Nov 072017
 
October 2017 Travel Digest Crowd Sourced from Instagram

Guess what we have for the October 2017 desi Traveler digest?   The October 2017 desi Travel digest is here and once again we have some beautiful images from around the world. Good to see many international travelers also sharing their images and many of the veteran desi Travelers have also continued to share their images for desi Travel digest. I have tried to keep a healthy balance of new as well as repeat travelers as both are welcome to participate in the monthly travel digest. As I am currently running a series on Ladakh on my own Instagram [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…]

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…]

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…]

Oct 092016
 
Revisiting Puja Memories:  With Love from Kolkata

The Joy Of Puja: Because Every Puja is Special Note from desi Traveler: There is Puja festivities everywhere, so I asked our friends to share their Puja Memories from Kolkata and other places.  I have my own fond memories of Puja in Kolkata, going from one Pandal to another trying to figure out what is happening all around me. But then I gave up and just joined the crowd in celebrating. Such is the joy of joining a Sarbojanin Durga Puja or the community Puja. But then there are very special Pujas that happen in Bengali homes in Kolkata that [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

May 062016
 
desi Travel digest April - Road Trip Special

desi Travel Digest April 2016 Road Trip  Special Curated by Ashwini Neetan The April 2016 desi Travel digest is focused on road trips in India and Abroad, and travel blogger and avid road tripper Ashwini Neetan kindly agreed to curate the same. She shares 6 of her favorite travel bloggers that do a lot of road trips.  With the long summer vacation around the corner, I think this is the perfect time to go on the highways and enjoy the fresh air  of mountains or the sea breeze or that long-planned but never happened trip to the wildlife sanctuary. [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Apr 082016
 
desi Travel Digest March - Clicking Pictures Capturing Souls

desi Travel Digest March – Photographers Who Create Magic For me, photography is something magical, mystical that gives the photographer immense power. This power is not something negative like the word is normally associated with. But the power photographers command is something very creative that brings out the very best in both the subject as well as the artist, in front of the world that lesser mortals  like me who are tone-deaf equivalent of photography are totally mesmerized by. And look at the images created by these magicians behind the shutter and just say WOW! So dear readers in [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Mar 072016
 
Women Who Travel - Sometimes alone Sometimes with Family

Inspiring Women Travel Bloggers to follow on Women’s Day This month’s desi Travel digest focuses on bloggers and not on blog posts, and to celebrate the International Women’s Day, I am including only Women Travel Bloggers from India. The good thing is we are celebrating Tuesday, March 8 International Women’s Day 2016, or in short Women’s day. The sad thing is we need to celebrate, recognize and push forward Women’s day to highlight that everything is not hunky dory with the way our world looks at Women. Unfortunately like everything else in this selfie-obsessed world, where hashtags are greeted with the [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]