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We travel to exotic places with open wings, and we bring back stories and information and love of travelling. Come fly with us.

5 things to experience in Darjeeling

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The title is clichéd still….. Being brought up in the northern part of our country, when I visited Darjeeling for the first time, I simply fell in love. The reason was simple too. A terrain with such vast greenery and … Continue reading

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Srinagar to Leh- Road Trip Summery.

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‘I’m chronicling my road trip adventure for CEAT Tyres in association with BlogAdda June 2015: “A road trip?” “Yes, a road trip through the mountains and valleys and plains and it was for us, 2 women celebrating almost 35 years … Continue reading

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Stew or Jhol- 4 recipes from Grandma’s kitchen

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For those who wants to read a bit of history of our traditional cuisine from Bengal: https://travellingwingsblog.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/stew-or-jhol-the-bangali-way-to-a-healthy-summer/ From my Grandmother-in- law and Grandma’s kitchen: To continue with the story as to who were responsible for steamy stew, here are 4 … Continue reading

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Stew or Jhol- The Bangali way to a healthy summer.

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When I talk food, it’s not everyday food that interests me, but the exotics and unknown which has been a part of our cultural cuisine but was seldom mentioned. But nowadays when everyone is writing about everything, these dishes and … Continue reading

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Off To Ladakh: Mulbek, Namik La, Fotu La,Lamayaru, Nimmu

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So where was I? In Kargil of course. On our journey from Srinagar to Leh, via Kargil. After being stuck in Srinagar for 2 days, it was time for us to be bold and courageous and start our much coveted … Continue reading

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Hilly Humor: Tales on road to Leh, Ladakh.

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I have a serious disconnection with titles like ‘6 road signs that will have you crack your ribs’ and a subtitle ‘The 6th one is the most hillarious’ . Hence, I write stories, experiences which brought a smile on. The … Continue reading

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Delhi : 6 Lipsmacking Eateries- Voila!

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Delhi. To write about Delhi is indeed a nostalgic trip for me as I am reminded of my pre-independence life in that city. Jokes apart, it is not as emotional as City of Joy or as meticulous as Mumbai, but … Continue reading

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Tawang Diaries 2- Through Sela Pass to Tawang

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And then it was….. Sela Pass- Through the entire Himalayan range ‘La’ means a pass. In ladakh, I came across Zoji-la, Namik- La etc. and here in the Eastern Himalayan Range there was Se-La. Situated at the altitude of 13700ft; … Continue reading

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Tawang Diaries- Tezpur to Dirang

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The beginning. “Tawang!” “Tawang?” “Yes Tawang.” This was a conversation which I was having with my sister in law who stays in Assam and had been long trying to lure me into a trip to Tawang. For me, only one … Continue reading

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Cuisines of Kashmir: The lure of the Baked Goodies

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Kashmir & The legacy of Baking. The bakeries in the valley carry their own flavor. The shelves are lusciously enriched with variety of bakery products like Katlamas, Kulchas, Khamira Bread, Modur kulcha, Khatais and Bakerkhanis. The products took on a … Continue reading

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