One Day in Chennai: How to Have a Fantastic Time

Have only one day in Chennai? Must-see places include churches, beaches, and museums. And how can food not be a part of this 24 hours travel guide? This travelogue is the final part of my Southern sojourn.

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Ravangla Sightseeing: Floating Above the Clouds

My Ravangla trip happened by chance, but in this travel blog, you’ll realize how happy I am that destiny took me to this pristine tourist spot in Sikkim, India. Further below, you will also find a short Ravangla tour guide.

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Get some Peace and Quiet this Weekend – Scenic Self Drive Trips out of Pune

Road trips from Pune are full of gorgeous mountains and greenery in the monsoons. Here are some great ideas for weekend road trips from Pune. 

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Explore the Best of Jaipur in 3 Days

Named after its founder Maharaja Jai Singh II (1693-1743), Jaipur is a vibrant city that never fails to charm. Buildings painted in bright hues of pink, shops offering lip smacking kachoris and rich faloodas, and bazaars that teem with exquisite clothing, rustic art and precious stones make this city a real tourist haven. Getting to…

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5 amazing facts about the Charminar

Every person who has been to Hyderabad would admit that an authentic travel experience to this city is incomplete without a trip to the Charminar along with a generous plate of biryani. Hotels in Hyderabad are usually filled with travelers from all over the world, wishing to take a closer look at the magnificent structure…

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Top 5 Things to Do in Kolkata

Our first introduction to Kolkata (then, Calcutta), was through Dominique Lapierre’s moving account of Hasari Pal, a poor Bihari man who comes to Anand Nagar, the City of Joy, in Calcutta for a better life, only to find that Calcutta puts him through even greater struggles. Now, Calcutta has a new name, and from what…

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Mumbai: An unlikely addition to your bucket list

A lot of people come to Mumbai to find a job, make a life or fulfil a dream. But do a lot of people aspire to travel here? Does Mumbai inspire the same kind of awe that Cherrapunji or Spiti Valley do? Probably not, but it’s definitely deserving of a different kind of awe. Because…

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The world is #MoreIndianThanYouThink

I’ve been researching Bali and Indonesia thoroughly for my upcoming honeymoon. And I’ve come across a lot of scary literature about the corruption, thievery and chaos rampant in the country. But there’s one common thread in all the advisories. They all say that if you’re from India, you may not have much cause to worry.…

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