Amban Heritage Homestay, the celebration of a legacy

Homestays are my preferred option when travelling with kids. In most cases, homestays make for great options to stay close to nature and is among the best ways to understand the local people or soak in local flavours. While looking for homestay options in Kannur, we came across the Amban Heritage.  Continue reading “Amban Heritage Homestay, the celebration of a legacy”

Bhutan – My First Experience As A Solo Female Traveller

It was strange to find how many people expressed shock, surprise, dismay and discouragement at the idea of a female solo traveller, when I shared the idea of visiting Bhutan by myself. Despite the discouragement all around, I was not ready to lose the opportunity to experience the thrill of travelling by myself for the first time. I had made up my mind, packed my bags, and looked forward to boarding that jet plane. So, on January 29, I headed to Kolkata from Ho Chi Minh City, hopped onto a Druk Air flight to the lovely town of Paro.  Continue reading “Bhutan – My First Experience As A Solo Female Traveller”

Here’s Why I Want To Keep Going Back To Kerala

Last year I had the opportunity to visit the state of Kerala for the first time. I did not know then but it turned out to be highlight of the year for me. Despite a tight schedule of meetings, I was able to take a sneak-peak into the life of the Indian state that possibly has been able to embrace the concept of sustainable development more than others. Continue reading “Here’s Why I Want To Keep Going Back To Kerala”

I Was Shocked By What I Found At The Everest Base Camp, Says Nishchal Dua

nishchal-dua Dreaming about your next holiday while sitting at your workstation is quite the cliche. Nishchal Dua, founder of The Remote Life, has found a practical solution to this situation. He has been helping people around the world find jobs that require them to travel! Sounds like an angel, doesn’t he? And he is. A responsible traveller himself, Dua propogates the need of ethics while on the move from his travel experiences around the world. Continue reading “I Was Shocked By What I Found At The Everest Base Camp, Says Nishchal Dua”

Postcards From Sikkim, A Model State Where Sustainability Is A Way Of Every Life!

Sikkim is my favourite destination through the year. I find myself returning to soak in the sights and sounds of the state as often as I can. Sikkim offers pristine views of the Eastern Himalayas and the sight of third highest peak, Kanchenjunga (Kang-Tchen-Dzo-Nga) shines a bright golden in the morning and evening sun. Continue reading “Postcards From Sikkim, A Model State Where Sustainability Is A Way Of Every Life!”