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One Day in Amsterdam: Things to see and do

A vivacious downtown, a fascinating skyline, an intriguing network of unbiquitous canals, an eclectic food and drink scene and a bustling nightlife. To say that Amsterdam is a multi-faceted city is definitely not an understatement. With world class museums and royal palaces, quirky neighbourhoods, local markets and an endless assortment of places to eat and… Continue reading One Day in Amsterdam: Things to see and do

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Things to See and Do around Madrid Atocha

The Spanish capital of Madrid is undoubtedly a great place to visit. Home to one of the world’s greatest art museums, the Prado, Madrid also offers stunning architecture, fascinating history, and some really incredible food. It is no wonder the city gets more than seven million international visitors every year. And for many of those… Continue reading Things to See and Do around Madrid Atocha

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Madrid on a Culture Trail – Art, History and more

Madrid is often referred to as the cultural capital of Spain, and for good reason. While other Spanish cities boast of several incredible insights into the country’s history, architecture and art, Madrid should be your starting point for any exploration of the most important cultural hotspots of the country. But with so much to choose… Continue reading Madrid on a Culture Trail – Art, History and more

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8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

Travelling offers several joys and positives quite like none other. Whether you’re just going on a short drive or you’re looking for a long road trip, just getting out and hitting the road acts like a great stress buster.  The open road and the new sense of adventure that hits you combine to release all… Continue reading 8 Ways Of Making Your Travel Life A Lot Healthier And Positive

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Winter travel: 5 cities and towns to visit in India during the winter season

Come winter and it is time for those endless cups of coffee, curling up in corners and enjoying the coziness all around.  Winter has a charm of its own.  While some enjoy staying at home, there is a whole world to explore during this wonderful season.  Hence the season is very popular with tourists and… Continue reading Winter travel: 5 cities and towns to visit in India during the winter season

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Photoessay: Visit to a Garo community village in Assam – a unique experience

As part of my Arunchal Pradesh sojourn last year, I had the opportunity to visit several unique places, one of them being a visit to a Garo community village in Sonitpur district of Assam.  It was indeed fascinating to learn about the life, culture and customs of this ethnic group who are believed to have originated… Continue reading Photoessay: Visit to a Garo community village in Assam – a unique experience

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Dubai: Unconventional places that you should not miss on your next vacation

It is invariably love at first sight for all those who visit Dubai for the first time. After all, it is the most celebrated and the most visited emirate of the UAE. With its glitzy and state of the art architecture, lofty skylines and abundance of tourist attractions coupled with fun-filled activities to do, Dubai… Continue reading Dubai: Unconventional places that you should not miss on your next vacation

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Photoessay: Handmade Pottery in Pondicherry

As mentioned in my earlier posts, Pondicherry aka Puducherry is a city that never fails to surprise.  You are bound to discover something new each time you visit this South Indian union terrirtory.  However, one agenda that remains top priority each time I visit, is pottery shopping.  If you are a lover of finely glazed… Continue reading Photoessay: Handmade Pottery in Pondicherry

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On a museum trail in the Pink city aka Jaipur

Colour, culture, commotion; the capital city of one of India’s most flamboyant states, Rajasthan is a delightful medley of contrasts.   One of the most visited cities by not only Indians but also foreigners, Jaipur offers some fascinating sights that span history, art, architecture and religion.  While the city palace, Hawa mahal, Amer fort and Jantar… Continue reading On a museum trail in the Pink city aka Jaipur

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Photoessay: Police museum, Pondicherry

Well, it is quite an understatement to say that Pondicherry aka Puducherry has a charm quite like none other.  A French colony till the 1950s, this union territory is a pleasant mix of the colonial and the contemporary.  Along side a charming white town replete with distinctive French vibes exists a bustling Tamil quarter that is… Continue reading Photoessay: Police museum, Pondicherry