Top Places to visit in Meghalaya and other Meghalaya destinations

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
Top Places to visit in Meghalaya and other Meghalaya destinations

The state of Meghalaya is easily one of the most popular and accessible of the Northeastern states, or Seven Sisters as they are so-called. With plenty of places to visit in Meghalaya, the region makes for a relatively popular destination amongst Indians mostly, as many Meghalaya destinations are less known to foreign tourists. Follow our […]

Places to Visit in Mizoram – Day Trips from Aizawl

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019 in Asia, India | 2 Comments
Places to Visit in Mizoram – Day Trips from Aizawl

Information about places to visit in Mizoram is rather scarce, and this is reflected in the fact that Mizoram is very much still an off-beat destination in India, where foreigners rarely venture. During our travels in Northeast India, we decided to spend the Christmas period in Mizoram, seeing that together with Nagaland, and Meghalaya, it […]

The Best Tourist Places in Tripura, India

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
The Best Tourist Places in Tripura, India

Tripura is rarely included on destination itineraries to India, which made the thought of discovering whether there were any tourist places in Tripura, India more exciting! We quickly found out that Tripura is a small but highly intriguing state with a rich cultural heritage. We thought that many of the places to visit in Tripura […]

How to Travel Around Tripura, India

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
How to Travel Around Tripura, India

This post deals with the logistics of how to travel around Tripura to get to the best tourist places in the region. For extensive information about the best places to visit in Tripura, read this post. We found that traveling in Tripura by state and shared transport was actually quite easy when compared to traveling […]

How to Travel from Kohima to Imphal

Posted by on Jul 12, 2019 in Asia, India | 2 Comments
How to Travel from Kohima to Imphal

If you’re in Nagaland, you might want to visit neighboring Manipur for some insight into Manipuri culture and traditions. We have written a separate post about visiting Manipur which might come in useful. This post will deal solely with the logistics of getting from Kohima to Imphal. Bus from Kohima to Imphal Before we arrived […]

Exploring Imphal and Loktak Lake, Manipur

Posted by on Jul 12, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
Exploring Imphal and Loktak Lake, Manipur

India’s northeastern state of Manipur, home to the stunning Loktak Lake, lies on the border with Myanmar and is mainly inhabited by the Meitei people. Other tribes such as the Nagas and the Kukis call Manipur their home and live in the hills surrounding Imphal Valley. Manipuri is the main language in Manipur, although English […]

Nagaland Hornbill Festival – The Ultimate Guide

Posted by on May 24, 2019 in Asia, India | No Comments
Nagaland Hornbill Festival – The Ultimate Guide

The Nagaland Hornbill festival was one of our main draws towards traveling around Northeast India during the winter months. That said, it worked out beautifully, as the October to January period we chose for our trip, turned out to be the perfect time to travel in Northeast India, with the Nagaland Hornbill Festival featuring prominently […]

How to Get to Longwa, Nagaland

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Asia, India | 2 Comments
How to Get to Longwa, Nagaland

This post deals solely with the logistics of getting to Longwa, Nagaland. For a detailed guide of things to do in Longwa village, take a look at our other post. Longwa, Nagaland is a rural, remote place inhabited by the Konyak tribe on the border between India and Myanmar. We have written a detailed guide […]

Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

Posted by on Apr 19, 2019 in Asia, India | 4 Comments
Exploring Longwa Village and meeting the Konyak tribe in Nagaland

The Konyak village of Longwa close to the town of Mon, Nagaland, is a small hamlet on the border between India and Myanmar. The village is an enigma of sorts to us western travelers, consciously or unconsciously accustomed to categorizing people, places and everything else we come across on our travels. The border village of […]

Exploring the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar with Moby Dick Tours

Posted by on Apr 3, 2019 in Asia, Myanmar | 2 Comments
Exploring the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar with Moby Dick Tours

Imagine coming across hundreds of deserted islands surrounded by the most beautiful white-sand beaches and crystal-clear turquoise water. This is exactly what the Mergui Archipelago in Myanmar, a long stretch of islands which are almost unknown, looks like. We recently set off on a five-day boating trip around some of the islands making up the […]