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11 exciting things to do when in Phu Quoc
Travel, Destinations, Vietnam

11 exciting things to do when in Phu Quoc

Travel to Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s idyllic beach paradise island and explore the hidden secrets of the island with me as I take you through 11 exciting things to do on the island It threatened to rain on the weekend, that I booked my flight to Phu Quoc on a whim. Throwing […]

5 things to do in Cherrapunjee
Adventure, Destinations, India, Meghalaya

5 things to do in Cherrapunjee

Last September, I spent a pleasant week in Meghalaya exploring what the state had to offer. And yes, I did visit Cherrapunjee, the “wettest” place on planet earth !!! After spending two surprisingly rain-free days there, here’s my top 5 things to do in Cherrapunjee Visit the “wettest” place on […]

Clouds cover the hills giving little glimpses of the trees atop the peaks
Trekking, Adventure, Meghalaya

The Village at the end of the Road

Join me as I take the long scenic route to Nongjrong village, literally to the end of the road. The clouds lift a little to show the tree tops on the peak of the hill. When I think of Meghalya, I fondly recall views like this from magazines and photo […]

This mural is straight out of some noir novel
Art, Cities, Photo Essays, Vietnam

Peeking into Artsy Saigon

On one weekend, I explored Ho Chi Minh’s “Art” district to see what was in store and came back pleasantly surprised. A tall blonde looks on at me from the wall, straight out of a noir novel while elsewhere a monkey runs along the wall. I am in the 3 […]

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat
Trekking, Adventure, Meghalaya

Trekking to see the Root Bridges of Nongriat

In Meghalaya – the land of clouds and mist, bridges in the jungles are grown and not built !!! Join me as I trek into the jungles to see this unique phenomenon. I look at the twin bridges overhead. I can make out the dangling roots as I marvel at […]

Zooming through the Saigon Night
Cities, Adventure, Vietnam

Zooming through the Saigon Night

Exploring a city after sunset is an interesting experience, more so when done on the back of a scooter, whizzing through the traffic. I joined one such exploration of Saigon by night and lived to tell the tale. We weave through the early evening traffic in District 1, Ho Chi […]