An authentic traveler believes in travel as the transformative catalyst that can have a massive impact on an individual’s personal growth. That’s what distinguishes a tourist from an earnest traveler. Social tourism or Volunteer Tourism, by definition, is a form of tourism that connects travelers to local communities to voluntarily contribute to a cause of your choice that will empower change to the less fortunate sections of the society, and foster your personal growth as a compassionate human being. Volunteer Tourism - popularly known as Voluntourism - is a
Museo Vintage Camera Museum or Museo Camera in Gurgaon is a relatively new entrant in the list of places to visit near Delhi. The museum grew out of the collection of photographer Aditya Arya, who converted his spacious basement in a zeal to create history with his first love- photography. More than 1000 original antique cameras from Aditya's personal collection and from his friends and family make up for a scintillating collection at the museum. If you are a photography enthusiast and scouting for new places to visit near
Holi festival of colors, the vibrant festival of colors, water and above all, fun and revelry is essentially a celebration of arrival of spring as winter recedes in its blanket. Even though it looks like a perky fiesta, Holi in India is deeply rooted in traditions and reveals a good amount about the culture of Indian places where it is observed with more enthusiasm than other parts of the country. In most parts of the country, the festivities for the Indian color festival begin a day earlier by lighting
Pench National Park is a wildlife getaway on the Madhya Pradesh - Maharashtra border. Part of India's famed Project Tiger since 1992, Pench is perhaps the best place to see tigers in India since it is home to majestic tigers, leopards, many other animals and more than 250 resident and migratory birds. Interestingly, Rudyard Kipling based his iconic celebrated book, The Jungle Book and Mowgli's adventures with the furious Sher Khan, on this very place. We arrived at Pench to the mesmerizing Kohka Wilderness Camp. Kohka derived its name from Kohka lake nearby. While in Pench National
Buddhism is based on the philosophy around the preaching of Gautama Buddha about 2600+ years ago. Buddha was born as a prince and later became a monk in search of enlightenment. His entire life revolved around his abandoning his prince hood, meditating in forests, attaining enlightenment and preaching to his disciples. The areas where Buddha spent most of his life are now renowned Buddhist pilgrim sites visited by Buddhist travellers from all over the world. These Buddhist Holy Places are visited as part of a circuit known as
Once they decide on the destination, first time travellers to India often grapple with the question - Is India Safe to travel? Well, simplest of questions demand greatest of attention and research. Having covered the length and breadth of the country- and mostly with travellers from countries like the UK, USA, Australia etc. - let us try to give you an honest perspective on an oft-repeated query- Is India safe? Safety of Female Travellers in India Informal discussions with our friends from overseas time and again brings up the topic of
Rajasthan in North West India is the most popular destination in India for international travellers. It is visited for its UNESCO heritage sites, grand palaces, heritage hotels, craft heritage, wildlife and superb countryside.
A carnival of celebrating good fortune, seeking salvation and washing away sins of a lifetime; the major attraction at Kumbh Mela is bathing on a few preordained auspicious days according to the Hindu calendar