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24 Hours in Queenstown: New Zealand’s Party Capital

There is a lot going on in New Zealand, especially in Queenstown, where the fun never seems to stop. Not only is it known as the adventure capital of the world, but it is also one of the world’s best party towns, according to 1Cover. With so much going on, it can be a bit… Continue reading 24 Hours in Queenstown: New Zealand’s Party Capital

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Photoessay: Katara Cultural Village, Doha: a multifarious recreational centre

One of the most popular haunts in Doha is the multifaceted Katara Cultural Village.  An ode to the rich heritage of art, architecture and traditions of Qatar, Katara is located in North Doha.  Envisioned by HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, Katara celebrates the cultural spirit of the… Continue reading Photoessay: Katara Cultural Village, Doha: a multifarious recreational centre

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Souq Waqif, Doha: a taste of the authentic and traditional

Given its rapidly growing pace that is poised to make it one of most spectacular cities of the Gulf, Doha is a picture of modernity and sophistication.  The capital city of Qatar today is synonymous with the “Corniche” which is its waterfront promenade as well as its ever-evolving magnificent skyline that hosts several snazzy skyscrapers. … Continue reading Souq Waqif, Doha: a taste of the authentic and traditional

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Photo essay: Avian wonders of Suhelwa – a haven for bird lovers

A diverse state in terms of landscapes, flora and fauna, Uttar Pradesh is home to some unique wildlife sanctuaries.  One such reserve is the Suheldev Wildlife Sanctuary, located in the Shrawasti and Balrampur districts of the state.  Also known as Suhelwa,  the sanctuary covers an area of 452 sq km and is home to several wild… Continue reading Photo essay: Avian wonders of Suhelwa – a haven for bird lovers

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Photo essay – Dudhwa Diaries: Nature’s Beauty beyond words

Home to a number of endangered species of animals and birds, Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh is an integral part of the Terai landscape.  Established initially as a sanctuary in 1958 for swamp deer (or the Barasingha), the park is part of the Dudhwa Tiger reserve which is rightly known as the Terai Emerald. … Continue reading Photo essay – Dudhwa Diaries: Nature’s Beauty beyond words

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Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival 2018: a grand success and a boost for ecotourism

Uttar Pradesh: a haven for bird lovers One of the richest states in terms of its variety of bird life, Uttar Pradesh is home to over 500 species of birds.  Many of these species, like the Slender Billed Vulture, Bengal Florican, Black Necked stork etc., categorized as globally threatened and near threatened, find ideal habitat… Continue reading Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival 2018: a grand success and a boost for ecotourism

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Curtain raiser: Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival – 2018 Edition

One of the largest and most populous states of India, Uttar Pradesh is a state of many facets.  Situated on the border of India and Nepal, it is home to cities like Agra, Varanasi and Mathura that have immense cultural and religious significance.  The capital city of Lucknow is  known for its medieval Indian culture… Continue reading Curtain raiser: Uttar Pradesh Bird Festival – 2018 Edition

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Doll Power during Dussehra: of religious tradition and significance

One of the most important Hindu festivals, Dasara or Dussehra as it is also known, comes to an end today.   Observed during the holy 9-days or Navratri that typically falls in the months of either September or October, the festival is an ode to Goddess Durga.  She is the epitome of power and “Shakti” and worshipped… Continue reading Doll Power during Dussehra: of religious tradition and significance

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A trip to the white continent: a journey of a lifetime by The Q experiences

Visiting the utterly beautiful, frigid yet rather mysterious continent of Antarctica is the dream of every traveller.   The good news is that this trip is closer to reality than you think. For, come the 9th of December 2017, you can embark on a truly exotic 11 day trip all the way to the South… Continue reading A trip to the white continent: a journey of a lifetime by The Q experiences

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Five Short Trips From Miami to See Florida Attractions

A major centre of arts, commerce, finance and entertainment, Miami in Florida is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Scores of speciality museums, art galleries and an unmatched nightlife scene make Miami a favourite with a variety of travellers. Yet, Florida is a state worth exploring, and equally exciting are the options if you… Continue reading Five Short Trips From Miami to See Florida Attractions