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.

Oct 172017
 
September 2017 desi Travel Digest From Instagram

The September 2017  Instagram Images From desi Travelers Around The World   I think the challenge is that I have never declared a  specific date to come out with the monthly travel digest, unlike the monthly travel calendar, hence the delay every month. Plus this iconic trust we desis have on the 5 letter word “Sorry”. But more than sorry dear reader and photographers who are supporting this little desi Traveler digest on Instagram, let me promise you something, from coming month I promise to publish the desi Traveler digest on or before 7th of every month. In spite [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 112017
 
How To Plan A Honeymoon To Remember With Expedia Honeymoon Planner

How To Choose Best Honeymoon Destinations With Expedia Most countries have four seasons,  Spring, Summer, Rains, and Winter, but our great country of India has the 5th season, it is called the Wedding Season. The main wedding season in most parts of India is from October to February during the winters. There are many reasons for this wedding season, as earlier our ancestors were mainly farmers and the winters after the sowing season was a relatively free time. As the weather is also much pleasant during winters in most parts of India, this makes perfect sense to plan a wedding [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Oct 022017
 
7 Travel Blogging Lessons I Learned From Mahatma Gandhi

If Mahatma Gandhi Was a Travel Blogger? We are all celebrating Gandhi Jayanti today on 2nd October. in memory of the father of the nation who led the freedom struggle from the front. There is an old saying we try to correlate things with our own little world and try to interpret them in our own ways so that we can understand them better.  While the political climate of the country has changed over the decades  I think Bapu Gandhi not only relevant today also but we all need to learn so many things from him as we remember him [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 302017
 
October 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper – Sarson Ke Khet Majuli Assam

Mustard Fields of Majuli Assam:  Download October 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar Pardon me for confusing you, well it is true that it is the North Indian Punjab that is famous for the Golden Mustard Fields or Sarson Ke Khet of Punjab. Countless movies and songs ( think DDLJ to begin with ) have shown the beauty of these Sarson Ke Khet. But Sarson or Mustard is an important cash crop in many states in India and I have been fortunate to click them in Punjab, Himachal, Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and now latest in Majuli Island Assam which is featured [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 162017
 
August 2017 desi Travel Digest

Presenting the August 2017 desi Travel Digest From Instagram I think an apology is long overdue to all the regular readers of desi Traveler blog as well as the fabulous photographers who have shared their images for the desi Travel Digest regularly. I only have my sloth to be blamed. But as they say better late than never. So dear reader and participating photographers may I present to you the August 2017 desi Travel digest with due apologies for the delay. Let me begin with the first image that comes from Guwahati and has been shared by passionate photographer [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 312017
 
September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Surfer on A Bali Beach

A Surfer in Sunset on a Bali Beach –  September 2017 Calendar from Indonesia So September 2017 is here, and so is our September 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper for download. This months picture features a Surfer around Sunset on a Bali Beach. The Kuta Beach in Bali is one of the most happening beaches around and you can find a lot of action happening here from people jogging, surfing on the waves, couples photographing on one hand on the other hand the beach has many quiet places where you can just sit and watch the waves without a worry [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 292017
 
7 Plants For A Frequent Traveler That Won't Die When You Are Away

7 Indoor Plants That Are Hard To Kill By Neglect So my primary hobby is growing plants, traveling is actually second and travel blogging, in all honesty, is at third place in my hobbies and this I say again on my hobby travel blog. Wife Jee likes to correct me, ” Your primary hobby is to Kill Indoor Plants”, she gives a big emphasis on ” KILL”. Well, what can I say I have been growing some plants and killing others. Many of my plants have died when we were traveling and there was nobody to take care of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 282017
 
Street Photography At Changi Airport Singapore

Changi Airport Street Photography Experiments by Mobile I think in last few years Changi Airport Singapore has been my most frequented International Airport, not counting my home base the T3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.  I like Changi Airport a lot and I once actually spent a day exploring Changi Airport as part of a treasure hunt.  But even before that also I have always enjoyed visiting Changi Airport. This time when I had a few hours to spend at Changi airport besides my usual places to visit there like the Butterfly Garden  & Cactus Garden, that I [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 062017
 
The Blogchatter Writing Retreat At Taj Gateway Resort Damdama Gurgaon

What I learned at The Blogchatter Retreat At Taj Gateway Damdama Gurgaon First things first as most of you will know I am not big on joining blogging seminars etc. as I am not much of a networking type. I have attended a few of them and mostly end up feeling totally out of place. So when Richa the founder of Blogchatter invited me to join for the Blogchatter Retreat at Taj Gateway Resort in Damdama Gurgaon, I was kind of skeptical. Anyways long story short thanks to the persuasive powers that Richa enjoys and the fact that the agenda [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jul 312017
 
August 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Majuli Island Assam India

  Cycle Silhouette from Majuli Assam -August 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper Majuli Island in Assam has many claims to fame like it is the largest riverine island in the world. It is also home to Vaishnavite monasteries that have continued the tradition of Bhakti via song and dance. I liked Majuli for these as well as many other reasons, the totally magical sunsets being one of them. As the Sun takes a plunge into the mighty Brahmaputra, it changes color from Bright Orange, to yellow to a fierce red.  You fire off your camera as fast as you can [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]