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    Simple Charms of a Homestay in Ladakhi Village

    When we were planning our trip to Ladakh, what drew us to the idea of doing a homestay, was the simple yet powerful concept behind a homestay. The Snow Leopard Conservancy…

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    In Kuala Lumpur With Kids?

    Kuala Lumpur is a fabulous, colourful city a short flight from India—perfect for a family holiday. But like a lot of Asian cities, it is a bit rough around the edges,…

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    Borneo with kids

    Taking your children into the wilderness is bound to be nerve-racking for any parent, so it was with trepidation that my husband and I set off to Malaysian Borneo, with our…

  • Thy Name is Tranquility

    What’s in a name? Well not everything. But a coastal town in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu with a name like ‘Tranquebar’ certainly had a magical ring to it and…

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    All Seoul

    I have had the opportunity to visit some magnificent cities over the last few years, but nothing has surprised me as much as Seoul, the capital of South Korea. I had…

  • The Riches of a Desert Country

    Morocco, located on the North Western tip of the African continent is more like Europe and the Middle East rolled into one. In fact, when you are there it’s hard to…

  • Where The Hills Meet The Sea

    Sometimes when you set your expectations from a trip to the minimum, you open yourself for some very pleasant experiences. Dapoli, a small town in the Ratnagiri district was our pick…

  • Skiathos – Jewel Of The Sporades

    The very mention of Greece conjures up images of dazzling white buildings with blue windows and doors, clear bright blue skies, azure waters and flaming pink bougainvilleas. There’s unbounded romanticism, charm…

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    Storming The Fort

    I run down Church Street, hoping that my memory of the cobbled alleyways of Galle Fort from the previous day hold up. I am in a hurry to meet Juliet Coombe…

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    Brewing Art in Ipoh, Malaysia

    Just as I turn a corner on the streets of Ipoh in Malaysia, I lock eyes with an old man holding a cup of coffee. We held each other’s gaze. His…