All about Pelling

Located in the state of Sikkim, Pelling is a very prominent hill station well-known for its natural splendor and serenity. It is situated at a distance of just 10 Kms from Geyzing which is the…


Top getaways from Darjeeling

After you are done exploring the queen of the hills and want to deviate a little off the beaten track, there are plenty of places to visit near Darjeeling which are even more beautiful and…



India has 3 New UNESCO Sites, Including a Mountain

UNESCO recognised the world heritage value of three more sites in India: the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh designed by architect Le Corbusier, the ancient Buddhist ruins of the Nalanda University in Bihar, and the Khangchendzonga…


Pet on the move

ALERT: PET ON BOARD! It’s hard prepping your pets for a holiday you’re about to embark on. Your cat might pretend she doesn’t care, but she’ll look at you accusingly when you roll your suitcase…


Six way to stay in Gangtok

When in the capital of Sikkim, choose from family-run hotels, palace hotels and hotels with great views of the Kanchendzonga and Gangtok valley! Mid-range: Hidden Forest Retreat Set in three acres of what is virtually…


Six way to stay in Darjeeling

Planning to visit the Queen of the Hills? Here’s a list of luxury and budget hotels in Darjeeling to choose from Royal heritage: The Elgin The erstwhile maharajas sure knew style. And the Elgin Darjeeling…


West Bengal: A quick guide to Kalimpong

Kalimpong is a relatively quiet Himalayan bazaar, rich in cultural and religious heritage. The town was once an important link along the trade routes linking Tibet with India through Sikkim. It was a part of…



Viewpoints of Kanchenjunga

Kanchenjunga range is not just the third highest mountain in the world, but also a sacred entity in Sikkim. Its five peaks symbolise the five treasures―Gold, Silver, Gems, food grains and religious texts. The mountain…