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As the world still rejoices in welcoming 2018 and creating bucket lists, travel is one agenda common on all of them. While we open arms to travel plans in the new year selecting some exotic locations, adventure, food trails, countries and destinations, it’s time for us to savour and soak in the experiences on these travels. And while we work on creating a list of things that we would like to do over the course…

Each year around this time, every house, office, college is buzzing with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. People are busy buying gifts, becoming Secret Santa for their loved ones and family. Everyone is eagerly waiting for Christmas!  But there are some for whom Santa is still just a story. They do have dreams, hope and longing ness for love, care and gifts! Who hasn’t right? Only if someone chose to be their Secret Santa!  Well…

ime has become a rare commodity especially while planning holiday trips and more and more people now prefer to travel to nearby locations, where travel time is less, and the destination close to home. Come weekends and everyone is keen to get out of the city and head for the hills, thus crowding the common holiday spots and cramming the roads. How about moving away from the herd and planning a quick one day trip…

The charm and mysticism associated with monsoons compel one to make travel plans to nearby locations as the travel bug pushes one to explore the glorious surroundings. India is blessed to have the finest of landscapes with enthralling views and mindboggling backdrops. Monsoon brings out its true colours and revitalises every nook and corner of the beautiful country that India is, be it the East, West, North or South. Taking off in a self-drive car…

Road trips are always fun, but a trip to one of India’s wildest regions is bound to be a journey for the ages. If you are looking for a natural getaway, there are many places around Nagpur that can be explored. Nagpur is a city that sits in the very centre of tiger country. For those who yearn to behold the sight of India’s most majestic predator in its elements, the city offers many memorable…

It’s quite rare to find a resident of Indiranagar who doesn’t gush about the vitality of the neighborhood, particularly when compared to many other localities across Bangalore.  Unfortunately, this vitality also has its clear drawbacks, not the least of which being constant traffic congestion.  All too often, the main road arteries of Indiranagar are jammed even at odd hours across the week.  If you have the severe misfortune of roaming the streets as a pedestrian…

A relic of the Industrial Revolution, the 8-hour workday has come to be accepted as the norm as we go about the daily grind with no questions asked. Sometimes however, you need to bend the rules and reclaim your time. You have slogged and achieved your targets (yours, really?) month in and month out and realise that your life goals and office targets are not the same. Okay, so you can’t really step out of…

It was a usual weekend. I was staying with my cousins, when my uncle entered and announced “We are going on a road trip”. We were surprised. We weren’t ready for it because of the heat and scorching sun. But the sound of a road trip was too exciting to turn down. We started packing our bags at once and within an hour we were ready to hit the road. The chosen destination was -…

The roads to Spiti and Ladakh were soon to open and we were planning our annual self-drive expeditions to the remote higher Himalayas. Families were looking out for adventures that they could take on together, and build memories that last a lifetime.  Terraquest Expeditions specializes in family driving holiday adventures to and through some of the most remote locations in the country. These are not your regular holiday destinations or a typical way a family would…

Ashtavinayaka Yatra or 8 Ganesha’s Tour is a pilgrimage that covers the eight holy temples of Lord Ganesha. These temples are located in Maharashtra, India. All these temples are Swayambhu (self-originated) and Jagrut (awakened). Lord Ganesh is known by various names. In fact, there are 108 different ways to refer to him! When you decide to go on this tour, you will have to visit the Moreshwar temple at Morgaon first and then in sequence visit the temples…