Croatia: A Classic Destination To Visit
April 2, 2014 – 4:06 am | No Comment
To experience the overwhelming beauty of nature a trip to Croatia is a must, and the memories of this trip will be etched in your heart for eternity. Behind the overwhelming beauty of Croatia lies a tumultuous history of conquest by Greeks, Romans, Turks, Venetian emperors, to name a few, but mother nature has been kind to the country to overcome all the conquests and still retain its old world charm  [...]

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Paradise Lost In Adventure
August 31, 2011 | Adventure Travel | No Comment
Paradise Lost In Adventure
Sprays of water, enough excitement and dollops of adventure – Isn’t this you look out for when on an adventure spree? So it is but obvious this kind of challenging activity should be sought for as the ideal getaway and what better sport than river rafting to resort to. Rafting is an exciting outdoor sport that is mainly done with the help of an inflatable boat. One has to navigate an entire river with the help of this boat and the roughness of the water and the unpredictable flow thrills the raft lovers. This is almost a leisure sport today and dates back to the 1970s. sometimes it could be dangerous so caution is the keyword. With the multi layered boat which is very durable the boat comes in different shapes and sizes and one only has to learn to know to maneuver it. In India, river  [...]


The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane
August 29, 2011 | Historic Destination | No Comment
The Taj Mahal – A Journey down the Historical Love Lane
Looming over the skies of Agra, the city in Northern India, the River Yamuna witnesses one of the Seven Wonders of the World - the Taj Mahal. Agra, one important Indian historic destination thus enthralls the tourist with its magnificence and grandeur. Existing since the 16th century, this love monument has the tomb of Mumtaz Mahal the Queen of Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra, a part of the Golden Triangle Tour in Indian Tourism. is an important historical Indian destination not only because of the Taj Mahal but because of its historical past too. Well connected with the world the Agra Cantt is the main railway station and Agra the airport nearby. While in Agra, the Taj Mahal automatically becomes an important tourist spot. Festivals of Indian arts, crafts and the culture are held in the month of  [...]


Holi – A Coloured Occasion in India
August 26, 2011 | Festivals | No Comment
Holi – A Coloured Occasion in India
Isn’t it a wonderful custom of celebrating with colors? With greens and blues and pinks donning our body and with only fun, love and warmth to share, it is no wonder that Indians look forward to this festival of colors Holi. Mainly celebrated in India, this spring celebration is also celebrated in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Trinidad, Fiji, Mauritius, Guyana, Malaysia and many other countries. Also known as Dhuli Vandan in Sanskrit, this is celebrated to mark the culmination of winter in India and is followed by the next day Rangapanchami which is the festival of colors. Taking its roots from the legendary story of the demoness Holika burning in a pyre holding Prahlada an Indian legendary hero who was the son of the demon Hiranyakashipu. HIranyakashipu wanted to kill Prahlad and made him sit on a pyre  [...]


Where the Elephant God Lands – Ganesh Chaturthi
August 24, 2011 | Festivals | No Comment
Where the Elephant God Lands – Ganesh Chaturthi
It is said that when God takes birth, the world is the carpet and the universe is the witness. Such is the grandeur that is seen during the Indian festival Ganesh Chaturthi. This Hindu festival of the son of the Indian God Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati is celebrated revering the birth of Lord Ganesha the god of  wisdom and fortune. So come the months of August- September and India is replete with celebrations of this festival especially in Western and Southern India. It is also celebrated in the United States, Fiji and Canada apart from nearby Nepal. It is believed that the great Indian leader Chhatrapati Shivaji started this festival and it was the Indian social leader Lokmanya Tilak who converted it into a much publicized festival with a bid to end the gap between Indian communities. Thus  [...]