Revive: An initiative by Soul India to support Raghurajpur artists

Raghurajpur is a Heritage village near Puri, Orissa. It is a unique village where every house has an artist. There are around 160 artists in this remote village. Raghurajpur is known worldwide for its Performing art Odissi, Gotipua dance (a unique dance form where boys dress up as girls and perform a classical dance to…

The Heritage keepers of India-Tikam Chand,1860 Carl Zeiss camera

1860 का इकलौता वर्किंग कैमरा, पूरी दुनिया में एक ही है,मिनट कैमरा मैडम,टेक फोटोग्राफ; these words of a middle-aged man made me stop, where I saw this intriguing piece of history happening Infront of my eyes, and I totally forgot I was rushing to Hawa Mahal in Jaipur. ये  पुश्तैनी है, हमारे दादा जी के…

Corn Village-where Diwali arrives a month later!

Long fire sticks illuminated the valley, drum beats became louder, and the sight of happy faces became clearer as we entered the corn village. One elderly person came forward and asked us where are we coming from, we told him Delhi. Bahut acche time pe aaye hai “AAJ DIWALI HAI!”, welcome!! Perplexed me, gave him…

Kausani in 3 days – My complete day-wise itinerary

How we reached there: I have covered the day-wise itinerary of my stay, which you can follow to have a relaxed and pleasant stay. Day 1: Reached Kausani in the second half of the day, had evening snacks with a magnificent view. Around 7 pm visited Stargate Planetarium which was nearby. Kausani Planetarium: Visit Kausani…

Unexplored Gem of Himachal: Thachi Valley

2 days trip/budget travel Sorry, you won’t get those themed cafes, mall road markets or fancy food here, BUT if you want to experience the sound wind, chirping of birds, the sky full of stars, raw innocent faces, and mesmerizing landscapes, this place is for you. This place is a true unexplored gem of Himachal….

Kanatal Guide:All you need to know about this beautiful off-beat destination

If you are looking for a perfect weekend gateway near Delhi, but don’t want to visit touristy crowded places, try this off-beat destination nestled in the foothills of Himalaya–Kanatal.It is situated 33 km from Mussoorie at an elevation of 8500 ft above sea level on Mussoorie-Chamba road. Splendid oak, pines, deodars, and rhododendrons (my favorite),…

Must read tips before heading Rishikesh for bungee jumping

If you are an adventure junkie or you want to challenge your own fears,then no doubt bungee jumping must be in your bucket list. But before taking that plunge, doubts start pouring in, I’m sharing my experience at “jumping heights” (India’s highest bungee point) in Rishikesh,hope these tips will help to make your adventure trip…

Ultimate guide for solo female travelers in Himachal Pradesh

Solo traveling is a liberating experience. It is not only about discovering a new place alone but also discovering self, and knowing, just how capable you are”. If you are a female and planning to travel solo since long to Himachal, here I am sharing crucial tips with my experience. Top 10 tips for solo…