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Life is a Beach Down Under

Life really is a beach in Australia – it lays claim to over 10,000 beaches, more than any other nation in the world! Because most of Australia’s cities and towns are situated on the coast, 85% of Australia’s population reside within one hour’s drive of the coastline. Australia’s most famous beach, Bondi Beach is a […]

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What is so exceptional about forgotten Shekhawati?

Did you know? You can wander into the abandoned mansions of billionaires in Shekhawati! Restored splendidly to their former glory, many of the gorgeous havelis and family mansions have been turned into hotels and museums for public viewing. Today, a small window into the world of these painted mansions is being preserved. What a terrific win […]

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The Best Short Trips from Bangalore

Ready for your weekend break yet? Here is our pick of some of the best getaways from Bangalore: HAMPI Distance from Bangalore: 363 km Go here for: Plenty of fascinating ruins Ancient India has tended to fascinate travellers and rulers alike. Hampi is a laid back village that was the last capital of Vijayanagar, one […]

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Snake Boat Racing in the Backwaters of Kerala

Boat racing in Kerala is one of India’s biggest sporting events. Vallam Kali – translating literally to ‘boat game’ – is a fascinating traditional form of canoe racing. Held largely during the monsoon (also a time that sees many tourists savour the aromatic, verdant greenery and vibrant culture that come alive here), these races are […]

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