Nov 012018
 
November 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - A Red Tiled House & Pond In Rural Maharashtra

  Download November 2018 Calendar Wallpaper: A Village Pond & Red Tiled House In Maharashtra   This post is about the November 2018 Calendar Wallpaper and the story behind it. Last year sometime at the fag-end of monsoons I was on an exploratory trip in coastal & rural Maharashtra.  One of the places I visited was Murud Janjira a few hours away from Mumbai. Now post Monsoons, coastal Maharashtra & the western ghats offer some of the most beautiful vistas that one can see on a road trip. Every curve in the road has a surprise awaiting you, sometimes [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Nov 152018
 
Win 2019 desi Traveler Calendar & 2 Night Stay With Unhotel

Win Limited Edition 2019 desi Traveler Calendar & Stay With Unhotel     Hello Travelers, how many of you are looking forward to 2019? I for sure am looking forward to 2019 or to be more specific the limited edition 2019 desi Traveler Calendar that can be yours if you participate in the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest.  But that is only part of the story, this year the good folks at Unhotel have joined hands with desi Traveler and they are graciously giving complimentary stays to 2 of our lucky winners in 2 different cities. Yes, you read [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 222018
 
Explore The Unseen Kashmir – Watch “Escape To Kashmir” – A Travel Film

  Great Lakes Trek – Kashmir Hello, travelers, our guest authors, filmmakers  & Travelers ( not necessarily in that order )  Tina & Debarup Mukherjee are back with a wonderful photo story and travel film – “Escape To Kashmir “about the  Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.  Check out the images, article and the short travel film that is winning hearts and inspiring travelers around the world to travel. Kudos to Debarup &  Tina for sharing their passion to travel & making this beautiful movie on Great Lakes Trek in Kashmir – Escape to Kashmir . Needless to say, this is a real trek [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 012018
 
October 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - A Private Island In Koh Chang Thailand

Download October 2018 Calendar Wallpaper: Featuring Koh Chang Thailand Dear reader, you are welcome to download the October 2018 Calendar Wallpaper from desi Traveler blog. When I wrote my post about Island Hopping In Koh Chang Thailand, it immediately became one of the most read and shared blog posts on the desi Traveler blog. Now I will leave it for you to decide if the credit should go to the beautiful islands of Koh Chang that are perfect for diving, snorkeling, water sports, or just simply counting waves from your hammock, or our alluring Pema who graced the images [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 272018
 
Kausani Travel Guide- Movies To Mahatma Gandhi To The Home Of A Kavi

 7 Things To Do In Kausani In Uttarakhand India   So what is common between Anil Kapur? Mahatma Gandhi & Poet Sumitra Nandan Pant?  Well, they all have a connection to Kausani a small sleepy hill town in Uttarakhand. Though I am not sure if Kausani is a small town or a large village, with a population of less than 3 thousand, Kausani has fewer people than the housing society I live in. And that is where lies the time-warped charm of Kausani that offers you unobstructed views of snow-clad peaks, leisurely treks in the forest that are fragrant with [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 012018
 
September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper : Mumbai Beach Cricket

  Download September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper: Sunset Beach Cricket Mumbai   A Happy September to you all the wonderful readers of desi Traveler blog. Dear reader the September 2018 Calendar Wallpaper is now ready for free download from desi Traveler Blog. Mumbai is a city where space is at a premium & free time is a rare commodity. With hardly any open spaces and life moving as per the schedule of the local trains the public beach plays a great equalizer in the life of a Mumbaikar. The superrich come to the beach to escape the stale air of their [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292018
 
7 Reasons To Book & Stay At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Tourist Rest Houses

Why I Enjoyed Staying At Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Tourist Rest Houses   This blog post is about my experience of staying at Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam Ltd Hotels during our Bloggers Bus journey with Uttarakhand Tourism During my travels, I have stayed in all kind of hotels, guest houses, luxury resorts, and even campsite, but I rarely write about the hotels I stay as mostly my focus is on the destination & experience. I have actually said no to many a hotel FAM trips as it just meant staying in the hotel and writing about it. While I am [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 172018
 
desi Traveler Digest July 2018

Around The World With desi Traveler Digest July 2018 Edition As is now the unhealthy tradition, the July edition of desi Traveler digest is also late and I am now even out of excuses. So without much excuses, ladies and gentlemen may  I present the July 2018 desi Traveler edition crowdsourced from Instagram with help of fellow desis who have been kind enough to use participate in the same. The very first image has come from another side of the world from California & shared by Divya Nambiar or Dee as she is better known in the world of travelers. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 012018
 
August 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - A Horse Near Chandratal Spiti

Download August 2018 Calendar Wallpaper – A Horse In Spiti Himachal Pradesh Actually, the title of this post about the August 2018 Calendar is wrong. I mean I was not even clicking the horse in this picture. My total focus was on these snowclad peaks that you can see from all around Chandratal in Spiti. So here is the story of this picture. I was very tired and had clicked Chandratal all afternoon when the intermittent rains will let. Yes I know you must be saying Rain in Spiti, is it not suppose to be a cold desert. Well, you [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 302018
 
Bloggers Bus Kumaon Uttarakhand On Instagram

My Favorite Images From The Bloggers Bus  Trip To Uttarakhand So I got third time lucky with the Bloggers Bus trip to Kumaon region in Uttarakhand organized by Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board.  If you are familiar with the geography of India then you will know that Uttarakhand is a north Indian mountain state that is known as the source of some of the most important glacial rivers of India like Ganga & Yamuna. Uttarakhand is also home to several 20,000 ft + peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet, Trisul, Rishi Pahar etc.  Though I have been to Uttarakhand earlier many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]