Is New York City on your bucket list of destinations this year? If Manhattan is the only borough that comes to your mind first, the moment you think of New York, think again! The other four boroughs of the city still remain lesser known to the travellers like you, so why not change the course a little and cruise your way to the lesser explored Staten Island in the southwest? Here are some of the hotels on the island that will help you to plan your trip here.
Journey to the Door of Heaven: Swarg Ka Dwar
The war of Kurukshetra was over. The near and dear ones lost; sons, brothers, uncles, cousins had all met the aftermath of the bloodiest mythological episode of the earth, Mahabharata. After the war, it was time of self-assessment for the Pandavas, what they learnt from this war, and was victory really worth it!
Recently I was on board an Austrian Airlines flight. I was pleasantly surprised to see the in-flight magazine featuring ‘Irresistible India’ as their cover story. The main focus of the feature was Delhi, so I immediately started reading.
Moments of Peace and Tranquility at the Mecca Masjid Hyderabad
Khairatabad area of Hyderabad is often a busy street. The auto-rickshaws brushing past from both sides creates a shiver for the new comers on this land. But for the sake of making it to the Mecca Masjid today, I was ready for all the odds. This was my second visit to Hyderabad and Mecca Masjid of course; little did I know I was about to unfold a secret I was not aware of earlier….
8 Adventure Activities to do on the Vizag Beaches: The Goa of the East Coast
Vizag may not be in your itinerary for the hottest adventure and beach destinations this year, but soon it will be, as this city is gradually gearing up to quench the thirst of the adrenaline junkies. From beach sports to parasailing, cycling tours to rock climbing, Vizag is creating new challenges for the adventurers to explore. Here are 10 things that you can gear up for while you step on the Vizag beaches
Today India Connects the Entire Globe with Yoga and Spirituality
ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यम् , भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ||
OM. I adore the Divine Self who illuminates the three worlds — physical, astral and causal; I offer my prayers to that God who shines like the Sun. May He enlighten our intellect.
Today, India sparks a global revolution with the ‘International Yoga Festival’. Yoga will connect the hearts, minds and souls globally today. This is the real secret wealth of India, which was left behind years ago…
A Photo Journey of the Shaniwarwada Fort Pune
I was in Pune for a day staying in the vicinity of the Shaniwarwada area. And a trip in Pune cannot be complete without a short visit to the ‘Dagdusheth Ganpati’ and the Shaniwarwada Fort. Listed as one of the prestigious monuments in the Archaeological Survey of India, the Shaniwarwada was constructed during the reign of the…
The Mojito Retreat at 11th Avenue-Cafe`Bistro, Guwahati
The 11th Avenue-Cafe` Bistro is located adjoining the street where the Assam State Museum is located. After visiting the museum, I took a break to sip coffee here, but ended up with the refreshing mojito instead. Facing the serenity of the Prashanti Udyan, this cafe` can be an ideal hangout place in the evenings.
Enjoying the Serenity of the Brahmaputra River with Alfresco Park River Cruise
Located along the banks of the Brahmaputra River, the Alfresco park is the starting point for an exciting journey into the serene Brahmaputra River. With its vast expanse, the Brahmaputra is the widest river in India with a breadth spanning almost 4km-5km, and has a treasure trove of some of the largest fresh water fishes. I had always seen this point from the window of buses while passing over the MG. Road in Guwahati. This time though, I had made up my mind to take this trip at all costs…
A Photo Tour of the Assam State Museum Guwahati
Finally, I was able to take a tour to the Assam State Museum today. The museum has a sprawling mansion spread over three storeys and has got a unique collection of artifacts, paintings, and sculptures preserved for the visitors. My short trip inside the museum today of two hours was full of information, and an enlightening experience. Presenting a photo-tour of the museum….
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