Tag: Backpacking

Cultural triangle sri lanka

Cultural triangle of Sri Lanka

The northern plains of Sri Lanka traditionally referred to as Rajarata, or “The King’s Land”, now known as the Cultural Triangle.

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Responsible Travel

Travel and tourism industry is one of the largest contributors to the global economy with a record of 7.6 trillion USD in 2014 and it is only here to grow. With every travel enthusiast seeking to hop on their next big adventure right from swimming with sharks in South Africa to trekking the highest points […]

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Sri Lanka

Backpacking Sri Lanka

A week after my trip here I am sitting in my Bengaluru apartment sipping some Sri Lankan tea reminiscing the time spent in the land of Serendipity. Sri Lanka at a glimpse: Our neighboring island country is very well known for its tea estates, elephant orphanages, Buddhist ruins, national parks, beaches, hiking trails and a […]

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Mountains

A love affair with mountains | Photo Story

So many of us exasperated individuals, hustling about our everyday tasks find peace at the site of a mountain. May be it was the enormity of this beautiful creation or just the sheer bewilderment of this geographical phenomenon…This is a photo story on a 6 day road trip through Manila-Choukori-Munsyari-Patala Bhubaneshwar-Kausani-Lohaghat. The idea was to […]

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Ooty

5 must do things in ooty

Nestled in the majestic Nilgiri Mountains, Ooty, is rightfully called the queen of hill stations. The foggy winters, flowery summers and lush green monsoon makes it an ideal destination to visit throughout the year. Known for its vast meadows, n number of panoramic sites, gardens filled with variety of fauna and its picture perfect valleys […]

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Contest ~ Walking through Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

There are plenty of ways to explore a city, having tried most of them, my favorite remains touring it on foot. Walking around a city of your interest on your pace- no pushy guides, no fixed plan to abide by, no hassle whatsoever. Erm, except for one! That is chalking out the walk which connects […]

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Budget accommodation in Vietnam

Vietnam like many other South East Asian countries have been a backpacker’s go to place since time immemorial, owing to its budget friendly tag. As it saw the increasing influx of backpackers a number of accommodation cropped up, you can easily find a dorm room as low as $5 for a night including breakfast, all […]

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Vietnam

Better safe than sorry- tourist scams in Vietnam

One should be always cautious when visiting a new country because in the midst of inspiring architecture, tranquil sceneries and delicious cuisines lay scams that could easily ruin your whole trip. The idea behind all these scams is to draw monetary benefits, while some may just be petty nuisance others could prove risky. Here is […]

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Vitenam

Vietnam – A sensory delight

Gracefully resting by the South East Asian coastline this beautiful country called Vietnam is a rhythmic blend of history, culture, modernization and nature. Filled with visual dramatics right from the rustic living in Mekong delta, the magnificent caves system of Phong Nha, the marvelous French architecture at Hanoi, life in the valley of Sapa to […]

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Cat Ba Island- A lucky Find

There are times when a whole experience can be expressed in just one word, a sudden trip to Cat Ba Island- the largest Island in Ha long bay. Cat Ba is one of the major weekend getaway for the locals and is often overlooked by the tourists who plan to go on a day trip to […]

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