REVIEW: IBIZA THE FERN RESORT KOLKATA If you ever want to have a relaxing vacation where you never have to go out of your resort, IBIZA the Fern Resort in Kolkata is truly the best place for you. They have so much to do and see on their vast property, that I felt my 4 […]
India – a country that never ceases to amaze! From the bustling streets of Delhi to the serene beaches of Goa, the diversity of this country is mind-boggling. Did you know that India is the seventh-largest country in the world by area and the second-most populous country? Yep, that’s right – with over 1.3 billion people, India is a melting pot of cultures, religions, traditions and languages.
But that’s not all! India is also home to one of the world’s most iconic structures – the Taj Mahal. This ivory-white mausoleum located in the city of Agra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts millions of tourists every year. Plus, India is also famous for its delicious food – from the spicy curries in the north to the lip-smacking dosas in the south, Indian cuisine is a treat for your taste buds.
There’s so much more to discover about this vibrant country – its rich history, its colourful festivals, its breathtaking landscapes, and so on.
OXFORD GOLF RESORT, PUNE If you are not part of the golfing community, you probably wouldn’t know that golf holidays, golf breaks and golfing vacations are a real thing. And golf escapes are not just for golfers; indeed they are for entire families since golf resorts are usually packed with a lot of exciting activities
MUMBAI’S ELEPHANTA CAVES Elephanta Caves, a collection of 7 ornately-sculpted caves on Elephanta Island (Gharapuri) near Mumbai, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that anyone in and around Mumbai can visit on a whim. But it is a crowd-puller for foreigners and Indians from other regions alike. The 5 Hindu and 2 Buddhist Caves of
DARJEELING HIMALAYAN RAILWAY Even the people who claim to be clueless about the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway are really not truly so, unless they have been living under a rock all this time, or have been completely off movies since 1969! Don’t believe me? Well, here’s a fact. If you watched and loved the movies Barfi!
MAHABODHI TEMPLE, BODH GAYA Bodh Gaya, also known as Buddha Gaya, is a small town of spiritual and religious significance in the Indian State of Bihar. Situated slightly west of a Ganges tributary, Bodh Gaya is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites by the followers of Buddhism, though it is an equally important religious site
CHADAR TREK, LADAKH’S ICE TREK What is the Chader Trek? The word “Chadar” in Hindi refers to a ‘blanket’, and that is exactly what the Zanskar valley offers – a blanket of ice! For years, the Chadar trek has held an aura of mysterious beauty coupled with the magic of the unexpected. In winter months, when the
INDIAN SPIRITUAL DESTINATIONS Being caught up in daily responsibilities, work, chores or kids and continuing without a break is a great risk to your physical and mental health. Everyone needs a break to refresh themselves and spend some quiet time alone or with loved ones. In a huge country like India where there are a
UTTARAKHAND’S RIVETING ALMORA Uttarakhand is littered with little towns, hamlets and villages of phenomenal natural beauty. But the horse-shoe shaped Almora, with her breath-taking views of the snow-capped Himalayas, forests with minimal human interference and a plethora of tourist attractions, takes one of the top tourist spots in the state. Almora especially appeals to adventure
AHMEDABAD’S STREET FOOD HOTSPOTS It is well known in the foodie circles; Ahmedabad is a food heaven for foodies. To leave Ahmedabad without hitting any of these 5 iconic street food spots is an unforgivable sin. From sweet jalebis and to shaved-ice golas and kothi ice cream, and from tangy pani puris to spicy vada