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Rendezvous with Your Instagram Stars

As civilized humans of the 21st century, most of us are bound by the shackles of our 9-5 jobs. How we wish to tear these chains apart and fly out. How we long to run on those lush green grasses and let our feet feel the earth beneath. Wouldn't it be exciting if we could take a break forever from our monotonous lives of sitting in front of that 16…

Amazing destinations near Guwahati

Here’s why you should book your flights to Guwahati today!

So you have landed in Guwahati because you happen to be a spontaneous traveller and you really wanted to explore the Northeast of India. You definitely know about Shillong and Cherrapunjee as the places you would like to go to but after making such an effort (flying down from wherever you are to Guwahati), would you really want to do what hundreds of other people are doing? Here's a list…

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Swiping right in Northeast India

This generation and the times are such that it demands of us to cash on what's trending. At least that's what the pundits' mantra is. Now if we look at what's the hottest trendsetter out there and is under everyone's thumb, it has to be the digital match maker Tinder. The youth of today would open Tinder while sipping a cup of coffee and swipe away, more as a knee…

Interesting books on Northeast India

Reading Our Way to the Sibling States

A few days ago during a meeting, we started discussing books that bring out the essence of the place they're set in. We spoke at length about Pamuk's 'Istanbul', Jean Sasson's 'Princess', Khaled Hosseini's 'The Kite Runner', Amitav Ghosh's 'The Hungry Tide', etc., the list seemed endless! We were talking about how these places not only tell important stories but also work as a tour book, as they take us…

How to pack your bag for a trip to Meghalaya in the monsoons?

How to pack your bag for a trip to Meghalaya in the monsoons?

Proudly boasting itself as the “Wettest place on Earth” and quite living up to it, Meghalaya is the ultimate romance of Nature during Monsoon! The exhilarating beauty which the nature displays in its favourite season is something one cannot afford to miss. It is around June-September, when monsoon is at its peak in this region. The giant clouds rising from the Bay of Bengal showers unending rain during this season,…

5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills

Team ChaloHoppo’s pick of the 5 best waterfalls in East Khasi hills

Over the last one and half year that we have been exploring Meghalaya, we have come across many breathtaking views, natural wonders and verdant landscapes. We sigh so loudly at the sight of these natural creations that people around us would probably get awkward. Anyway, so we thought may be compiling a list, would be a good way to document the beauty of Meghalaya. But then Meghalaya is vast in…

Another list of top 9 reasons why you must attend the Ziro festival of Music

Planning a trip to the Ziro festival of Music with the responsibility of putting up 75 people comfortably in a campsite was the coming of age for ChaloHoppo as an experiential travel company in 2016.What we learned from this mega camping experience shall be shared in a later post but this is what we understood about the Ziro festival of music and why you must attend it. Here are 9…

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