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Honeymoon Destinations

If you are looking for a destination for the perfect start to your married life we have you covered with these places in India. Goa An all-time favourite with honeymooners, Goa has a charm that is hard to miss. Perhaps it is the endless coastline that continues to lure people from everywhere. This former Portuguese… Read More Honeymoon Destinations

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Bhalku Rail Museum

Do you know which is the rail route mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the one with the steepest rise and also is a UNESCO heritage site? Well, this is the famed Kalka Shimla Heritage Toy train that passes through maple wood, deodar, pine, oak and fichus woods through 800 plus… Read More Bhalku Rail Museum


Independence Day Special – Places to see in India

While time and apathy have chipped away the relics from the history books, some places still bear the mark of India’s freedom struggle. Come August and there is a palpable sense of patriotism in the country. Perhaps it is the fact that Independence Day is in this month. After all it is a small tribute… Read More Independence Day Special – Places to see in India

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Summer Holiday Destination Ideas

Here is how you beat the heat this summer and take a chill pill by enjoying the destination for what it is. Ooty & Coonoor The Nilgiri mountains are home to the wonderful hill stations of Ooty and Coonoor and being 6600 feet above sea level, the cool climes are a welcome relief from the… Read More Summer Holiday Destination Ideas


Rediscovering the ‘Queen of Hills’ Shimla

Driving from Chandigarh to Shimla is a two plus hour journey that is not exactly pleasant courtesy the poor condition of the roads. However once you enter the cool climes of Himachal Pradesh, there is an instant uplifting of your mood. Guess the hills have a charm of their own and to discover it for… Read More Rediscovering the ‘Queen of Hills’ Shimla


Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat

My first visit to Himachal Pradesh in Dec 2017 was made memorable thanks to Club Mahindra who invited me to visit their property off Shimla in Kandaghat. After a rather long flight from Bangalore to Chandigarh and the two plus hour drive to Kandaghat, I was welcomed by a sea of colour courtesy the flowers… Read More Five off beat things to do at Club Mahindra Kandaghat

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Wedding Special: Top Five Banquet Halls & Honeymoon Hotels

Wedding Venues Your wedding day is the arguably the most special day in your life and the place where you get married can only accentuate this experience. With myriad options available across hotels, resorts and banquet halls, you are spoilt for choice. Here are some of our top picks. JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort… Read More Wedding Special: Top Five Banquet Halls & Honeymoon Hotels