Why I fell for Udaipur in Forty-Eight Hours

Some love stories are the result of a period of courting, some are born out of a whirlwind romance. Mine is the latter. I came, I saw, I was smitten – in under two days. Advertisements

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When Travel is Not Your Cup of Tea

It is Saturday morning. You have a cup of steaming chai in one hand, and your phone in the other. You’re on Instagram, and as you scroll through your feed, an image posted by some friends – a couple you hang out with, maybe – catches your eye – a woman standing gracefully on one leg,…

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Postcards From A Goan Affair

sossegado (Portuguese) /sose’ɡadʊ/ adjective calm, quiet, tranquil. सुसेगाद (susegād) noun A relaxed, carefree attitude associated with the Indian state of Goa.

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Hampi – A Quest for Ancient Tales and Lost Kingdoms

The city of Bidjanagar is such that the pupil of the eye has never seen such a place like it, and the ear of intelligence has never been informed that there existed anything to equal it in the world. – Abdur Razzak, Ambassador from Persia Vijayanagara – City of Victory. An empire long erased; all that…

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6 Lessons That Travel Teaches Us

If I were asked a few years ago why I like to travel, my response would most definitely have been – “To have fun.” “I’m bored, I need change”. Sure, the thrill of hopping onto a train and journeying to a new destination to escape the mundane is gratifying. However, as the years rolled by,…

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A Food-Lover’s Guide to Greece

Ah, Greek food! Just the thought of a warm filo pastry with a mizithra cheese stuffing and a cup of dark Greek coffee brings back near-perfectly preserved memories of sights, sounds, and aromas from a two-week holiday in this delightful country in May.

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How to Explore Greece in Two Weeks

Tucked between the Aegean and Ionian Seas, Greece—the cradle of Western civilization—offers more than what meets the eye. It is a nation steeped in art, culture and history, a product of myths and facts, an exquisite example of the aftermath of volcanic eruptions, a land battling economic crises, and the home of a proud and…

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