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  • Holi
    Mar 16 2016

    5 Best Places to Celebrate Holi

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    The festival of colours is a favourite with many, young and old alike. As much as it is celebrated in India, it is also celebrated abroad with great enthusiasm. The pichkaris filled with coloured water and water balloons start making an appearance way before the festival, to the vexation of a few people who don’t […]

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  • Holi – The Vibrancy of India
    Mar 16 2016

    Holi – The Vibrancy of India

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    “What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.” – Joshua Foer Vivid hues taint the sky as India ushers in the season of spring with the kaleidoscopic festival of Holi. The vibrant festival is known by a variety of names depending on which region you care to visit. From Rangpanchami in Maharashtra to Lathimaar Holi […]

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  • Mahashivratri
    Mar 01 2016

    Top 5 Places to Celebrate Mahashivratri in India

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    With festivals in India come the holidays which sometimes stretch out into the long weekend. This time, we have Mahashivratri coming on the 7th of March, a Monday, which you can easily and conveniently make into a long weekend and plan a quick vacation! Mahashivratri, which literally means the “Great Night of Shiva” is a […]

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  • Carnival
    Jan 27 2016

    Viva Carnaval – Top 5 Reasons to attend the Goa Carnival

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    It’s that time of the year again when Goa comes to vibrant life for four long days! Not that Goa is dull the rest of the time, far from it, but the energy felt during the four days of Carnival is something out of this world. The Goa Carnival is held every year some time […]

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  • Tilgul
    Jan 08 2016

    5 Makar Sankranti facts you should know

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    Makar Sankranti, a harvest festival, is popular throughout India mainly because of the kite flying and the delicious sweet called tilgul that is distributed on this day. But this Indian festival has more to it than meets the eye! This festival is celebrated as a way of showing happiness for the new crop and people […]

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  • Pohela Boishakh
    Dec 04 2015

    A Guide to New Year’s in India

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    India is a country of a gazillion different castes, religions and ethnicities. As such, it is not surprising that there are various different versions of the same festival or event, that takes places in the country and even the rest of the world. Take New Year’s, for instance. What is celebrated at midnight on the […]

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  • Diwali Sweets
    Nov 05 2015

    Top 5 Diwali delicacies – Have a Delicious Diwali!

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    Diwali should probably be renamed from “Festival of Lights” to “Festival of the Foodies”. Really, no kidding. All the weight that you managed to lose after a lot of hard work in the gym, there are great chances of you gaining it all back. Diwali is a festival that is all about rich food. Sweets […]

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  • Diwali
    Oct 29 2015

    5 Best destinations to celebrate Diwali at

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    Now that the long Diwali holiday is on its way, everyone has started making vacation plans with friends and family. And why not? The weather in November would be nippy if not cold, and you’d get the chance to experience the festival of lights some place new! Diwali vacation is the best time to set […]

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