A Book of Simple Living – Review

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks into the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God – George Washington Carver There are very few writers who have a way with words. Personally, I admire Bill Bryson, V. S. Naipaul,…

Shimla or Mussoorie: What’s On Your List?

No doubt, being from Uttarakhand and having been traveled to the place quite often, I have a soft corner for Mussoorie and will always have. Both Shimla and Mussoorie are frequently visited by the young and old crowd. All of us have different preferences, although Mussoorie and Shimla aren’t too different from each other. It’s…

Travel Uttrakhand On A Shoestring Budget

“Traveling- it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller”- Ibn Battuta”   I love to travel, but I don’t have a rich father. I’m sure it sounds familiar to you too. Well, you don’t need a rich father to satisfy your hunger to travel, unless, of course, you want to travel Raja Saheb…

6 Places To Grab A Bite In Mussoorie & Landour

Kalsang, Mussoorie Kalsang is a Tibetan-run restaurant offering a wide range of yummylicious dumplings. It’s just a few steps away from Cambridge Book Depot. Do not forget to try their Shanghai rice!       Anil’s Cafe, Char Dukan, Landour If you have a car, you can drive uphill to Char Dukan in Landour. It’s…

8 Treks in Uttarakhand for Experts and Beginners Alike

Trekking, hiking, tramping, you can call it anything but once you’ve reached the mountain-top, it doesn’t matter what you call it because the magic that blows in the winds of Himalayas can only be felt; You can never truly describe that feeling in words. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out…

Some Of The Most Beautiful Words Ever Said About Mountains

Mountains have always been there, and I have always been in love with them. I can’t even remember how long has it been since this love started; I guess forever. I have picked some of the best mountains quotes for all mountain devotees.   “Mountains are not stadiums where I satisfy my ambition to achieve,…

Why You Should Choose India As Your Next Destination?

We can’t deny backpackers’ love affair with India. India’s incredibly wonderful architecture, nature, and culture appeal to all kinds of travelers. In every direction, nature welcomes you in its own style; To the North, the country has the majestic Himalayas that will spell its magic all over you; To the West, desert & dunes; To the…