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  • Indians buy lanterns from roadside stalls ahead of Hindu festival of lights Diwali, in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. Lanterns are a popular traditional decoration as people decorate their homes during the Diwali festival. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
    Oct 24 2016

    Diwali melas in Delhi to attend this year

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    It’s that time of the year when the entire nation illuminates with the lights of happiness and joy. The time when everybody gears up for new wardrobe additions, attending parties and following the tradition of gifting. Yes, we are talking about Diwali, and these are the only things that make Diwali special. And not to […]

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    Oct 21 2016

    What travel type are you?

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    “Tourists don’t know where they’ve been. Travellers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux Travel means different things to different people. For some it is the way of life and for others it is a way to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Based on the same, the people who travel have […]

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    Oct 19 2016

    Chennai’s delicious street food tale

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    “I’m not a glutton, I’m an explorer of food” – Erma Bombeck All those who stand by this quote are always the best people. If you are also a food wanderer and like experimenting with your taste buds, you would not want to miss what all Chennai has to offer. In the past few decades, […]

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    Oct 17 2016

    Homestays in India: The latest buzz

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    In the past few decades, the number of tourists visiting India has increased exponentially. Not only foreign travellers, but even locals have come out of their shells and started visting every nook and corner of the country. To make their holiday a success story, they care as much about the accommodation as much as the […]

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  • Goan Food
    Oct 14 2016

    A foodie’s guide to hogging in Goa

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    “The tans will fade but the memories of food will last forever” – Anonymous Who says Goa is all about golden sands and enticing beaches? There is so much more to this tropical paradise. After all, the Goan recipe of happiness is good food and a bohemian lifestyle. From laid-back cafes to cosy seaside shacks […]

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    Oct 12 2016

    Tourism Booster: Glass-roof coaches in Indian Railways

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    Yes, you read that right. In an initiative to boost tourism in the country, Indian railways is all set to introduce rail coaches with glass ceilings. The luxury coaches have been jointly designed by IRCTC, the Research Designs and Standards Organisation (RDSO) and Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at Perambur (Chennai). The coaches are designed with […]

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  • Road Trip
    Oct 10 2016

    5 most challenging road trips in India

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    “Because the greatest part of a road trip isn’t arriving at your destination. It’s all about the wild stuff that happens along the way” – Emma Chase India has plenty in store for the travellers at heart, with some of the richest trails and ranges leading to the most beautiful places in the region. If […]

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    Oct 05 2016

    10 Durga Puja pandals in Kolkata one shouldn’t miss

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    The rush has already begun. The 2016 Durga Puja festival is now just a few days away and one can sense the festive mood amongst the Bengalis across India (and especially Kolkata). This is the time when Kolkata comes alive with vibrant colours, sparkling lights and more than thousand thematic and colourful pandals. Each year, […]

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