Category Archive: city

Trivandrum is foremost among places to see in Kerala

08 Jun 2015

Terrific Trivandrum

God’s Own Country has been my favorite tourist destination, right from childhood. Topmost on my bucket list, I always nursed a fascination for the beautiful state and when it was time to take the first independent trip, I zeroed on Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum, the charming capital of cool Kerala. Super excited at the prospect of […]

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travelogue on Gwalior in 3 days

05 Jun 2015

3 days in Gwalior

A history loving tourist always yearns for places that will let them indulge their fancy amidst monuments, ancient relics and old sites. My husband is one such history addicted soul and why not? He is a professor of the subject and always looks for trips that will let him indulge in historical adventures. Therefore, when […]

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Coimbatore is a good destination for a weekend trip

05 Jun 2015

Weekend in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is one of those gorgeous little “in-between” places, and I’m not talking about location. Rather, it has a balance: its climate is neither too hot nor too cold; traffic is neither sparse nor jam-packed beyond hope; and it is a city that is neither a fully “metro” nor fully rural. It’s scattered with well-known […]

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Aurangabad has many interesting tourist places to see

03 Jun 2015

Trip to Aurangabad

My husband and I are history buffs. We can both send hours discussing various historical monuments, legends, and events like there’s no tomorrow. And since our regular jobs don’t interact directly with our penchant for history, more than often, we find ourselves indulging our inner history nerd around monuments in various parts of India. This […]

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Travelogue on a trip to assam

31 May 2015

Colorful Assam

When my younger brother was transferred to Guwahati, I was very upset as we had been living together in Delhi for 5 years. The parting was painful. Tears came out of my eyes and though Sachin tried to hold back his, I could see wetness in his eyes. Assam is far from Delhi and it […]

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Taj Mahal, Agra

23 May 2015

Mesmerising Taj

If you are an Indian or you have been to India and haven’t been to Agra, you have committed a cardinal sin. Agra is home to Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. A 5 hour bus ride away from the capital city of India, Agra is a city on the bank […]

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Amritsar trip

08 May 2015

Magnificent Amritsar

Amritsar, is a holy city, in the state of Punjab. The name of the city has been derived from the name of the pool which surrounds the Golden Temple called Amrit Sarovar meaning the ‘pool of nectar’. It is the spiritual and cultural centre of the Sikh religion. The trip to this holy place was […]

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Varanasi homestay

27 Apr 2015

Soul stirring Varanasi

Have you ever visited a place where you could find calmness emanating from chaos? If not, then I suggest you to visit Varanasi. The holy city of India greets you with disorder and noise at the first step but as you go up, you find yourself falling for every nook of the meandering lanes and […]

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