What’s the best thing about winters? A cup of hot coffee as you make yourself cozy beside a bonfire, or the early morning walks down the country roads as you stride through the fog, or reading your favorite book under the blanket in your cozy little bed. For me it’s the festivities here in Assam… Continue reading Best fun trips in North-East India during Winters
Success is not final; Failure is not fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill I wrote my first blog post when I was pregnant with my first baby after 8 years of marriage. I had my own agri-venture prior to that and an online boutique, but I decided to pause for… Continue reading What motivated me to write my first non-fiction travel book?
Burhi Aair Xadhu is a collection of short stories and folklores compiled by the famous Assamese author and poet Lakshminath Bezbaruah. This is the go-to text every Assamese parent used to rely on to make our childhood meaningful and interesting. This was and will be the most popular children fiction in Assamese and a must… Continue reading “Burhi Aair Xadhu” : The Quintessential Assamese Folklores
Travel and Tourism was a booming industry in the pre-Covid years and there were several factors which encouraged people to travel. But when the pandemic hit, the Travel and Tourism Industry was probably the hardest hit and even after 22 months the industry has not been able to recover. Vaccination drives have started in many… Continue reading Post-Covid Travel and Tourism trends
Naamghar is a community prayer hall in Assam where people gather for religious and other cultural activities. The Neo-Vaishnavite saint Srimanta Sankardeva established the Satras and the Naamghars for people to gather and engage in naam and other cultural activities. Srimanta Sankardeva inspired the pan-Indian Bhakti Movement in Assam and propagated the Ek-Sarana-Naam-Dharma or Neo-Vaishnavism.… Continue reading Naamghar: The Assamese Cultural Identity
Nagaland is home to several tribes with their own distinctive traditions, dress, food, culture, folklore and festivals. These tribal groups are the basis of the rich heritage that Nagaland boasts of, and inorder to maintain this heritage and promote inter-tribal interaction the Hornbill Festival is held every year in Kohima, Nagaland. Jointly organized by the… Continue reading Why should you visit the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland?
World tourism has been greatly affected by the pandemic for over a year and half now, as International and National borders remain sealed. Norms like total lockdown, partial lockdown, social distancing and many protocols have been put into effect to curb the crisis along with active vaccination drives. Recently, however, many countries have opened their… Continue reading Explore the Pristine Dzukou Valley in Nagaland
If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet. Rachel Wolchin Some people live for adventure, the mere thrill experienced when faced with the most unexpected situations is what adventure is all about. Diving into the wilderness and losing oneself, body and mind, to attain the ultimate bliss is… Continue reading Amazing Road Trip from Guwahati to Tawang
Assam is, for many, an offbeat destination as there are many misconceptions about this place, and tourists are apprehensive about visiting Assam. But if you have read about Assam from my previous posts you would realize how beautiful and serene a place Assam is. In the recent years there has been a gradual rise in… Continue reading 3 days Bagpacking Itinerary to Assam
The Pandemic has changed our lives altogether as we had to adapt ourselves to a totally new norm. The fear is always there but at the same time we have developed certain habits which would definitely be beneficial in the long run. The necessity to adopt a healthy food and life style to maintain a… Continue reading Is Assam a good option for Workation