Justice for Flight Lieutenant Ankit Agarwal

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Our hearts fill with rage when a crime of this nature takes place in a so called civil society. Meet Flight lieutenant Ankit Agarwal from Bhilai, Chhattisgarh. A son who is trying to make this nation proud by serving the prestigious Indian Air Force. Fighter pilot by profession, whose impeccable flying skills with Mirage had even won him… Read Article →

Dark Tourism Circuit : Jashpur, Chhattisgarh

“Aap Akele aye hain Jashpur? Kis purpose se? Ghumne!!  Akele ghumiyega Jashpur? Pistol wagerah to rakhe honge na licence ke sath? These were the words of the receptionist sitting at the guest house when she heard that I was on a solo backpacking trip to Jashpur. Her reaction was equivalent to that of “Mai tumhare bacchon ka baap banne wala hu.”Let me now tell you the reason for her giving… Read Article →

Beyond Bullets & bloodshed : Bastar

The beginning : “Turn up the volume of the Music System & switch on the lights”, said the driver as soon as we entered the Kanker region. “Why?? Have we entered the ‘Naxal’ region”,  I asked out of curiosity!  “Don’t use that word again”, I heard from someone sitting at the back. You can use the word “Daadi” to refer to them. These were some of the general or Jungle… Read Article →

Kashmir, As It Is.

“Kashmir Under Curfew.” “Stone pelting continues, unrest in Valley.” “Uri terror attack. 17 soldiers killed. 19 injured” Let’s begin an epic trail. These were some of the headlines that had been doing the rounds when we were planning for the trip. It got bloodier when Burhan Wani, a commander of Kashmir based militant outfit, died on July 2016. Kashmir which was once famous for its picturesque hills and breathtaking valleys has… Read Article →

Bhangarh : A Different Perspective

———–What is fear?———– Inside the most haunted Bhangarh fort of India. It is a feeling that has the potential to give you chills and give you a possible heart attack. Can fear be associated to a place? Yes. There are certain places on this planet which are full of negative energies. You don’t need any instrument to measure them. They are such that if you are present there, you will… Read Article →


Before starting the blog let me share some useful contact numbers which might come in handy if you plan to visit the state of Nagaland. ILP DC Court Dimapur  : 011-23013751 Hotel Pine Kohima : 9436001041 (Mr. Suraj Kumar) How to reach Kohima : The only way to reach Kohima is through Dimapur. Dimapur is the gateway to Nagaland. It has a dedicated railway station as well as an airport…. Read Article →

The land of temples : Assam

What will you do if you have to spend one day in the land of Assam ? Take the spiritual path the next time you are in Assam. Start from none another than the most famous temple of Kamakhya. The temple of Kamakhya is of utmost importance in Guwahati. People from all over the world come here to seek blessings of Goddess Kamakhya. About Goddess Kamakhya :      … Read Article →

Travel Hacks for a Happy Holiday

Travel Hacks for a Happy Holiday When planning a holiday, there is often two things you keep in mind when picking your destination- time and money! But other than these two important criteria, what else should you consider while planning that perfect holiday? Read on to find out… Think out of the box A mistake a lot of us make is getting fixated on a particular destination. There are some… Read Article →

The Urby Slim Wallet

Tired of searching  your debit cards and other essentials while travelling? Here’s the solution : THE URBY SLIM WALLET ! Slim n trim Slim and sexy fitting all that you need 😉 Comes under a nice packing 🙂   You will also fall in love with the packaging and the added personal touch. Your slim wallet is uniquely made for you. I was pleasantly surprised to receive the wallet with… Read Article →

Interview with bongyatra

1)Tell us something about your origin. Born in the heartland of India in the city of Durg, Chhattisgarh, in a family of principals and school teachers, I consider myself a small town boy. 2)When did the travel bug bite you for the 1st time? During childhood days, for summer vacations we used to take family road trips to neighboring states like Maharashtra and MP. I guess that was the start…. Read Article →

In wine, there’s truth.

It is often said that Wine is bottled poetry. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when we talk about Wine? Sophistication? Elegance? Not my drink? Christmas? The stylish glass in which it’s served? The word ‘Sula’ or ‘Heritage’ depending on your brand? Of course every thing mentioned above is true but there’s more to it. “People don’t just drink Wine, Wine fills their souls.” Wine Consumption In India : Wine is still considered pretty much a niche drink. “Wine is like the game of Golf in a country full of cricket lovers. Not everyone loves it. Not everyone… Read Article →

And that’s why we love Namma Bangalore and Hyderabad.

There is a huge influx of people from around the country to the cities of Hyderabad and Bangalore. It is often said that “You can check in here at any time. But you can never leave.” What comes to your mind when you think about Hyderabad ? Paradise Biriyani? Charminar? Karachi Bakery? Similarly when we talk about Bangalore, more often than not the first thing that comes to our mind… Read Article →

Beyond Infinity : In pursuit of blissfulness.

I welcome you all to read the concluding chapter of the series Yoga and Sprituality in Rishikesh. Since I have used all my pictures in last 3 posts. I’ll try and explain things making use of FreeImages. What’s meditation? Image Credits : FreeImages.com/Felipe ( Aladim) Hadler Meditation is a journey in which you discover your true self. Your ‘true self’ is not the one which you think you are. It is… Read Article →