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Alleppey to Kollam in Tourist Boat – An Off The Beaten Path

Alleppey to Kollam in Tourist Boat – An Off The Beaten Path

Kerala and backwaters are two sides of a coin, a visit to Kerala is incomplete without its backwaters. The most popular way to explore Kerala backwaters is by a houseboat, where you can stay overnight, meals are prepared in the boat and it cruises in Vembanad lake & some canals. Most of the time these houseboats revolve around Alleppey area. If you don’t want to spend so much on houseboats or maybe you are not comfortable staying on the water…

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20 Pictures from India that will make your visit now

20 Pictures from India that will make your visit now

India has a lot to offer in terms of monuments, forts, history and rich heritage. There are many unique places in India from Ladakh to Kanyakumari and Gujarat to seven sisters in the northeast of India. Every place has something special to showcase. Our culture is diverse and that’s what makes us a special country. Here are 20 pictures from India that will make you visit now. Thiksey Monastery Ladakh This high altitude desert is one of its own kind…

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20 Must Experience Festivals of India – 2018

20 Must Experience Festivals of India – 2018

India is the land of diversity, where different regions have different cultures, traditions, food, and festivals. Every month there is some or the other festival in India. All festivals of India are celebrated on auspicious days according to local calendar. Usually, festivals are more of a family or friends affair but some of the Indian festivals are community festivals. These are the festivals which anyone can be a part and enjoy. There are so many different festivals and one should…

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Diu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

Diu Island – Daman and Diu A Former Portuguese Colony

I visited Diu Island during my 17 days trip of Gujarat. We started from Ahmedabad then went to Little run of Kutch, Bhuj, Great Rann of Kutch, Junagarh, Gir National Park, Somanath and finally ended in Diu before returning to Ahmedabad. It was my second trip to Gujarat, I could not go to Diu during my earlier trip. Diu island is popularly known as Daman and Diu but both Islands though fall under one Union Territory are very far from…

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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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Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer’s Places to Visit – My Travel Itinerary

Jaisalmer is also known as the Golden city of India because its monuments and most of the houses in the city are made of yellow sand stone. It is an old city and main architect attraction is forts and Havelis. Winter months are the best time to visit Jaisalmer because in summers the temperature rises till 50 Celcius due to hot sand storms. I have decided to visit Jaisalmer in end December, which is peak tourism season in Rajasthan. I…

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Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La – Things to Do

Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La – Things to Do

The road to Nubra Valley passes through world’s highest motorable road at Khardung La pass. After spending 3 days in Leh, I was acclimatized to the high altitude. On the 4th day, I was scheduled to travel from Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung La pass. The terrain is rough but beautiful in its own way. Our driver told a day before that we will leave early because 29 Km stretch of road near Khardung La was not in good…

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20 Most Beautiful Places in India

20 Most Beautiful Places in India

India is the land of diversity. We have great diversity in wildlife and vegetation, from hot desert to cold deserts, the Indian Ocean to a Himalayan range of mountains or great biodiversity of western ghats, the list is endless. There is something for everyone’s interest. These most beautiful places in India are scattered all around India from North to South, and from East to West. It is difficult to compile a list of best places because there are plenty of…

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Women Empowerment & Toilets in Public Places

Women Empowerment & Toilets in Public Places

I am not someone, who celebrates and get happy on “Women’s Day”. I feel it is more like an event and hardly play any significant role in women empowerment. Most of the women feel empowered because of the family or friends. I am one of those who always got equal if not more support in life in comparison to my brother. But at the same time, when I travel or go out after sunset then I have to keep my…

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Old Delhi food – Don’t count Calories

Old Delhi food – Don’t count Calories

I am fascinated with the old Delhi (Purani Dilli) food. The feel and culture of Chandani Chowk/Old Delhi are very different from the New Delhi and 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 to old Delhi for food and also after exploring on my own, I realized that food in small shops is…

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