Discover Offbeat destinations: Raghurajpur

Raghurajpur

Certain destinations in India are a heaven for all those seeking to explore the hidden art and artifacts that India has! Whether you are seeking to experience the rustic village life of a typical East Indian Village or learn how the locals create different types of handicraft paintings, you can …

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Photo Essay: Kutch, Gujarat

This possibly is one of my favorite places in India, having already travelled there twice so far, I am more than ready to go again…and again! Located at the far Western edge of Gujarat, Kutch is not part of the typical touristy trail. Whilst many wander through Rajasthan for a view of the desert, very few actually venture …

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COORG: A perfect home away from home

If you are tired of hearing about the touristy Munnar, Ooty, Kodaikanal or Thekkady in South India and want to try something unexplored while feeling at home then head to Coorg, Karnataka. You will find lush coffee and tea plantations, rice paddy farms, roadside cafes, breathtaking monasteries, finger licking authentic …

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14 ways to interact with locals when travelling in India

Here are 14 ways you can enrich your travel experiences by interacting with locals on your next holiday! Stay in a Homestay, “live like a local”. Leave your car , travel in local transport. Learn to cook local cuisine with a local. Let a local show you the best places to shop. Explore …

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Dholavira-the lost civilization of India!

How many of you know that in the state of Gujarat, hidden in the parched lands of the Kutch, lies an ancient civilization! Yes friends, it IS actually possible to go and witness the splendor and complexity of the Indus Valley Civilization in India. Sometimes we get so caught up …

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What’s Meaningful Travel ?

    What is meaningful Travel? Travel in which you can make a difference to the society, to your surrounding and to nature and wildlife is what travelling meaningfully is! Yes, you may travel for the sake of exploring new places, new destinations and for the fun and enjoyment of …

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Banni Villages of Kutch

    “Sunset, stars and stories etched on the sands of time…” The vast grasslands of Banni meet the Great Rann in the Khavda region, north of Bhuj. They are home to numerous pastoral nomadic, semi-nomadic and resident people who keep sheep, goats, camels, buffaloes and other livestock. The 40 or so …

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