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Chocolates, flowers, fancy dinners, expensive gifts, sweet nothings, and late night goodbye kisses; what happens when you add a bit of travel to your idea of a perfect New Year date? It shoots up the list to become one of your most memorable ones. Seal your love with an amazing backdrop of an exotic destination. Here are five incredible ideas for a truly unforgettable New Year date: 1. Inside a Palace Step inside the palatial…

Shakespeare said “What’s in a name?”, but then to complete this phrase, we put his name as the suffix! Though it is pretty much true that a name does not matter much, but at times, it is the only way to know more about certain things or elements. And when it comes to the names of places, it plays an important role in showcasing or uplifting its history or roots. Here are some of the…

1. Did You Know The Dish Starts To Collapse With A Ray Of Sunshine? source: sodelhi.com Milk and cream have to be whisked by hand before dawn (preferably under the light of a full moon) into a delicate froth, then left out on grass to set by the “tears of shabnam” (morning dew) — but not too many, nor too few. At daybreak, the surface of the froth is touched with saffron and silver leaf…

All set to participate in the Mr. Movember Contest? Here are few rules to keep in mind: 1. Like our Facebook page to participate – www.facebook.com/zoomcar.in 2. Share the Mr. Movember Facebook post on your timeline 3. You need to change your Facebook cover picture from 28-30 Nov to be eligible for the contest. You can take the same from our Facebook page! 4. Share your “No Shave November” picture on the contest post (whether…

Passionate about cars & photography? Then Zoomcar is looking for you. Announcing the ?#?ClickForZoom? Photo Contest on our Instagram handle @zoomcar_india! Participate and stand a chance to do an official photoshoot for Zoomcar! All you need to do is follow us on our Instagram handle, click and share picture of a car (it can just have the car or with real people in it), along with the hashtag #ClickForZoom & tag us @zoomcar_india. One winner…

Source: Tripoto I don’t travel for luxury, I travel for experience. All of us know that traveling as a hobby can get fairly pricey, thereby having the potential to impede our desire to go places all around the world. However, what if you’re deeply snapped at by a travel bug that’s irresistible? You need to be on the move, all the time. India is consistently ranked as one of the best countries to travel on…

Source: HolidayIQ wikimedia.org 1. Did You Know? Mumbai Was Created As One City Comprising Seven Islands source: wikimedia.org The seven islands of Bombay were an archipelago of islands that were, over a span of five centuries, connected to compose the area of the modern city of Mumbai. The seven islands were gradually physically amalgamated through land reclamation projects. HolidayIQ Traveller Umang Trivedi from Bangalore shares, “Mumbai is just amazing. The sheer cheerfulness in the air…

Source: HolidayIQ acelebrationofwomen.org Ladakh – Joollay source: Wikimedia Joollay is a common word used by Ladakhis for saying, “Hello” or asking, “how are you?” or thanking someone. You’ll get around pretty well if you keep this one handy to start conversations in Ladakh. HolidayIQ Traveller Sanjay Holani shares, “Leh, it’s not a destination, it’s a journey. It’s a journey on the edge of life, on the curves of hills beyond imagination, facing adverse situation of life, journey…

Source: NatGeoTraveller NGT staff picks their favourite desi meals worth travelling for. Get to know the Masked Madrasi at Please Don’t Tell, Mumbai. Photo courtesy Please Don’t Tell Manek Chowk, Ahmedabad Not technically a restaurant but one of the most popular khau gallis (street food stalls) in the city, Manek Chowk comes alive after hours. A vegetable and jewellery market by day, the foodies of the city flock to Old Ahmedabad for some great variety of food. The…

Source: CNTraveller Masterchef Australia finalist Sarah Todd is at the helm of Goa’s sexiest new restaurant I’m sitting at a super-stylish, alfresco restaurant with stunning views of palms, sky, sand and sea. A plate of lobster linguine gleams in front of me, cooked by none other than Sarah Todd, who’s become something of a household name here in India after her appearances on hit TV show Masterchef Australia. Sarah has been to India a few…