December, 2012

By Shivangi On 28 Dec, 2012 At 12:33 PM | Categorized As India, Need to Know | With 2 Comments
Welcome to New Delhi Railway Station

International cuisine, plush seating, personal lockers and the option to freshen up before or after your journey; and where? No, not the airport, the New Delhi railway station! The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has officially opened the doors of its “executive” waiting lounge on the Ajmeri Gate side of the station. At Rs.300 per person [...]

By Shivangi On 27 Dec, 2012 At 06:44 PM | Categorized As India, Need to Know | With 2 Comments
Now just a click away !

The biggest presidential residence in the world, Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the top rated places to visit in Delhi. Not many people have though, thanks to the existing procedure of writing to the Deputy Military Secretary for permission. Also, it was only open to public on Fridays and Saturdays with stringent timings. In yet [...]

By Aashima On 24 Dec, 2012 At 11:53 PM | Categorized As Fests and Celebrations, International | With 0 Comments
Pilgrims have arrived in droves to the city of the birth of Jesus to celebrate his birthday

Just like every year, this year too, Bethlehem is hosting tens of thousands of tourists and pilgrims, who have flocked to the city on Christmas to celebrate the birth of Jesus. But for the Palestinian residents of the city, this Christmas has assumed a lot more significance with two important developments having taken place in [...]

By Aashima On 21 Dec, 2012 At 11:01 PM | Categorized As Humour, International | With 0 Comments

All of us have thought about it some time or the other, about wearing all of the extra clothes that otherwise we would have to check in and pay for in extra baggage. But one man has gone ahead and actually done it. As reported by the Guangzhou Daily, an unidentified man arrived at the [...]

By Aashima On 21 Dec, 2012 At 11:36 AM | Categorized As International, Need to Know | With 0 Comments
The bridge is expected to draw even more visitors to Switzerland's famous Mount Titlis

Home to the first revolving cable car in the world, Engelberg, Switzerland’s popular ski destination, can now boast of having the highest suspension bridge in Europe as well. At a dizzying 3000 metres above sea level, Titlis Cliff Walk, promises a walk you will not easily forget. A challenge for the faint-hearted and those who’re [...]

By Shivangi On 17 Dec, 2012 At 07:16 PM | Categorized As India, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments

Remember Natraj ke dahi bhalle in Chandni Chowk, the best dahi bhalle ever, where you’ve been going to for the last 25 years? And then there’s Panna Lal Tavinder’s store, from where your mum has been buying pickles, chutney and murabba since time immemorial? The iconic Chandni Chowk market was built in the 17th century [...]

By Aashima On 14 Dec, 2012 At 12:34 AM | Categorized As India, Mixed Bag | With 0 Comments
snow in gulmarg draws tourists

Having seen the season’s first snowfall on the 29th of November, the town of Gulmarg is now entirely clad in a blanket of snow and is drawing tourists in droves. A virtual Mecca for skiers, many of whom traverse the world to come ski on its slopes, Gulmarg has seen heavy snowfall in the last [...]