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  • Summer Drinks
    Apr 01 2016

    5 Delicious Summer Drinks for a Hot Day

    Summer is almost upon us and it won’t be too long before we will be melting down the moment we step out of the house. This is the story with most Indians surviving the Indian summer; while it may be all bright and shiny outside, the rising temperatures make it difficult to get anything done. […]

  • Panaji Church
    Mar 30 2016

    An introduction to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, aka Panaji Church

    Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is a pristine white basilica in Panaji, the capital of Goa. Along with being one of the most beautiful churches in India, it is also one of the most important religious destinations for Catholics in India. Built over a stack of zigzagging stairs, this church is a known […]

  • Rangoli
    Mar 28 2016

    Gudi Padwa – Of Fresh New Beginnings!

    “Happy Gudi Padwa, neet bol gadhava!” This is how many people wish each other on Gudi Padwa day in Maharashtra. This jovial and merry day is also known as the Maharashtrian New Year, and besides wishing each other Happy Gudi Padwa, people also wish each other “Navavarshachya hardik shubhechha”, which mean Happy New Year! It’s […]

  • Namaste
    Mar 25 2016

    Culture Shock – Top 7 Indian customs that might seem strange to outsiders

    While the stereotypes run far and wide, right from India being the land of snake-charmers and elephants, of cattle roaming all Indian streets, of veiled women and lecherous men, they don’t describe India as Indians know it. Indians know the real India – right from age-old traditions to co-existing modernity, from sari-clad women to girls […]

  • Island
    Mar 21 2016

    5 Most Romantic Island Getaways

    What can be more romantic than a week spent lazing under the sun right next to the sea? What’s more fun than sipping on pinacoladas and binging on delicious sea-food? Doesn’t it sound just heavenly? Islands give that much-needed privacy and downtime that every couple needs on vacation. There’s no rush to do anything, not […]

  • HPCA
    Mar 18 2016

    ICC World Twenty20 – Fun Facts about the Host Stadiums

    There’s more to cricket stadiums than meets the eye. With the capacity to accommodate thousands of cricket enthusiasts at one go comes the charm and mystery that can make anybody curious. When was this stadium built? By whom? Does it have a quaint history? Any matches that became famous there? There’s so much more that […]

  • Holi
    Mar 16 2016

    5 Best Places to Celebrate Holi

    The festival of colours is a favourite with many, young and old alike. As much as it is celebrated in India, it is also celebrated abroad with great enthusiasm. The pichkaris filled with coloured water and water balloons start making an appearance way before the festival, to the vexation of a few people who don’t […]

  • Holi – The Vibrancy of India
    Mar 16 2016

    Holi – The Vibrancy of India

    “What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.” – Joshua Foer Vivid hues taint the sky as India ushers in the season of spring with the kaleidoscopic festival of Holi. The vibrant festival is known by a variety of names depending on which region you care to visit. From Rangpanchami in Maharashtra to Lathimaar Holi […]