Poonam Binayak

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Visit the World’s Largest River Island before It Disappears

Declared the world’s largest river island by the Guinness World Records, the Majuli Island – in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam – is the …

Wikimedia

Why Everyone Needs to Visit India’s Hidden Grand Canyon Right Away

Everybody is familiar with the USA’s Grand Canyon, one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World. But did you know that there is a hidden Grand …

Hiking

The 19 best things to do in Bangalore

Best things to do in Bangalore<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy CC/Flickr/Brian Evans<p>Bangalore Palace<p><b>What is it?</b> A Tudor-style palace, inspired by England's …

The 19 best beaches in Goa

Best Beaches in Goa<p>1<p>Calangute and Baga<p><b>What is it?</b> Two connected beaches that attract thrill-seeking adventurers and party people.<p><b>Why go?</b> If you want …

The Best Places to Visit in Karnataka, India

Blessed with bustling, dynamic cities, rich cultural heritage, historical treasures, pilgrimage sites, diverse flora and fauna, inviting beaches, and …

The 14 best things to do in Pondicherry

Best things to do in Pondicherry<p>1<p>Photograph: Shutterstock<p>Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus<p><b>What is it?</b> A beautiful gothic-style Catholic church, …

13 Meals Worth Travelling to India For

India is a land with thousands of years of rich history, centuries of foreign influence and diverse cultures, and food is the true manifestation of …

The Top 10 Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh, India

Located in northern India, Uttar Pradesh has long been a historical, architectural and religious hub of the country. Across the state, there are a …

The Best Beaches to Visit in Karnataka, India

With 320 kilometres (199 miles) of coastline that stretches along the eastern shore of the Arabian Sea and that spans across three districts, it’s …

Arabian Sea

The Best Yoga and Meditation Retreats in Himachal Pradesh, India

The fresh mountain air, stunning landscape and abundant natural beauty of Himachal Pradesh creates a perfect setting to practise your downward dog …

Himachal Pradesh

12 Best Road Trips in India That You Need to Take This Year

There’s nothing more relieving and exciting than hitting the road with the windows down, volume up and a bunch of friends. In a country like India, …

Hiking

The 11 Best Historical Sites in Gujarat, India

With more than 4,500 years of history, it’s no surprise that Gujarat is teeming with historically and architecturally significant sites. From …

Archaeology

The Most Colourful Markets in Rajasthan, India

As well as being famous for extravagant palaces, ancient forts, enormous sand dunes and vibrant culture, Rajasthan is also known for colourful and …

Did You Know Asia’s Cleanest Village Is in India?

While the metro cities are shrouded in pollution, dirt and noise, a village in India named Mawlynnong is setting an example for cleanliness in the …

Roads

The Best Natural Hot Springs in India

If you’re looking for rejuvenating natural hot springs against dreamy backdrops, India won’t disappoint. Rich in minerals, these spring waters not …

Hot Springs

A Guide to McLeod Ganj, India's Own Mini Tibet

Nestled at an altitude of 5,577 feet (1,700 meters) in the Kangra district of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, McLeod Ganj is an …

Himachal Pradesh

Waterfalls, Bridges and Caves: Cherrapunji's Most Beautiful Natural Wonders in India

Famed as the second wettest place on earth, Cherrapunji, also known as Sohra, is graced with the incredible natural wonders that delight nature …

Hiking

The Best Boutique Hotels in Goa

The sandy beaches, sea breezes, hippie vibe, adventure activities, throbbing nightlife and lush nature will tempt you to never leave Goa. To add …

Swimming Pools

Why India's World Heritage Sites Are Up For 'Adoption'

#IndiaOnSale began trending on social media following a private conglomerate’s ‘adoption’ of the Red Fort for a whopping INR 25 crores (a crore …

The Most Beautiful World Heritage Sites in India

India is home to 36 World Heritage Sites, ranging from historical and architectural masterpieces reminiscent of the glorious eras gone by to …

Archaeology

13 Places in India That Are Perfect For Food Lovers

India is one of the most culturally, linguistically and climatically diverse countries in the world and this is reflected in its food scene. Each …

South India

This Country is Building the World's Tallest Statue, Here's Why

In just a few short months, the river island called Sandhu Bet in the Indian state of Gujarat will boast the world’s tallest statue that is expected …

India

The Best Places to Visit in South India

South India comprises Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Each state has its own unique traditions, culture, history and …

Tamil Nadu

The Uttarakhand Village in India Is Running Its Own Instagram Channel, And Here's Why

Shivya Nath, a famous travel blogger from India along with Malika Virdi, an ardent mountaineer who has set up homestays in the village helped the …

Why Everyone Should Visit Ahmedabad, India's First World Heritage City

From being a historic city with stories of Mughal emperors, British and Maratha rule and India’s freedom struggle, to transforming into an urban …

India

The Best Places to Visit in Bikaner, Rajasthan

Established in the 15th-century, Bikaner is a fascinating city in the royal land of Rajasthan that is bestowed with rich history and vibrant culture, …

20th Century

13 Reasons Why You Need to Visit Rajasthan At Least Once

Located in northwest India, Rajasthan, or the Land of Kings, is the largest state in India that packs a conglomerate of historical and cultural …

National Parks

The Top 10 Things to See and Do in Rajasthan, India

Rajasthan is one of the most historically and culturally rich states in India, luring several hundred thousand people from across the world to take …

Top 10

India's First 'Astro Resort' is Now Welcoming Stargazers

With the city skies shrouded in air and light pollution, getting the perfect glimpse of the starry sky can be challenging. If you’re craving an …

J K Rowling

The Best Vineyards and Wineries to Visit in India

The wine-making tradition in India dates back to the era of the Indus Valley Civilization (3300–1300BCE), however it gained prominence in the 1980s …

Wine & Spirits