I wanted to visit the famous Alleppey backwaters of "God's own country" but what I saw there made me very sad. Fortunately I found a wonderful destination nearby.
It is only fair that local people benefit from the influx of travellers. NotOnMap is an idea which is unique, thoughtful and giving to back those who deserve it by bridging the gap between avid travellers and the local communities.
Hikkaduwa is one the lesser known but much more enjoyable destination of SriLanka.
For those of you who love the feel of cold weather, huge mountains and utmost peace, Spiti Valley makes for one of the best travel destinations. Located in the great Himalayas, Spiti Valley is one of the cold desert valleys in the state of Himachal Pradesh.
While planning my Manali trip, I came across Palampur as an off-beat alternative to Dharamshala. Here's the story of what I discovered there.