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Uttarakhand – A Natural Paradise

The state of Uttarakhand wears the iconic twin peaks of Nanda Devi like a crown. And indeed this famous image is a fitting highlight for a province that is filled with abundant nature, flora, and fauna. Two of the five traditional divisions of the Himalayan range are found in Uttarakhand[…]

A 7-Day Sojourn in Kerala

Understanding Kerala’s Waterways: Kerala has an extensive network of waterways that lace the interior coastline for a stretch of almost 600 km. This gorgeous labyrinthine network of rivers, canals, streams and lagoons formed by the inimitable craftsmanship of nature is known as the Backwaters. These intricate water systems give life[…]

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. From a time long forgotten, people from different cultures, communities, religions, and traditions came and thrived by the banks of river Ganga.With time, they developed exclusive art, craft and[…]

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[…]

3 Incredible Walking Tours in India

Walking is one of the best ways to get a real sense of any town, city or village that one is travelling to. The easy pace allows you to slow down whenever you want to and lose yourself (quite literally) in the sights, sounds and smells of your surroundings. Here[…]

Wayanad Wild – A Magical Forest Getaway

Wayanad Wild is the newest entrant into the CGH Earth collection of properties. This is a company known for taking the path less trodden and Wayanad Wild exemplifies everything it stands for. LUSH SURROUNDS OF LAKKIDI:   Located in the rainforests of Lakkidi, the property offers a lush green glimpse into[…]

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Tribes of Odisha

The Varied and Colourful Tribes of Odisha The state of Odisha is home to some of the most beautiful and historic temples in the country, with an abundance of picturesque nationals parks and wildlife, a strong legacy of classical music and dances, distinctive and intricate handicrafts and at the heart[…]

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The Magnificence of Hampi

It is often said that true magnificence of anything can be truly measured by how much of it is left even after it is ruined.  Once a flourished city of global prominence, Hampi was established in the mid-14th century by the Vijayanagara Empire. Loaded with ancient myths, beautiful rocky landscapes,[…]

A Kerala Sojourn Meets India’s Most Luxurious Train Journey

To get to really know Kerala, one must first understand her waterways – the lifeline of the entire region. There’s no better way to enrich oneself than to truly comprehend the life of the people of the land. And what better way to visit them at close quarters than in[…]

Luxury On Wheels and Water – Experience Cultural India in Style

Want to explore India in true luxury while simultaneously experiencing her myriad of living cultures? If so, it doesn’t get any better than the Luxury on Wheels and Water Journey. This is an experience that’s a unique combination of two of India’s most luxurious modes of transport, the Maharaja Express[…]

Splendour of South India

There are 5 states and 3 union territories in the southern part of the Deccan plateau and this forms the region known as South India. The charm of this region lies in the variety of cultural, historical and natural tourist destinations it offers. If you’re visiting India for the first[…]

Hampi – A Town of Temples

Hampi is the capital city of Vijaynagar located in Karnataka. It is a well renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most iconic travel destinations in the state.   This city is famous for its beautiful temples, majestic ruins, glorious history and fascinating mythological tales. The special highlights[…]

Delhi’s Street Food- A Taste of History and Culture

Delhi is known for its dynamic variety of food which can satisfy even the die-hard foodies around the world and invite them back for more. The essence of the city, that lies in its street food, grows even better with its changing styles, aromas and time. Here are some famous[…]

The Fall & Rise of Delhi – Mehrauli Archaeological Park – A Heritage Walk

Mehrauli, one of the oldest cities in Delhi, is the perfect example of the amalgamation of the past and the present. Mehrauli Archaeological Park, a magnificent structure of medieval India is home to many historically rich structures spread across 200 acres. From structures belonging to the 13th century to the[…]