Travel Research: Northeastern Thailand

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Northeastern Thailand, interestingly, has a name unto itself: Isan. Double-interestingly: “Isan” comes from the Sanskrit for “northeast,” which makes me wonder at something I’ve long suspected, namely, how much the Thai and Indian languages are connected. But I’ll handle that … Continued

Travel Research: Jharkhand

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In Jharkhand, we came from a state that was full of extremes due to its terrain to a state whose dichotomies are of a somewhat more human nature. But we’ll come back to that! First off, some interesting name trivia. Jharkhand literally … Continued

Travel Research: Jammu and Kashmir

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Here’s an interesting little region – north of the previous state, more directly in the Himalayan mountains, lies Jammu and Kashmir. Now, get ready for some confusing talk, because I was confused reading it, so I’m guessing my writing will be … Continued

Travel Research: Himachal Pradesh

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Should we get a hankering for checking “mountains” off a list of places to visit, Himachal Pradesh will be the place to go. I mean, we can go to plenty of places with mountains, but this one has some bits … Continued

Travel Research: Haryana

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Hello, Haryana! North, central India represent! Okay I’m not sure if this state actually warrants that enthusiasm. Hmm…this state sounds familiar to me because I feel like I’ve had food named after it. Or…shoot, am I thinking of Biryani, in a half-rhyme … Continued

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