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Mar
2018
A note on Yelagiri Hills in TamilNadu
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When we talk of hill stations in TamilNadu, natural choices that pop up are Ooty (Nilgiris), Coonoor, Kodaikanal, Yercaud, among others.  But one hill station that has remained oblivious from tourist and public attraction is Yelagri Hills, located at a distance of 230km from the capital city of Tamilnadu, Chennai; 94km from Vellore and 178km […]
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26

Mar
2018
Green business travel tips for frequent business travellers
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Do you consider your impact when you travel for pleasure, work or a combination of both – “bleisure”. Travelling employees go around different places several times a month for business seeing new places and relishing local foods, but do they actually have any idea of how much it would have impacted the planet.  Here are […]
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22

Mar
2018
Facts you need to know about the Buddha Statue at Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad
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Do you know that the Hussain sagar Buddha statue is the tallest monolithic state of Sidddharta, also known as Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.  The statue situated at the famous Lumbini Park in the Hussain Sagar Island can only be reached by boat. The Buddha Statue at Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad is an engineering […]
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16

Mar
2018
All about the Ajmer Sharif Dargah at Ajmer in Rajasthan
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It is believed that a person who places utmost faith at the holy Ajmer Sharif get his or her vows fulfilled. The most famous and the most visited Sufi Shrine in the country, Ajmer Sharif is the resting place of the famous pious Persian Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. The Islamic Sufi saint, also known […]
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12

Mar
2018
10 best Travel-related scenes from holiday movies
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Hollywood, over the years, has given the world some of the best travel movies. From Home Alone movie series, the biggest and the most exciting travel movie made, to the Scent of a Woman, Hollywood has a few both poignant as well awesomely ‘off da heezie’ travel-related scenes. Here is a compilation of a few […]
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20

Feb
2018
All about the famous Thaipusam procession in Singapore
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Singapore is a land of high secular values; while you are in the “Lion City”, watching the famous Hindu “Thaipusam” procession is a truly spectacular mind-boggling, jaw dropping experience. As many as 40,000 people attend this annual colourful procession that comes along with compelling rituals, and normally falls during the full moon in the tenth […]
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18

Feb
2018
Quick facts & figures of Burj Khalifa in Dubai
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The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is an engineering marvel—an unparalleled combination of solid science and visionary ideals. The breathtaking structure stands really tall in terms of facts, numbers, figures and stats. Here are a few of them that will make your head spin even without your having to stand on top of Burj Dubai: The […]
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16

Feb
2018
All about the Dambulla cave temple in Srilanka
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If you are in Srilanka (formerly Ceylon), the Land of Buddha as it is known, Dambulla Cave Temple is one place you shouldn’t miss no matter what. This ancient temple contains a series of five pre-historic caves and 157 statues of Lord Buddha in total. The several exquisite paintings on the walls and ceilings of […]
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09

Feb
2018
10 Apps to keep you safe while travelling – Part 2
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Safety is the biggest concern when you travel to new places and being absolutely safe is the key. Thanks to a few safety apps that do everything from sending alerts, storing medical information to notifying whether a particular action is covered by insurance or not. 6. Red Cross From earthquakes to hurricanes to floods, the […]
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