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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 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 302017
 
July 2017 Travel Digest From Instagram

Check out the July 2017 desi Traveler Digest From Instagram There is an old saying imitation is the best form of flattery. So I am not sure should I be happy or should I be angry, when I discovered that not only many people have opened fake desi Traveler blogs/ Facebook and Instagram accounts some of them are even calling their account “ OFFICIAL“, playing on singular plural/underscore etc in the spellings of desi Traveler. But I am very confident that the copycat accounts will always remain Copy Cats. In fact recently on a Facebook discussion, some of the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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…]

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 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 112017
 
Hong Kong A Complete Family Fun Holiday Destination

 BEST OF ALL, IT’S IN HONG KONG So I was packing my bags for the next jaunt when my daughter dear asked me, “Papa how come you never take me to these trips? “  As I kept the next T-shirt in the bag, and checked the camera cables, I explained to her that she has school to attend and we go for family trips during their vacations. She smiled back and said, “Yes, and I am already looking forward to my summer vacations because we will sure go to a fun place again this year?” It was part statement [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 062017
 
Buransh Flowers Bring A Crimson Himalayan Spring in Uttarakhand

For The Love Of Mother Nature Let A Billion Buransh Bloom First the prolog by desi Traveler: For me, it was ” OMG ” moment at first sight. On a trek, during my college days, we were introduced to Rhododendron or Buransh flowers in full glory.  As they say, Himalayas were never the same for me. While most of us love the pristine white peaks smiling at us, I like to add a dash of wild Himalayan colors to the canvas to complete the picture, and nothing, let me repeat NOTHING adds colors to a Himalayan Spring that a [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]