Varanasi and the Holy Ganges

Celebrations and rituals by the Holy Ganges

 Overview: Varanasi is the spiritual centre of the Hindu religion and I don’t think there’s anywhere else in the world quite like it. Chaotic, crowded and noisy, Varanasi will shock your senses but there’s something about it that draws you in. Maybe it’s the colours, the fabulous aarti ceremonies on the banks of the Ganges …

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Madurai – The Athens of the East

A complete travel guide to Madurai

 Overview: Have you heard of The Athens of the East? I hadn’t, that name alone caught my attention and dragged me into this post, I had to learn more. Voyager’s complete guide to visiting Madurai This post from Voyager, a travel blog run by couple Sandy and Vyjay, acts as a great introduction to this city. …

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Must see places on a visit to Puri

What to see in Puri

From Golden Sea Beach to the Jagannath Temple, the region of Puri, in Odisha, India, has so much going on. The best things to see in Puri This great post comes from Shivani, on her blog The Wandering Core. In it Shivani introduces you to some of the must-see sights in the region as well …

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A Day in the Royal City of Mysore

A Day trip to Mysore just 145kms from Bangalore

 Overview: Mysore is a city that seems to be developing quickly but still manages to hold on to its old world charm. Located not too far away from Karnataka’s state capital Bangalore, (the Bangalore to Mysore distance is about 145 km) makes the city just about reachable in a day trip. Places to visit in Mysore …

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Travel guide to India’s Golden Triangle

Your guide to India's Golden Triangle

 Overview: If you are heading to India’s Golden Triangle, made up of the historic cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Arga, I highly recommend reading this post which has so much information on some of India’s most iconic places. What to do in Dehli, Jaipur, and Arga Although this post from Mokshta, on her blog misswithmigratorywings, is much more …

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Shravanabelagola – Home of the World’s Tallest Standing Monolithic Statue

The largest monolithic statue in the world in Shravanabelagola

 Overview: Sat on top of a hill, overlooking the small town of Shravanabelagola, you’ll find a gigantic statue of Bahubali, which is widely considered as one of the “7 wonders of India” and a must-see site for any temple lovers out there. Discover Shravanabelagola on Voyager Ths post comes from Voyager, a wonderful travel blog …

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