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Lockdown reads: Walking down the Agra’s necropolis, in the shadow of the Taj

Walking around Taj Mahal is like roaming within different layers of Mughal history. Once you start peeling off these layers, you get to know—one after the other—many lesser known facts

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Lockdown chronicles : Photo diary of first 10 days of forced sit-in

For all travel bugs, it is hard to- not just stay at one place but confined to boundaries of their homes. No different for me. It isn’t so that my

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Lockdown reads: INDIA among most photogenic spiritual destinations in the World!

Well, during this almost global lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic, all type of travels are suspended. Instagrammers who are used to post daily for their accounts are either digging photos

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Where a Shah Jahan’s queen lies in solitude on the other side of Taj

At a very remote corner just outside the boundary of Taj Mahal complex towards its Eastern gate, when you climb the narrow stairs of Sandali Masjid you get an eerie

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When story transcends literature and becomes an art and drama

We all have listened to stories in our childhood. And, I am certainly not talking here about text book stories but about bedtime stories listening to grandmas in particular. It

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There would have been no Jaisalmer without Gadsisar

In the maps, Gadsisar Lake of Jaisalmer is said to be as big as the city itself! Besides size, it also shares most of its age. In about 800 years

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Lodurva, a temple to see and a love story for delight

The vast barren dunes of Thar are strewed with many mysteries of history… many of them untold, a few unexplained. A lot of it might be because of absence of

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Madhya Pradesh welcomes you to Orchha with a brand new festival

Adding to its ongoing initiatives to promote Madhya Pradesh as a leading tourism destination in the country, the State Tourism Board will be organising “Namaste Orchha”, a new festival scheduled

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GOING SOLO: More Indians now travelling alone!

Each time, I went for three of my most ambitious trips in last seven years, I went alone. I not only enjoyed it but I also was aware that I

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Bada Bagh: An oasis and cenotaphs side by side!

It was an amazing sight- with Royal Cenotaphs of the Bada Bagh in the foreground and towering windmills in the background. A modern technology making a backdrop for a slice

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