Travel TIPS

Jan 312018
 
Narendra Bhawan Experience: A Luxury Heritage Hotel in Bikaner Rajasthan

My Royal Experience At Narendra Bhawan Bikaner Rajasthan I am not an early riser, so I checked with my hosts at Narendra Bhawan Bikaner ” So what time is the breakfast tomorrow?” He just smiled said ” Whenever you want to have it” Puzzled, I looked at him and said, ” But there must be some breakfast time you follow?“ His smile got a bit wider and he said ” Yes, the time for Breakfast here at Narendra Bhawan is when the Guest wants to have the breakfast” That dear reader is the essence of my personal luxurious experience [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 172018
 
Taron Bharee Raat - Clicking Star Trails At Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan

A Billion Star Hotel – Lakshman Sagar Rajasthan   Yes, I have been to Lakshman Sagar Heritage Luxury Hotel in Pali Rajasthan earlier, but that was a short visit and I could not fulfill one of my wishlists on that visit to Lakshman Sagar. I wanted to click the stone-cut pool, next to the Zanana Mahal of Lakshman Sagar. I had a feeling that the Zanana Mahal ( Palace for the Royal Ladies ) will look really good against a billion stars in the background. But when I was first there due to many reasons ( though I was [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Jan 082018
 
December 2017 Travel Digest Crowd Sourced from Instagram

Around The World With desi Travelers-December 2017 Travel Digest  The first desi travel digest of 2018 is also the last travel digest of 2017 as we go live after the month has ended. So in January, we share the December 2017 travel digest. Most of the images in this digest were shared by travelers in the month of December. This month I have tried to do a balance between images from India and abroad. We have images from various places ranging from Hawamahal in Jaipur to Zurich in Switzerland, from Dzong in Arunachal Pradesh to all the way down [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

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 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…]