Raghurajpur, in Odisha can be titled as the kingpin, where special initiatives were undertaken to revive art and heritage. Situated amidst the lush greens and adorned by coconut trees, betel vine gardens, fruit orchards and tropical plantation, this quaint village is an excellent combination of diversified nature and rich cultural heritage.
A striking example of the influence of art on a community is the Maqtha Art district in Hyderabad. In 2017, St+art foundation collaborated with more than 30 artists from across the globe and curated the idea of converting a regular village – Maqtha into an eye-catching landmark for the City of Pearls.
The abode of leopards they call it; the Navegaon Nagzira Tiger Reserve, unlike other national parks, surprises you with an experience that is raw and unsullied in its own way.
In the Jungle Book, Mowgli’s home was the astounding forest of Pench, a place that inspired Rudyard Kipling to pen down one of the most loved and appreciated work of children’s literature!
The beauty of Cape Town lies within its diversity, from its beaches, Table Mountain, its significant history and an amalgamation of multiple cultures.
The widest waterfall in the world, The Victoria Falls are truly a natural wonder of the world; and an absolute must-visit!
A journey through the heart of Austria takes you to surreal mountains and lakes, including the most Instagrammable town in the world.
Etretat is proof that there is so much more to France than Paris, with its photogenic cliffs, pebbly beaches, luxurious hotels and endorsements from some of the greatest artists to have walked the planet.
Kuala Lumpur truly stands out as one of the most appealing metropoles in South East Asia, and was the 6th most visited city in 2019. We take a look at the must-visits of Kuala Lumpur, both reputed and obscure.
No trip you take in India will quite be like Ladakh. The sheer natural beauty, spirituality and historical significance truly makes it unique. It is a trip that will change you. And although Ladakh gets more are more commercial by the day, it still is a place that is well worth the visit. It truly is, India’s crown jewel.
Cairns at first glance just felt like the world had slowed down for a while, and we were at ease to finally be able to wander around at our own pace, after the long and hectic touristy runarounds in and around Sydney and Melbourne.
Jaipur is a magical city displaying a vibrant array of colours amid its rosy ancient palaces. A city painted in romantic pink hues might look outlandish in most parts of the world, but here on the edge of the Thar, far away from the west both geographically and philosophically, Jaipur feels eternally poised.
A journey to the historical sites is more than just a day’s picnic and there is so much to learn about these magnificent sites as they convey tales of relics bygone!
Tucked away in the East Khasi Hills, is a new-fangled city with a contemporary charisma and vintage charm. Nestled in the heart of the mighty peacemaker of our lovely Seven Sisters – Meghalaya, this bustling hill station is also known as the ‘Scotland of the East’!
A flourishing ground for one of the most sought after big cats, the Royal Bengal Tiger and a land that attracts not just wildlife lovers but also those who enjoy photographing birds and reptiles, this tiger reserve is definitely worth a visit!
As you drive through bamboo thickets, dense vegetation, picturesque meadows, dried grasslands and a peaceful medley of bird sounds filling your ears every now and then, the experience is bound to soothe the soul!
The real portrait of Ujjain is painted by the diversity of people – the rich, the poor, and the congregation of pilgrims chanting the verses of Mahabharata along every road, temple, and junction!
From the recluse voyagers who sit by the cliffs to the bustle of the town as one approaches the Mahabaleshwar temple, Gokarna gradually orchestrates an assortment of sights and experiences that otherwise, would be hard to find in any other place!
Kutla presents a true spectacle of what the Himalayas are known to present, much like a tableau, a dream come true! It is a place where silences of the woods take you to a paradigm less explored.
Da Nang is a city where magical realism exists. What makes it special is the chastity in its culture and the geographic diversity that is just so innate, yet so credulous!
In the colossal topography of forests, buttes, coffee plantations, monasteries and narrow roads trying to find their way from one suburb to the other, there lies an unusual aura of carefree, yet jovial disposition in Coorg!
The Harishchandragad trek is intimidating, and certainly not the easiest one; but the experience is perhaps one of the most surreal one!
The renowned English poet, William Blake, famously said: ‘Great things are done when mankind and mountains meet!’ Hands down, without a dispute, Bir-Billing holds up to that reputation!
Hong Kong is a concoction of contrasts – it is home to a skyline that is a vertical exhibit of glass and steel skyscrapers graced in a spectrum of neon lights, and yet retains the chaste culture of a city silhouetted against the quiet, serene, nonchalant hilltops!
A place of enormous cultural, economic and financial influence in the country as well as globally, Barcelona stands today as one of the most important cities on the Mediterranean sea. The Gothic architecture, the mountains and the sea make for a unique and vibrant city.
A sprawling desert, a bustling fishery, sandstone cliffs and a beach. In a country known for its rainforests? Surely not!
The Land Down Under is the land of intrigue. Australia due to its geographical proximity to the rest of the world always comes off as a country with an X Factor, something different to what you’ll find across the mainland of Planet Earth!
Mysore is an impeccable blend of everything – the dosas, the coffee and the desserts, street shopping in the Devaraja market, and sightseeing that you would most certainly cherish for the rest of your life!
Dharamshala, alongside its sister-suburb, Mcleodganj, is perhaps the only place which packs a ton of birr, brought together by the breathtaking Himachal food, local shopping experience, treks, and scintillating mountain-sunrises!
Set among the vast plains of south India, Hampi has a certain presence – a personality, a charisma, as one might say, put together in form of rubble, remnants and records!
Right from the North Indian mountains, to the African waterfalls, from the cultural heritages of Hampi to the wildlide of Bandhavgarh, find it all here!