Foods you should not miss during your China visit

Chinese cuisine is a favorite with majority of people. This is because of the fact that Chinese foods have amazing tastes and flavors, thanks to the use of varieties of sauces in the different preparations. However, when you visit China, you will see that the ‘Chinese’ dishes which you enjoyed thoroughly in your home country are not available in the country! Basically the ‘Chinese’ food that we are used to is not authentic Chinese. Some variations are made to the cuisine to make it appealing and tempting to the local people in the country.

Peking Roasted Duck - Foods you should not miss during your China visit

When you visit China, you should definitely try their authentic cuisine so that you can understand the difference. You can then come back to your country and tell your local Chinese restaurant about the authentic dishes which you enjoyed in China. Here are some of the Chinese dishes with which you are sure to fall in love during your China visit: Continue reading “Foods you should not miss during your China visit”

Five Hill-Stations You Must Visit When You Travel to India

Even nerdy kids who have never really indulged in extensive television watching or read a lot of novels out of their regular school textbooks have fantasized about the perfect holiday at a perfect hill station. And no points for guessing, from Kashmir to Kasol, India is a treasure trove for idyllic hill stations. Being called a subcontinent in itself, India is not only home to more than many hill stations but boasts of diverse kinds of them.

Parvati Valley River Kasol - Five Hill-Stations You Must Visit When You Travel to India

You can bathe in luxuriousness while enjoying visuals of the snow-clad Himalayas from the gorgeous city of Shimla or you can embark on a challenging trek to Sandakphu through the visually breathtaking route of Manebhanjan. You can also opt for the lush green slopes of Mussourie that turn snow white in December or go to the absolutely spiritual Gangotri glacial, the very spot from where the magnificent Ganga was born. Continue reading “Five Hill-Stations You Must Visit When You Travel to India”

Getting Your Car Checked Before a Road Trip

Now that we’re in the midst of summer, everyone is gearing up to head outside and hit the road. The summer weather comes with a desire to get out and go somewhere, and there’s no better time for traveling than the summer. However, before you hit the road, you’ll want to make sure that your care can handle the journey. Here’s a quick checklist to go through before you actually hit the road…

Road Trip - Getting Your Car Checked Before a Road Trip

Checking the outside of your vehicle

Potential breakdowns can easily be avoided by checking a handful of things on the outside of your vehicle. For example, check that your tires still have good tread and are wearing evenly. Check the pressure, and make any necessary adjustments. Be sure to include your spare in your tire inspection. Changing a flat in the middle of a desert in the middle of the night would not be the high point of your trip, so do what you can to avoid it. Make sure your headlights, taillights, and front and back blinkers are all working properly, so you can be safe and avoid a ticket. Your brakes and windshield wipers should also be inspected to make sure they have enough life left in them for your trip. Continue reading “Getting Your Car Checked Before a Road Trip”

Experiential Therapy and Travel

Some of travel for the sake of adventure, or even business. But most of us are looking for something when we travel–a mental rest, a chance to recuperate, to learn something new, and possibly even find peace and balance in our lives. In other words, you could consider it a form of therapy. Many people travel in order to go to a therapeutic facility, whether it’s for rehab, or just for a mental health break.

Therapy and Travel - Experiential Therapy and Travel

Often, if you’re traveling for therapy, you’ll probably want to get the most out of experiential therapy that’s available. Experiential therapy is a large umbrella term which refers to any form of therapy wherein someone steps outside of their normal experiences and outside of the traditional “talk” therapy format in order to achieve healing and understanding of their mental state and achieve their goals. Continue reading “Experiential Therapy and Travel”

Experience Jaipur with Palace on Wheels

This ancient city was founded by Maharajah Jai Singh II back in the early 1700s. Also known as the ‘Pink City of Rajasthan’ – Jaipur is famous for housing several ancient palaces & monuments. Some of the most visited tourist destinations including the Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Jantar Mantar (a Solar Observatory) are found here. In addition to visiting these great places there are interesting activities to participate in not to mention shopping!

Jaipur City - Experience Jaipur with Palace on Wheels

History of Jaipur

Jaipur is a hot desert place and you have to make a lot of planning and organizing for the trip, etc. There is one luxurious trip to the Pink City – Jaipur through the Palace on Wheels. Guests travel comfortably in A/C carriages and experience luxurious facilities on the train. Moreover, they are taken on guided off-board sightseeing tours by A/C Coaches to tourist places with ancient history. The cabins have soft beds and pillows with a large window to see outside while taking the week long luxury sojourn. Jaipur is the first destination on 2nd day of the tour after starting off at New Delhi. Continue reading “Experience Jaipur with Palace on Wheels”