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.

Jul 312020
 
Free Download August 2020 Wallpaper Calendar-A Beach Hut in Raja Ampat Indonesia

Hello August, are you too bored like rest of us? How about going back in time to the traopical island of Arborek, in Raja Ampat Indonesia. The more I think about the spreading Covid situation, the more I think there is merit to live in an isolated community in a tropical island. Well philosphy aside, given a choice Covid or no Covid, I would love to visit this tiny island in Indonesia again and that is why after 3 years, we have Raja Ampat once again on the August 2020 Wallpaper Calendar, to revive the memories of the Trip [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Sep 302019
 
Free Download October 2019  Wallpaper Calendar – A Pelican In Singapore

October 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Portrait of A Pelican In Singapore   If there is one month I wait eagerly then it is October, and there are many reasons for that, for October marks the beginning of the festival season in most of India & also the hope that winters are not far. Yes, for us living in the hot & humid plains of North India, nothing sounds better than, ” Winter Is Coming” . But before we welcome the winters, let me share this “ Portrait Of A Pelican” that I clicked in  Jurong Bird Park Singapore, that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jun 012019
 
Free Download June 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore

  June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar -Rainbow At Supertree Grove Singapore Hello June, how hot you plan to be? Well, I guess a lot and let us brace for the heat wave but also pray for some showers, just like that day when I was in Singapore and got lucky with this rainbow over Supertree grove and I got my image for the June 2019 Wallpaper Calendar. So dear travelers you are welcome to download your free June  2019 Wallpaper Calendar with a rainbow over Supertree Grove Singapore. Here is the backstory about clicking this Rainbow image for the June [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 012019
 
Free Download April 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar – An Evening In Bali

Download Free Copy of April 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – A Surfer On A Bali Beach   Bali is an island of legends, both natural like the volcanoes and manmade one like the temples of Bali that with their unique architectural beauty takes you to a different world.  But in my opinion, the true legend of Bali unfolds on its beautiful beaches especially around dusk when the Sun, Sky, and Sea join hand to mesmerize you with ever-changing drama.  The April 2019 Wallpaper Calendar is about one such mesmerizing evening from the Kuta Beach in Bali. From a photography point of view, [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 012019
 
Free Download March 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar - Merlion Singapore

Download Free Copy of March 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Singapore Merlion in Night I was initially in two minds whether to include this long exposure image of Singapore Merlion in the annual calendar or not as it has been used for the promotion of the annual desi Traveler Calendar Contest on various social media. But then many of the readers who participated in the contest mentioned in messages to me that they would like to see this image in the desi Traveler Annual Calendar. As I also like this image a lot I decided to keep this image for [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Feb 012019
 
Free Download February 2019 desi Traveler Wallpaper Calendar

Download Free Copy of February 2019 Wallpaper Calendar – Dubai Flamingo The new year is already old, Ah!  the speed with which time flies. So let us welcome February with the hopes of an early spring and a very very late Summer :P.  For the February 2019 Wallpaper Calendar, we have this reflection of a Flamingo I clicked in Dubai. If you think Dubai is only about the skyscrapers and dazzling malls & souks full of Arabian Night memorabilia then you my friend must read this post about the nature conservation side of Dubai. For right in the heart [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Dec 012018
 
Free Download December 2018 Calendar Wallpaper - Inle Lake Myanmar

Download Free Copy of December 2018 Calendar Wallpaper from Inle Lake Myanmar Well, can you believe the first day of the last month of 2018 is already here? I was totally not prepared for this and only when the reminder for the calendar came on my phone I realized it is time to share the December 2018 Calendar Wallpaper for the readers of desi Traveler blog. To give you a bit of background of the image for the December 2018 Calendar Wallpaper, we will need to go back to my Myanmar trip to Inle Lake where this image was [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…]

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…]