Category Archives: Travel

United Coffee House CP

While I was growing up, I heard stories about United Coffee House and, how once a month my parents, newly married and settling down in Delhi, went to watch a movie in Plaza, Odeon, Rivoli or Regal in Connaught Place and, post movie walk to either United Coffee House for Cona Coffee and Portuguese Fish or to Nirula’s for Fish Orly. I have a recall of going twice with my parents in late 70s and [...]

funcity chandigarh

Spending the weekend at Funcity with family or friends after a hectic work week is a splendid way to unwind and rejuvenate your energy. Situated near Chandigarh and spread over an area of 43 acres, Funcity is popular amusement park drawing visitors from all parts of India. Funcity, which is a spectacular combination of all the three – resort, amusement park, and water park – offers tourists a number of attractions and is popular among [...]

anandi water park lucknow

While many may not be aware, but the experience of being on a beach or a water park during the rainy season is exhilarating. Today we are going to share information on Anandi Water Park in Lucknow. Known to be the biggest water park of North India, Anandi Water Park has an innumerable number of slider and events. With 32 rides, this water park is certain to pump up the adrenaline flow and thrill the [...]


Following the hot, blazing summer that leaves a blistering trail of restlessness across the length and breadth of the country, are the sweet, sultry monsoon months. If you want more out of your monsoon months then mere chai and pakode, if you’re more of the trek in the mountains than the saawan ke jhoole kind of person, India has much to offer. Southern India, in particular, has a number of monsoon getaways that are popular [...]

medical tourism in india

World class medical and healthcare facilities, highly trained doctors and healthcare professionals, and a fraction of the cost – these are the three major attractions that are bringing more and more medical tourists to India. While most of them coming in from the US, the UK, and other European countries are looking at getting the best of medical care at a cost that could be a dream back home, there are also quite a number [...]


Train journey is the most pleasurable way of travelling, when for the length of the journey, one is cut off from the rest of the world, and can relax, and in a way refresh oneself before joining back the rat race. India is the fourth largest where railway network is concerned and comprises 119,630 kilometres of total track length, and 92,081 km of running track over a route of 66,687 km, with 7,216 stations at [...]

food destinations

Indian is a land of food connoisseurs.  Each state, each district, each village prides itself in its own distinct cuisine and food customs. Each Indian city its culinary identity but these are the top 10 destinations that every gourmand must visit. Delhi – Delhi is not only the capital of India, it is also the culinary capital of the country. A visit to old Delhi and the bylanes of Chandni Chowk is a foodie’s dream [...]

violance in kashmir hits tourism in valley

Terrorism, ambushes, violence, security risks just do not take a toll on the lives of civilians. There are other added on problems that the citizens of the region engulfed in terrorism face. The citizens of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K)are facing the worst of times as thousands have lost jobs and wages because the security concern in the state has affected the Tourism Industry. This dreary scenario has developed since the terrorist Burhan Wani’s killing sparked [...]

top destinations to visit in july

Monsoons! A time for a breath of fresh air. A time when the parched earth from the heat of the summer is rejuvenated and there are these different hues and shades of the colour green all around. The colour that is symbolic of nature. Why waste this beautiful time in an urban jungle when you can head off to any of the following beautiful places in India which scream of nature with lush green surroundings, [...]


A new airport near Shirdi is likely to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi by July end this year. The good news is that with the functioning of the airport, the travelling time between Mumbai and Shirdi will be just 40 minutes by air. The airport is near Shirdi in Ahmednagar in the state of Maharashtra. This will be of great help to thousands of pilgrims who visit Shirdi, the temple town of Sai Baba, [...]