New Delhi, the capital of India, has a really fascinating and rich history. Dotted with monuments, forts and spellbinding mosques left over from the Mughal rulers that once lived in the city, this is a place that has stories to tell at every turn. On top of that, the contrast between the New Delhi and Old Delhi is massive and exploring both of these areas is certainly going to help you better understand India’s diverse culture.
Located in S. India, the coastal state of Kerala is most of the time referred to as God’s Own Country. The place abounds in unspoiled and lush tropical beauty and is rich in distinctive culture and traditions. However, most people will associate Kerala with tranquil backwaters, complex temple festivals and also elephants. Given the pace of life here is slow, Kerala is the perfect place to have a wonderful, yet relaxing vacation.
Known by the former name of Rajputana and covering an area of 132139 square miles, Rajasthan is the largest state in India. Given the fact that a significant part of its size is covered by dessert explains the moniker “the land of kings” and also makes it obvious that this place has witnessed the many great battles and deeds that took place during the age of kings. If this is enough to hook you to visiting Rajasthan, then below we’re going to take a closer look at some of the best places you should see when coming here.
Based on what Forbes is saying, it seems that you can forget the beaches of Australia, Rio and even Ibiza. That’s because these days, India’s beaches seem to be getting a lot of buzz from the media, but also from people who’ve visited them and were kind enough to share their experience on the web.
While not that popular in the past, India’s beaches are very scenic and have a lot to offer to those who are looking for a tranquil vacation, but also to those who just like to party and have a good time. If you’re planning on visiting India soon and would like to check out its top ranked beaches, then here’s a list of some of the ones you should certainly visit.
If we’d live in a perfect world, we would not have to worry about the cost of going on a family vacation. The reality: Most people are struggling to save money to afford one only to later realize that they’re still short of several hundred dollars to take it. So if you’re someone who plans on taking a vacation to India with your family soon, but aren’t really confident in your ability to save up for it, what are some tips you could use to achieve that? Well, let’s take a look at some of them right now.
Start with a spending plan
It’s very important to make a budget for your vacation, but never try to cut on expenses such as the repair of your roof which could actually cost you more to fix in the long run, not to mention the damages it could bring about if you also decide to postpone the roof repair. Be specific about it by calculating the cost of plane tickets, including the cost of accommodation and guesstimate costs for museum admissions, park admissions, souvenirs and meals. If after you calculate the grand total you’re shocked, then try to cut back on costs (at least on paper at the moment) until you get a grand total that you can afford to spend.
Considering the fact that there are thousands of temples to visit in India, it can be hard for the average traveler to choose which of them to visit. However, in the list below we’re going to take a closer look at some of the most popular temples in India according to their popularity which was assessed by hundreds of thousands of people that have already visited them. Let’s take a look!
A highly popular international tourist destination, Goa is known as the fun capital of India. This place is actually a small state in W. India and given the fact it lies in the Konkan region of the W. Ghats, the exotic biodiversity here makes it an incredible place and one of the main reasons people love to come here. From flea markets to places of religious significant and beautiful sandy beaches, Goa is a complete holiday destination.
The weather here is also moderate, making Goa a great destination regardless of the time of year you wish to visit. Live entertainment on docked ships and shacks are permanent features, while merriment along with music are a part and parcel of daily life.
It’s no news that Indians love their food spicy. If you plan on taking a vacation there soon and you’d like to make sure you get a taste of the best Indian cuisine, then it might be a good idea to check some of the following dishes. Not only are they really spicy, but they’re so incredibly delicious that you’re going to want to cook them every day when you return back home.
The more you know about what makes a quality oriental rug, the more you’ll appreciate the workmanship and artistry that goes into every one of them. And since you’re going to be a lot more knowledgeable about these things, it’s going to be a lot easier for you to get the most value for your money.
The tips we’re going to give you today are going to guide you, but if you’re not an expert, then one of the most essential decisions you’re going to have to make is where you want to purchase your rugs from. Go to a well reputed store that’s been in business for at least 5 years and is also willing to patiently answer your questions, teach and show you all the rugs you want to see prior to buying one. You shouldn’t feel pressured to making a purchase right away, especially at auctions and/or stores going out of business which generally have greatly inflated prices and poor quality rugs.
Lying at the foothills of the Himalayas, the alpine landscape of Himachal Pradesh consists of a series of snow covered peaks and beautiful valleys. Surrounded by lots of tall mountains, with some of them still beckoning mankind to conquer them, the natural charm of this land is simply surreal. While there are many beautiful places you can see here, the ones below are by far the most popular ones among tourists.