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!”

Meet Ravi Kumar, The 19-Year-Old Who Walks You Through Delhi’s Slums!

“8 million people in Delhi live in the slums,” Ravi Kumar tells us as we make our way through the narrow alleys of the Sanjay Colony slum area. “The slum is spread across 25 acres and it came up sometime in the 1980s.” Continue reading “Meet Ravi Kumar, The 19-Year-Old Who Walks You Through Delhi’s Slums!”

Our First Responsible Camping Experience Turned Out To Be A Classic Holiday!

There’s a checklist that most families adhere to when setting out for a vacation. In India, the basic criteria of a middle-class getaway revolve around:

  1. Safety
  2. Affordable
  3. Picturesque
  4. Comfortable
  5. Value addition in terms of religious knowledge or historic elements

For us, it was already too late to book the conventional holiday as the options available were either too expensive or sold out. So we did what no family usually thinks of doing, go camping! Continue reading “Our First Responsible Camping Experience Turned Out To Be A Classic Holiday!”