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Election Tourism: A Creative and Innovative Idea

Election Tourism: A Creative and Innovative Idea

Have you ever heard of election tourism? If no, then take a trip to India and be a part of the election tourism. The drama, the thrill, the excitement of the crowds, the colourful bantering between the political leaders, the hustle bustle of the election campaign, and you can be a part of all this by visiting the state of Gujarat, which goes to poll soon. The Gujratis are known for their business acumen and are smooth operators when it comes to taking chances to make money and now have decided to milk the coming elections. Tour operators have poll tourism for foreigners and have added tourist attractions like Gir forest or Kutch of Rann or Sun temple in Someshwar. Some 32 operators have joined hands to bring election tourism to Gujarat and tourists from countries like UK, Ukraine,  [...]

Reveal In The Mysteries Of Meghma

Reveal In The Mysteries Of Meghma

Destiny had bought me into the lap of a wonderful Himalayan tour. A few years ago, I was completely an epitome of urbanism with no time to enjoy the small marvels of the world. Cut throat competition and long working hours coupled with the mandatory travel time had indeed taken a toll on me, until one day my dearest uncle put his foot down and decided that it was high time to send me on a holiday far from the crowd. He wanted me to reveal in the small pleasures of nature and enjoy the rejuvenating experience in the lap of Mother Nature. He also wanted me to observe the astute livings of the Lamas and see the look of peace and bliss on their radiant faces. My bags were packed and I was reluctant to leave wondering what I would do far from a city where I had led most of my life. The destination  [...]