India

Finding the Remotest Corner of India in Zanskar

There are many tourist hotspots in India and once you’ve visited them, if you seek more adventure and more wow factor, Zanskar and the Suru Valley is where you’ll find it. For us to get there, we had to stop in Kargil which is, in all honesty, a rather scrappy highway town. Kargil to Zanskar… Continue reading Finding the Remotest Corner of India in Zanskar

India

Discovering Sikkim: Gangtok and North Sikkim

Even though it is one of India’s smaller states, the former Himalayan kingdom of Sikkim has been a delight for travelers for some time. Heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism, beautiful monasteries are all around and the world’s third highest mountain, Kanchenjunga (8598m), can be seen from almost any viewpoint. Given their size and variety of… Continue reading Discovering Sikkim: Gangtok and North Sikkim

Bangladesh

Beautiful Bangladesh: Exploring the Sundarbans and Bagerhat

The Sundarbans National Park The Sundarbans National Park is considered a quintessential part of any visit to Bangladesh. It is the largest mangrove forest in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The mangroves stretch inland from the Bay of Bengal for 80 kilometres and are home to a large number of different animals… Continue reading Beautiful Bangladesh: Exploring the Sundarbans and Bagerhat