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  • Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

    Concerts and Shows in Rajasthan

    Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

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  • All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

    Best Destinations to Explore with Kids in Rajasthan

    All of Rajasthan is open to you if you’re travelling with adventure on your mind. But for exploring with kids, you have to find something meaningful, charming, and sweet for their formative […]

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  • If it’s the art and culture aspect of your travels that excites you most, perhaps you’re more suited for scholarly discussions over fine wine than a fireside evening of beer […]

    Top 5 Arts and Literature Festivals in India

    If it’s the art and culture aspect of your travels that excites you most, perhaps you’re more suited for scholarly discussions over fine wine than a fireside evening of beer […]

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  • The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

    A Honeymoon at Ranakpur

    The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

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  • If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

    10 Lesser Known Vacation Spots in South India

    If you’re tired of the classic Himachal-Goa-Rajasthan circuit that are classic holiday favourites, it’s time to venture to the South. South India has many unknown charms and cultural riches which are a […]

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  • Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

    Leh – A Heaven Amidst the Himalayas

    Snowcapped mountains, streams breaking across mountain vistas, and a barren yet stunning environment – Leh is heaven for lovers of solitude, nature, photography and adventure. For travel buffs who want an experience […]

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  • From being the cultural center of miniature painting to the home to some of India’s rarest ecology; from monuments based in legend and history to modern adventure, Rajasthan has it all. India’s […]

    A Visitor’s Guide to Rajasthan

    From being the cultural center of miniature painting to the home to some of India’s rarest ecology; from monuments based in legend and history to modern adventure, Rajasthan has it all. India’s […]

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  • While travel journals provide “successful” travel ideas for Rajathan, well mapped terrains known for their colour, vitality and heritage, there is another Rajasthan, full of destinations off the radar. For […]

    Lesser Known Unique Places to Explore in Rajasthan

    While travel journals provide “successful” travel ideas for Rajathan, well mapped terrains known for their colour, vitality and heritage, there is another Rajasthan, full of destinations off the radar. For […]

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  • Dundlod Fort shares ancestry with the many forts and havelis of the Jhunjhunu district of Dundlod. It was built in 1750 by Keshari Singh, the fifth and youngest son of […]

    The Fort of Dundlod – Cultural Heritage of Rajasthan

    Dundlod Fort shares ancestry with the many forts and havelis of the Jhunjhunu district of Dundlod. It was built in 1750 by Keshari Singh, the fifth and youngest son of […]

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  •           Rajasthan’s rich and varied legacy comes alive in its monuments, its living history of artisans, and of course, its art work. But the state has […]

    Rajasthan’s Top 5 Must-visit Art Galleries

              Rajasthan’s rich and varied legacy comes alive in its monuments, its living history of artisans, and of course, its art work. But the state has […]

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  • The miniature painting art form is famed across the world but in the Asian subcontinent art historians consider Rajasthan to be one of its cultural centres. Historians believe the Mughals […]

    Miniature Painting Styles of Rajasthan

    The miniature painting art form is famed across the world but in the Asian subcontinent art historians consider Rajasthan to be one of its cultural centres. Historians believe the Mughals […]

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  •   Laxmi Niwas  (the abode of the Goddess of wealth, Laxmi) – the name seems apt. Grandeur and opulence are the best words to describe this palace in Baroda! In […]

    The Majestic Laxmi Vilas Palace of Baroda

      Laxmi Niwas  (the abode of the Goddess of wealth, Laxmi) – the name seems apt. Grandeur and opulence are the best words to describe this palace in Baroda! In […]

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  • Everyone is aware of the conventional tourist hotspots in Rajasthan. Even the palaces and forts must have lost their charm for the frequent visitor. However, there are a few lesser […]

    Four Lesser Known Tourist Destinations in #Rajasthan

    Everyone is aware of the conventional tourist hotspots in Rajasthan. Even the palaces and forts must have lost their charm for the frequent visitor. However, there are a few lesser […]

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  • Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

    Jodhpur: Oasis in the Thar

    Jodhpur is all about grand forts, folklore, valour and romance. Founded by Suryavanshi Rao Jodha, the city has been the erstwhile capital of Marwar and an important trade and commerce […]

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  • Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

    The Charismatic Mysore: A City of Glorious Past

    Mysore, Karnataka is one of those places which continues to be bathed in the glories of its past. A past made up of stately temples, enticing folklore, legendary kings, queens […]

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  • Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

    Discover Kota

    Kota, previously known as Kotah, is a prominent city if Rajasthan. It is an emerging industrial epicentre situated on the banks of River Chambal. Kota is still a largely unexplored […]

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  • Rajasthan is best described as a rich tapestry painted with colourful arts of different kinds, including music. It is home to important centres of Indian music, prominently Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur. […]

    The Vibrant Music of Rajasthan

    Rajasthan is best described as a rich tapestry painted with colourful arts of different kinds, including music. It is home to important centres of Indian music, prominently Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur. […]

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  • The state of Rajasthan is nothing short of grand. Everywhere you look, you will find a piece of history staring back at you. The beautiful temples which are strikingly devotional, […]

    Top 5 Museums in Rajasthan

    The state of Rajasthan is nothing short of grand. Everywhere you look, you will find a piece of history staring back at you. The beautiful temples which are strikingly devotional, […]

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  • India is a fantastic land of varied cultures and traditions. Each region of the country can be identified by its unique culture which is amply reflected in the various art […]

    Top Folk Dances in India

    India is a fantastic land of varied cultures and traditions. Each region of the country can be identified by its unique culture which is amply reflected in the various art […]

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  • Rajasthan is indeed the most colourful state in India. It has a unique architecture and is renowned for it all over the world. The architecture of Rajasthan is mainly based […]

    The Architecture of Rajasthan: Grand, Awe-Inspiring and Unique

    Rajasthan is indeed the most colourful state in India. It has a unique architecture and is renowned for it all over the world. The architecture of Rajasthan is mainly based […]

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  • India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

    How to Explore West India

    India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

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  • West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

    Discover West Bengal

    West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

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  • We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

    The Incredible ‘Incredible India’ video!

    We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

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  • There is no doubt that Indian handicrafts have a high demand in the market. Not only do they appease the foreign tourist, they also make for beautiful decor elements in […]

    Top 5 Places to Buy Handicrafts in India

    There is no doubt that Indian handicrafts have a high demand in the market. Not only do they appease the foreign tourist, they also make for beautiful decor elements in […]

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  • The peninsular state of Karnataka is one of the larger and older Indian states. Its size results in varied geographic conditions and its elaborate history in a deep rooted sense […]

    Discover Karnataka

    The peninsular state of Karnataka is one of the larger and older Indian states. Its size results in varied geographic conditions and its elaborate history in a deep rooted sense […]

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  • Once again, it’s that time of the year when the intellectuals of the literary world and literature enthusiasts flock to Jaipur, the beautiful capital city of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Literature […]

    Jaipur Literature Festival ‘2012: Jan 20th to Jan 24th.

    Once again, it’s that time of the year when the intellectuals of the literary world and literature enthusiasts flock to Jaipur, the beautiful capital city of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Literature […]

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  • Right from the very beginning, Mana Hotels has ensured that all its decisions are well thought and meaningful. The management of the newly launched hotel chain has ensured that their […]

    Mana Hotels Supports NGOs: Kadam and SASHA

    Right from the very beginning, Mana Hotels has ensured that all its decisions are well thought and meaningful. The management of the newly launched hotel chain has ensured that their […]

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  • It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

    Cultural Tourism in Rajasthan

    It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

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  • Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

    Explore Bharatpur

    Famous amongst birdwatchers from across the world, Bharatpur in Rajasthan is home to the Keoladeo National Park. It is also the eastern gateway of the state, making it ideal for […]

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  • Abundant with natural beauty, Himachal Pradesh is one of the Northern most states of India. The region holds great significance historically, culturally and religiously as civilization here dates back to […]

    Discover Himachal Pradesh

    Abundant with natural beauty, Himachal Pradesh is one of the Northern most states of India. The region holds great significance historically, culturally and religiously as civilization here dates back to […]

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  • VARKALA BEACH: 50 Kilometres northwest of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is a small town called Varkala where gorgeous sedimentary cliffs with water spouts and mineral springs meet the Arabian Sea. The beach, […]

    Top 5 Beach Experiences in India

    VARKALA BEACH: 50 Kilometres northwest of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala is a small town called Varkala where gorgeous sedimentary cliffs with water spouts and mineral springs meet the Arabian Sea. The beach, […]

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  • Rajasthan has a rich repertoire of folk dances that are lively and colourful to say the least. These dances often tend to be the highlights of any celebration and festivity […]

    A Peek into Rajasthani Dance

    Rajasthan has a rich repertoire of folk dances that are lively and colourful to say the least. These dances often tend to be the highlights of any celebration and festivity […]

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  • Lodhi Road in New Delhi is one of the city’s main cultural centres. It is full of enlivening options and has something for almost everyone seeking a break from the […]

    Lodi Road – The Intellectual Street of New Delhi by Nishank Verma

    Lodhi Road in New Delhi is one of the city’s main cultural centres. It is full of enlivening options and has something for almost everyone seeking a break from the […]

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  • The plethora of arts and crafts available in Rajasthan is awe-inspiring. As it happens in most regions across India, these arts and crafts are pursued by specific communities and often, […]

    A Peek into Rajasthani Handicrafts

    The plethora of arts and crafts available in Rajasthan is awe-inspiring. As it happens in most regions across India, these arts and crafts are pursued by specific communities and often, […]

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