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  • varanasi
    Jan 11 2017

    Varanasi – The ultimate travel destination

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    “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together” – Mark Twain When it comes to deciding about travel destinations in India, the discussion ends at one’s liking for beaches and mountains. But if you want to travel beyond the ordinary, […]

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  • solo-travel
    Jan 06 2017

    8 best places for solo travel in India in 2017

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    “As you travel solo, being totally responsible for yourself, it’s inevitable that you will discover just how capable you are” – Anonymous We have all been to different places with our family and friends, but how many of us have given a thought about travelling solo? Giving up all the burden of coordinating with an […]

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  • winter-destinations
    Nov 23 2016

    Top 6 destinations in India to escape the winter chill

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    ‘I prefer my footprints in the sand to the snow’ – Anonymous There’s a tilt of an axis, a drop in the temperature and everybody’s ready to welcome winters. But if you are like me, who does not want to miss a chance to break away from the cold, consider these 6 destinations across India […]

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  • Ganesh Chaturthi
    Aug 31 2016

    #MumbaiEdition: Ganesh mandals to look forward to in 2016

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    With Ganesh Chaturthi just round the corner, we can’t stop noticing the excitement that has engulfed every soul of Mumbai. The city has transformed into a spectacular showground with massive idols of Ganesha, blaring microphones, blinding light works, beating drums and Ganpati chants. Add to that, the ornate pandals set up across the city not […]

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  • Offbeat Travel Destination
    Aug 29 2016

    5 offbeat travel destinations in India

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    “Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.” – Erol Ozan With the approaching long weekend, it’s time to explore the unexplored, to travel the lengths and breadths of our country and rediscover ourselves. Whether a globetrotter, a tourist, a backpacker or a pilgrim, our country has never disappointed any. With hills and valleys, […]

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  • Jama Masjid
    Jun 24 2016

    Jama Masjid – Interesting Facts and Trivia

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    Masjid-i Jahan-Numa, or Jama Masjid as it is commonly called literally means the “World Reflecting Mosque”. Reflecting the history of ancient India, the Jama Masjid was built between 1644 and 1656, and is one of the largest mosques in India. Commissioned by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Jama Masjid flaunts a brilliant red sandstone and white […]

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  • Atash Behram
    May 27 2016

    Udvada Atash Behram – The Temple of Fire

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    The place of worship of Zoroastrians is called a Fire Temple, which in Persian is Dar-e-Mehr and in Gujarati is called the Agiyari. In Zoroastrianism, fire along with water are considered agents of ritual purity. There are around 50 fire temples in Mumbai, 100 in the rest of India and 27 in the rest of […]

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  • Hazratbal Shrine, Srinagar
    Apr 29 2016

    Hazratbal Shrine – Of Awe and Respect

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    Literally meaning “majestic palace”, Hazratbal Shrine in Srinagar, Kashmir is one of the most respected and important Islamic shrines in India. The shrine takes its name from the Urdu word “Hazrat” meaning respected and the Kashmiri word “bal” meaning place. The name itself suggests the kind of respect and admiration that the people have for […]

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