Why a Trip to Kashmir is not Complete without a stay at Highlands Park

    Kashmir is a beauty. It truly is a paradise on Earth. But where you stay and the places you visit will make your trip even more memorable. We had been to Kashmir earlier this year and while at Gulmarg we stayed at the famous Highlands Park. In fact, this was one place that my sister was very insistent on and I am glad she stuck to it. Gulmarg is a popular skiing town in Kashmir and it is located at an altitude of 2,650 meters. Gulmarg is easily accessible via road all year-long and it takes about 3 hours from Srinagar. Gulmarg has a handful of hotels but the one…

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    Is this India? A winter vacay in Paradise

    Kashmir – we’ve heard about it. We’ve read about it. Seen countless movie songs shot there. But how many of us have really experienced the wonder that is Kashmir? People ask: What is there to see in Kashmir? Is it even safe to go there? I don’t know Kashmiri? What if I don’t like the food? There always a million reasons to not go to a place, but a bazillion more as to why you should go there. There is a reason why Kashmir is known as ‘Paradise on Earth’ and ‘Switzerland of India’ and the only way you will understand why is by experiencing it. Beautiful mountains and valleys surround…