Endangered Lion Tailed Macaque Shows Behavioral Changes

In the rain forests of south east Asia lives an Old World monkey type that can’t be found anywhere else on the entire planet – lion tailed macaque. These primates dwell in the canopies of the Western Ghats of South India hopping between the dense forest for food and survival. For thousands of years they have thrived in the trees of the jungle but now, … Continue reading Endangered Lion Tailed Macaque Shows Behavioral Changes

Nagarkot Hiking Guide: View of The Himalayas

Pine trees, the fresh scent of Eucalyptus, calm soothing winds, fallen pine cones and a bunch of scattered leaves on brown mud is the first thing one notices about Nagarkot mountain. But all that doesn’t compare to the spectacular views of the famous snow capped mountains in the world. No trip to Nepal is complete without a glimpse of the earth towering Himalayas. For hikers … Continue reading Nagarkot Hiking Guide: View of The Himalayas

Jew Street: Antiques, Art & History

In a country that is famed for its jungles, mountains and backwaters, a historic street that is tucked into the famed city of Kochi can be easily missed for adventurous tourists and locals alike. But for those who have a heart for history will find themselves quite taken with the Jew Street of Kochi. Historic Jew Street was the once-thriving Jewish community in the heart … Continue reading Jew Street: Antiques, Art & History

The Three Medieval Kingdoms of Nepal

Nepal is known for its glorious views of the Himalayas and the adventurous and deadly climb up towards the famous Mt. Everest. But this place offers more than trekking through the snow-capped mountains. The country is also known for its unique culture, soul-filling adventure, and the various temples of worship that give the country its divinity. And these things can be found at the heart … Continue reading The Three Medieval Kingdoms of Nepal

Shi Cheng: China’s Lost Underwater City

The stories of ancient ruins, forgotten lands and lost cities have always fascinated the current world, because with these findings came stories of past cultures and astonishing facts. Of all the lost underwater cities, the lost city of Atlantis remains at the top of everybody’s minds but that doesn’t blind the daring explorers from seeing things that are new and just as thrilling. China’s Shi … Continue reading Shi Cheng: China’s Lost Underwater City

Thatekkad: South India’s Exotic Sanctuary

Thattekad is the first bird sanctuary in Kerala discovered by one of the best ornithologist- Salim Ali known as the ‘birdman of India’. He stumbled upon this hidden gem while scouting the area and learned that the 25km sq of land was inhabited by 500 species of wild and exotic birds including mammals like leopards, monkeys and elephants. Thatekkad, literally translated to ‘flat forest’, is … Continue reading Thatekkad: South India’s Exotic Sanctuary

The Cherry-Blossom Festival: Japan’s Spring Splendor

‘The cherry blossoms Put the whole world Under the tree’ -Watsujin Spring time in Japan is a season of celebration. The streets and parks would be lined up with a tapestry of pink flowers known as Sakura (cherry-blossoms).  Sakura have immense importance in Japan’s tradition. It symbolizes the evanescence of human life-their birth, death and rebirth. The flower is also a symbol for honor and … Continue reading The Cherry-Blossom Festival: Japan’s Spring Splendor

Gavi Forest: Drive Through The Untouched Wild

Gavi is known to be one of the most beautiful and famous places in India for its untouched beauty of the wild forest. It’s become a well-known place (but still less traveled) after a famous regional South Indian movie called ‘Ordinary’ was filmed there, showcasing the cold, misty weather and the dense green surroundings. This forest, unspoiled by human development, is located in Kerala and … Continue reading Gavi Forest: Drive Through The Untouched Wild

Shinjuku Gyoen: A National Garden of Rich Folliage & A War Past

With a never-ending line of trees, flowers that blossom in all colors and sizes, and a dense green that spreads underneath the vast blue sky, Shinjuku Gyoen is one of the best natural attractions in Tokyo holding the district’s charm and remains as witness to the wars of the past. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and for good … Continue reading Shinjuku Gyoen: A National Garden of Rich Folliage & A War Past

Nelliyampathy Hills- The Suicide Point

The hills in Palakkad district, Kerala, have a different and intriguing touch to them. Accompanied by a 100 meter waterfall, the cloud-touched peaks of Nelliyampthi hill ranges are indeed a sight to behold. Ranging from a height of 467 meters to 1572 meters, it’s also known as Kerala’s ‘suicide point’. Although the place is beautiful with an amazing sight, it is also quite dangerous and … Continue reading Nelliyampathy Hills- The Suicide Point