Exploring Mawlynnong – Asia’s cleanest Village

Located on the Khasi hill, a small village named Mawlynnong got its fame because of its simple way of living. A meandering road with trees and bushes brought me to a pretty house nestled amongst flowers. I could see beautiful smiling flowers whichever direction I looked at.

TREK TO THE DOUBLE DECKER LIVING ROOT BRIDGE

Somewhere down in the thick tropical woods of Meghalaya, and covered in cloud and downpour for a significant part of the year, are some surprising man-made wonders. Well known as the living root bridges, the individuals of the Khasi tribe have trained the roots of ancient rubber fig trees (Ficus Elastica) to grow in the…

If Fat Shaming Is Wrong, How Is Skinny Shaming OK?

There was fat shaming for so long. Now we’re skinny shaming people because of a very consumerist ideal of a woman’s body. Not ok! Have these things happened to you while you were growing up? Advised “You should wear traditional Indian attire it will make you look healthier and mature” or “Beta thoda weight gain karlo…

An ode to Sikkim

Today I will write you in a poemOf  the mountains walking with rugged feet,And picking daylight from its retreat Of roads rolling up to the small villages;Amidst tall buildings in Gangtok and passes From curve to curve meandering charmer,Collecting prayer flags that mutter, Of rustling rivers flow in streamFilling mighty valley with its gleam, Of…

Sikkim Travel Experience

SIKKIM EXPERIENCE From endless rocky roads, snow-covered peaks, blue frozen lakes, clean green waters, small quintessential towns to alpine meadows Sikkim got me a lifetime of memories in the first impression itself. Sikkim is located between Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet and is one of the most prosperous states of our country. We were five friends…

Travel Tips and Facts about Sikkim

The state of Sikkim located in the North Eastern part of our country, is usually not on many tourist list – but it should be. The lack of information about this state especially the North Sikkim makes the journey challenging. The state and its tourism are divided into North, South, East and West regions. Gangtok…

PLACES TO VISIT IN GANGTOK

Sikkim’s capital is a vibrant hill station with valleys and mountains around. The rich culture infused in every corner of this place is enough to find one’s inner peace. Entry to Gangtok: The nearest airport to Sikkim is Bagdogra in Siliguri and the nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri in the state of West Bengal….