North East India Feed

Good and Plenty – The Meitei Chakluk

Posted on 03 June 2017 | Comment
Among the Northeastern states of India, it is Manipur that has the broadest culinary spectrum and the widest variety of dishes. Here spices and oil are used in food preparation with vegetables and fish featuring prominently on restaurant menus and on the table at home. Click to read more

Eye on Manipur – Meitei Street Fashion

Posted on 03 June 2017 | Comment
Contemporary yet traditional, the Meitei women we met while walking around Imphal gave us a look at their artistic sense of style. Click to read more

Mizoram Diary

Posted on 28 May 2017 | Comment
Mizoram is a place for those looking to spend time alone with nature. Covered by 70% forest, the verdant velvet hills here roll on as far as the eye can see. Click to read more

Meeting the Mishmi

Posted on 01 April 2017 | Comment
The tea gardens outside of Dibrugarh were still cloaked in early morning mist as we drove east toward Lohit district, Arunachal Pradesh. In about five hours we would reach our destination and the starting point of our photography tour, the town of Wakro, home to the Mishmi people. Click to read more

Cultural Preservation – We are in the Picture

Posted on 10 December 2016 | Comment
Two generations ago, Nagaland, which is situated in the rugged and remote borderland between India and Burma, was an illiterate, animist and polygamous tribal society. But with the arrival of Baptist missionaries, the region underwent a dramatic and irreversible transformation. With anything non-Christian seen as “savage”, many rituals and arts were forcibly stopped, craft skills lost and the very essence of Naga culture put at risk of being extinguished. Click to read more

When Life Gives You Lemonade

Posted on 21 October 2016 | Comment
In travel, a sudden change in plans is more likely to bring you lemonade than lemons. And my experience has been that this is true for both the guests and the guide! Click to read more

We Travel. How About You?

Posted on 19 October 2016 | Comment
How many countries offer as much variety for travelers as India? Wildlife, landscapes, history, art, architecture, spirituality, tribes, festivals, cuisines, bazaars, and more; India has everything that a traveler can ask for. Click to read more

A Rare Glimpse – India’s Last Remaining Headhunters

Posted on 19 May 2016 | Comment
We just returned from Lungwa, a remote village in the Mon district of Nagaland which straddles the border between India and Burma. This is where the Konyak tribe and India’s last generation of headhunters, calls home. Click to read more

Holiday Scout – Recommended on TripAdvisor

Posted on 16 March 2016 | Comment
How was your tour with us? We’d like to know. Review us on TripAdvisor! Click to read more

Hornbill Festival in Nagaland – Have You Been Yet?

Posted on 11 December 2015 | Comment
Every year in early December, the tribes of Nagaland gather at Kisama village near Kohima to celebrate the colorful Hornbill Festival. Named after the majestic bird which is revered in tribal folklore and bound closely with social traditions across the state, the 10-day cultural extravaganza showcases dance, music, food, sports and handicrafts. Click to read more

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