In case you are a frequent traveler and like vacationing with your family or friends, you sure are supposed to know about the place you are about to travel. Here is a collection of articles which will help you find helpful information like modes of travel, best season to visit, etc about these places.


ImageYou realise that a trip becomes memorable only when you walk around the place, take the local transport, eat the local food and interact with the locals. So, we hopped into a shared taxi (Rs 10) to Darjeeling town and were greeted with friendly smiles.

Shared taxis are really the best and most cost effective way to move around the place. Just get off at the beginning of the mall road, where you will find lots of eateries, shops, Internet cafes, etc.

A visit to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is a must to get the feel of how man has battled the mighty peaks, and triumphed.

The zoo, right next to the institute, too should not be missed if you want to see some rare species: Tibetan wolves, snow leopards, musk deer, Siberian tigers, most of which are bred in captivity.