Buddhism is based on the philosophy around the preaching of Gautama Buddha about 2600+ years ago. Buddha was born as a prince and later became a monk in search of enlightenment. His entire life revolved around his abandoning his prince hood, meditating in forests, attaining enlightenment and preaching to his disciples. The areas where Buddha spent most of his life are now renowned Buddhist pilgrim sites visited by Buddhist travellers from all over the world. These Buddhist Holy Places are visited as part of a circuit known as
Once they decide on the destination, first time travellers to India often grapple with the question - Is India Safe to travel? Well, simplest of questions demand greatest of attention and research. Having covered the length and breadth of the country- and mostly with travellers from countries like the UK, USA, Australia etc. - let us try to give you an honest perspective on an oft-repeated query- Is India safe? Safety of Female Travellers in India Informal discussions with our friends from overseas time and again brings up the topic of
Rajasthan in North West India is the most popular destination in India for international travellers. It is visited for its UNESCO heritage sites, grand palaces, heritage hotels, craft heritage, wildlife and superb countryside.
A carnival of celebrating good fortune, seeking salvation and washing away sins of a lifetime; the major attraction at Kumbh Mela is bathing on a few preordained auspicious days according to the Hindu calendar
The India experience would be incomplete without a festival. There are 100s of festivals that offer a unique experience. Let us list eight of these festivals that are most spectacular and offer a definitive experience
UNESCO recognises sites worldwide that are significant, preserved, discovered and celebrated by the world at large as “World Heritage Sites”. India is home to 36 World heritage sites and out of these 13 are in North India
If you arrive in the evening at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Mosque, you can do a heritage walk, visit the Dargah and enjoy some street food before securing a vantage seat for the Qawwali performance
Jaipur offers more than just heritage monuments, like discovering Jaipur in a completely different light through markets, iconic monuments and street food areas. On a Segway