Jun 302015
 
July 2015 Calendar- Download Desktop Wallpaper

July 2015 calendar desktop wallpaper: A playful Elephant Calf Half of 2015  is already gone, and monsoon is already showering relief from heat in most of the country while rest of us eagerly await for the first Monsoon Showers.  In the meantime I share with you the July  2015 desktop calendar to download. But first a bit about the picture: The picture was taken at the Elephant Camp in Dubare in Coorg as the calf discovered the cloth in the river next to a rock and decided to play with it. The behavior was not very different from a [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 252015
 
World Tiger Day July 29th- Aircel shows how you can help

Aircel Shows how you can help save tigers & launches Tigoji App   29th July is World Tiger Day and we have a little bit to celebrate. If the media reports are to be believed the tiger numbers in India are 2226, up from 1411 in 2006. This is a healthy increase considering the threats to long tern success of Panthera Tigris or Royal Bengal Tiger remain intact and are only increasing. Last evening I attended an event by Aircel one of the major players in mobile telephone sector in India. If you watch you must have seen some heartwarming [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 182015
 
Mirza Ghalib Ki Haveli Ballimaran Old Delhi 6

 desi pays homage to favorite poet of Delhi at Mirza Ghalib Ki Haveli  This post is dedicated to  Mirza Ghalib and his fans. A recent visit to Mirza Ghalib’s Haveli in Gali Qasim Jan, Ballimaran,  near Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi took me back to centuries and to an era when poets ruled hearts of people, while the Emperors struggled to save their fading glory. We were introduced to Ghalib in childhood form movie songs from Black and White era like Nukta cheen hai gham e dil Usako sunaye na bane Usako sunaye na bane Kyaa bane baat jahaan Baat banaye [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 162015
 
Naggar Castle & The Town Nicholas Roerich Chose As Home

Close to the Maddening Crowd -Naggar in Himachal Pradesh So you have done the Simla, Manali, Kullu, Kufri and Chails of the world, lunar landscape of Ladakh is not your cup  of tea and because your head spins in the rarefied air,  Spiti is out of question. Now you are wondering where to go in the mountains where you get all the creature comforts, yet you are away from the Tourist, because you just realized “ Oh  I am to Traveler and not a tourist”, well dear awakened soul may  I  present to you the town of Naggar. Ah you wonder [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 152015
 
Ramadan Food Festival Bazaar Singapore

desi goes for a walk near Masjid Sultan at Ramadan Food Festival in Singapore As I mentioned in my earlier post Singapore is one of the few culturally and religiously diverse countries that is peaceful and safe for travelers and locals alike. When I was in Singapore the world was observing the holy month of Ramadan or Ramazan as we call it in Indian subcontinent. Those of you who are familiar with Islam will know that Ramadan is the holy month for fasting and praying for purification of body mind and soul. Devout Muslims fast during the month and only [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 142015
 
7 Reasons why Singapore is perfect for a family Vacation

Family Fun Holidays in Singapore There are different kind of travelers in today’s highly fragmented travel world. From backpackers, to luxury travelers, to solo travelers, to solo woman traveler, to solo divorced traveler, to adventure travel junkie, to biker to family traveler like me you name it and we have a traveler for the same.  As I love to travel with my family I consider myself to be a family traveler and am always looking for great places to travel for family vacations. Let us take a closer look at Singapore as a family travel destination of choice. As [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 132015
 
Waterworld Sea War at Universal Studios Singapore

  Waterworld at Universal Studios Singapore: An action-packed show to watch with family and friends: One of the biggest attraction of Singapore is Sentosa Island that is home to many attractions that one can enjoy with whole family. From various slides and rides at Universal Studios to S.E.A  Aquarium you are spoilt for choices.  One of the major attractions of Universal Studios Singapore is the Waterworld live show at a specially made theater at Universal Studios. Based on Kevin Costner movie Waterworld, the show takes the story of the  movie further but most of the characters etc. remain same. A [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 112015
 
A Visit to Tata Nano Plant as The Chosen Ones

Visit To the Tata Nano plant as The Chosen Ones Nano is the car that literally fired a million dreams as it debuted in Indian markets with the promise of a small car with big ambitions. But like they say Rome wasn’t built in a day. Same is the case with Nano.  Now as Nano was pitched as the cheapest car available in world everybody thought it will sell like hot cakes. For reasons that go beyond the scope of this blog post Nano’s did not took the market by storm. While everybody has their own theory about the same, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 062015
 
My Singapore Visit In Instagram

desi  Traveler Captures Singapore in Instagram   As I work on my next post about my Singapore Visit, I am wondering what to start with. Should I write about the awesome food there or I should begin with the wonderful shopping districts or may be I should begin with the art galleries.  But while I work on my next post, how about checking my Instagram feed where I shared my Singapore Visit. Marina Bay Sands – Singapore Sharks at the S.E.A Marine Aquarium Singapore Singapore in night as seen from the Singapore Flyer The Man made water falls at [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 052015
 
Nat Geo Instawalk in Old Delhi 6- Chandni Chowk

desi Goes for Instawalk with Nat Geo in Old Delhi It is not very often that your lazy bum desi Traveler gets out of bed early morning, but every time Chandni Chowk calls me I make sure that do not miss the market  started by Mughals and called Chandni Chowk, or the market of moonlight. This visit was organized by Nat Geo TV channel and they have invited Instagrammers for the Nat Geo Instawalk in Old Delhi. I think more than 4000 instagrammers and photographers applied and yours truly was one of the 25 selected for the same. The [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]