The Nagpur City might not have been on the limelight for many reasons, but it is sure not to remain so for long. Not because I hail from this city, but because it is actually undergoing an expansion of its lifetime, in all spheres, including tourism. In the midst of all this, Nagpur City also has its own list of hidden treasures awaiting for the rest of the world to know. This weekend, I moved out to find out some of the unspoken ones for the rest of the country to explore, when they happen to walk into the city.
“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery
And for some reason, if he can’t, he must find ways to get lighter to travel happy!
One of the most annoying things about traveling to any place is the one day or half day layovers, which are not as long enough for you to step into a hotel nor short enough for you to drag on with your baggage.
In Delhi, however, the airport line metro comes up with the solution to this challenge. I have happened to mention a few times how you can use the services of the Delhi Airport Line Metro to get your luggage on the flight beforehand, so that you are ‘hands free’ to explore the city.
In this post, let’s find out some of the ways you can do a ‘no baggage’ tour to New Delhi.Continue Reading "How to take a ‘No Baggage’ tour to New Delhi"
Just 28 km from the main Kathmandu city, Nagarkot forms the North Eastern fringe of the Kathmandu valley. Driving further ahead of the Bhaktapur road, the city life is left far behind, the landscape fills in most of the space in the horizon and scene changes completely. Nagarkot hills offer a spell-binding view of the Himalayas, immersing you into its serendipity.Continue Reading "Photoessay: Breathtaking Nagarkot Hills"
I spotted the majestic pyramidal pagodas of Bhaktapur in the Akshay Kumar Starrer ‘Baby’. I am sure you spotted them too. But this is not the only reason I made it a must-see place on my Kathmandu checklist. As a matter of fact, there is much more that Bhaktapur shares in art, history and culture to understand in a single visit. Here’s a walkthrough of what’s in here to witness in this magnificent temple town, full of artistic galore.
There are certain places in India which you can cherish in its own unique ways and no way else. For example. if you are traveling to Leh, there is no better way to explore it without a road trip. Escape to the desert lands of Rajasthan and you cannot leave out on the desert safaris here. Speaking of getaways to hill stations closer to the city such as Matheran and Lonavala, Hotels in Matheran and Lonavala are available in plenty because of the increased population. There is no better way to explore Lonavala without embarking on the memorable train journey.Continue Reading "The Train Journey to Lonavala"