• Holiday Destination,  Places,  Travel

    Sikkim : The Eastern Paradise

      Summer vacations are around the corner & everyone is looking around for destinations to chill around in the hills. My pick for the ones who want to cradle their souls into nature’s lap, is the mesmerizing state of Sikkim. I’ve been here for around one year and have never felt as salve ever before. Sikkim carries a fragrance of tranquility in its air which sings you a soothing lullaby & you just soak yourself in its dreamy charm. How to reach You have to reach Gangtok via Bagdogra Airport or Njp Railway Stn which is 04-05 hours away by road,depends upon traffic congestion or  45 minutes (35 min fly…

  • Architectural Marvels,  Design,  Holiday Destination,  Places,  Travel

    Jewel in the Hills

    Mark Twain on his visit to Darjeeling qouted…… ‘land that all men desire to see, and having seen once, by even a glimpse, would not give that away for the shows of the rest of the world combined.’  I could not agree more on the glory of Darjeeling, a ‘Himalayan Heaven’ in true sense. The hill station boasts of its rich history and carries the fame of being the home of Sherpa Tenzing who first stepped on the highest mountain peak of the world, Mount Everest, with Edmund Hillary in 1953. Nestled at an altitude of 6700 ft the town carries a Victorian charm with it and provides a spectacular…

  • Design,  Holiday Destination,  Places,  Travel

    A brush of Victorian Era – Elgin Mount Pandim, Pelling

    A recent trip to the pleasant hill station of Pelling nestled in the hills of West Sikkim encompassed me with warm splendor. Not only did the untouched natural beauty of the town intrigue me to write this but also the shade of Old Victorian era which brushed my senses during my stay there. The town of Pelling is a tourist attraction majorly due to the breathtaking view of the mighty Kanchenjunga.  It also has a history of being  the second capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Sikkim after Yuksom , and  till the year 1814 A.D., the king of Sikkim ruled the state from this place.   A particular attraction…