On an upcoming travel documentary series called ‘India Direct’ on BBC World News, Rajan Datar a notable travel show presenter explores the ‘hidden’ gems of India. Rajan has been the host of ‘The Travel Show’ – BBC World News’ flagship travel program. For 6 years, he has travelled to over 50 countries on five continents. In November 2012, he was named the Broadcast Travel Journalist of the Year 2012 at the Business Travel Awards ceremony in London.
Travel chronicles from Kasol
I sometimes feel, it is imperative to feel confident from within so that others have confidence in you – making way for a desired getaway. An extended weekend came through amidst a very hectic work schedule; it was literally like a refreshing breath of silver linings. Also, this extended weekend had Holi nestled in it and I wanted to make the most of it. I stumbled upon a trip to Kasol with a bunch of unknown travelers. Something felt damn right about this whole ‘solo’ group trip. I wanted to go, and after lots of fights with my folks and hours of convincing, I finally made it happen.
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!
Ambience- As I stepped into Kylin Premier at Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, warm hospitality and pompous ambience blanketed me with much love—a perfect ending to a rather hectic Friday! Me and my partner were guided to the rooftop of the restaurant, wherein small cabana-sort setups, placed neatly in sync with the layout of the floor awaited us. We chose a corner for us—lit by a candle and enveloped by pristine white drapes. The area was well lit, with balmy breeze adding on to the romance quotient. Music was varied; genres like, house, lounge, soft trance and techno were floating in the backdrop in subtle tones.