Majuli Island

Majuli – the largest river island in the world

Majuli is the biggest river island in the world – that’s the USP that brought Majuli into Guinness Book. Nevertheless, there is much more behind this catchy line that makes this destination special. Majuli island is shaped by the mighty Brahmaputra River in Assam. It takes almost an hour to cross such a wide river … Read more

indian kitchen

A sneak peak into the Indian Kitchen

India was a steep learning curve for me. Due to the circumstances, I was the only foreigner in my office, home, and neighborhood (and for many Indians, I was the first foreigner they met). So I’ve gone through numerous clumsy & awkward situations you can imagine. My Indian flatmates, colleagues, neighbors were friendly and tried … Read more

Rishikesh in monsoon

How to do Rishikesh right?

There are a few destinations in India that have quite a niche audience. Rishikesh is one of such examples. Known as yoga capital of the world, this city can leave some mixed impressions if you don’t set your expectations right. A few years back I got utterly surprised, why is it so popular among travelers? … Read more

solo female travel

How to prepare for a solo trip?

If someone told me 10 years back that I will be casually traveling alone in general compartments of Indian trains around the country, I would think that person got seriously high. That time solo travel was a totally different reality for me due to both lack of personal confidence and society norms. I’m a shy … Read more

Mumbai Christmas spirit

Christmas celebration in Mumbai

Mumbai is a diverse city in every aspect. So many people of different backgrounds, ethnic groups, religions, and communities live together here. The diversity of the population has formed tradition to celebrate holidays from different religions. Christmas is one of them. It might feel unusual to celebrate Christmas in Mumbai in +30 degrees with a … Read more

India post office Karnataka

How to send a parcel from India abroad?

There are many reasons you might need courier services during your trip to India. Whether you are a traveler with luggage limitations or you would like to send some souvenirs to your friends or relatives, I put this post to explain how shipping from India abroad works. I would like to introduce you to the … Read more