Meenakshi Amman temple, Photo: Prasanna Devadasa , httpspixabay.comutm_source=link-

Temple Town Madurai

The cultural capital of Tamil Nadu, India, is home to the most famous temple—Meenakshi Amman. With time on your hands, there’s a lot more to see around this town. It had been a few summers since I visited Madurai, the city with the famous Meenakshi Amman temple as its pivot. I stayed in a resort which was once the guest house for a spinning yarn … Continue reading Temple Town Madurai

5 Things You Need To Tick Off Your Bucket List In New Zealand

One of the best things about New Zealand is that it’s full of surprises. It’s filled with a range of activities and adventures to suit every appetite. The only problem is trying to fit everything into one single trip. If you’re struggling to come up with a travel plan, we’re here to help with five things you definitely need to cross off your New Zealand bucket … Continue reading 5 Things You Need To Tick Off Your Bucket List In New Zealand

Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

Probably one of India’s most famous national parks, Jim Corbett National Park, is home to many species of flora and fauna. All of us might not spot the magnificent big cat, but the forest offers many more exciting experiences. Picture courtesy: Google This was one of my most thrilling journeys. I had been invited to review the huge Ford Endeavour. And it was going to … Continue reading Meeting The Tribals In Corbett National Park

Kerosene lamps under which Norah Richards wrote, Andretta, Himachal Pradesh, India

Artistic Andretta

Where the arts flourished, the village of Andretta in Kangra is the place to become one with Nature. Words & photographs: Ambica Gulati A signboard says ‘theatre’. The mud structure has no seats, no huge hall, no café, no ticket counter, no sound and light systems. Surrounded by a garden, this theatre is in the estate where theatre artiste Norah Richards lived. On another side is … Continue reading Artistic Andretta

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5 Inspiring Travel Trends 2019

The travel industry rarely stands still. New trends, new types of travellers and new destinations mean the demands on travel companies and tourism boards are constantly changing. Millennials and Generation Z have pushed the boundaries of what we expect from travel. The majority of the $8.27 trillion spent on the travel and tourism industry last year was spent online; 48% of smartphone users in the … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Travel Trends 2019

Agra: The Lesser Known Tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah

Few know it as the predecessor of the world heritage site Taj Mahal. But in the resting place of Mirza Ghiyas Beg and his wife Asmat Begum lies the story of changing fortunes and undying fame. The tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah, the treasurer 0f the Mughals in India For most tourists across the globe, Agra begins and ends with the famous Taj Mahal, among the wonders of … Continue reading Agra: The Lesser Known Tomb of I’timad-Ud-Daulah