Tag: travel

21

Oct
2019

Flowers of trekking: Sighting of rare Brahma KamalFlowers of trekking: Sighting of rare Brahma Kamal

Had heard a lot about the Brahma Kamal flower earlier. But got to see it blooming for the first time when I went to Valley of flowers and Hemkund trek almost fifteen years back. (But here I will like to remind you that it is not Valley of Flowers, where you will find it normally, […]

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17

Oct
2019

Open House Jerusalem – A lifetime opportunity to view unseen architectural and artistic treasuresOpen House Jerusalem – A lifetime opportunity to view unseen architectural and artistic treasures

This one is for connoisseurs of art and some aficionados of interesting architectures at one of the holiest cities in the Israel. Some of Jerusalem’s most fascinating architectural treasures will open their doors to the public for the Annual Open House Jerusalem festival, which takes place this year from October 31 – November 2, 2019. […]

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27

Sep
2019

‘Buddycations’ are India’s new Holiday Mantra‘Buddycations’ are India’s new Holiday Mantra

‘Dosti ki hai toh nibhani padegi’ – a famous dialogue from a classic Bollywood movie. Sounds too cheesy? Absolutely not. A recent study commissioned by the leading private non-life insurer on the occasion of World Tourism Day reveals that Indians take vacations with their buddies (aka “Buddycation”) and make compromises individually in order to fulfill […]

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09

Sep
2019

Shah Waliullah Library: A little effort with a rare, outstanding reach!Shah Waliullah Library: A little effort with a rare, outstanding reach!

For book lovers around the world, libraries bring together a world of fascination. Libraries not just store the large, larger and largest volume of books, but big or small, they are also the treasure-trove of knowledge, culture and history. This time around, I am taking you all to a very small library situated in dark […]

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04

Sep
2019

Art, food, wine & comics – September fun in BrusselsArt, food, wine & comics – September fun in Brussels

September is so interesting in Brussels, my favourite international city. Although Brussels remains occupied with various activities almost round the year, but September is when it hosts some of its most famous events. Events which truly reflect the essence of Brussels, enjoying things Brussels is truly famous for- its art, its comics, and classic wines […]

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27

Aug
2019

Six most restricted countries you might be traveling nextSix most restricted countries you might be traveling next

According to the pro-democracy think tank Freedom House, internet freedom is declining all around the world. Censorship is being ramped up on everything from social media or e-commerce websites to search engines. Interestingly, many of the countries with the strictest rules and highest censorship are also popular tourist destinations.  “With this in mind, it’s wise to […]

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