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Iceland Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, is perhaps the most beautiful natural wonder you will ever have the opportunity of seeing. It is a swirl of magic illuminating the sky, dancing and teasing you at the same time. Travellers from far across have thronged the Arctic to watch this celestial disco in...

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If you haven’t already planned your summer holiday, it’s about time you start. Because, as the saying goes, well begun is half done! First things first, you need to decide on the destination. Which is not as difficult as it may seem, given the pleasant weather, vibrant culture, diverse cuisines, fascinating nightlife and more that’s...

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Planning a trip to Ladakh? Once you have decided the places you want to visit and have mapped out your itinerary, comes the biggest challenge before your trip – deciding and booking your accommodation. Ladakh offers a variety of options for this – and while you can easily get on a website and choose from...

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Cambodia Angkor Wat Reflection

Jungles, waterfalls and a plethora of historical monuments, contemporary Cambodia is the successor state to the Khmer empire which ruled much of what are now Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. A nation that has been through hell over a blood dribbled history, it never fails to stay true to its unyielding spirit and unwavering optimism. Cambodia’s...

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Kerala’s least populous district, Wayanad is also its best-known secret. Complete with misty mountains, splendid forests, pristine rivers and cascading waterfalls, Wayanad is ‘the’ hill station of choice in South India. Not particularly touristy, the district is famed for its wildlife parks and unspoilt nature. Interestingly, Wayanad’s recorded history dates back to as early as...

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Almora Kumaon View

Uttarakhand. Dev Bhoomi. The Land of Gods. This little corner of the enigma that is India exudes an enticing sense of spirituality and placidity from its every crevice. A spectacularly idyllic terrain smothered by some of the holiest mountains, lakes and rivers, Uttarakhand is found to be especially bountiful for those seeking hiking adventures, spiritual...

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Tso Moriri Lake

un[travel] to the less explored Tso Moriri Lake at 4595 metres above MSL, away from crowded high-altitude lakes with blinding flashlights. Past green marshland with streams criss-crossing to the lake beyond. The eight hours it takes to get here from Leh are worth every minute as your vision clears to see the serene blue Tso...

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Trivandrum Sunset

Formerly a trade hub for spices, sandalwood and ivory, Trivandrum which was called the ‘evergreen city of India’ by Mahatma Gandhi is now an immense IT nest contributing to nearly 80% of the state’s software exports. Ranked as one of the best cities in Kerala to live in, it is mainly used by tourists as...

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Bhutan defies generalisations. In this Buddhist Kingdom, you’ll find harmonious co-existence of serene monasteries and adrenaline-pumping adventure activities. While the northern regions get freezing cold, the southern provincesstay warm and humid. Bhutan’s weather depends upon the altitude. So, what’s the best time to visit Bhutan? All through the year, provided you choose the right place,...

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For countless, weary city folks, the Chandigarh-Manali NH21 serves as the perfect escape route from the humdrum of daily existence into the rejuvenating lap of nature. Sadly, the crowds follow suit! What if we told you that there is a hidden treasure – with pristine oak and pine forests, hanging bridges, apple orchids, and crystal...

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