Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays
Conservation / Dihing Patkai / Everything else / Majuli / Mawlynnong / Nameri National Park / Thembang / Touphema

Eco-Tourism in North-East India – 6 Responsible Cottages And Homestays

Northeast India is not one of those destinations found in every traveler’s list. This is mostly because of the region’s remoteness, closeness to sensitive international borders and absence of proper infrastructure. Call it godsend, the niche tourism acts as a safeguard to the region’s rich but delicate environment and cultures, whereas, if mass tourism was … Continue reading

Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners
Everything else / Literature Stuff / Meghalaya / Shillong

Shillong – Travel Guide for Couples and Honeymooners

Shillong can arguably be said to be the most charming hill-station of India. Located in Meghalaya, a land famous for receiving the highest rainfall in the world and aptly called the ‘abode of clouds’, it is during the monsoon season when Shillong turns magical. Countless waterfalls and lakes come alive, caves become slippery and clouds play an unending … Continue reading

Monsoon In Cherrapunji – A Trip To The Rainiest Wettest Place Of Planet Earth
Cherrapunjee / Meghalaya / Tales / Travel Tales

Monsoon In Cherrapunji – A Trip To The Rainiest Wettest Place Of Planet Earth

My and Neil’s trip to the world’s rainiest and wettest place began in Guwahati City, from where it took us a five hour drive to reach our destination Cherrapunji. The journey crossed some splendid scenery of the Khasi Hills, which appeared astonishing green due to the summer monsoon rain. The forests, farmlands and pastures felt … Continue reading

Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come From
Everything else / Literature Stuff / Meghalaya / Sustainable Living

Meghalaya: Where The Best Carnations Come From

Known as the carnation belt of India, Meghalaya is a treat for the eyes. Firstly, as you’d know if you’ve been reading our blog, the landscape is truly unique. Numerous pretty caves, waterfalls, lakes and forests can be found in abundance throughout this hilly state; which is also famous as being the wettest and rainiest … Continue reading

3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife Travel
Arunachal Pradesh / Balpakram National Park / Dibru-Saikhowa National Park / Everything else / Mouling National Park

3 Of The Best Hidden National Parks Of North-East India | Wildlife Travel

Northeast India is the eastern-most part of India linked with Eastern Indian via a filter arena packed amongst Nepal and the Bangladesh border. The “Seven Sisters” Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,  Nagaland and Tripura together comprise the North East India. Being recognized as one of priority Global 200 Eco regions by the WWF, there is … Continue reading

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India
Arunachal Pradesh / Assam / Brahmaputra / Culture / Everything else / Guwahati / Manipur / Meghalaya / Nagaland / Shillong / Tawang

5 Popular Festivals of North-East India

North-East India is rich with tribes (more than 200 of them) and celebrations. It can be well worth your time during your next vacation to travel to this region and take part in some of the celebrations. Festivals are important economic engines for many of these areas, and some organizers have even taken to promoting … Continue reading

Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible Destinations
Assam / Everything else / Kaziranga National Park / Manas National Park / Mawlynnong

Eco-tourism in North-East India – 3 Responsible Destinations

Northeast India is one of India’s secrets, a remote unexplored land rich in biodiversity and indigenous cultures. Filled with rain-forests, Himalayan mountains and hills, tourism in the region is a delicate affair which revolves around environment and cultures, creating a mutually benefiting relationship of sorts. Three delightful destinations where ecotourism has flourished are –   … Continue reading

Alive is awesome / Everything else / Mawlynnong

Splashing Monsoon Water in Mawlynnong

For the coming month and a half, I’ll be writing a series of posts which will complement the campaign of a ‘just launched’ Indian personal grooming brand – Cinthol. This blog has agreed to participate, intrigued by the creative concept underlining the campaign. Alive is Awesome, as the campaign is so called, deals with showcasing … Continue reading

Tourism In Meghalaya – 5 Offbeat Things To Do
Cherrapunjee / Everything else / Mawlynnong / Meghalaya / Shillong / Southeast Khasi Hills

Tourism In Meghalaya – 5 Offbeat Things To Do

The state of Meghalaya (translated in English as ‘the abode of clouds’) in northeastern India is a region that receives the highest of rainfall compared to any other place in the world. The rain is a result of the yearly monsoons – dense clouds arising from the Bay of Bengal which head towards India and end up … Continue reading