Foreign Trips

My account of the traveling to foreign lands. Some of the countries I have visited are USA, UK, France, Netherlands, Nepal, Jordan, Switzerland, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia etc. When I visit a foreign land I am like a kid in a candy store trying to see, taste, and bring back as many memories as possible. I try to not only share about the places I visit in the countries I go but also my connect with the people, history, culture and food of the countries visited. Come join desi Traveler around the globe. In the process I share pictures of the countries I visit, with a special focus on the people and culture of the place along with the best places to visit.

May 012018
 
May 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

May 2018 Calendar Wallpaper A Fisherman in Inle Lake Myanmar Dear readers once again let us go back to the Inle Lake in Myanmar that once again appears on the monthly calendar on desi Traveler blog. While the more popular images from Inle lake are of the fisherman with there unique fishing nets doing fishing around sunset, I chose to share this picture as this showcases the placid waters and the calm surroundings of the Inle Lake. This is exactly how the fishermen have fished in the waters of Inle Lake for countless generations and a society developed not [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 302018
 
What To Photograph In Singapore At Night

Night Photography Guide For Singapore I am a night bird of a different kind, I  love to photograph places I visit in the night. If you are a photographer of the night, then you will know that Singapore is one of the most spectacular cities to photograph in the night. There are many reasons why I consider Singapore to be one of the best cities to photograph in the night, and safe to move around is only one of them. In this blog post, I share some of my favorite places in Singapore to photograph in the night along [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 012018
 
April 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper - Koh Chang Thailand

April 2018 Calendar Sunset On A Koh Chang Beach Thailand   Dear reader, I am back with another Sunset on the beach from Koh Chang Thailand for the April 2018 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper, that you can download for free from here.  One of the beauties of Thai beaches is that they are a complete family destination in a majority of cases. On this particular beach next to our hotel in Koh Chang we saw people playing beach volleyball, some kids were collecting shells, others were swimming in the waters while some folks were taking a boat ride. At many [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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 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…]

Oct 312017
 
November 2017 Calendar Desktop Wallpaper- Pasir Timbul Magic Beach Raja Ampat Indonesia

Pasir Timbul Beach- Where Magic Happens on November 2017 Calendar Wallpaper   Have you have watched this movie “Pirates of the Caribbean” in one of the sequels, the hero dies but with one wish that he is to meet his beloved once a year on a special occasion when the heavens and earth meet and dawn and dusk hug and fire and ice dance or something similar. Net-net magic types happens once a year on that island and you need to be dead to be there. But as I am not very fond of being dead I decided to [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…]

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…]

Jun 302017
 
July 2017 Calendar Download Desktop Wallpaper Arborek Village Raja Ampat Indonesia

 Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek Raja Ampat Indonesia on July 2017 Calendar by desi Traveler   It is time for the July 2017 Desktop Wallpaper Calendar, and as promised this month we go back to Indonesia. Arborek Village to be precise in Raja Ampat. Half the year is gone, but luckily half the year is ahead of us and what better way to celebrate the month of July by revisiting the little Tropical Paradise Island of Arborek in Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia.  I still remember every moment I spent in Raja Ampat and especially in Arborek, how I [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…]