A Room with a View

A Room with a View

Here are my uncanny trick and tips of always getting a room with a view.


Darjeeling after the First Wave of Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic created short-term disruptions but provoked long-term changes in how the world lives. The economic and social disruption was devastating. As the world faced a global health emergency, travel and tourism industries came to a halt. The pandemic not only impacted the travel decision of tourists but also disrupted the lives of those associated with the industry. But now travellers are gaining confidence to make holiday plans. Author, Photographer and an ardent traveller Swapan K Banerjee visits Darjeeling and Puri.

Chhota Char Dham Yatra

Chhota Char Dham Yatra

Most followers of the Hindu Sanatana dharma yearn to, at least once in their lifetime, visit the four most sacred and divine shrines dedicated to

City of Holy Tank & Golden Temple

By Ashok Jainani Amritsar, the city built around the holy water pond (Amrit: nectar; sar (sarovar): pond), is the place for experience rather than description. In

A Goan Sojourn

By Swati Moheet Agrawal Think Goa, think idyllic beaches and cozy shacks! The coastal destination immediately conjures up images of swaying palm trees, mesmerizing sunsets,

Vrindavan – Eternal Home for All

By Ashok Jainani Vrindavan, also known as Braj-bhoomi Vrindavandham, is the most wonderful place for devotees who always long to visit and stay there for blissful

Welcome to Hampi!

By Ashok Jainani The royals and subjects of Vijayanagara and the vaanar sena (of Lord Hanuman) are not there to receive you. But some of their

Ujjain: A Movable Feast

By Swapan K Banerjee When the Air India flight touched down at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport in Indore at around 2 pm, the temperature outside,

Puri: The Port Of Spiritual Call

By Swapan K Banerjee Jagannath Rath Yatra is more than 5,000 years old and the most spiritual celebration in Puri (popularly also known as Jagannath