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Mumbai with kids and keeping them engaged – Part 2

Bandra – also known as the Queen of Mumbai’s suburbs has always fascinated me. From the quaint streets, residences, hip cafe and food joints, the roads spill into busy markets – a shopper’s paradise....

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Drive to the picturesque Lachung in North Sikkim

Sikkim’s natural beauty bowled us over in Pelling and we found the people very hospitable, gentle and helpful. Lachung was one of the key highlights in my mind during my Sikkim visit in April...

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Mumbai (with kids) and keeping them engaged – Part 1

Mumbai was close to my heart as this city kick-started my career in the IT industry. It continues to be dear as my little sis calls it home – the reason I get to...

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Bonding over heritage walk through 175-year-old Khotachi Wadi

This place was recommended by my sister Surbhi, when we visited her in Mumbai this August. She had been to Khotachi Wadi during one of the festivals in September, a couple of years back...

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A trip to the twin holy cities of Pushkar and Ajmer

India is known for the diversity of its people, land, culture and religion.  My visit to Ajmer and Pushkar, twin holy cities just 30 kilometers apart, is a perfect example of this. Pushkar was...

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Bodh Gaya – Exploring the Buddhist circuit in the Indian state of Bihar (Part2)

Continuing from the last post on Nalanda there is another UNESCO World Heritage site in the vicinity, relating to the Buddha – The Bodh Gaya. Just 84 kms away , it is a 2...

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Nalanda – Exploring the Buddhist circuit in the Indian state of Bihar (Part1)

India has 35 World Heritage Sites, the sixth highest in the world, behind only Italy, China, Spain, France and Germany ! The latest inclusion of  Nalanda – the first residential international university in the...

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Rajgir – Exploring the Buddhist circuit in the Indian state of Bihar (Part3)

Continuing from Part 2 of the Buddhist circuits series in the Indian state of Bihar, I come to Part 3 – the last in this series. While this is not a UNESCO World Heritage...