Entries by The Kashmiri Life

15 Things to-do in Kashmir: A Whisper to Solo-Travellers

Like a lot of people, I am also tired of making and cancelling travel plans with friends and family because of someone’s unavailability or too many suggestions. Well, I see solo-traveling as the only solution for now! However scary at first, as you travel solo- being entirely responsible for yourself, you will discover exactly how […]

Jammu and Kashmir for Tea Lovers

  After a long tiring day, what is your tonic to relieve stress? Mine is a hot steaming cup of Chai (Tea). There is something about good-old cup of tea that makes you so happy. Feeling bored, have chai. Feeling tired, chai is the answer! Want to have a conversation with a friend? Let’s get […]

5 Mesmerizing Lakes in Jammu and Kashmir

  “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.”                                                                                                                                                       -William Wordsworth Can you ever think of witnessing the blue sky, captivating meadows, turquoise waters and snow at the same time? Yes, it’s absolutely possible in the beautiful state of Kashmir! Just imagine spending your day in a Shikara under the divine […]

A Majestic Stay: 5 Best Hotels in Kashmir

Snow peaked mountains, Captivating views, Picturesque Scenes, anyone can imagine, It’s Kashmir! It is indeed a true paradise on earth. Being the one of the most beautiful state not only in India but the world also, it has attracted a lot of tourism. Kashmir is at the rim of the bucket list in the list […]

Kashmir – An Ideal Place for Wedding Destination

“Will you marry me?”… “Yes!” So what’s next? Wedding Destination? Oh! Yes. Mostly Indian couples believe they should invest in big fat wedding ceremonies away from the hustle and bustle of the urban life and so choosing a  wedding destination is becoming popular these days. The Maharaja style Royal Weddings or serene and calm beachside […]

Visiting Jammu and Kashmir? Do a Little Extra

  “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by”, you really concentrated in school if you recognize these lines from Robert Frost’s poem “The Road Not Taken”(https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44272/the-road-not-taken). Frost, in his poem, has beautifully described that one might enjoy what has once been experienced by another; but to […]

Short- Films and Jammu & Kashmir

  With the rise of Popular Culture in cinemas, literature, music and various forms of art, what can be a better form of expression than the latest trend of Short- Films? Undoubtedly, the most precious attribute of our valley is its multidimensional cultural heritage. The surreal beauty & its creative incarnations, emotions of people and their […]

Of Lost Home and Acceptance: Jammu and Kashmir

  Kashmiri Life is a platform where we look forward to the experiences, memories and wonders of Kashmiri people while living in Jammu and Kashmir. We look on the bright sides of the valley, the emotions attached to its divine beauty and day to day life.   But yesterday, we received a tale/poem about belonging […]

Let the Trees of Kashmir Guide You

  “A tree says: A kernel is hidden in me, a spark, a thought, I am life from eternal life. The attempt and the risk that the eternal mother took with me is unique, unique the form and veins of my skin, unique the smallest play of leaves in my branches and the smallest scar […]

10 Real- Unusual- Heavenly Pictures from Kashmir

  “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”- Margaret Wolfe Hungerford Kashmir is heaven on earth. No doubts! But what makes it beautiful? Its landscape scenic beauty? Snow covered length? Or Sun drenched sky? “Well, it is the human eye! It’s in the eye of the seeker, In the soul of the bearer. Because […]