Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
March 13, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
March 13, 2013 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Adventures at Matheran Hill Station

Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran, you need to board a local train of central suburb in Mumbai and get down at Neral Station.
The primary attraction of this beautiful holiday resort hill station is the mini train or the toy train.  This toy train is available just outside the Neral Station and goes uphill the mountains and takes about 2 hours or so (distance of 20 km) to reach the hill station.  In case you do not have a booking for this [...]

Hiring & Insuring a Car Abroad
March 11, 2013 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Hiring & Insuring a Car Abroad

People travelling overseas, should consider insuring a car abroad. The first thing to be done is to find out from the current insurer if the prevailing cover takes care of foreign travels. If the cover is limited to the home country only, an extension can be requested. It should be noted that the extended cover will be for thirty consecutive days only.
When considering being overseas for more than ninety days in a given year, this will not be a valid option. This restriction applies to European car insurance that is provided by many insurers. Expatriates and people involved in international business can take expatriates’ car insurance that offers more flexibility and provides cover for a longer period of time.
Before travelling overseas, it is good not to under or over insure. Travelling outside the home country exposes a person to more possibilities of accidents. The comprehensive insurance cover should include as [...]

Cycling in Holland: Tulips, Windmills and Lots of Bikes
February 26, 2013 – 2:55 am | No Comment
Cycling in Holland: Tulips, Windmills and Lots of Bikes

Holland was never high on my travelling wish-list but when the opportunity to tag along with three serious cyclists came along I thought it would be remiss of me to turn down the opportunity, and my wife wholeheartedly agreed. I am sure my dearly-beloved was thinking of my slightly expanded waistline when she encouraged me to go and I think it was that same waistline that persuaded me to agree.
Holland instantly conjures up a plethora ofarchetypal images for a lot of people and, leaving the seedier ones aside, many of the stereotypical associations are well-deserved. Over the course of our four-day cycling adventure we saw countless windmills, endless fields of glorious blooms, lots and lots of fellow cyclists and, thankfully for my legs, not a single hill!

Ironically, despite there being more bikes than people in the Netherlands, the country is not necessarily one that is an automatic choice for cycling [...]

Macau – a New Haven for Gambling Tourism
February 12, 2013 – 1:26 am | No Comment
Macau – a New Haven for Gambling Tourism

One popular form of holiday enjoyed by many today is traveling to a foreign country to enjoy the gambling offered there. These travelers enjoy the games online and now want to include gambling as part of their holiday. Macau is becoming a fashionable destination for casino gambling. One casino that can be part of a Macau holiday is the Sands Macau. The first casino to be built in Macau, the Sands offers not only gambling but many other amenities to provide an enjoyable visit for guests.
When visiting the Sands Macau, visitors may be surprised to learn that no dedicated poker rooms are found here. Instead, one of the most popular games that many play when visiting the Sands Macau is baccarat. There are three different kinds of baccarat found here which are not all available online. For instance, three card baccarat can be found at the Sands. This particular version [...]

Fantastic Flying Fox in Rajasthan
January 1, 2013 – 7:27 am | No Comment
Fantastic Flying Fox in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is a beautiful travel destination and can be explored by train, bus, air, or even a camel, but adventure and thrilling travel can only be experienced in Rajasthan when you travel by zipping.
A venture started by two Britishers for those who love adventure, the Flying Fox is a series of five cables crisscrossing a part of the acacia- covered Aravali range (at a billion years old, they are the world’s oldest mountains) behind the palace.
When you try out the flying fox-India’s first zip line- at the Neemrana fort palace in Rajasthan, initially the heights will make you dizzy, as you are not a bird or a plane.
Imagine going downhill on a ski lift propelled by gravity only, without chairs. They strap a harness around your waist, clip the harness to the cable and away you go.

The highest line is 100 feet off the ground, the longest almost 400m.
Neemrana [...]

Desirable Destinations in Delhi
December 24, 2012 – 7:29 am | No Comment
Desirable Destinations in Delhi

Delhi- the historic city of India has an ancient history manifested in the landmarks and memorials and gives a testimony to the present history.
Delhi has something for everyone that is reflected in the cosmopolitan culture that nurtures all festivals from all faiths, castes and religions as well as places of worship. This is also reflected in the market place, or dhaabas (street side restaurants) or the gorgeous five star hotels. Theatre, drama, entertainment of all sorts and for the lovers of history, Delhi is a sheer delight.

You may visit the India gate, 42 meter high, standing high, free standing arch, which has earned the title of India Gate. Historic Destination Luytens designed and built this marvel in the year 1931. It was originally called all India war memorials in memory of 90,000 soldiers who laid their life in World War 1. The walls have been inscribed with the names of [...]

Overwhelming Experience At The Ladakh Music Festival
December 3, 2012 – 1:01 am | No Comment
Overwhelming Experience At The Ladakh Music Festival

Ladakh, the crown of India, creates magic every year when the Ladakh music festival is held here. The percussion heavy four day music festival held every year is an unforgettable experience.
The music festival starts under the unconditional climate like sandstorms, rains, chilling cold, but the show goes on with tremendous good spirit, fuelled by warm Ladakhi hospitality and hot yak butter tea. The rains is so rare in Ladakh that it is considered a lucky omen if it rains during this significant festival.

The Ladakh music festival apart from the musical performances by artists from all over the world also has a healing camp. The festival kick starts with the procession by the Buddhists monks and the atmosphere at the festival is bonhomie with impromptu performances taking place across the festival site. As the afternoon sun blazed, one of the most striking performances is by the most venerable Bhikshu gyomo nakamura [...]

Scarlet Hotel in Singapore
November 26, 2012 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Scarlet Hotel in Singapore

Singapore is a tourist’s delight. Many people visit this place and enjoy the scenic beauty. They bask in the pleasant weather of Singapore. Singapore also has excellent options with respect to accommodation.
Scarlet hotel in Singapore is a gem of a place and a gateway to explore the pleasures of china town in Singapore.
This boutique hotel in the heart of Singapore is a perfect setting to relax, rewind and chill out in this lovely clean city, where even the leaves on the trees are washed every morning.
Luxurious, jewel toned interiors, lush velvets and romantic baroque flourishes create an ambience that is dramatic as well as daring and in many ways bold.

Situated on the historic Erskine road, amid rows of shop houses from 18th century, the architectural detailing of the 1924 art deco building that houses the scarlet has been expertly retained and lovingly restored, making a great fusion of tradition and [...]

What To Expect On Your Holiday At Buenos Aires
November 19, 2012 – 3:04 am | No Comment
What To Expect On Your Holiday At Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is about as far from home as you can get, to discover the myriad charms, a idlers paradise, a laid backs delight and eminently affordable.
Buenos Aires is colour everywhere with fashionable high end shopping malls, bright houses, coloured back streets, and a city of sophisticated wide tree lined boulevards, busy corner restaurants.
The flea markets at San Telmo attract huge travellers and Puerto Madero is a flashy new riverside development of luxury hotels, office apartments and shops.

Recoleta and the Microentro have the expected choice of homogenous accommodations and Palermo is where one finds the best of the boutique hotels.
Football in Buenos Aires is like God and is revered and followed religiously. On the days of the foot ball matches the city wears a festive look and the streets are packed with fans and the cars lined up on all the main streets and you might find yourself stuck in [...]

Humayun’s tomb: A Delight Of Delhi
November 16, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Humayun’s tomb: A Delight Of Delhi

The Mughals brought with them their love for gardens, fountains and water and no where they leave a more memorable legacy of this than on Humayun’s historic tomb.
Humayun’s tomb located near the India Gate and Saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya tomb in Delhi, is a synthesis of Persian and Indian style building, and offers a excellent view of the surrounding countryside from its terraces.

Humuyaun was the eldest and favourite son of Emperor Babar and ascended the throne when he was just 22, becoming the second ruler of the Mughal dynasty. But he did not live long, for he died at young age by tripping on the staircase of his library. Religious and tolerant Humuyun was patron of arts and literature and a poet.
Humuyun’s tomb is the best examples of Moghul architecture and the Persian Char Bagh (four gardens) plan, the massive structure and decorative inlay were to become a prototype for [...]

Top 10 Jain Temples
October 30, 2012 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Top 10 Jain Temples

Jainism is a religion that thrives mainly on the path of non violence and compassion towards all living beings. The main purpose of life is to negate the negative effects of karma with the help of physical and mental purification.
There are many Jain temples across India so let us get to know them. A Jain temple is normally known by the name of Derasar and they are followed by the devotees with a lot of dedication.
Visit the Shri Digambar Jain lal Mandir and get to see the best known and the oldest Jain temple in the capital of India, Delhi. It was built in the year 1526, and has seen a lot of additions and alterations in the past so many years. It is also known by the name of Lal Mandir.

Sonagiri is another place that is located on top of a hill and is in Central India. With may [...]

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