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Calling all Festivals in Jammu Kashmir

Calling all Festivals in Jammu Kashmir

So you are right in the land of snow – Jammu Kashmir. You know how to enjoy yourselves here. The fact that you are here is proof to that. With the snow around and the pristine surroundings wouldn’t you love to know about the festivals here so that you can actually participate in one of them? Let us know what are the major festivals celebrated in Jammu Kashmir. Well starting from the year beginning, Lohri marks the beginning of all festivals in the year. This heralds the beginning of the spring season and is known by the name of Makar Sankranti too. The whole place looks very festive and people rejoice and celebrate during this time. Then you have the Havan Yagna when many people come together and take a dip in the holy rivers. With every house and temple in the state lit up to  [...]

You go, You see, You will Conquer – Elephanta Caves

You go, You see, You will Conquer – Elephanta Caves

Mumbai the land of Gold and the place where everyone comes to fulfill their dreams In this land of tradition, history and legends, lie the serene waters of the Arabian Sea and in the middle of the blue angel lies an island – a second tale in Mumbai. The Elephanta Caves is a totally different tale that has been woven in this Mumbai land. This lovely monumental cave is amongst the Hindu Caves in the area called Gharapuri. The Portuguese while ruling here gave the name Elephanta to this place .The cave exists since the 6th century AD. It was mainly built for the Hindus who used to come here to complete their ritual of going round the cave. There were many idols of the Indian God Lord Shiva here in a place and it was found centuries back. Today the Elephanta Caves tour is a major itinerary  [...]

Beautiful lanes Beautiful Cities – Pondicherry

Beautiful lanes Beautiful Cities – Pondicherry

If you are in any part of Chennai in south India, and you are done with all the shopping that you wanted to and you feel you are done with Chennai, then you are wrong. For right very near Chennai just a few hours’ drive away is a land of paradise, a land that has the most serene of ambience and the most calming experience of a lifetime – The Land of Pondicherry. Yes, here at Pondicherry you would find the best scenic beauty, grand architecture and most of all a very well planned and well constructed roads. Pondicherry – The land of the Aurobindo Ashram There are half day tours when the tourists are taken around the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, the Chunnambar complex, the Museum at Pondicherry and the Auroville Matrimandir. There are also the Anglo French Textiles which give you a complete  [...]

Amarnath – Rise up to Eternity

Amarnath – Rise up to Eternity

Ever wanted to reach eternity? What is eternity? It is that level that is limitless. Do you want to be a part of this zone of limitless energy? Then visit Amarnath – the synonym for eternity. Located amidst the Himalayas in Jammu and Kashmir, this temple is more than 5000 years old, and is a major Hindu pilgrim spot. Ask anyone in India about Amarnath and you can feel them gushing with unbelievable emotion and if he has been to the place then it is a memory to cherish forever. The ice stalagmite which resembles the great linga of the Indian God Shiva is the main attraction here. There are lots of stories related to this. It is said that with the changing phases of the moon, the stalagmite to grow or shrink accordingly. Hindu legend has it that Lord Shiva explained the meaning of life and  [...]

Park Hyatt Beijing – The best hotel to enjoy your holiday in Beijing

Park Hyatt Beijing – The best hotel to enjoy your holiday in Beijing

Wide gamut of world class conveniences and comforts awaits you at Park Hyatt, Beijing. If you are heading for a business trip to Beijing, then halt at Park Hyatt Beijing to get facilitated with opulent amenities during your holiday stay. Situated 25kms from Beijing Capital International Airport, Park Hyatt Beijing is a fine blend of elegance and sophistication and the blissful abode to several foreign tourists and travelers coming to Beijing. Be it any occasion, a business trip or a sight seeing trip, Park Hyatt Beijing is the perfect destination where you can enjoy the finest of accommodations, lavish dining facilities and recreational amenities. Located opposite to China World Trade centre, Park Hyatt Beijing is the preferred destination of every business traveler. Relax to the fullest  [...]

Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur: Stay in Dynasty Hotel

Accommodation in Kuala Lumpur: Stay in Dynasty Hotel

Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital is also the largest city of the country as far as the city’s population is concerned. Besides housing the biggest population of the natives, Kuala Lumpur also plays host to big tourist population all through the year. Being one of the most popular Malaysian tourist destinations, the city has a number of hotels, inns and guest houses. The Dynasty Hotel is among the most highly rated hotels in the city of Kuala Lumpur. The suites and rooms of this hotel are elegantly appointed. Dynasty has 3 Executive Floors that has room offering all possible comforts to the guests. All guestrooms of this hotel are equipped with telephones with the facility of calling abroad, color TV, wireless broadband connection, facility of taking cold and hot bath etc. The guests  [...]

Sightseeing Options during Your Visit to Burundi

Sightseeing Options during Your Visit to Burundi

Burundi, a small nation located in the Eastern part of Africa is quite popular among the tourists. This country is adjacent to other African countries like Congo, Tanzania and Rwanda. In spite of being a celebrate tourist destination, Burundi is rated as one of the poorest nations of the world. The area of Burundi is around 28,000 sq Km and it has a population of close to 8.7million. Below we have mentioned the most famous sightseeing options of this country. 1) The Kibira National Park: The wild life of this National park includes baboons, chimpanzees, the monkey breed known as cercophitecus, black colobes etc. Kibira is intersected by 180Km paths, which are primarily use by the car patrols of the guards of Kibira and tourists traveling through the National park on motor vehicles. 2)  [...]

3 Most Celebrated Amusement Parks in Beijing

3 Most Celebrated Amusement Parks in Beijing

The amusement parks of Beijing make it an ideal place to travel with your family. When you are in this capital city of China, you will never have to worry about how you can make the tour a fun ride for your kids. The amusement parks of the city have made the job easier for you. Beijing Amusement Park: Here you will get to enjoy 38 carnie rides. Each of this rides come with a notice board offering you helpful descriptions of the rides. The descriptions are written both in Chinese and English, as this place play host to hundreds foreigners every day besides the natives of China. The most famous rides of the Beijing Amusement Park include: a pirate ship’s pendulum, the spinning teacups, double-decker carousels etc. Another highlight of this amusement park is a collection of carnival-styled  [...]

Touring the City of Jodhpur

Touring the City of Jodhpur

Jodhpur, a city of the Indian state of Rajasthan is the second largest city of the state. Jodhpur is situated 335 Km away from the capital city of the state, Jaipur. Geographically, the city of Jodhpur is located at the foothills of sandstone mounds in the deserts of Rajasthan. Often the city is described as an oasis amid the vast deserts. The city is flocked by tourists almost throughout the year. The tourist population coming to Jodhpur consists of both Indians and foreigners. The city is known for its tremendous hospitality, which is a common trait of majority of the Indian cities. The tourist destinations in Jodhpur represent the city’s heritage, traditions and splendor. The city is known for its glorious past and you can have a glimpse of it while visiting the palaces, forts and other  [...]

Come Drape Yourself in the Indian Sari

Come Drape Yourself in the Indian Sari

Ever seen a flowing river gurgling with its waters flowing steeply in full flow? Ever wondered what it takes to have a waterfall flowing down in full force? Ever seen an Indian woman wearing a sari with flowing tresses on her head? The Indian Sari – The epitome of grace and elegance. This narrow strip of material that is either six meters or nine meters long is a daily garb of many women in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Burma. Besides some of the Bhutanese and the Malaysians are also seen wearing the sari. The sari is normally worn by wrapping it around the waist with one end being put over the shoulder. The beauty and grace of wearing the sari lies on exposing the midriff to the right limit. Normally worn after wearing the petticoat, which is a long skirt, the sari is worn by wearing  [...]

Dosa – It’s a matter of the batter

Dosa – It’s a matter of the batter

Sunday mornings normally are dosa mornings in most of the South Indian household. Join any South Indian family for breakfast on a Sunday and you will be greeted with the scent of the linseed oil flavor and the tasty aroma of the mixed vegetables cooked in tamarind pulp called sambar. Dosa the universally famous pancake from the Southern Part of India. A fermented mix of rice and black lentils , this dish has found its way into the International Cuisine and many chefs have had their own versions of making the global favorite – the dosa. Tracing its origins back to centuries ago when in the 6th century the dosa had found  a mention in the Tamil Literature. However there is an opinion which says that the dosa originated in the State of Karnataka in Udipi. This very popular and nutritious  [...]

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