Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh for a Peaceful Retreat

The “Beatles” need no introduction! They are one of the most popular music bands of their era. Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in London in the year 1967 and got attracted to his teachings. A year later they visited him here in India. During that period the Ashram and Rishikesh got too much of world’s…

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Palampur, the Tea Capital of North India

The mundaneness and predictability of a 9-5 job often make for escapist travellers. Planting in exhausted hearts the urge to “Get Away”. This is where Palampur steps in. A quiet little hamlet in the Kangra Valley at the foothills of Dhauladhar range. If a solitary (or couple, for that matter) walk in lush green tea…

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Anandpur Sahib: A Holy City of Bliss

Anandpur Sahib in the city of Ropar in Punjab is a sacred Sikh pilgrimage. With the Himalayas in backdrop and Sutlej river flowing few miles away this place provides a picturesque location. Situated 95 km from Chandigarh, this place is of high importance to the Sikh religion. On my recent vacation, I visited this holy…

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Surajkund Crafts Mela, Faridabad

Surajkund Craft Mela has gone International. It is one of the massive mela/fairs organised in Delhi NCR by Haryana Tourism to display the history, culture and craft of India. Accommodating artists all across India to showcase their crafts, even some from around the globe. Dates: 1-15 February 2017 Timing: 10:30 AM – 8:30 PM Ticket…

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