On the Whisky Trail in Aberdeen

You are travelling through Scotland and wait, you wonder, what is one thing you absolutely must do - See Edinburgh to soak in the literary history, Travel through the Scottish Highlands, Hunt for Nessie at Loch Ness and wait.. what's more Scot than Scotch? Isn't Scotch that makes Scotland world famous? Do I even need... Continue Reading →

The Forgotten People of Bhaktapur

The majesty of the Himalayas need to be experienced to be even savoured while describing it. As my flight neared Nepal, the white, serenely beautiful range of mountains materialised as if out of nowhere, perched amid cottony clouds. I had resolved early that my stay in the Himalayan Kingdom could not end within the luxurious... Continue Reading →

The Hunt for the Last Mughal in Yangon

In a quiet lane in the Yangon city is a dargah - tiny, rather inconspicuous looking.  The newly renovated modern building is unassuming and functional, the dargah of Zafar Shah as he is known around here. If you don't look carefully at the arching name-board by the gate, you could miss the historical importance of it. ... Continue Reading →

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