A Peek into the Kite Making Industry of Gujarat

This is the time of the year when the skies of Gujarat get filled with a plethora of kites of all sizes. The festival of Uttarayan which marks the decline of winter chills and the onset of spring is the favorite time for people to fly kites. Thanks to the International Kite Festival promoted by the Gujarat Government, the tradition of Kite Flying has earned the attention of people from across the globe. One industry which has been immensely benefited from the popularity of International Kite Festival is the kite making industry in Gujarat. Of late, the tradition of kite flying has been spread to many states across India and people have started to fly kites on many more occasions like Independence day and Holi.

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Experiencing royalty at Ghanerao Castle

How often would you get to stay like royalty in a centuries-old castle? How about spending a night in a museum filled with interesting artifacts from the erstwhile Royalty? Or how would you fancy being part of a reality show where you are left unattended on a huge maze-like mansion with many tunnels and passages- left all by yourself to find a hidden treasure? Doesn’t it sound intriguing? well, That is how we would describe our stay at the Ghanerao Royal Castle in Rajasthan sans the reality show and the hidden treasure.

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The Ultimate Phuket Travel Guide

A chilled-out retreat and the party capital – Phuket is Thailand’s largest island and just the place to go for a fun-filled getaway. One of Thailand’s most popular destinations. Phuket is best known for its sun-drenched beaches and the dizzying array of nightlife, but there’s much more to discover than just well-known Patong. This Phuket Travel Guide is to help you plan your tour in Phuket.

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How to Explore Udaipur in 24 hours Like a Pro

The lake city of Udaipur is one of the most popular destinations in the tourist circuit of Rajasthan. With proper planning, you can explore all the top attractions of Udaipur in one day. Here is a perfect guide for you to explore Udaipur in 24 hours like a pro.

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Exploring Phi Phi Islands from PP Princess Resort

After tasting a bit of busy city life in Bangkok and a few days of soaking in the mountainous scenery in Chiang Mai, we headed south for our much-awaited beach time in the ever amazing Phi Phi Islands. PP Princess Resort made our trip more memorable by helping us plan our itinerary.

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The Diminishing Art of Hand Block Printing in India

Hand Block printing is a traditional art form in India that uses carved blocks of wood which are dipped in bright colors and stamped onto cotton or silk fabric to create colorful textile. The Chhipa communities in Rajasthan who have settled in Bagru region near Jaipur traditionally use natural vegetable dyes for printing. The art is also practiced in Jaipur and Sanganer where artisans use chemical colors such as pigment colors and indigo sols for printing.

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Chittorgarh – A Citadel of Valor, Sacrifice and Honor

The royal state of Rajasthan in India is known for its magnificent palaces and breathtakingly huge forts which stand testimony to the grandeur of the Rajput era. The fort of Chittorgarh stands out among the popular forts of India for its spirit of honor, valor, sacrifice and freedom. The citadel fort which is also the largest of all the forts in Indian crowns an 180mtr tall hill covering an area of over 700 acres with its fortification walls, towers, palaces, temples, and lakes.

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Bundi- The least explored jewel of Rajasthan

The picturesque town of Bundi is one among the least explored jewels of the state of Rajasthan. The quaint town sits on a narrow gorge in the Aravalli ranges of South-eastern Rajasthan encircled by walled fortification with four gateways. Bundi is known for its ornate fort, step wells, the palace with faded cupolas and loggias, and beautiful lakes. Here is a detailed post to help you plan your trip to Bundi.

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The Craft Villages of Odisha

Folk arts and crafts have always been amongst the most unique and attractive ways of reflecting the richness of India’s diverse culture and heritage. There are many regions in India which have developed different ways of portraying local traditions and lifestyle through their ancient masterpieces of art by using materials locally available. The art villages of Odisha contribute to the treasure of this Indigenous Cultural Heritage of India in their own exceptional way.

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Guide to Goa – A destination of many wonders

Goa is one of the most loved destinations in India known for its unlimited fun, flea, feast, party and beaches. Here is a detailed itinerary for a week long fun-packed holiday covering the party nights and fun of North Goa, the versatile beauty of Central Goa (Panjim and old Goa) and the simplicity and charm of South Goa.

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A trip to the sandstone monuments of the Chalukya period-Badami, Aihole and Pattadakal

North Karnataka is home for some of the most beautiful historical marvels of India-Hampi, Badami, and Pattadakal. Hampi and Pattadakal are considered as world heritage sites by UNESCO. We had visited Hampi a few months back and had been wanting to visit the sites of Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole since then. Finally this time again it was the call of these Architectures of Ancient India which our hearts couldn’t defy. Here we present you with the details of our visit to Badami, Pattadakal and Aihole.

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A Guide to Road-tripping Across Nilgiris – Ooty & Coonoor

One cannot ignore to put forward one of the spectacular road journeys – Bangalore to the Nilgiris, in the list of must take road trips in India. You are going to experience all the serenity nature has to offer – abundant flora and fauna, forest trails with diverse wildlife, spice plantations and tea blankets, aromatic fresh air, lush grasslands, placid lakes and mountain views. The location commands the leading routes to be full of panoramic postcard views.

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Road trip to Rishikesh – An ultimate itinerary

Rishikesh is a city that enchants and overwhelms at the same time. There is so much to absorb here by just being and breathing in the town. Be it spirituality, adventure,fun or relaxation, Rishikesh has something to offer to everyone. With the holy river Ganga, the sadhus, ashrams, yoga, the international tourists that mingle here like locals and the Hindu mythology – even a few days spent here can feel like a trip of lifetime. And that’s what we recently did, a two days trip to Rishikesh and it was the best. Here are a few memorable moments captured in mesmerizing Rishikesh – the city that we absolutely love and the city that captures the essence of IncredibleIndia to its fullest.

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Unplugged and Crazy in the hills of Sakleshpur

We sat on top of the hill doing nothing for some time appreciating the beauty of the grass covered hills and the forests below, trying to identify the resort where we stayed from the top of the hill. The human aspect looked so miniscule and humble in front of the mighty nature. It was just a small hill that we had climbed but every thing that was below looked so tiny.

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Dandeli…

Untamed terrain, frothing river, gorges, valleys, ever green forests, Nature camps, trekking, water sports, breathtaking vistas, wildlife, birds, adventure, photography, relaxation.. if this is what is on your mind for your next vacation, you need to visit Dandeli.

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Anegundi.. The twin city of Hampi

Within a short ferry ride from Talawaraghatta (Near Hampi) across the Tungabhadra river, one lands in a not very well known town of Anegundi which is considered as the twin of Hampi because of its mythological and historical significance. One can also reach this place directly from Hospet by road. the journey by road takes about 1 hour via the small town of Kampli.

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Trek to Bhima-Bakasura Betta in Kaiwara

Kaiwara is a small town in Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka located at a distance of about 67 kms from Bangalore. The town also has a history, known as Ekachakra Pura from Dwapara Yuga. The Pandavas from Mahabharata are believed to have lived here during their exile. The hill of Kaiwara is also called as the Bhima Bakasura betta where Bhima is believed to have slain Bakasura. The town has some very beautiful temples like the Amara Narayana swamy temple, Kaiwara tatayya temple, the Bheema lingeshwara temple, Vaikuntha- the cave where Kaiwara Tatayya meditated and attained nirvana

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A royal stay on Nandi Hills

How would you fancy a royal stay on a hill top just a few hours drive away from Bangalore. Waking up to the chirping birds, swaying casuarina trees, a chilling mist kissing the greens. No, I m not speaking about the colonial bungalows in Coorg or Munnar or Ooty or Chikkamagalur. I m mentioning the Nandi hills which is just a two-hour drive away from Bangalore.

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Planning a trip to Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep is one of the most underrated beach destinations of India. Not many people visit this gem of a place because of lack of proper information online. Here is a detailed article with all the information you would need to plan your trip to Lakshadweep.

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