Top Honeymoon Destinations for 2016

The rush, the desire, the chaos…and your heart, Waits, for that one moment…the desires meet, And the heart whispered- Honey! Let’s go to our Honeymoon! Take a step forward; know each other better than you ever did for the life waits ahead with all its surprises and before stepping into the realm of the married… Read more »

In Love with Kashmir – the second time

Is was two summers back that I had the chance of visiting Kashmir and from then on, no other destination could replace the grandeur of Kashmir in my heart and soul, such is the beauty of this Paradise on Earth. The summers hit yet again and I desperately wanted to flee from the heat of… Read more »

The College Trip to Dharamshala

In the summer of 2013, our college planned a trip for us to the hill town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. The known history of this ancient hill station tracks the traces of Buddhism since the 8th century. Dharamshala or literally, the inn attached to a temple, has Kangra as its district headquarters. We set… Read more »

The Trail of Adventure

Life would be incomplete without friends and fun and when you add on adventure to the equation, the whole phenomenon changes. If you and your buddies are looking for a short escape from the monotony of the daily life, make it the reason to excuse yourself from the mundane routine and head to some of… Read more »

Best Road Trips

India with its vast road network gives you various destinations to choose from for a road trip. You have the mountains where you ride through clouds, coastal getaways with the sea for company, and retreats into forests where nature silences the sound of your engine. Best Road trips in India were once exclusively for those… Read more »

Off Beat Things to do in Himachal Pradesh

­­Are you tired of being visiting the same old commercialized, tourist flocked, complete hustle-bustle like Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie, Dharamshala etc? Do you feel like going to some quite, secluded and peaceful place where you can spend quality time with your family, friends and nature? Do you believe in off the beaten track travel and love… Read more »

How to Make Your Travel Pocket Friendly

Be prepared and research before you go Publications such as Lonely Planet and Rough Guide are excellent resources. You can pick these up at charity shops or libraries, but if you haven’t got the latest version make sure you double check online. You don’t want to turn up at a hostel to find it’s been… Read more »

Its Family Time

Here are some places you can take your family to on a much- needed vacation. Lose yourself into the magnificence of Kerala’s back waters, marvel at the shape- changing sand dunes in Rajasthan while uncovering some international holiday destinations like Singapore, Hongkong, Melbourne, South Africa and Dubai. And back home, the cozy hills of Darjeeling… Read more »

Kashmir Calling

Want to escape the summer heat of the plains? Or do you simply wish to experience a new culture? Kashmir is the answer to all your desires. Get packed and head to the valley of dreams to spend some time in the quietude of the hills.   Beat the heat! The mountainous marvel that is… Read more »

Fly high and dont let Age be a Barrier

For any traveller, it is essential to be healthy to enjoy the trip to the core. Though people from all age- groups prior to embarking on a vacation should ensure precautions for the health, it is more important for our older travelling souls. Here are some pointers the older generation should look into before setting… Read more »

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    Places to Celebrate Valentine Day in 2016

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    When you’re in love, there’s a desire to share it with the world, and it’s a big world out there. Whether you want to shout your love from the top of a mountain or while snorkeling with underwater creatures, there are plenty of places around the globe to honor your soul mate. (Warning: shouting and… Read more »

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    Uncovering the Beauty of Ladakh

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    Ladakh is one of those places that can make an ordinary photographer feel like a professional. Simply because no matter where you point a shoot, you are bound to get a picture perfect frame. Those who have already visited this beautiful terrain will vouch for the fact that the place has a strange pull that… Read more »

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    Travel Resolutions of 2016

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    Before planning your wonderful and exciting trips for the coming year, do go through the list of destinations which you have to travel in this year. You cannot let 2016 pass without absorbing the bliss out of these star vacation spots for the coming year. 1.     Visit Grand Rapids & Lake Michigan’s Gold Coast Beach… Read more »

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    Dubai Shopping Festival

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    Dubai Shopping festival was organized for the 1st time by the government of Dubai, in the year 1996. This world famous festival is known as a shopper’s paradise where you can view the best retail products. This festival is organized in order to promote trade and commerce in Dubai. This Dubai shopping festival is considered… Read more »

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    Places to visit Before You Die

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    There’s nothing like a road trip to really experience a country. From coastal highways and dizzying mountain passes, to scenic routes through national parks and bridges over great spans of water; roads are the circulatory system that connects a country. After an extensive search online, the Sifter has compiled a list of some of the… Read more »

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    Pune As I See It

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      This travelogue might seem different from other blogs because it does not extol the glory and scenic beauty of a hill-station or exuberance of a diminishing but rich and extravagant culture. This is about a city which changed my life with its distinctive charm, its spirited people, its Manhattan lit roads, its scrumptious and… Read more »

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    Where to Celebrate Christmas in 2013

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      The Christmas holiday is as much about family traditions as anything else – where the holidays are spent, what food is eaten, which games are played, and what gifts are given and received. Traditions, however, can evolve; can grow into something different year to year in order to best encompass the spirit of the… Read more »

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    Tickle your Kid’s Taste Buds

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    Cooking for kids is tricky at best! They reject foods for all sorts of reasons: spice, texture, ingredients…. Here is a list of recipes for foods that I have found kids, I have come across, love. Some are favorites because they are mild or neutral tasting, others for their well-loved flavors and still others because… Read more »

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    Travel Tips for Women in India

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    India is a country full of culture, history, amazing landscapes and of course lots and lots of people! With a fast growing population you’ll understand just how chaotic this country can be, but nonetheless still a place many go out and seek, taking the time to explore and marvel at its awe inspiring landscapes. If… Read more »

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    Exploring South Africa

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    South Africa is one of the most fascinating and wonderful countries in Africa and in the world. South Africa famous for its natural beauty, wildlife and sunshine. South Africa’s immensely varied terrain supports a rich diversity of animals, birds, and plant-life and offers an incomparable range of experiences. South Africa is a popular tourist destination,… Read more »