Pelling- Sikkim

Pelling is in West Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India. It is gaining popularity as the place from where

White Throated Kingfisher

KINGS & ME- A Coverstory article in CHAITAK

I have focused my photography to Birds just one month after buying my first compact camera on 2008. At that time,


Deulghata in Purulia: Archaeological tourism

  Deulghata is a place near Boram in Arsha in Purulia district of West Bengal. It has ruins of few

The Jewish Synagogue, Kochi (Cochin), Kerala_Edited_0

The Synagogues Of Malabar

The Synagogues Of Malabar The Jews of Malabar controlled much of the spice trade to the Middle East before the


Tiger widows in Sundarban

“They are magnificent, but deadly, rarely seen, hidden in the jungles.” To read this article I would suggest you to

Resort at Jaypur, Bankura, West Bengal

Jaypur Jungle, Bankura – A perfect weekend trip from Kolkata

We, ‘ Wild n Nature Concern’ members set our ‘Winter Camp’ at Jaypur Forest on last weekend to watch the


Tonglu Hamlet, Darjeeling

Tonglu , a small village in Darjeeling district in West Bengal, which should be visited once if you are in


Sundarban, the famous tourist place in West Bengal

The Sundarbans is well known for being the home of famous Royal Bengal Tiger. It is the largest block of


Karni Mata Mandir- The Rat Temple

Karni Mata Temple is located at Deshnoke on the outskirts of Bikaner which is famous as the temple where rats


The Water Palace of Tripura – NeerMahal

NEER MAHAL Rudrasagar lake is situated roughly 50 Km outside Agartala near Melaghar with 5.3 square kilometers water area. The


Junagarh Fort and Bikaner

The Junagarh fort was built by King Raja Rai Singh, who ruled the region from 1571 to 1612. He had great love

2013-11-23 16.08.24 (deleted ae795ce3aca6c67dd09b2473b5f1f6cb)

Amer Fort, Jaipur

  Photo: entrance to fort The Amer fort in Jaipur was built by Raja Man Singh I beside the Maota

2013-11-20 13.32.53 (deleted 6693811b4f836f7ab32d01cc44da3b70)

Bharmour Manimahesh and Mount Kailash

  The postcard of Bharmour Bharmour was the ancient capital of the princely state of Chamba. It is situated at


Arunachal Pradesh in ancient India (Hindu sites of Malinithan,Parashuramkund and Menchukha)

There are several ancient texts in India that mention the region of Arunachal Pradesh. According to the Arunachal Pradesh government

Mehrangarh Fort

Mehrangarh Fort – Jodhpur

One of my all time favorite destination in Rajasthan is Merangarh Fort, at Jodhpur. The most modernize fort and preferred


Explorers to the fascinating “Narcondam Island”

The Infiniti Live-aboard confirms plans to take divers & explorers to the fascinating “Narcondam Island”  Narcondam is the most remote

Jaisalmer Fort

“Sonar Quila” – Golden Fort, Jaisalmer

The name Jaisalmer evokes utter magic and vibrancy of the desert. It’s straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. The

Transfagarsan Road; Image: Annie Ostler's blogspot

Best Road In The World – Transfagarsan Pass

A bike rider’s ultimate destination, Transfagarsan Road is a mountain pass on the Carpathian ranges in Romania. This 91 Kms

Bedse Caves1

A Monsoon Trip To Bedse Caves

At the onset of Monsoons, all that one can think of is travelling. Venturing out in the best season of


Scuba diving at Netrani in Murudeshwar

Though I’m not even sparsely close to being adventurous, on hearing the idea of pursuing an open water diver license,


Mexico: a misterious island with phantom dolls

  In the swampy region of Xochimilco, south from Mexico city it’s located without any doubt the most scary place


The Red Hills

The place has a charm of its own; to soothe you till you’re in a beautiful trance that you wish


Lukla Airport At The Foothills Of Everest – Most Dangerous Airport In The World

If you think that braving the bone knapping temperatures, the unwarned avalanches and breathing in the thin air, apart from


Let’s go and travel!

  When are you travelling ? Usually the first thing you think when you travel is Where, and usually we

historic dockyard

A day in Portsmouth

A coastal city in United Kingdom, 80 miles form London gives a wide variety of entertainment. A city full of


Namchi in Sikkim: The New Princess of the Hills

For the locals it is the place from where the football star Bhaichung Bhutia comes. The chief minister of Sikkim


The Mayan Riviera

Mayan Riviera. Mexico is a country with many different weathers, landscapes, environments and people. In the south east part of


Cannes 2013

Every year since 1946 Cannes becomes the capital of the cinema, and this year it wasn’t the exception. This year the


Keukenhof-The Famous Tulip Garden of Silsila

If you are planning to visit Europe and you are anthophilic or nemophilic, then Keukenhof is the must place to


Visiting Monaco in one day.

If you happen to visit the south of France, a country that must be visited is Monaco. It’s located at


Port to Port: Tale of few capital cities with the term prefixed

Ports are important trading centers, the first point of contact for foreign goods and people to enter a local country. 


Temple City – Ambika Kalna

Ambika Kalna or simply Kalna is a town, a municipality and headquarters of Kalna subdivision in Bardhaman District in the

Tequila barrels

Visiting Tequila in Mexico

Many people know the tequila, they have seen it in movies or series where people drink it with lemon. Tequila

Canopy Walk


(Click on the images to see a larger image) Lava is a small hamlet situated 34 kilometers east of the

Golden Bengal

Hidden History in Gaur

Gaur, also known as Lakhnauti is a ruined city located around Malda district of West Bengal. Sited on the western


Gorgeous Gorumara

Located on the flood plains of  river Murti and Jaldhaka in North Bengal, the Gorumara National Park offers a large

10 techniques for better photography

Top Ten Techniques For Better Pictures

1. Move close to your subject: Whether it is The Taj Mahal or your little daughter, get close enough so

Nubra Valley

Ladakh – Dangerously Beautiful

When you travel with 50% less oxygen in your lungs and at a high of more than 15000ft, the felling

Ranikhet valley from mukteshwar1

Mukteshwar – The best destination for nature lover

When you are at the top of the mountain and can afford to see an astounding 180 degree view of