Category: Travel

Many trains will be terminated

Many trains will be terminated

| December 18, 2014 | Reply

Many trains will be terminated Many trains will be terminated due to fog. Please read this news paper report:-

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India Railway will help you visit Taj Mahal

India Railway will help you visit Taj Mahal

| December 14, 2014 | Reply

India Railway will help you visit Taj Mahal This Christmas onwards you won’t have to stand in long queues to buy tickets to enter Taj Mahal as the Archaeological Survey of India is launching the online booking of entry tickets facility. “All arrangements have been made and our systems are in place. The trial will […]

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Take a break: top 7 places for bird watching in India

Take a break: top 7 places for bird watching in India

| April 27, 2014 | Reply

Summer is setting in, sure. But, what about taking a break from Delhi and head to Maharashtra, for there are places there that are still playing host to winged visitors. Plus, the Flamingo Festival, starting on March 29, will be an added bonus. “The peak birding season started around October and is coming to a […]

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In Madrid get mesmerised by the locals’ sheer zest for life

In Madrid get mesmerised by the locals’ sheer zest for life

| April 6, 2014 | Reply

Nowhere are people more comfortable with the ­visuals of raw meat than in Spain. You cannot get away from the omnipresent over-hanging hunks of pork on the hoof. It forms the essential décor at the entrances of the tabernas, tapas bars, and wine caves on streets like Cava Baja, near Madrid’s Plaza Major, where the locals […]

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The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel

| March 20, 2014 | Reply

The top spring destinations of 2014: National Geographic Travel A wine-growing valley in Chile, walking paths in Tasmania and Ireland’s untamed, rugged coastline have been singled out as among some of the top spring destinations of 2014 by National Geographic Travel. Editors at the publication offer an interesting list of top 10 spring vacation ideas […]

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Oslo the beauty of Europe

Oslo the beauty of Europe

| March 17, 2014 | Reply

Oslo the beauty of Europe For eons the call of Norway has led ­visitors to glide along its coastal waters, enjoying the scenery of its magnificent fjords from the deck of a cruise ship. Oslo wasn’t a particularly sought after city, but its recent makeover has changed that, and it enthused me into staying ­longer, […]

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Tips for women traveling in India

Tips for women traveling in India

| March 9, 2014 | Reply

Tips for women traveling in India I have travelled across India for about 17 months in total, over the past seven years—most of it solo. In all that time, I have rarely felt unsafe. Although I do not hesitate to pursue my travel dreams in India, I am always careful about my planning—to make sure […]

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Indian Railway Stocks Jump 5-12% on FDI Buzz

Indian Railway Stocks Jump 5-12% on FDI Buzz

| March 4, 2014 | Reply

‘Rail’ Stocks Jump 5-12% on FDI Buzz Shares of companies which depend on the Indian Railways for their income jumped 5-12% on Monday following news that the government is considering a proposal to allow foreign direct investment in railway. Kernex Micro was leading the pack with gains of 12%, while Kalindee Rail jumped 10%. Stocks […]

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AT THE AIRPORT SOMEONE IS WATCHING YOU ALWAYS

AT THE AIRPORT SOMEONE IS WATCHING YOU ALWAYS

| February 23, 2014 | Reply

AT THE AIRPORT SOMEONE IS WATCHING YOU ALWAYS

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Travel offers for Women in women only travel group

Travel offers for Women in women only travel group

| February 20, 2014 | Reply

Housewives and women professionals looking to get away from their domestic routine or mundane office schedules without depending on men can now bank on an all-women travel company to travel to leisure spots. Bangalore-based ‘Beautiful Journey Pvt Ltd’, which claims to be the first all-women travel group in the country, is providing a platform for […]

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Edinburgh: A mix of history, politics and education

Edinburgh: A mix of history, politics and education

| February 3, 2014 | Reply

Different people will tell you different tales about their travels to Edinburgh and the epicenter of the stories is rarely likely to be the same.  While some will talk about the history of the city, others will talk about the excellently landscaped parks and still others will talk about the night life and the amazing bars and clubs. Climate […]

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Fishing is major source of entertainment in Kochi

Fishing is major source of entertainment in Kochi

| July 5, 2013 | Reply

Kochiites, young and old alike, are having fun fishing this monsoon Kochiites are celebrating the monsoon and how! As much as they are enjoying the rain, they are having fun fishing during the season. And their haunt is the old Venduruthy bridge near Thoppumpady and the Goshree Bridge near Marine Drive. Young and old alike, who have […]

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Kasauli: Small, pretty and green hill queen

Kasauli: Small, pretty and green hill queen

| December 16, 2012 | Reply

Kasauli is much smaller than most other hill stations. Times Travel found that to be part of its charm The sultry summer night we rented a chauffer-driven car opposite New Delhi Railway station, I was little unsure about the proposed destination, Kasauli. The driver in beige livery hunched beside the car inflating tyres told us […]

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Kumaon Himalayas- pristine beauty of nature God.

Kumaon Himalayas- pristine beauty of nature God.

| December 16, 2012 | Reply

Domestic tourism has received a shot in the arm with campaigns to popularise even lesser-known tourist destinations. Can you recollect Big B’s ad promoting Gujarat Tourism, Kerala’s ‘Gods own country’ ad campaign and so many others? The tourism ministry is promoting India as a hot destination for discerning traveler under the slogan ‘Incredible India’. India […]

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Tips for women travellers in India

Tips for women travellers in India

| December 16, 2012 | Reply

Women in India undergo a lot of trouble when they travel alone. Murders, rapes and general eve teasing of women happen on trains and buses especially while travelling alone. In such situations, women need to take extra care and be a little aware of things around them. “Akeli ladki khuli hui tijori ki tharah hoti hain…”Sounds familiar? Geet […]

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Chittoor’s Horsley Hills touch the clouds

Chittoor’s Horsley Hills touch the clouds

| December 7, 2012 | Reply

The quaint hill station of Horsley Hills inChittoor district is the perfect refuge for weekend holidayers. Pristine air, panoramic views of the surrounding hillocks and dense forests, perfect weather and tranquillity — can one ask for more? Standing at a dizzying height of 4,312 feet (1,314 meters) above sea-level, the unspoilt and tranquil environs of Horsley Hills in […]

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Gudiyam caves, a world of treasure

Gudiyam caves, a world of treasure

| December 7, 2012 | Reply

Gudiyam caves near Chennai transports you literally to a bygone era… Looking for a day’s trip out of Chennai and a journey into wilderness? Well then, Gudiyam Caves (about 60 km from the city) located in Thiruvallur District is a great bet. A place that’s said to be used by Paleolithic man, just getting to the […]

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Divine Experience of Alleppey backwaters

Divine Experience of Alleppey backwaters

| October 5, 2012 | Reply

The Alleppey Backwaters in Kerala is a divine experience as the scenic beauty of nature makes it a must-visit during monsoon… As you drive into the picturesque city of Alleppey complete with canals, backwaters, beaches and lagoons, there is a certain energy and a ‘feeling of being one with nature’ that comes to you. Situated at a distance […]

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Dhanaulti, the picture-perfect hill station

Dhanaulti, the picture-perfect hill station

| October 5, 2012 | Reply

Hill stations like Simla, Manali, Mussoorie andNainital have been the favourite destinations ofIndian families during the leisurely two-month break their children get from schools. I was very sure that my hideout should be no where near such flocks and Dhanaulti fitted the bill perfectly. Tucked away from swarms oftourists in the most sought after destinations, Dhanaulti proved to be a pleasant […]

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Five Famous Temples of India

Five Famous Temples of India

| October 5, 2012 | Reply

The Konark Sun Temple The most notable marvel of Orissa art is the stately Sun Temple of Konark which was built in AD 1250. The temple was built with the intent to enshrine the image of Sun – the patron deity of the place. The exquisite Sun temple is a living monument of Orissa’s glorious past. It is regarded as the […]

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