Tourism

Ramappa temple: Telangana’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site

Ramappa temple: Telangana’s first UNESCO World H...

November 16, 2021

About 200 km north-east of Hyderabad, capital of Telangana, in the village of Palampet, stands a marvel of Indian history, the Ramappa temple, which is also known as Rudreshswara temple. This medieval wonder dates back to 1213 AD and was built by the Kakatiya ruler Kakati Ganapat...

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Ranthambore Tiger Reserve: In perpetual search of Sher Khan

Ranthambore Tiger Reserve: In perpetual search of ...

November 2, 2021

As the jeep’s roar rumbles to a stop, the rustic sounds of the jungle take over. Straining our ears, we hear the distant sounds of squawking birds and chattering monkeys and wait, with bated breath, for the king of the Indian jungles to appear. There are two main ways to track ...

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Shekhawati: World’s largest open air art gallery

Shekhawati: World’s largest open air art gallery

October 27, 2021

Shekhawati, around 100 km from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, is one of the lesser explored regions of the state even though the region boasts of numerous majestic havelis (mansions) and is widely appreciated for its numerous murals that adorn on havelis. With towns like Sikar...

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Hornbill Festival: A goldmine of Nagaland’s culture

Hornbill Festival: A goldmine of Nagaland’s cult...

October 19, 2021

Attracting tourists from across the globe like bees to a honeypot, the Hornbill Festival, celebrated during the first 10 days in the chilly month of December is commonly referred to in Nagaland as the “festival of all festivals” and for all the right reasons. An absolute fea...

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Kashmir of Odisha: Daringbadi is a hidden gem

Kashmir of Odisha: Daringbadi is a hidden gem

October 17, 2021

Barely 250 km from the capital Bhubaneswar lies a quaint hill station whose rolling hills offer amazing landscapes that lead tourists to term it the “Kashmir of Odisha”. Daringbadi is located in the Kandhamal district, at an altitude of 915 metres above sea level. Nestled in ...

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Get a taste of Europe at Sula Vineyards

Get a taste of Europe at Sula Vineyards

October 6, 2021

Nestled in a beautiful setting in Nashik, away from the noisy hustle and bustle of Mumbai, Sula Vineyards is the perfect location for a activity-packed day outing or a short trip with one’s family and friends, couples and solo travelers. Nashik’s popularity and reputation for...

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Splendid villages with intangible unique culture

Splendid villages with intangible unique culture

September 23, 2021

There are almost 649,481 villages in India and each village practices its own unique tradition and culture. However, those rural areas that are not home to famous tourism sites, rarely attract tourists in India or in most other parts of the world. To maximise the contribution of ...

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Yercaud: Scenic spot of Salem

Yercaud: Scenic spot of Salem

September 9, 2021

Tourists visiting Tamil Nadu often tend to stick to the well-known spiritual and cultural heritage sites, but the state has a lot more for visitors, ranging from wildlife parks, virgin beaches and much more. One such unexplored region is the small town of Yercaud, which has gaine...

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Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple: A mysterious treasure

Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple: A mysterious treasure

September 5, 2021

Barely two km from the city’s main railway station, the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple dominates the capital of Kerala. In fact, it has also given its name to the city of Thiruvananthapuram, which translates into the abode of Lord Vishnu. Historians remain divided about its or...

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Vaccine passports: Bad idea with terrible timing traumatises tourism industry

Vaccine passports: Bad idea with terrible timing t...

August 24, 2021

For a long while now, international travellers have been used to finding different queues at immigration counters at various airports, especially in developed world, queues that classify arrivals by origin of their country. Most of the rich countries are clubbed together and then...

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