a konyak tattooed headhunter of Nagaland

My 10 unbelievable experiences in Nagaland, India.

The land of Nagas is not one of the touristy places in India. Given its difficulty in reaching the place, its remoteness is one of the alluring factors of this state! I experienced non-cliched events on this trip of mine and I am sure you are going to want to add Nagaland to your bucket list after reading this blog post! It was September 2018, when I read this on Instagram, I was shaken a bit. I...
a woman sitting on stairs of a bamboo hut in Majuli Island, Assam

Things to do in Majuli Island, Assam

When I signed up for Assam travel, I did not know we have the world's largest river island Majuli, Assam in India! This blog gives a sneap peak on Majuli and things to do this river island over a period of 2 days! From trees, birds, animals, tribes, and culture unique to Majuli, this blog will show you a different side of offbeat India. Meeting the indigenous tribes, monks from Tibetan...
A woman near Mawlynbna waterfall in Meghalaya

Offbeat Meghalaya trip- your Ultimate Guide.

This post is in continuation of the previous post of Meghalaya trip which covers how to reach Meghalaya, internal public and private transports, where to stay, where to rent a scooter and details about the usually traveled to places in Meghalaya. This post covers offbeat Meghalaya and details about it which are difficult to find on the internet in one shot. The places covered here are Mawlynbna,...
a woman in a natural pool near living root bridge Meghalaya

Places to visit in Meghalaya

Why should you visit Meghalaya? If you love to relax in nature's lap, look no further and blindly book your tickets to Meghalaya! Limestone caves, fossil prints, botanical architecture, treks, swimming under waterfalls has got you covered! This blog has all the places to visit in Meghalaya. This newly born state (separated from Assam in 1972) is home to 3 tribes - Khasi, Garos, and Pnars or...
a wooden toy in between leaves

Channapatna- 90’s kids’ childhood toy stories

You are going to resonate with this article immensely if you are a 90’s kid brought up in India. I am sure all of us have played with wooden toys while growing up. Be is car slipping on protruding rectangular slabs stuck on a wooden stand or a tiny cradle or learning how to count by using the colored balls on steel rods in between a wooden rectangle or pulling a string by the joker’s feet so...
the last surviving headhunters of nagaland

Meeting the last surviving tattooed head hunters of India in Nagaland!

How'd it all begin? In a winter afternoon of November, in a vast sparse foliage atop mountain, my heart was pounding even louder than a thunder while I was gaping at the human walking towards me. The closer he came; the pounding became even louder. The pounding became even louder than my thoughts of "I am finally meeting the last surviving tattooed head hunters of India in Nagaland!" The vague...
A woman on a parked boat on a river

Offbeat North Goa – A day in Divar Island

An island in Goa?! I was equally shocked to hear the same. I zoomed in 5x in Google Maps to figure out where is it geographically placed! It had to be zoomed because Divar Island falls under offbeat north Goa. I could finally locate this little gem and was thrilled to be able to visit it that too with a storyteller along! Formally known at Devgad was later renamed 'Divar' by the Portuguese, this...
a woman at chortans in Bhutan

23 reasons to travel to Bhutan.

Bhutan- the last Shangri La is a mystical land locked Himalayan country in between the gorgeous green massive mountains. Known as the world's happiest country, here are a handful of more reasons why you should visit Bhutan. . Near Tiger's Nest, Paro . Good to know: The country was originally known by many names including Lho Jong, ‘The Valleys of the South’Lho Mon Kha Shi, ‘The Southern...
a woman in a hut in Maachli Farmstay

Maachli Farmstay – A weekend getaway.

. Maachli Farmstay is featured on Lonely Planet, Outlook Traveller, CN Traveller, Tripoto, Travel Triangle, etc. If you still want more reasons to visit Maachli, read below. . Why Maachli Farmstay? In olden days, farmer’s houses were called Maachli. These cottages are built keeping those in mind along with a modern twist of architecture in it. Maachli’s holiday concept includes hidden...
A woman kayaking in a river in Olaulim, Goa

Offbeat Goa- 3 days in Olaulim

Goa has always had an image of parties, alcohol and late-night fun. We hardly see another side of Goa. A Goa -of history, birds, animals, nature, mountains, rivers and most importantly - a tranquil Goa is which anyone's hardly seen. And luckily, Olaulim is here to help break this Goan stereotype! Read further on "How" this town is breaking the party stereotype beautifully! . Where is this...