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.
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"
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"
As the first week of January stepped in, every year, I would break open my tin coin box (I hated the word piggy bank) and counted how much I have collected for buying the new set of kites. I had the old ones too. Some kites, I made myself, using the plastic from the package boxes. They used to be rugged, and would sometimes stand the occasional uninvited rainfall too, prevented from getting withered away like paper kites. And did they fly; they flew with enough strength to leave fine lines of cuts on my index finger. Today, when I stop to think about it, I realize how kites shaped the way I dealt with situations in life.
Located on the busy narrow streets of Thamel district, Hotel Tibet Peace Inn initially appears low profile. Through the busy street, it might easily slip the eyes of someone who is here for the first time. My situation was no different. We had arrived at the Tribhuvan International Airport as scheduled where the hotel staff anxiously awaited to receive us. Here’s our stay experience with family with Hotel Tibet Peace Inn, on our trip to Nepal.