“When it Comes to Hospitality and Warm Welcome, No One Can Match up to Kashmiris” says Manjulika P. Sehgal- Short-story Writer, Blogger & Traveller! It has been more than 24 hours that I have returned from Srinagar but I am still hung over the alphabet K.
It was 5th of August’13, me and my father landed in Kashmir for my admission in NIT Srinagar. We were from Lucknow and whatever I knew about the Kashmir and its people was only through the media and my school textbooks. It was for the
Article by Ain Wani We Kashmiris have a huge appetite, not just for food, also for love. Here are 8 exclusively Kaeshir ways of expressing love: ‘The Kaeshir Maazrat’ and ‘Khaetir’ (The Kashmiri Hospitality) has always been praised and talked about. We measure our love
This Couple from Kolkata Lived in Kashmir for Two & Half Years and What They Experienced Was Something Absolutely Beautiful
‘Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Sheikh-Ul-Alam International Airport at Srinagar’ – no other announcement in this world overwhelms me more than this one. With my eyes closed, I can vividly visualize each and every day I spent at Kashmir. My name is Sweta Roy Mukherjee.
My name is Wan Mohd Ruzie. I am from Malaysia and I am photographer. I choose photography as my career because I love nature and travelling to places. It just happened that one of my newly wed clients wanted to do a post wedding shoot
Kashmir is called Paradise on Earth for a good reason! It truly is so mesmerising that when the WeddingNama couple Kiran & Vipul wanted to shoot in snow, Gulmarg was the first choice! Everyone, specially the couple braved negative temperatures to do something that had
US Soldier Vaden Carney and his date Pam Rumbold, walking along a path. Looking over the city of Kashmir. Lost in each other and the nature Cigarette time Having a picnic at Mughal Gardens Playful Playing in the water as native children watch. Leaving the
10. Photo by Auditya Venkatesh – Hiding from the sun. 9. Photo by Masood Bhat- An old kashmiri boatsmen inspite of snowing is going for his daily work from the interior of Dal lake, Srinagar 8. Photo by Auditya Venkatesh 7. Photo by Auditya Venkatesh
We at Gyawun analysed the trends for #Gulmarg on Instagram from 2010 till Jan 2017. We found that since 2010 total 52,708 posts have been done with #gulmarg by 10,710 contributors . These got 2,151,059 likes in and 65,653 comments in total. Below chart shows how many
Sheen Woman by Sabah Nargis Daku by Omar A Kirmani Kashmiri Woman By Molvi Faizan Kashmiri Man Minion by Misbah Iftikhar Traffic Police Snowman by Tufail Wani Brother by Sehrish Mir Cute Kid by Musaib Gulzar SRK Snowman Kashmiri Hen Adil Mubeen Mir, DPS
“Kitchen is considered the heart of a home.” If this statement is in any case not of a significance in the “fast-food” era prevailing over the world, the Koshur kitchen proves to be true to the quote. Kitchen is truly the heart of a Kashmiri
This Lady from Mumbai visited Kashmir alone and what she experienced was something absolutely beautiful
My name is Bela Desai. I am from Mumbai. It was 10th June 2016 and my birthday. I gifted it to me…from me…an air ticket from Mumbai to Srinagar in coming December. I decided to travel all alone. Though I have two members in my
One of the most thrilling, challenging and the glamorous trek – Chaddar. Chaddar- called so as the zanskar river freezes during the peak winter season thus forming a blanket of ice over it which acts as the only route for the zanskar people to
If not in this moment, where else do you propose to live? Deliver thunder, God If you choose not to talk. May you live like the Lotus. At ease in muddy water When the world turns upside down it’s nice to have someone upside down with
1. Kill the Chill in Kashmiri Hamam 2. Visit Gurez Valley 3. Visit Lolab Valley 4. Try mountain biking in Kashmir 5. Go for river rafting in Kashmir 6. Do snow fighting in Kashmir 7. Eat Barbecues or Tujjis at Khayam Chowk, Kashmir 8. Visit
I am 28 years old, and I was born in Kashmir, in a small village called Saidwani, District Budgam. My father hailed from same district from another village called Gohlar. We moved to Jammu in 1991 just for 2-3 months but suddenly the scenario there
It was the Summers of 1976 early June. I was sitting in an Indian Airlines plane travelling to Srinagar from Delhi with my parents and younger brother. Just an hour and 20 minutes flight I was petrified of flying and just wanted to get there
We flew from Kerala to Kashmir to stay with Insha’s family. Actually, we were only supposed to stay for a few days, and we ended up canceling our ticket back because we were having such a good time. I don’t even have words for Kashmir.
When I look back to 2015 and recollect all the precious moments, one of them is definitely ‘my second trip to Kashmir’. I visited Kashmir second time in October 2015 with my family. It was a sudden plan. Like any other tourist it was just
A short film by Ruman Hamdani, featuring Mafaldina Vaina. Ruman Hamdani is a Srinagar based movie maker and Mafaldina is a 26 years old Italian tourist. Watch the video to see what she has to say about Srinagar after being initially skeptic about it.
AIRBNB Airbnb is an app for people to list, find, and rent lodging. Since we Kashmiris have huge houses with most rooms vacant, why not rent them out to tourists. I have been using Airbnb in Delhi for last one year and have hosted people
When she started out with her trip to Srinagar , she had her preconceived notions about Kashmir. She thought maybe she’d need a local to accompany her everywhere, because it wouldn’t be safe to wander alone with a bulky camera hung around her neck. But
This is the post we had done on our Gyawun Facebook page, which is review of a trip to Kashmir by a solo traveler Shally on her blog. In this post she had answered to those people who had questions like Kashmir is not safe. You’ll