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Destination Jaipur:  Royal Palaces, Tiger Reserves and More

Destination Jaipur: Royal Palaces, Tiger Reserves and More

Destination Jaipur: A Full And Enchanting Holiday Experience

Nestled snugly in the east of the arid state of Rajasthan, is its gorgeous capital city right in the midst of the Thar Desert – a global favorite tourism hotspot called Jaipur. Also called the Pink City after the pink coloured stones used in the buildings in its walled city area, Jaipur has a tremendous lot to offer to visiting tourists in terms of sight-seeing, cuisine, photography, shopping, art, culture, and wildlife to name a few

June 12, 2015 | By More
Hiking the Mysterious Mountains of McLeodgunj and Triund Near New Delhi India

Hiking the Mysterious Mountains of McLeodgunj and Triund Near New Delhi India

This is a real experience of trekking in India shared for the benefit of first timers like us!

We were a group of 5 trekking enthusiasts in the age group of 22-26. At this age we want to explore the world, but due to natural limitations, we thought of exploring some trekking trails first. There were many suggestions and we listed out many and finally opted to trek Triund as it is a beginners trek and offers nice views in the end. Additionally it is not far from our location New Delhi (Capital of India).

April 22, 2015 | By More
How To Stay Safe And Healthy While Traveling in India

How To Stay Safe And Healthy While Traveling in India

A Traveler’s Guide For Staying Safe and Healthy in India

It’s no secret that India is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. In 2011 alone, 6.29 million foreign tourists visited the subcontinent according to the World Travel and Tourism Council. India is an especially popular travel destination among U.S. Americans who in fact comprise 16% of all foreign travelers.

Whether you intend to backpack through the country or stay at a luxurious resort at the beach, you should plan your trip in advance and take several precautions to remain safe and sound during your journey.

February 3, 2014 | By More
Travelers’ Guide to Coorg, The Scotland of India

Travelers’ Guide to Coorg, The Scotland of India

The State of Karnataka is the home of Coorg, one of the most happening tourist spots in south western India. This beautiful, picturesque location is nestled amidst gentle hill slopes. Planning a holiday here is one of the best thing you can do for yourself and your family. Coorg brings you close to nature with its mesmerizing scenery with cascading waterfalls, dense emerald forests and so much more that you just can’t help falling in love with the place. It’s time you planned a visit to this lovely area that sits encircled by tea & coffee plantations and orange orchards in a completely pollution.

January 22, 2014 | By More
Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

Where To Find The World’s Best Parties

The vast majority of travel guides that crowd dusty shelves in books stores and personal libraries tell you where to find the best hotels, countless museums and endless architecturally significant churches, but they’re missing one of the most important reasons we travel – to discover where locals go to party!

Where To Party Around The World. The Matador Network, a community of young travel bloggers who tell it like it is, has just published the “ultimate guide to partying around the world”, with 101 Places To Get F*cked Up Before You Die.

January 14, 2014 | By More
Top Tourist Adventures In The Himalayas

Top Tourist Adventures In The Himalayas

India is a vast country with some of the world’s most diverse geographical features located within its borders. It’s no surprise then that adventurers have been making treks to India by any means necessary for centuries. The Himalayas, located at India’s Northern boundary, sit as a crown atop the country. The Himalayas, which means ‘home of snow’, are the world’s youngest and highest mountain ranges which continue to grow at approximately 2 1/2 inches per year.

Thousands of outdoor enthusiasts flock every year to this breathtaking region of mountains. The foothills of these majestic ranges are replete with adventure tourism destinations such as the Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Ladakh. Visiting these places offers ample opportunity to explore the area’s fabulous natural beauty and indulge in the enthralling adventure activities.

January 2, 2014 | By More
Exploring The Best Beaches of Goa

Exploring The Best Beaches of Goa

Goa has always been known as the premier place in India for soaking in sun, sand and the surf. While there are quite a few other beach destinations in India, the beaches in Goa remain the top choice for most domestic as well as overseas tourists.

An interplay of factors such as centuries of colonial Portuguese rule, the Hippie influence of the 1960s and 70s, and scores of Western families who call this place home have all made Goa one of the most and perhaps THE most permissive and liberal of places in India. Whether, you are looking for roaring adventure sports, delightful seclusion at some quiet beach, or simply want to indulge in people watching after boozing to your heart’s content and gorging on scrumptious fare at the beach shacks – Goa’s beaches offer all this plus some more.

December 18, 2013 | By More
Sightseeing Beyond The Taj Mahal – Visit Fascinating Agra!

Sightseeing Beyond The Taj Mahal – Visit Fascinating Agra!

Agra is a fascinating city. Capital of the Mughal Empire for a hundred and thirty years, Agra is endowed with beautiful archaeological sites of immense historic significance. The first of these that comes to mind is, of course the Taj Mahal. The beauty and fame of the Taj is so widespread that visitors often make day trips from Delhi exclusively to visit this glorified tomb and return immediately. But there’s so much more to Agra than the Taj Mahal; so I got myself an Agra tour guide and set off to explore this intriguing city.

My first stop was Agra Fort. This fortress was originally a brick structure from the 10th century. When the Mughals took it over, it got its new and present avatar of red sandstone under Emperor Akbar.

December 6, 2013 | By More
India’s Golden Triangle For Wildlife Viewing

India’s Golden Triangle For Wildlife Viewing

Discover Keoladeo, Ranthambore and Corbett National Parks – India’s Golden Triangle for Wildlife Lovers.

Just as India’s golden triangle is marked by the three well connected beautiful cities – Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the golden triangle for wildlife enthusiasts if formed by three prominent national parks – Keoladeo, Ranthambore and Corbett. Each of these wildlife destinations has a tale of success, exotic fauna species and pleasing floral assortment. Nature enthusiasts will not want to miss the opportunity to explore these exotic settings.

September 11, 2013 | By More
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My – Exploring India’s Bandhavgarh National Park

Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My – Exploring India’s Bandhavgarh National Park

Well.. maybe not lions, but tigers, bears and other wild beasts for sure! When planning a vacation to a far away land, travelers often wish to encounter something unique and exciting. Bandhavgarh National Park – India is one such destination that will certainly provide the visitors with the long-lasting enthralling moments that they will savor all their life.

Bandhavgarh National Park is nestled in the north east of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. It is popular worldwide for having the highest density of the Royal Bengal Tigers in India. The park is mainly categorized into the three prominent zones such as the Magdi, Tala and Bamera. The Tala zone is very popular among tourists because it offers good tiger sighting opportunities. The park remains open from 16th October till 30th June. It is important that the visitors reach the gate half an hour in advance so that the necessary paperwork for entry into the park can be completed.

July 18, 2013 | By More
Guide To The Vibrant Festivals Of India

Guide To The Vibrant Festivals Of India

Celebrate the Colorful Festivals of India India is renowned for vibrant celebratory festivals where you can see the cultural and traditional aspects of life in India. Each festival is celebrated with high spirit and vast numbers of people participating. The colorful dances, melodious songs and delicious feasts are all integral parts of Indians fairs and […]

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Visit Kerala – Star of Southern India

Visit Kerala – Star of Southern India

Kerala is the finest state in Southern India and considered by some to be the greenest place in the world. Here are five top destinations in Kerala with inspirational sites and activities. 1)    Alappuzha – Alappuzha is also known by the name of Alleppey and is commonly called the Venice of the East. Alleppey is […]

October 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top 5 Must-See Sites in Southern India

Top 5 Must-See Sites in Southern India

Guide to the top tourist sites in Southern India: India has been grabbing the attention of a large number of tourists for many years. Every part of India has something to explore in its own way.  To explore the rich and distinctive culture no other word hits our mind like the south, which has so […]

September 13, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
India’s Top 10 Eco Tours To Amaze You

India’s Top 10 Eco Tours To Amaze You

India holidays featuring the best eco-tour destinations Eco-tourism is not just about being an environment conscious traveler. Rather, it is about travelling and exploring places, whilst preserving the cultural and natural history of the place. It is a way of travelling through which you do not disturb the natural state of ecosystem of the region, […]

August 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Guide to Mauritius – One of the Most Beautiful Islands on Earth

Guide to Mauritius – One of the Most Beautiful Islands on Earth

A Beginners Guide To Mauritius – One of the Most Beautiful Islands on Earth Mauritius is a beautiful island located in the Indian Ocean. Just miles from the coastline of Madagascar, Mauritius boasts a warm and tropical climate year round. Mauritius is a popular tourism destination for romantic getaways, honeymoons, and family vacations spent relaxing […]

May 28, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
A Great Summer Read, “Radio Shangri-La” – Book Review

A Great Summer Read, “Radio Shangri-La” – Book Review

I’ve just completed a journey to ‘The Happiest Kingdom on Earth” (Bhutan in the Himalaya mountains) courtesy of Radio Shangri-La, a terrific book to add  to your summer reading list. Lisa Napoli, a public radio broadcaster in Los Angeles, is rescued from an unfulfilled life by an invitation to spend 6 weeks in Bhutan assisting […]

May 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top 5 Treks of Ladakh – A Himalaya High

Top 5 Treks of Ladakh – A Himalaya High

Top 5 treks of Ladakh that blew me away The snow-capped peaks of Himalayas, scenic wonders of nature, crystal blue waters- those are the memories that stay with you once you have been to Ladakh. I am no different. The experience of trekking in Ladakh was simply exhilarating, and it is really hard to pick […]

May 14, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

India Moves To Ban Tiger Safari Tours

This week, India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has called for a total ban on ‘tiger tourism’ and plans to phase out all 37 tiger reserves in India in hopes of stemming the decline of the endangered tiger populations.  For centuries global explorers and nature enthusiasts have roamed the jungles of India in hopes of spotting […]

May 6, 2010 | By | Reply More
Essential Travel Tips For India

Essential Travel Tips For India

India definitely falls into the €˜trip of a lifetime’ category. What intrigue, adventure and cultural multiplicity it conjures! Think of the juxtapositions – steamy tropical jungles, cool luminous marble at the Taj Mahal, intricate layer cake temples, crowded street bazaars laden with spices, flowing silk and clanging brasses. No wonder you’re planning a trip to […]

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