‎A Tete-A-Tete With The Headhunters Of Longwa‬

Headhunters? Frightening? Human Skulls hanging freely at the entrance of the house? Tattoo smeared faces? A house wherein people dine in Myanmar and sleep in India? A village where people actually hold dual citizenship? Sounds intriguing? Well, it certainly was! Hang on! There was more to come. A frightening memorable greet from a Gunman with his gun pointing towards me as I got out of the shared cab after almost 8 hours of an adventurous ride covering 100 kms through boulders, muddy stretches, slippery turns, wooden shaky bridges and untamed forests. His angry utterance in the Nagamese dialect (which I …

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UNRAVEL YOUR TRAVEL: ADVENTURE/CULTURAL/SPIRITUAL/HYBRID TRAVELLER?

Ever figured out what kind of a traveller you are? Would you prefer the adventure bit or the cultural flavour or a spiritual upliftment or an amalgamation of all of them? Let us explore the Adventure Traveller today. He/She is one who has a specialized skill and exerts oneself physically to explore with a perceived and/or actual risk. The exploration could be in terms of a physical activity or a cultural exchange or may be even an engagement with nature. The motivation is in terms of achieving a mental state characterized by a rush or flow resulting from stepping out …

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UNRAVEL YOUR TRAVEL: TIPS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR TRAVEL KIT

The last post spelled out the general checklist for consolidating a Travel Kit. Travelling is a boon, but it can be a bane with heavy baggage. Hence, it is advised to travel light with an optimized kit. Here are some tips from my experience so far:

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