5 reasons to stay near Hall Bazar while visiting Amritsar

Golden Temple Amritsar

Traveling to Amritsar and have no clue where to put up..!!!! Confused about the location of hotels?? Well, I had the same predicament when I traveled to Amritsar last year and after soliciting lots of opinions, my final choice was the Hall Bazar area. I am going to give you 5 good reasons why to book your accommodation here: Read more

Peeping into Pakistan at the Wagah border

Wagah Border Amritsar

In July 1947, Sir Cyril Radcliffe, a British lawyer on his first ever visit to India was assigned the duty to draw a border that would separate India and Pakistan. The border he drew divided people who had fought, loved and lived together for centuries and created two nations that went on to become arch-nemesis. Seventy two years after the border Read more

Visakhapatnam #2 : Kailashgiri & Seemanchalam

Seemanchalam Temple

Visakhapatnam is a unique city. It has a rare, unconventional combination of beaches and hills. I mentioned about the tourist places along the beaches in my last post which includes the one of its kind INS Kurusura submarine museum, the maritime Visakha museum and the beautiful Ramakrishna beach. Read more

Visiting the Sino-Indian border at Nathula

Nathula located at 14000 feet is one of the three trading border posts between India and China; the other two being Lipulekh in Uttarakhand and Shipkila in Himachal Pradesh. It is on the famous silk route which has been used for trade between India and China, extending to Arabia, southern Europe and Persia, for over 1500 years. Civilian movement is usually restricted about 20 km before the actual border but Nathula is a place where you can reach up to the barbed fences of the Indian border. The experience of reaching the very end of Indian frontier and to see another country beyond it, is what attracts visitors to Nathula. Read more

Nandi Hills: A paradise of Clouds

nandi hills

Staying in Bangalore and wondering what to do in the weekend? Quite a common thing. Well, there is one option which always presents itself as a strong contender among all the places in your shortlist: NANDI HILLS. You are new to Bangalore, you are on a weekend trip or even if you have been here for years; doesn’t matter. What are you looking for? A breath of fresh air after a hectic week in the office, an early morning refreshment after a long Friday night booze, sunrise, cool weather, a short trek, a tryst with nature, a lesson of history: Nandi Hills has it all. Read more