TRAVEL | Boat your way to the world’s largest river island in Northeast India

TRAVEL | Boat your way to the world’s largest river island in Northeast India

Guwahati, February 5, 2018: Assam’s Majuli faces flood fury — and the threat of erosion — whenever the mighty Brahmaputra river swells. So take a break from your high-tech lifestyle and boat to the world’s largest river island. Cruises on luxury vessels can take you to your destination, but to experience life as the locals […]

Pfutsero: The coldest inhabited place in Nagaland

Pfutsero: The coldest inhabited place in Nagaland

KOHIMA, January 27, 2018: When couples want to experience their honeymoon. Pfutsero could be the answer for it. Here are five facts about the coldest inhabited place in Nagaland:  #1. Pfutsero is a block headquarters in Phek district, Nagaland, India. It is the highest altitude town and the coldest inhabited place in Nagaland where temperature drops […]

TRAVEL | Assam: Dighalipukhuri becoming magnet for tourists in Guwahati

TRAVEL | Assam: Dighalipukhuri becoming magnet for tourists in Guwahati

GUWAHATI, December 29, 2017: Centuries-old Dighalipukhuri lake in Guwahati is emerging as a popular tourist destination offering recreational activities, including boat rowing championships and boat rides. The term ‘Dighalipukhuri’ is derived from two Assamese words ‘Dighol’ meaning long and ‘Pukhuri’ meaning lake. As the name indicates, it is a long manmade lake. Adjacent to the […]

Meghalaya: Visit Wah Rashi — A Haven of Waterfalls

Meghalaya: Visit Wah Rashi — A Haven of Waterfalls

A piece of the beautiful countryside deserves writing about. Shillong has been blessed with so much, within the town itself and of course, all along the outskirts. Add to the beauty of nature, the joy of making impromptu plans with friends to go explore a new place and what you end up with is an absolutely memorable […]

5 reasons why you should visit Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya this winter!

5 reasons why you should visit Double Decker Root Bridge in Meghalaya this winter!

By Shweta Raj Kanwar SHILLONG, DECEMBER 15, 2017 Far from the madding crowd, away from the mental chaos is a place called Nongriat in Shillong, the capital city of Meghalaya. One of the few places, probably in the world, that offers a perfect balance of serene atmosphere, natural ecosystem, a traditional and a simple lifestyle […]