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Mainstream destinations that come on a ‘silver platter’ do not satiate the thirst for exploration in avid travellers. Taking the road less travelled to discover exotic new destinations, the kind that even Google can’t tell you much about, is what makes them tick. Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Srinagar, and Ladakh may have become synonymous with the idea of a ‘holiday in heaven’ but there are many more beautiful places in Kashmir that can make your heart swell with wonderment and you one with nature. A growing section of travellers today is on the lookout for such lesser-known destinations that offer an instant retreat from the civilized world. If that’s your idea of an ideal holiday too, follow us on this journey to five offbeat beautiful places in Kashmir that you must visit at least once: Chatpal: A Virgin Land in South Kashmir Away from the city’s uproar, this unexplored place in Anantnag…

Expansive meadows and rolling hills, saffron plantation and tulips in blossom, still lakes and foamy rivers…who wouldn’t want to explore the land that’s earned itself the title of ‘heaven on Earth’. But the first question that comes to mind when considering a trip to this wonderland is – is it safe to visit Kashmir? Given the turbulent atmosphere in the state, these concerns are not unfounded. Yet, thousands of people land here, year after year, to grab a slice of this heaven. Since tourism is a primary source of revenue in this landlocked and disturbed region, the government and the locals do everything in their power to ensure the safety of tourists. That said, there have been a few isolated incidents where tourists have been trapped due to an unforeseen spate in the tension between the forces and the separatists and even found themselves caught in the crosshairs of angry…

A green paradise holding many iconic landmarks, gastronomic delights and shopping avenues in its folds, Singapore is undoubtedly one of the most fascination Southeast Asian destinations. The Land of the Merlion, off the southern Malaysian coast, is a futuristic urban centre abounding in rich experiences at every step of the way. However, unless you are invested in careful trip planning, exploring Singapore can burn quite the hole in your pocket. Take these 10 Singapore travel tips into consideration, whether you are planning a brief stop-over or an elaborate holiday, to make the most of the experience: Singapore Travel Tips for Planning Your Trip Pack for the Weather The tropic climate of the place means the weather conditions are humid and hot all year round, with average temperatures in the range of 26-34 degrees Celsius. High levels of humidity result in excessive perspiration outdoors, so it is important to pack light,…