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Jaipur Forts – The Royal Heritage of Pink City

Jaipur Forts – The Royal Heritage of Pink City

Jaipur is also known as pink city of Rajasthan because most of the bazaars and houses in city are painted in Pink colour. Jaipur is capital of Rajasthan and it is full of monuments likes forts & palaces, there are traditional bazaars as well as modern shopping complexes, there is something for everyone. In last two-three decades, the city has developed a lot and it had also became an important center for textile export as well as for handicraft products….

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Things to do in Hyderabad India – My 3 days Itinerary

Things to do in Hyderabad India – My 3 days Itinerary

Hyderabad is a perfect amalgamation of old and new, there is so much to see and there are some interesting stories related with every monument of the old city and the newer Hyderabad can compete with any world-class city. I have been to Hyderabad thrice and every time I experience something new.  There is so much to see, experience and do in the city that I love to go again & again. There is a hidden charm & feel in…

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Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan – Open Art Gallery

Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan – Open Art Gallery

Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is one of the less visited and lesser-known regions of heritage rich Rajasthan. Shekhawati is in the Northen part of Rajasthan, approx 260 Km from India’s capital Delhi and approx 100 Km from the city of Jaipur. This region is full of art and history, there is something in every lane, it’s kind of open art gallery where you come across something beautiful at every nook & corner. It is still a sort of offbeat place…

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Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Journey

I love to travel by “Toy Trains”, these trains still have an old world charm. I am fascinated with these toy trains and can travel to a place if there is a toy train travel involved. We have been planning to travel to mountains to get some respite from hot weather of Delhi. I finalized and planned our recent trip to Shimla and decided to travel by toy train from Kalka railway station to Shimla. We traveled from Delhi to…

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Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

Must see places in Thimpu and Punakha

We spent our first day in Paro and then next morning we started for Thimphu, which is approx 70 km (2 hours driving time). There are some must see places in must see places in Thimpu and Punakh. Here is my list of the places. On the way we stopped at “Iron Chain Bridge” – This bridge was built by great Buddhist saint Thangtong Gyalpo in 1400 on Pro chuu, he said to had built many chain bridges in Bhutan. This…

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Mindless Behavior – Mindless Pictures – Why

Mindless Behavior – Mindless Pictures – Why

I had seen these kind poses at many historic monuments. This mindless behavior of tourists is so disgusting. People climb on statues or any other structure or object because they want a “Wow” picture. Most of the structures are centuries old and abusing them further will create more damage. This is totally mindless behaviour to take mindless pictures. Do we climb or misuse on our precious things are this???? No….. Then why this behavior with our heritage. Can’t we get…

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Old Delhi food – Don’t count Calories

Old Delhi food – Don’t count Calories

I am fascinated with the food they serve in old Delhi(Purani Dilli). The feel and culture of Chandani Chowk/Old Delhi is very different from the New Delhi, same goes for the old delhi food. Initially when I started going there for food, I use to go to “Karim’s or Al-Jawahar”. Over the years after interacting with people who were frequent visitors and exploring on my own, I realized that food is much more interesting and tasty in smaller shops. Here…

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History and Nature of Bhangarh, Sariska, Alwar

History and Nature of Bhangarh, Sariska, Alwar

This was one of the short and sweet trips with my friends. We have decided to visist History and Nature of Bhangarh, Sariska, Alwar as no air or train tickets required. We planned our trip at very last minute in the month of December. Which is an ideal time to visit anywhere in Rajasthan. We hired a cab for the entire trip and it was convenient. In Sariska Tiger Reserve, they allow people to go in there car but we…

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Khajuraho Temples Images – Erotic Sculptures

Khajuraho Temples Images – Erotic Sculptures

When we talk about Khajuraho, the first thing comes to mind is “Khajuraho temple images”. I have been to Khajuraho with a women travel group. We took an overnight train from Delhi to Khajuraho, which was supposed to reach in morning but it got several hours late due to fog and we reached late so that day we could not explore much. We went for sound and light show in the evening. After it, we had a bonfire at the…

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Orchha and It’s Fort Complex

Orchha and It’s Fort Complex

After traveling alone couple of times, finally, I was traveling two others girls. It’s always fun to travel in good company. I planned to travel by train to Jhansi, which is approx 15 km from Orchha. As usual, I suggested overnight trains (Journey is 6-7 hours from Delhi by train) and both of them agreed. I booked a train which was leaving at 11.00 PM and reaching at 5.30 AM, fortunately, our train got late 😉 and we reached at…

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