Indulge your taste buds in Bangkok’s thriving vegan food scene, with my list of the city’s best vegan and vegetarian restaurants and cafes.
Why travel to Japan? Over the last four weeks, I’ve come to realize that Japan is not one of those places you can understand virtually.
Hidden from the world until the 1800s, Japanese culture and traditions are an enigma for curious travellers.
Although Japan still doesn’t offer visa on arrival for Indians, it is now possible to get a Japan visa on an Indian passport without a sponsor.
After dreaming of Japan for years, I’m finally heading there… in search of Murakami’s Japan, but also my own.
My mind flooded with questions as I sat there, among the orange-robed monks of Wat Suan Dok in Chiang Mai.
New Years eve Chiang Mai 2017: I found myself at the Chiang Mai lantern festival on 31st December as the clock announced New Year’s eve! In this post, I’ve penned down tips for Chiang Mai in December and Chiang Mai on New Years. IMPORTANT – Update 2018: After learning about the harmful impact of the Chiang Mai lantern festival, I highly recommend that you don’t buy a sky lantern and release it into the sky. It causes air pollution, adds to the city’s growing waste problem and is a fire hazard. I’ve also learnt that Yee Peng and the lantern release on New Year’s Eve in Chiang Mai are not traditional festivities – but devised for tourists. Please read this detailed post on “Why I don’t recommend celebrating the Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai” and make an informed decision. *** I stood on a parapet watching in awe, surrounded by people as they cheered and counted down to the New Year. Almost everyone had lit their paper lanterns by now, and as the clock ticked …
I knew nothing about Taiwan except stinky tofu…
The first thing I noticed about him was the fresh blood stain on his shoulder rag.
The lifelong connections we make with people along the way is the very essence of travel.