Leaf and directed by Vikramaditya Motwane. Two things which I really loved the movie was its cinematography and its dialogues. One particular dialogue which got stuck in mind and which motivated me to see Chandratal was a lovely conversation on… Read More Chandratal

Hiking Bluff Knoll

At  1098 meters, Bluff Knoll is the highest peak of South-Western Australia and third highest in Western Australia. Sound fascinating right? ‘Highest peak’. Well, its not that difficult as it sounds but it is certainly the most spectacular peaks in Western Australia. Important information Length: 6km (return) Time: 3-4 Hours Level: Easy to Moderate Best period:… Read More Hiking Bluff Knoll

Calma de Ilha – Diu

Diu, the tiny island with an amazing tourism advertisement and equally awesome tourism website, is tucked beneath Gujarat’s Kathiawar coast and fairly hidden from tourism map of India. Calma de Ilha as they call it in Portuguese is absolutely opposite to its twin brother Daman in terms of serenity. Mostly pronounced together but they are geographically… Read More Calma de Ilha – Diu

Diveagar

Diveagar (Dive Agar) is a serene coastal village in Konkan located in Shrivardhan Taluka, Raigad district in Maharashtra, approximately 170 kilometres south of Mumbai. The area includes a fishing settlement, a beach, a temple, local businesses engaged in coconut and betel nut tree farming, and some resort businesses such as restaurants, cottage rentals and motels, and… Read More Diveagar

Pushkar

The name ‘Pushkar’, literally means ‘lotus flower’ is one of the sacred Dhams (pilgrimage site) in Hinduism. For tourist like me, its place where colors and cultures come alive, where every grain of sand dunes has its own music, where no one will stop you from doing nothing or everything. According to the legend, Brahma… Read More Pushkar

Kaas Plateau

The best part of living in Mumbai is the plethora of weekend getaways it offers to travel enthusiasts. Some destinations are so obscure, resting amidst the wilderness of western ghats that one has to dig deep on the internet(got the irony! 😉 to unearth them. Kaas Plateau is one such place. Maharashtra’s very own valley of… Read More Kaas Plateau

Thimpu

Staying in Thimpu Thimpu has many hotels but only certain few are in the heart of city. Almost all travel blogs suggest Hotel Tandin in budget category. The rates now has been revised and current price for standard double bed is 1800 Nu. (1 Nu = 1 INR). The hotel has all the basic amenities… Read More Thimpu

Permit to Bhutan from Royal Bhutan Consulate, Kolkata

Update for getting an online permit (Dec 2017):  Response from Consul (Immigration), Royal Bhutanese Consulate General  Dear Mr. Vivek, With reference to your mail, this is to inform that currently, only passport holders can apply for permit online. The same must be routed through any Bhutanese travel agent or hotel registered with the Tourism Council of… Read More Permit to Bhutan from Royal Bhutan Consulate, Kolkata

2 Nights 3 Days Udaipur + Khulbhalgarh Itinerary

Pre-requirements – Carry camera Identity proof document other than PAN CARD Travel light, please 😛 DAY 1 Ask for a pick up for hotel from station/airport Leave for Khumbhalgarh by 10 am. Have POHA/PYAZ KACHODI for breakfast at Sukhadiya Circle. (Bhole Nath Nashta Center) AT KUMBHALGARH (via Ranakpur Jain Temple if possible) Ask the driver… Read More 2 Nights 3 Days Udaipur + Khulbhalgarh Itinerary

What you need to know before traveling to Bangkok from India

Congratulations for your decision to visit Thailand. Here is a comprehensive list of things which you should keep in mind before leaving India – Money exchange – Certain minimum amount of Thai Baht needs to be carried for getting clearance at airport. The best way would be carry 50 % cash, use credit card wherever… Read More What you need to know before traveling to Bangkok from India