Tales of Love & Deceit – the Shaniwar Wada haunted story

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It was a small change of one alphabet that altered his fate From a mere capture to a gruesome murder of hate. His mortal remains were chopped to bits But even today, in the fort – his ghostly spirit flits. Discover the Shaniwar Wada haunted story – of love and deceit! It had been years … Read more

Travel Tips for planning a travel to India

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Of late, a lot of my readers have expressed a wish to visit India and as I have been answering their queries, I realized there were some common travel tips for planning a travel to India. I happened to read this post on Travel Tips India, which gives some useful travel tips for India. The one tip that I felt was most … Read more

10 Tips for a perfect Holiday Package

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I have been asked many times on whether one should plan a holiday in India on their own or should they go for a holiday package. Ideally, I love doing it on my own as there is a certain thrill in researching and figuring out things. However, I do accept that sometimes, it is better to … Read more

Travel Tips for a Budget Business Traveler

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I confess that one of the reasons for me to pick marketing as a career option, was the fact that there would be some amount of travel. Initially, in my career, there wasn’t too much and since it was early days but soon, I became a regular business traveler who loved heading out, sleeping in those … Read more

Best areas to pick hotels in Jaipur

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The pink city, Jaipur attracts tons of visitors and naturally, given that it is a part of the famed Golden Triangle of the north. It also, is an important mini metro of India and hence, beckons several; business travelers too. Given its connectivity through road, rail and air to the rest of India, Jaipur is … Read more

Mumbai through the Gateway of India

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Mumbai – a city that I have spent considerable time in. Earlier for a transit as I was staying the Gulf, later as a short vacation spot with cousins and then with as a business hub. Thanks to my marketing career, there was no escaping Mumbai. However, in all these years, it has been all air, road … Read more

Chilling out at U Tropicana resort, Alibaug

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All we wanted is a quiet, relaxing holiday – my cousin and me were meeting after a long time and we just needed to chill, not too far from Pune and yet not too near. An acquaintance  suggested the U Tropicana resort and off, we went to spend some time together, away from the daily routine. … Read more

Shinde Chhatri: A Maratha’s memorial in Pune

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Pune holds a special place in my memories and this visit of mine was about re-discovering Pune. It had been years since I had last visited the heritage destinations and the cultural hot-spots of Pune. And sure enough, not only had the older attractions become even better but I found some newer and unexplored ones too. Shinde … Read more