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The Best Places to Celebrate Diwali in India – The Festival of Lights

Best Places to Celebrate Diwali in India It was a dark night. The moon was nowhere to be seen as ...
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20 Best Places to Eat in Delhi

20 Best Places to Eat in Delhi - Delhi Famous Food, Restaurants As we all know, India is known as ...
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8 Mysteries of Jagannath Temple Puri that are Intriguing

Unexplained Mysteries of Jagannath Temple Puri in Odisha, India It was sometime in the 14th Century that a member of ...
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Sabarmati Ashram – Mahatma Gandhi’s Home in Ahmedabad

Sabarmati Ashram - Mahatma Gandhi's Home in Ahmedabad Quit India! Quit India! The loud voices rang through the still night ...
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Did you know Kallanai Dam is the Fourth Oldest Dam in the World?

Kallanai Dam - the Fourth Oldest Dam in the World Water is the elixir of life. 71 percent of the ...
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15 Things to do in Jaipur, Rajasthan

15 Things to do in Jaipur, Rajasthan Jaipur, the Pink City of India is probably one of the most popular ...
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Offbeat and Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India

Offbeat and Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in India Are you are looking for a unique honeymoon destination in India - most ...
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The Famous Sidi Saiyyed Jaali in Ahmedabad

Sidi Saiyyed Mosque My Introduction to Siddi Sayyed Mosque aka Siddi Sayyed Jaali Cars, buses, autorickshaws, two wheelers all moved around ...
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25 Must See Places in Delhi With Family

25 Must See Places in Delhi With Family Delhi is a city steeped in history, having been continuously inhabited since ...
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Top 20 things to do in Kodaikanal

Kodaikanal - Places to Visit and Things to do Kodaikanal is rightly dubbed as the "Gift of the Forests". One ...
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The Seven Wonders of India That You Must See

The Seven Wonders of India India which can be compared to a glittering crown studded with precious stones has so ...
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Madurai- The Athens of the East

Madurai - Temple City 6 million probably that is the number of temples in India, I thought as we drove ...
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The Mystery of the Whispering Gallery of Gol Gumbaz

Gol Gumbaz It was quite a sultry afternoon and I wiped my face for the hundredth time as I walked ...
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An Enchanting Trip To Pushkar with InFocus Turbo 5

Lakes have such an ethereal quality about them that I never fail to fall in love with them again and ...
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Shravanabelagola – Home of the World’s Tallest Standing Monolithic Statue

Shravanabelagola Karnataka, one of the southern states of India is a veritable treasure house of attractions that are bound to ...
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8 Most Romantic Monsoon Destinations in India

Romantic monsoon destinations in India The fragrance of the earth kissed by the raindrops of the first showers of the ...
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Glimpses of the 7 Union Territories of India

Glimpses of the 7 Union Territories of India We are back after a long hiatus with the remaining part of ...
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Konark Sun Temple-An Enduring Enigma on the Sands of Time

History of Konark Sun Temple - A World Heritage Site The wind howled across the desolate beach. The waves of ...
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A day tour of Bangalore with a difference

A day tour of Bangalore with a difference “I want to see a different perspective of Bangalore”, that was the ...
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On the Trail of the Buddha in Bodh Gaya

I looked up at the Peepal tree, it was the time of the season when new leaves had sprouted and ...
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10 Fantastic Destinations for Kayaking in India

10 Fantastic Destinations for Kayaking in India Kayaking is a fun way to get active on the water, whether it’s ...
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Paradise unveiled at The Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay by GRT Hotels, Mamallapuram

The sun was bidding adieu for the day when we reached Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram which is another name for this ...
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Silk, Stone and Spirituality in the Temple Town of Kanchipuram, India

Temple town of Kanchipuram The man must have been in his late forties or early fifties. However, the silvery gray ...
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How we were bowled over by the Romance of the Palace of Mirrors in Jaipur

Sheesh Mahal The King was inside the Sheesh Mahal or the Palace of Mirrors. It was an enchanting night and ...
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The Fascinating Story of Nek Chand and the Rock Garden in Chandigarh

I have always been fascinated with the passion exhibited by artists the world over and have always been awed and ...
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The Heritage Transport Museum in Pictures

We had embarked on a fascinating journey in our last post - Heritage Transport Museum that took us back in time ...
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Have you heard of the Heritage Transport Museum near Delhi?

The semi-darkness inside the building seemed to envelop me as I was virtually sucked inside and transported to another time ...
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Qutub Minar – The Stone Structure and the Soul Within

Wow! That is what I thought as I rounded a corner and set my eyes on her, she had not ...
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Top 5 Adventure Activities to Experience in Goa

Adventure Activities in Goa Waking up in the morning in a new place and looking out of the window at ...
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Kolad – A Medley of Experiences

A Weekend Getaway to Kolad My blank-faced trip mates appeared as the car stopped in front of me. "Finally!" I ...
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What to see in and around Fort Kochi, KeraIa

Fort Kochi The waves of the Arabian Sea crashed against the boulders which shone like black pearls as they reflected ...
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Fly for Flavors: 5 Must Visit Indian Cities to Relish Divine Food

Famous Indian Food India is a land of many cultures and traditions, and a lot of different communities thrive in ...
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Glimpses Of Indian States And Union Territories – Part III

Indian States  Welcome back dear readers to this third part of our series on Indian States and Union Territories. In ...
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Glimpses Of Incredible India: States And Union Territories – Part II

Indian States We are back as promised with some more gems, specially plucked for you from the dazzling garland, that ...
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Some Glimpses Of The Beautiful Mosaic Called India – Part I

In the year 1950, one of the World’s largest and greatest democracies was forged and the country was christened Republic ...
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How We Experienced Nirvana As The Sun Set In Munambam Beach

It was a special evening for us. We were in Cherai, a small fishing town very near Kochi in Kerala ...
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Our 5 unique experiences in South India

Our 5 unique experiences in South India We have visited many places in South India so far. However, some of ...
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Things to do in Goa during Christmas and New Year

Celebrate Christmas and New Year in Goa It is that time of the year again when there is a nip ...
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All about a Tuk-Tuk ride and a Lighthouse

We were in Kerala, God's own country for a week and were having an amazing time in this enchanting land ...
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Zen Moments on the Romantic Backwaters of Kerala

God’s own country had been beckoning us to its fold for some time, but though we had traveled to different ...
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How We Spent Our 2 Days in Kodaikanal

How we spent our 2 days in Kodaikanal Kodaikanal is a beautiful, a very popular hill station in Tamil Nadu, ...
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A Trip Back in Time to Somanathapur

Somanathapur "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes" .... Marcel Proust This ...
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5 Unique Things To Do In Mumbai

5 Fun Things To Do In Mumbai We were feeling very excited and why not? After all, we were about ...
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Shimla to Manali – An Enchanting But Perilous Road Trip

Shimla Manali Road Trip There was a chill in the air, as we checked out of our hotel in Shimla ...
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Experience a Different Goa at Bogmalo Beach

Bogmalo  The dawn chorus of the birds slowly pierced the veils of sleep beneath which I was submerged. At first, ...
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Why A Jamnagar Temple Features in the Guinness Book of World Records?

India is a land of historic monuments, amazing temples, churches, mosques and mausoleums. A veritable treasure trove for history, culture ...
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Bibi Ka Maqbara – Another Love Story, Another Taj Mahal

We clambered down from the bus, barely avoiding a collision with two kids who were merrily playing on the road ...
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Dudhsagar Falls – A Lesser Known Gem of Goa

All of us love fairy tales, don't we? It was the enchanting tale of a princess that had brought me ...
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Top 10 Things To Do in Udaipur in 48 hours

Udaipur Udaipur, the city of lakes is one of the throbbing tourist hubs in India. It has lots to offer in terms ...
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Have You Heard Of The World’s Only Floating National Park?

Keibul Lamjao! Isn't the mere name enough to conjure up images of something unique and exotic? I turned to my ...
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Have You Heard of The Sunken City of Dwarka

I read about archaeologists discovering the remains of a sunken city - Dwarka beneath the sea off the western coast ...
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A Day in the Royal City of Mysore

Mysore Mysore is a city which retains a lot of old world charm. Mysore is the city of silk and ...
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Ahmedabad’s Shaking Minarets – An Unsolved Enigma

Shaking Minarets "Aren't they the shaking minarets?" I turned to my friend who had picked me up from the Ahmedabad ...
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A Spiritual Experience in The City of Light, Varanasi

A trip that almost never happened, the teary face of a disappointed seven year old boy, a magical motorcycle trip ...
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Amazing Amritsar in Pictures

Amritsar A visit to the hallowed city of Amritsar, situated in Punjab, a northern state of India is sure to ...
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What to see in Darjeeling, the Tea Country – Part II

Darjeeling -Tea Country Part II Darjeeling, the romance of this lovely place had seeped into our blood streams and we woke ...
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What to see in Darjeeling, the Tea Country – Part I

Darjeeling! The name in  itself  is enough to evoke visual imagery of verdant tea gardens, of a small train chugging ...
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Weekend drive to the magnificient Shivanasamudra Falls

Summer is in the air, the air packs a hot punch and the mouth gets parched and thirsts for water ...
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A trek unplanned-Vaishnodevi

An adventurous trek I woke up to a cold, gloomy morning and opened the front door to collect the morning ...
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St. Mary’s Island – A dream and an Island

St. Mary's Island - A dream and an Island Crystal clear waters of the sea gently caressing your feet as ...
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A road trip from Gangtok to Nathula at an altitude of 14,400 feet

We strolled leisurely on the pedestrian and smoke free M.G.Road, the central shopping area of Gangtok, Sikkim. It was already ...
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Dhanushkodi – The Ghost Town

Dhanushkodi - The Ghost Town A cyclonic storm with high velocity winds and high tidal waves hit Dhanushkodi town from ...
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The Golden Temple – Serenity Serenades Spirituality

The Golden Temple – where Serenity serenades spirituality We had heard so much about the tranquil environs and beauty of ...
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Hampi – History etched in Stone

Hampi Hampi is where; if you listen very, very carefully, the wind whispers tales from a long bygone era and ...
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Pelling – A Pristine Destination

Pelling – A Pristine Destination in Sikkim Pelling is a gem of a place, still pristine and pure, it is ...
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