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Binsar – Where You Succumb To The Mountains

Binsar – Where You Succumb To The Mountains

Someone told me Binsar was overrated and I could skip it. Well, I’m too obstinate to listen to anyone if I have made up my mind about a place. So, I did visit Binsar (Almora district, Uttarakhand), and loved it. I mean, how could you […]

Where The Kumaoni Village Life Embraces You

Where The Kumaoni Village Life Embraces You

My cabby was a bit skeptical about the homestay that I was supposed to stay in Deora village. He was concerned about my safety. He even ensured that there was really a homestay and the right person had come to pick me up by asking […]

The Pleasures of Slow Travel At Bob’s Place, Nathuakhan

The Pleasures of Slow Travel At Bob’s Place, Nathuakhan

Let me begin by saying that Bob’s Place is created for slow travel. It’s a quiet mountain resort in a small village called Nathuakhan (Kumaon, Uttarakhand), where you can live for a few days, the good old times. The mountain views from your room, the […]

The Colours Of Kumaon – In Photos

The Colours Of Kumaon – In Photos

Kumaon has been my best mountain escape to date. I have to admit that I don’t particularly enjoy winters. So, choosing to visit Uttarakhand in November was a totally impromptu decision for me. The trip just happened, and I lapped it up and how! Besides […]

Pumpkins, Mustard Fields, Cows, Calves And Faces Of Suhelwa – A Photo Essay

Pumpkins, Mustard Fields, Cows, Calves And Faces Of Suhelwa – A Photo Essay

Suhelwa is beautiful. Let me admit that I was there for a ‘Bird’ festival by UP Tourism Forest Department, but I couldn’t keep myself from devouring the peerless beauty of Suhelwa beyond its wildlife. Yes, Suhelwa is a wildlife sanctuary and it’s a must-visit for […]

My Peek Into Padavedu

My Peek Into Padavedu

Padavedu is one of the sustainable villages of India. My fascination for rural charms takes me to different villages in India. That being said, I love cities, too. To put it aptly, I’d say cities are my home and villages are ‘picnic’ for me. I […]

Travelling Solo In Arunachal Pradesh

Travelling Solo In Arunachal Pradesh

I’m so, so happy to have got back to travelling solo with Arunachal Pradesh! Northeast India had always fascinated me for its culture, people and of course, its natural beauty. I had been thinking about beginning my tryst with the seven-sister states as soon as possible. […]

12 Reasons To Escape To Villages

12 Reasons To Escape To Villages

I’m absolutely fascinated by a countryside life. For a townie like me, it’s like slipping into a different world. The quiet of nature, the lushness of flora, and the rusticity of living – all of it mingled together exudes something very potent for a traveller. […]