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Morning at Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo

My first night’s rest in Japan is about as restful as could be expected. At about 3:00 am I’m startled awake by lodgers coming in, the heavy door slamming, and rushing past my spot next to said door. 1,002 more words


Uttarakhand - An Offbeat Journey

A wanderer. A person who travels.
(Hindi) Awaara. Ghoomakad.

It took a 9 day sojourn into the interiors of Uttarakhand for this girl to unravel a whole new meaning to the word ‘travel’.

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Reason I love Western Ghats #Part II

In continuation of a post on the Western Ghats  written long back, presenting a photo story of this magical place. It takes a thousand words to describe one picture and my words are really not sufficient to describe how astounding this hill range is in monsoon season. 423 more words


Road Trip To Jodhpur – An offbeat Travel Guide To Explore The Blue City Of Rajasthan

Residing on the edge of a vast nothingness that is the Thar, The Blue City of Jodhpur is a beautiful fort town in Royal Rajasthan. This second largest city of the Rajasthan is famous for its indigo dyed houses, ocher countryside of Bishnoi community, crafty artisans, imposing Mehrangarh fort and some legendary stories such Om Banna, Khejarli Massacre including notorious tragedy involving Salman Khan. 4,201 more words

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Unusual museums in Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe abounds in such unusual museums. A region that’s rich in history and culture, it has many a splendoured space dedicated to both. During my visits there, I’ve toured horrific Nazi prisons in Warsaw, studied the life of the tortured genius at the Chopin museum in Vienna, and learned about the history of sex machines at the Museum of Sex in Prague. 1,489 more words

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Laos - The land of the Mekong and Monasteries

As one crosses the border from Thailand and enter Laos, the ubiquitous “Sawadee” transforms into “Sabaidee” and you enter a landlocked region which is known for its mountainous terrain, the mighty mekong river, green cover and buddhist monasteries. 1,096 more words


Unseen Krabi - Offbeat travel for backpackers

I had a chance to spend good week in Southern Thailand during the last leg of my travel in Southeast Asia. It was end of November and we ruled out the possibility of visiting the islands on the east coast (Koh Tao, Koh Phangan, Koh Samui) for unfavourable weather during this time. 1,521 more words