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

Taj Mahal in monsoons

Do it yourself trip to Agra beyond Taj Mahal

There are many travelers coming to India with a purpose to visit Taj Mahal and Goa. If you have spent somewhat six months in India and haven’t covered these places, you start getting some serious looks and questions. There are many great places to visit in India and I recommend choosing your itinerary according to … Read more

Somnathpur temple

Hoysala heritage in Somnathpur temple Mysore

Hoysala Rulers who built many temples in present-day Karnataka, ruled over Mysore Plateau between 11th and 14th century. As lovers of art, they evolved a new form of Architecture, Hoysala architecture. The most notable temples of this style are in Belur, Halebid and Somnathpur. Somnathpur temple was one of the first temples built under Hoysala … Read more

Turtuk village

Turtuk – the last village on India-Pakistan border

“Welcome to our village” – shouted a cheerful group of 8-year-old kids. “Here is your entrance gift” – told a girl with a smile handing me a few fruits. I was amazed by this hospitality gesture. Today, you will see many happy kids running through the streets of the village after the classes. Nevertheless, it … Read more

Secmol visit

A sustainable school in Himalaya that teaches life skills

In the developing world, traditional education is still a must-have stage of life as well as it is a privilege that is not accessible to everyone. Unfortunately, it sometimes results in people studying popular subjects for a promise of a better life. That’s why there are so many students going for the law, economics, engineering, … Read more