3 Best weekend camping site near Mumbai to pitch you own tent

Has the thought of weekend camping ever occurred to you but then you rebuffed it thinking it to be impossible plan due to many reasons like safety, food, or sanitation? If the answer is yes !!! Well, then its time that you plan it ASAP because Mumbai gives you plenty of those options: Prabalgarh (Prabalmachi… Read More 3 Best weekend camping site near Mumbai to pitch you own tent

Kheerganga: because the story of endurance should be a beautiful one

Kheer Ganga (3050 meters) lies at the extreme end of Parvati valley and the last inhibited village while trekking to pin valley via Pin-Parvati pass. Kheerganga’s panoramic skies and vast greenery are a much-needed delight to the trekker’s eyes and especially the tired legs. It is a holy place with a hot water spring, a… Read More Kheerganga: because the story of endurance should be a beautiful one

A road tip of 1800 km in just 6 days in HRTC – The Lifeline of Himalayas

It was the time of much needed break between two jobs and interestingly it happened in the middle of the Indian winters. A road trip of Himachal immediately crossed my mind but than since I had I was basically , I thought why not do it with public mode of transport. Getting my brother, Aakash… Read More A road tip of 1800 km in just 6 days in HRTC – The Lifeline of Himalayas

Choosing a trekking guide – local guides Vs organizing companies in the Himalayas

This is one of the biggest dilemmas for a trekker – Selecting organized trekking companies or experienced locals for the next trek. Well, there is no easy answer but this, however, needs a discussion. Since I have used the services of YHAI, Indiahikes, Renok, Adventure Nation and many locals, I will present some hard hitting… Read More Choosing a trekking guide – local guides Vs organizing companies in the Himalayas

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 Pakhiits cinematography and its dialogues. One particular dialogue which got stuck in mind and which motivated me to see Chandratal was a lovely conversation… 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