Prasad Np

Running the Rat race, scheming to swim with the sharks. Wondering what is left in rat race after conquering the corner office. Writes India Travel Blog desi Traveler, with stories and pictures from India.

Jun 282017
 
June 2017 Travel Digest Shared by desi Travelers on Instagram

June 2017 Travel Digest – Sourced from Instagram June has been so hot that I canceled many trips to stay indoors, only to be cajoled by Wife jee and kids to take them to hills.  So we were in Kangra and exploring the nearby areas with a focus on India’s first heritage village Pragpur. Kangra is not very cold compared to higher reaches of Himachal but the district has great cultural significance for the development of arts like Kangra School of Miniature Paintings and in Dharamshala and McLeodganj you get to see the snow clad peaks of Dhauldhar Range. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 222017
 
My Pictures From Mothers Day Stories-Mere Paas Maa Hai

Mere Paas Maa Hai – Instagram Photo Series on Mothers Day Like many other things on desi Traveler, this series on Mothers Day is also now too late to see the light of the day. There are many reasons for the delay but the most obvious one is my laziness. Somehow once my momentum goes away for a project I just don’t get the motivation again to make it live.  But in spite of the delay, I am happy to share this small mothers day project that I did on my Instagram with the idea of Celebrating Mothers Day [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 312017
 
June 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Double Humped Bactrian Camels

Double Humped Bactrian Camels of Nubra Valley on June 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Before we talk about the June 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar let me ask you if you have heard or read the joke about the baby camel and his mom? The little baby camel has a hundred questions to ask his mom. “Why do we have thick eyelashes?” “Why are our feet padded? “Why do we Camels have 2 humps on our back? You know the kind of questions baby camels asks their mom? But before we move forward did you notice we are talking about “ [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 272017
 
A Visit To Taj Mahal Agra With 200 desi Travelers

The Joy Of First Time Travel To Taj Mahal Agra     Ask any traveler worth his blog and he will give  you loads of global Gyan “To travel is liberating” “I found my calling in travel” “I was born to travel” “ I am a traveler, not a tourist” “Only those who travel will go to heaven rest will rot in hell eternally”. OK, I made the last one, but you get the gist.  For some reason traveling has been glamorized to the extent that many of us totally forget that a vast majority of people around the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 262017
 
New Avatar of desi Travel Digest- Crowd Sourcing from Instagram

The All-New Crowd Sourced desi Travel Digest from Instagram When I wrote the post about ” What Happened On desi Traveler Blog In 2016 “, besides a few good things, I also shared two of my pain areas namely Instagram and the comatose desi Travel digest.  So I decided to take both of them head on with help of all the desi Travelers out there. Those of you who are regular here will remember that the desi Travel Digest was my personal picks of all the blog posts I read on the net and then shared them here.  Unfortunately, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 222017
 
Varanasi Beyond Life - A Short Film By Aeyaz Hasn

 A Short Film On Varanasi by Aeyaz Hasn: Varanasi Beyond Life No matter how many time you visit Varanasi / Benaras / Kashi your heart longs to visit more. For the eternal city has a pull that has no logical explanation. From being the City of Shiva to welcoming Buddha ( who by the way referred to Varanasi as the ancient city 2500 years ago !!!). I have been to Varanasi a few times & I don’t think I have even explored leave aside understood the essence of Varanasi. While my next trip is planned soon, I try to [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 172017
 
How To Spend A Day Island Hopping in Koh Chang Thailand

What To Do in Koh Chang Thailand There are only two things you can do on an island and both are the opposite of each other.  Some people just want to test hammocks hanging on coconut palms and count the waves as they sip on Pina Coladas, Mojitos or if you are in Thailand then Chang.  Then there are others who like to go out and live the famed island life. Now while given a choice I would prefer to test hammocks and count waves, every once in a while your lazy bones desi Traveler also lives the life [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 132017
 
A Review of Hotel Ibis Singapore On Bencoolen

Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen- A review & what to expect My every visit to Singapore has been more memorable than the last one, from the colorful Chinatown to do some souvenir shopping to explore the various gardens of Changi Airport, there is so much to discover in Singapore that one visit is just not enough. But to explore you need a base and this post is about my hotel during my last visit to Singapore.  During this visit to Singapore to participate in Escapers17, I stayed at Hotel Ibis Singapore Bencoolen, that is part of  Accor Hotels group. I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 052017
 
Dubai with flydubai Business Class

My experience of flying Delhi To Dubai with flydubai Business Class   Dubai has indeed become a gateway to the Middle East and beyond. The world class infrastructure and excellent connectivity make Dubai first choice for point of entry to the Middle East and even Europe etc. I have passed from Dubai Airport en-route to the USA many times but never been inside the city. So when flydubai, the budget carrier from Dubai invited me to join them for Arabian Travel Market was looking forward to seeing Dubai on the sidelines of Arabian Travel Market.  My flight to Dubai [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 302017
 
May 2017 Calendar – Download Desktop Wallpaper  from Indonesia

Raja Ampat & Borobudur on the May 2017 Wallpaper Calendar I have been real slow in updating the blog for some time and the only reason I have is my laziness.  So to compensate for that dear reader may I give 2 wallpaper calendars for the month of May 2017. After all, May is the month of record-breaking heat with each year being hotter than the previous one. So for the month of may, I am sharing two images both made in Indonesia but are totally different from each other. But though the two images are very different, there [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]