Kasol: The mini Israel of India

Kasol - the gorgeous Himalayan village, nestled in Himachal Pradesh

Kasol – the gorgeous Himalayan village, nestled in Himachal Pradesh

Stretched along the mighty Parvati River, Kasol is contoured by mountains and lush green patches. A quaint village in Himachal Pradesh, this countryside hamlet is filled with reggae bars, bakeries, and small guesthouses catering to backpackers across the globe.

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DIY homemade lip balm

Photo Credit: www.healthylifestylezone.com

Photo Credit: www.healthylifestylezone.com

I have always been overprotective about my lips during winters. My lips have a tendency to get overtly chapped, which leads to frequent bleeding and pain. I have been using Vaseline to guard my lips since school days; however, in the last few years, I have used Nivea chap sticks and Maybelline lip balms – these are good products, but are not natural. Once I stopped using these, my lips got drier, which made me apply in double proportions. Not a great thing, eh?

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Rishikesh Chronicles by Debarati Dasgupta

Rishikesh

Rishikesh

Rishikesh has always been THE place for spiritual seekers and yoga enthusiasts, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of meditation classes. But today, this religious town on the fast-flowing Ganges, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to a lot more than just limb-twisting and praying.

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Kandaghat – travel journal by Vernika Awal

Kandaghat

Kandaghat

Imagine waking up in the morning to a steaming cup of coffee, at a place surrounded by lush green hills, chirping birds and a nip in the air. Wouldn’t it be an ideal setup for all of us who’re craving for simplicity in the hectic urban lives that we lead? Well, you know you deserve a break like this once in a while. So head to the hills and breathe in some freshness into that exhausted body!

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