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Experiencing Ziro Festival of Music with Kite Manja

Once in a while, away from the cacophony and crowd, most of us need to break free from the urban civilization. A strong desire to distance from the squeezed concrete jungle takes us into roads less travelled, straight into the wild. Attending Ziro Festival of Music with Kite Manja helped me escape the adversity of regular life and create memories...


Ziro Valley – A Comprehensive Guide to Plan Your Trip

Ziro Music Festival brings to you a confluence of independent musicians performing in the most coveted outdoor music festival in Ziro Valley. The valley is known for its far stretched golden paddy fields against a backdrop of mountains and pine trees, inhabited by the Apatani Tribes.


Ahmedabad Day Tours – Spend the Day Sight Seeing

A part chaotic and bustling with horns, industries and business, Ahmedabad still managed to preserve its historical charm through the other part. The Ahmedabad day tours is the perfect way to marvel through the most popular places.  I was a bit skeptical of my maiden trip to Gujarat. The smell of tradition and culture, phenomenal historical architectures and its existing...


Ahmedabad Heritage Walk – The Old City Charm

Ahmedabad is an UNESCO World Heritage City that rightly deserves its revered status. It draws the right parallelism through the glorious mix of history and modernity.  A part of the city is bustling with industries, lights, cafes and malls. But, the other part, it wins you over with depiction of rich culture and heritage saved through phenomenal architectures and centuries...


Nameri National Park – Best Weekend Getaway from Guwahati

The pair of white-winged wood duck callously hopped to the river bank as our raft slowly glided its way through the Jia Bhoreli River, creating ripples behind. The flock of birds flew under the cobalt blue sky only to get lost in the woods. Embracing the solace in the moment was us, a bunch of high school friends, contemplating on...


Shirui Lily Festival of Manipur- All You Need to Know

In the farthest corner of the mind, yet longing for it, I contemplated on visiting Manipur again and let my heart be stolen. I jumped like a little girl, witnessing flying reindeer and fairies in the cosmos, when I received an invite email from Chiko Adventures to attend the Shirui Lily Festival, 2018 – The State Festival of Manipur. Boy!...


Manas Spring Festival – Mosaic of Rustic Experience, Tradition and Culture

“Into the wild waking up to the sounds of peacock, expanse of tea gardens as far as eyes can see, spotting the largest mammal & one-horned rhino, embracing the simplicity & letting go off technology, a lot of merrymaking & sweet banters, food, fun & frolic” – Manas Spring Festival got us all hooked to the jewels of nature. 🙂...


Pondicherry – French Capital of India, Cafes and Beaches

Reminiscence of French Colony in the face of bright yellow buildings, the smell of freshly baked French Gourmet from the cafes, the gentle breeze along the pavement on Rock Beach, colourful buildings with gates adorned with bougainvillaea, the chaos of White Town, placidity embracing vibe of Auroville and tranquillity of serenity beach – Ah! Is not Pondicherry tempting you to...