Saffron Leaves, Scenic Roads & An Unread Letter

Part 4. Stories and cultural observations from my solo motorcycle trip to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in March.

A Motorcycle Ride on a Blanket of Snow and Ice

motorcycle trip himachal pradesh

Part 3. Stories and cultural observations from my solo motorcycle trip to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in March.

The Perennial Refugees, The Invisible Man & The Dwarf

Tiuni - Places to visit in Uttarakhand

Part 2. Stories and cultural observations from my solo motorcycle trip to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in March.

The Patagonia Debt and The God of Death

Tons River Through A Gorge

Part 1. Stories and cultural observations from my solo motorcycle trip to Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh in March.

Spiti Valley (India) 10 Day Travel Guide

Dhankar Monastery
Dhankar Monastery

Spiti Valley located in the remote northeastern corner of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a cold desert mountain valley perched in the Himalayan mountains [Read More]

2 Week Indonesia Itinerary under Rs. 70,000 (US$ 1,000)

Bratan Temple, Bali Indonesia Bratan Temple, Bali Indonesia

Visiting Indonesia’s main islands of Bali, Flores, Java, and Sulawesi in two weeks for less than INR 70,000 (US$ 1000). The itinerary includes visiting active volcanoes, Bali beaches, ancient Hindu temple, world’s largest Buddhist monument, Komodo Dragons and many other absolutely stunning attractions [Read More …]

1 Week in Bali for Under Rs. 20,000 ($300)

Uluwatu Temple, Bali Indonesia Uluwatu Temple, Bali

Bali is the prime tourist destination of Indonesia. It deserves the title with numerous turquoise beaches, ancient Balinese Hindu temples, green and gold rice fields, and a tranquil vibe emanating from smiling faces of friendly locals. There are ancient Balinese Hindu temples, some thousands of years old. UNESCO acclaimed golden terraces of rice [Read More …]

How to visit Komodo Island to see the Dragons

Komodo Dragon at Komodo Island in Indonesia Komodo Dragon at Komodo Island in Indonesia

Komodo Island is home to cold blooded creatures from the days of the dinosaur. Where the continental plates collide, lies the domain of the Dragons. Komodo Dragons are the largest lizards in the world. They are only found on a few Indonesian islands mainly Komodo and [Read More …]

Chile Travel Guide

Torres Del Paine, Chile Travel

Torres Del Paine, Chile Travel

Chile is a country that grows on you as you travel the length of the country. And, traveling its length is a mean feat. It stretches over 4,300 km (2,670 mi) north to south. And, not a mile of it is boring or monotonous. Chile travel is full of excitement and exploration. In the north lies Atacama desert, the driest desert in the world. As you move to the center of Chile [Read More …]

Argentina on a Budget Travel Guide

Boca attractions, Buenos Aires Argentina
Messi, Maradona, and Mate. Welcome to Argentina – a country wrapped in nostalgia and nature, in tango and football, in coffee shops and libraries, and in Buenos Aires and Patagonia. Even Spanish get’s different flavors here, che. Argentina is a journey through class and color of Buenos Aires from the crayonic landscape of Salta via the rolling vineyards of Mendoza to El Fin del Mundo (the end of the world). You have to travel to Argentina experience it’s multifaceted beauty [Read More …]

Cheap Bolivia Travel Guide

Bolivia like the oxygen at high altitude, takes some getting used to. It is a bit rough around the edges. But, that is where lies its beauty in its rawness. The colorful capital of La Paz. The devilish high-altitude beauty of Salar de Uyuni. Inca ruins at Isla del Sol, Lago Titicaca. The time-warp of Isla de la Luna, where people move to the tune of a bygone era. There is much to like about Bolivia and even more to explore [Read More …]

Brazil Travel Guide on a Budget

Foz do Iguacu and Christ of Rio

Miles and miles of golden coastline doing samba with the tropical rain-forest. The might of the Iguacu falls. The mystical men and mammals of the Amazon. The seduction of Salvador. Feisty jacares (alligators) of the Pantanal. The isolated beauty of Ilha Grande. Cachaça, O espírito de Felicidade. The perennial Brazilian smile and the flirtatious Portuguese. And above all, God himself standing tall and smiling at his creation [Read More . . .]

Couchsurfing: How to stay for free, host travelers and meet other travelers

Couchsurfing is a free way of staying at a local’s house. Retrospectively, you can host fellow travelers at your home. You can hang out with them if you can’t host them. Couchsurfing is a great website to meet and stay with locals and meet travelers in your own hometown [Read More . . .]

5 Ways to seek out real travel experience near your hometown

So, you have been itching to pack the bags and travel to some exotic otherworldly place on this planet. But, you are still considering the location or wondering if you could do it alone. So where do you start? Here are some suggestions for you to experience travel closer to home [Read More . . .]

60 Countries Indians can visit without a visa (+ 19 countries with e-Visa)

Indian passport holders can travel visa-free to 26 countries, get visa-on-arrival in 34 countries and can easily get an e-visa for 19 countries [Read More . . .]