Mar 012018
March 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

A Magical Sunset At Inle Lake Myanmar For March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper   First, a bit of background about the March 2018 Calendar Wallpaper > We were at the Inle Lake Myanmar and as the fiery ball in heavens mellows to orange, the sky above Inle Lake #Myanmar changes hues with every passing second. We are mesmerized by the psychedelic Sunset. The light is fading fast and the photographers are clicking even faster to make the most of diminishing light. We are loving our pictures but something is missing though we are unable to figure out what is missing [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 072018
January 2018 desi Traveler Digest Crowd Sourced From  Instagram

 January 2018 desi Traveler Digest: Inviting You To Incredible India Hello travelers? How is the new year, which is already the old year treating you? Are you sticking to your travel plans or are you still working on your boss to sanction your leaves? Well, whatever your plans are you have my best wishes because if you will travel only then you will share your images for desi Travel digest :), like some of these fabulous travelers who have shared their images from around the world. While we had images from around the world like from Turkey, New Zealand, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012018
February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand

Koh Kradat aka Deer Island Koh Chang Thailand February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper When I wrote a blog post about ” What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand“ one of the activities I mentioned was a visit to Koh Kradat aka Deer Island. The Deer here were introduced sometime back and as there are no natural predators they are enjoying a blissful life on an abundant supply of juicy greens and an occasional coconut that may drop from one of the thousands of coconut trees on Koh Kradat.  For the February 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper, I am sharing with [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 312018
Narendra Bhawan Experience: A Luxury Heritage Hotel in Bikaner Rajasthan

My Royal Experience At Narendra Bhawan Bikaner Rajasthan I am not an early riser, so I checked with my hosts at Narendra Bhawan Bikaner ” So what time is the breakfast tomorrow?” He just smiled said ” Whenever you want to have it” Puzzled, I looked at him and said, ” But there must be some breakfast time you follow?“ His smile got a bit wider and he said ” Yes, the time for Breakfast here at Narendra Bhawan is when the Guest wants to have the breakfast” That dear reader is the essence of my personal luxurious experience [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 172018
Taron Bharee Raat - Clicking Star Trails At Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan

A Billion Star Hotel – Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan   Yes, I have been to Lakshman Sagar Heritage Luxury Hotel in Pali Rajasthan earlier, but that was a short visit and I could not fulfill one of my wishlists on that visit to Lakshman Sagar. I wanted to click the stone-cut pool, next to the Zanana Mahal of Lakshman Sagar. I had a feeling that the Zanana Mahal ( Palace for the Royal Ladies ) will look really good against a billion stars in the background. But when I was first there due to many reasons ( though I was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 082018
December 2017 Travel Digest Crowd Sourced from Instagram

Around The World With desi Travelers-December 2017 Travel Digest  The first desi travel digest of 2018 is also the last travel digest of 2017 as we go live after the month has ended. So in January, we share the December 2017 travel digest. Most of the images in this digest were shared by travelers in the month of December. This month I have tried to do a balance between images from India and abroad. We have images from various places ranging from Hawamahal in Jaipur to Zurich in Switzerland, from Dzong in Arunachal Pradesh to all the way down [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 022018
This Spiti Hyperlapse Video Will Definitely Inspire Every Traveler

Hyperlapse Video Of Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh Note from desi Traveler: This is a special contribution by avid traveler couple Debarup and Tina, who traveled in Spiti and Kinnaur and made this unique Hyperlapse video painstakingly over many days. Over to Debarup where he shares his experience of traveling in Spiti Valley and how they made this Hyperlapse Video in Spiti.   Whenever I close my eyes, I can see snow-capped mountains around me. I always want to visit high passes, valleys, and experience every curve of it. This was a reason why I always wanted a life [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 012018
January 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Starlit Pool Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan

The Starlit Pool  Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan on January 2018 Calendar Wallpaper   Happy New Year to all the readers of desi Traveler 🙂 May you travel far and wide in 2018 and yet have cherished meals and memories with your loved ones, thus giving you best of both worlds. I have been waiting for 2018 to come soon, not because I did not like 2017 but because I was traveling constantly for last 10 + days while fighting a bout of viral that gave me a severe cough as a  parting gift.  So while I was traveling from the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 192017
Announcing The Winners of 2018 Travel Calendar From desi Traveler

And The 2018 desi Traveler Calendar Goes to    Dear reader, let me begin by thanking the tremendous response you gave to the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest for 2018  every year the contest get slightly bigger and I see more and more people joining the contest. This year we had people joining from more than 10 countries for the contest which is more of a lucky draw/gift in my opinion. Irrespective of how you perceive the same the good thing is that the calendar love is spreading in the age when most people tell me that they don’t use [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 132017
My Experience of Visiting Hornbill Festival Kohima Nagaland

The Colors & Smiles of Hornbill Festival From My Camera They call Hornbill Festival Kohima Nagaland as the festival of festivals as during Hornbill Festival the diverse Naga tribes come together at the Kisama Heritage Village about 12 KM outside of state capital Kohima to collectively celebrate the Naga cultural heritage.  I must confess that my knowledge of North East India in general and Nagaland, in particular, is very poor and I can assure you most of  Indians who are not from North East know exactly as much as I know about North East that is  “ZERO”. We who [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]