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Makaibari Tea Estate

After our trek in the Himalayas, our next adventure on our Indian trip was a homestay at the Makaibari Tea Estate.  India is the second largest producer of tea in the world after China. 1,125 more words


Forget the usual tourist circuit for this offbeat experience in Coorg

If you are looking for a budget friendly Homestay in Coorg which is away from the crowded tourist circuit and located close to some of the best offbeat locations, your search ends here. 646 more words

Weekend Getaways

Vietnam Diaries Part Six: From the lush greens of Mai Chau

Forgive the silence on the blog, the amount of wonderful exploration we’ve been doing has brought us farther and farther away from wi-fi (which is definitely not a bad thing!) 498 more words


 Sa Pa and the “Saigoons” 

It is difficult to imagine how anyone could come to Sa Pa and only stay a night or two. We’ve been charmed into staying long enough in the area to warrant two posts, so here goes the first! 898 more words

Travel Summary

Munsiari wala ghar

Ever since my first visit to a homestay in Tirthan valley  I have fallen for them, I prefer them to hotels or resorts. They are so much more personal, equally or sometimes even more comfortable than hotels, have loads of character and above all that give you a chance to stay with the locals and maybe even indulge in food with them. 632 more words


Parenting Is All Improvised

When my host mom and Free came back for dinner tonight, I felt the air get a bit thicker in the apartment. My brother apparently did not do too hot on a test – he got an 84. 351 more words