The Australian Great Ocean Road self-drive trip: Must-stops on a 2-day itinerary

The Australian Great Ocean Road self-drive trip: Must-stops on a 2-day itinerary

‘For exercise, you can’t beat building a Great Ocean Road by hand‘, exclaimed workers, as they built a stretch of the long road from Barwon Heads to Warrnambool. But, these were no ordinary workers, they were soldiers who had returned

Top 10 things to do in Hyderabad | The city of the Charminar and the Golconda

Top 10 things to do in Hyderabad | The city of the Charminar and the Golconda

Dubbed the ‘City of Pearls’ by some and ‘City of Nizams’ by others, home to the Charminar and Golconda on one hand, and the trendy Cyberabad IT-hub with its street-food joints on the other, the historical and cultural city of

Belum Caves – Travel Guide to the largest natural cave system of South India

Belum Caves – Travel Guide to the largest natural cave system of South India

INTRODUCTION: From sheltering men to their Gods, caves in India have been special right from ancient times. Indian cave systems usually bring to mind the north-eastern state of Meghalaya with its extensive network of caves; surprisingly the southern state of

Gandikota Fort – A trip to the canyon fort of India

Gandikota Fort – A trip to the canyon fort of India

INTRODUCTION: Perched atop a 300-foot high canyon overlooking the Pennar river, the mighty Gandikota Fort, once the capital stronghold of the Pemmasani Nayaks, stands testament to the rigidity of the structure amidst the untamed wilderness of the Western Ghats. The fort

Top 10 things to do at Singapore’s Changi Airport during your layover

Top 10 things to do at Singapore’s Changi Airport during your layover

Are you dreading the long layover that you have to experience before you head off on your next flight? Well, you must. But not if you are in Singapore’s Changi airport. With so many things to do for all types

Top 15 things to do at Lucknow

Top 15 things to do at Lucknow

Lucknow, the city of Nawabs and Kebabs, has a charm to it that is hard to resist. Other than the famed Bhool Bhulaiya inside the Bada Imambada, the most distinctive feature of Lucknow’s culture is ‘Tehzeeb’ or the etiquette that

Lumbini Nepal Tour | Best travel guide & map to Buddha’s birthplace Part 2

Lumbini Nepal Tour | Best travel guide & map to Buddha’s birthplace Part 2

INTRODUCTION: This post is is in continuation to the first part of our travelogue on the UNESCO World Heritage site of Lumbini in Nepal which attained fame as the birthplace of the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. Do check out our very

Lumbini Nepal Tour | Best travel guide & map to Buddha’s birthplace

Lumbini Nepal Tour | Best travel guide & map to Buddha’s birthplace

INTRODUCTION: The gardens of Lumbini Sanskritik in Nepal have found a place in the annals of History as one of the sacred places of the Buddhist religion. Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in Lumbini in the ancient

Top 10 things to do at Lumbini

Top 10 things to do at Lumbini

The gardens of Lumbini in Nepal have found a place in the annals of History as one of the sacred places of Buddhism as Gautam Buddha was born here. While pilgrims visiting this place have their own itineraries mapped out,

Khasi hills – the gem unexplored

Khasi hills – the gem unexplored

INTRODUCTION: The Indian state of Meghalaya has three mountain ranges – Garo in the west, Jaintia in the east and Khasi in the centre. While each range has its own unique landscape and indigenous tribes, the most famous of them are the

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