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The Chambal Safari Lodge

If you’ve ever wondered what the luxurious life of a zamindar who lived over a century ago could have been like, you’ll get your chance to experience it at the Chambal Safari Lodge. The Chambal Safari Lodge, just 65 km southeast of Agra, is an eco friendly lodge near the[…]

Birding in India – Where to Go, When to Go & What to Carry

India is home to more than 1250 species of birds. This is estimated to be 13 percent of the total number of species in the world. There are over 925 breeding species (920 residents). The Indian birds belong to 25 groups called ‘Orders’, which are further divided into ‘Families’, ‘Sub-families’[…]

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The Toymakers of Benaras – A Legacy We May Be Losing

Toy Makers of Varanasi        Benaras, now known as Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world. A religious and artistic landmark in the face of India. From a time long forgotten, people from different cultures, communities, religions, and traditions came and thrived by the banks[…]

Theyyam Kerala

Theyyam – An Ancient Sacred Ritual

Colourful costumes, a call to appease and honour divinity, and a ritual form of expression that blends together dance, theatrical performance, and storytelling of the ages. All of these describe one of the oldest dance forms to emerge from the South-Indian cradle; and if you’re visiting Kerala in December, you[…]

Uttarakhand – The Land Of Temples

 Uttarakhand, a state that lies to the north of India, is one of the major attractions because of its extensive cultural diversity, stunning landscapes and not to mention, its temples. Apart from the plethora of healing methods and yoga services that Uttarakhand has to offer, it is also a wildlife[…]

Kalmatia Sangam – A Soulful Vacation

  Imagine a holiday where you heal, where you really rejuvenate and feel like the best version of yourself – sounds blissful, doesn’t it? Offering the same pristine tryst with Nature and Mountains, Kalmatia is a complete healing experience and is a place definitely worth visiting. Discovered nearly a hundred[…]

3 Festivals In Assam You Cannot Miss

  The Majuli Festival Positioned in the heart of the mighty Brahmaputra, the Majuli Island is home to the largest river island festival in the world, the Majuli festival. Over time, it has transformed into an extravaganza that is now an integral part of Assam’s identity.     The festival[…]

Tea Trail in India – Exploring India via its Estates

You don’t have to be a tea lover to opt for a tea trail and visit the tea gardens of India. With lots to offer to tourists tea-tourism is fast gaining popularity all over the world, and what better country than India to experience life in a tea estate. Come[…]

The Demoiselle Cranes of Khichan and the Man Who Brought Them There

Do you know the wonderful story behind what brings the Demoiselle Cranes to Khichan village? Once upon a time, Ratan Lal Maloo, a native of Khichan who had been working in Odisha, returned to the village. Since he did not have a lot of work, his uncle gave him the[…]

A Weekend in Dera Dune Retreat

Firmly perched atop a 100ft sand dune the Dera Dune Retreat is one of the few luxury resorts of its kind.  This a place where the vast expanse of the desert completely envelopes your senses and you can’t help but give into its charms. Located between Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, well[…]