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Himalayan Ecotourism’s Cooperative Model

Himalayan Ecotourism is banking on a cooperative model to ensure that conservation and community come together seamlessly. When Stephan Marchal a Belgium national came to India, 17 years ago he initially spent seven years in Jharkhand in the eastern part of India, working with the local tribal women on community-based projects in the field of… Read More Himalayan Ecotourism’s Cooperative Model

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Best Places to Experience Monsoons in India

The romance of rains is like no other. And India with its tropical climate has several destinations that can help you make the most of your tryst with the monsoon. As the sun makes way for clouds it is that time of the year once again when the monsoon comes calling. And India is slowly… Read More Best Places to Experience Monsoons in India


New Year Destinations

New Year Festivities It’s the last month of the year (already) and also the time to ring in the New Year in style and travelling never goes out of fashion. No matter what you like, here are some ideas to escape to some unique destinations in India, that offer a plethora of choices for your… Read More New Year Destinations

The Hindu

Bhalku Rail Museum

Do you know which is the rail route mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the one with the steepest rise and also is a UNESCO heritage site? Well, this is the famed Kalka Shimla Heritage Toy train that passes through maple wood, deodar, pine, oak and fichus woods through 800 plus… Read More Bhalku Rail Museum

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In the Footsteps of the Buddha in India

April and May are important months for Buddhists as this is when Buddha Poornima and Vesak or Buddha day are celebrated. This year Vesak falls on May 21/22 and here is a look at some of the most important Buddhist sites in India where Buddha lived 2500 plus years ago as well as those that… Read More In the Footsteps of the Buddha in India


Rediscovering the ‘Queen of Hills’ Shimla

Driving from Chandigarh to Shimla is a two plus hour journey that is not exactly pleasant courtesy the poor condition of the roads. However once you enter the cool climes of Himachal Pradesh, there is an instant uplifting of your mood. Guess the hills have a charm of their own and to discover it for… Read More Rediscovering the ‘Queen of Hills’ Shimla


Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat

My first visit to Himachal Pradesh in Dec 2017 was made memorable thanks to Club Mahindra who invited me to visit their property off Shimla in Kandaghat. After a rather long flight from Bangalore to Chandigarh and the two plus hour drive to Kandaghat, I was welcomed by a sea of colour courtesy the flowers… Read More Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat

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Club Mahindra Kandaghat Resort Review

A holiday in the hills is a perfect antidote to relax and take a break from urban stress. Well, after all the air in the hills is so pure that it has an immediate effect of enhancing your spirt almost immediately. And what better way than to head to Club Mahindra Kandaghat Resort that allows… Read More Club Mahindra Kandaghat Resort Review