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It was last year as I recollect, I had my first backwater experience in a customized houseboat, and that too at the world’s most popular backwater destination, Alleppey, Kerala. Fantabulous! The only word I could use to describe my houseboat experience. I have been longing for a houseboat cruise at Alleppey. The hype about it […]

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Onam, the occasion when the whole state of Kerala gets into a festive mood and the God’s own country gets ready to celebrate and rejoice the 10-day harvest festival. Starting from Atham, the first day, Onam is celebrated in grand style till the 10th day which is Thiruvonam. It often falls on August- September months every year. The […]

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Lahaul and Spiti possess a distinct identity among the other tourist attractions at Himachal Pradesh, India. It is the 3rd least populated district in India. The sky high mountains, the gorgeous lakes, the serene ambience, multi colored meadows, holy temples and monasteries, everything at Lahaul and Spiti is different and provides you with vivid experiences to […]

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Yet another addition to the “Not so popular, yet spectacular” edition, the Pundarikaksha Temple is not known to many, however, it is guaranteed to excite every traveller. It is exactly 27 km from the city of Trichy in a remote village known as Thruvallarai. As per the Hindu mythology, the temple was consecrated 15 lakh […]

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Despite being a Hindu, though I am spiritual, I am never religious. I believe spirituality, religion and science are all related. Hinduism was never meant to be a religion, it is science, a way of living. I myself follow all religions, but I take only the things that make sense to me. Let it be […]

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Blessed by the Dalai Lama’s presence, Dharamsala is one of the most spiritual destinations in India frequented by both Indians as well as the foreign tourists. During the Tibetan Uprising in 1959, a whole lot of Tibetan refugees followed the path of the 14th Dalai Lama and settled at Dharamshala. Since then Dharamsala is a world-renowned […]

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For any first time traveller, Tamil Nadu would appear to be nothing more than yet another normal Indian city. Apart from the bustling bazaars [local market], majestic temples, tea stalls, dusty roads clogged with auto-rickshaws and flock of cows, what people miss is the exquisite Tamil Nadu cuisine. This blessed land of the Dravidians is […]

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Located 36 km from the city of Trichy, on the way to Chennai, is this yet another spectacular Dravidian architectural marvel, the Brahmapureeswar Temple. Not known to many, this temple is tucked away on the outskirts of the Trichy city at a serene village near Tirupattur. After a 30 km drive from Trichy, take left […]

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India is known for its myriad of festivals. Throughout the year we have one or another festival to celebrate. All the festivals here are related to one or more of these four aspects: Religion, Agriculture, Nature or Family / Relations. Fortunately family is still a strong institution in Indian society. We have many festivals which […]

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Namaste to all!   The holy land of India is often referred as the spiritual capital of the planet. India has always been at the top of the list of spiritual tourism and has seen a significant growth in incoming spiritual travellers coming from far and off. A land of mystics and yogis, India is […]

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