Weekend holiday destinations from Chennai – Part 2

| June 7, 2013

More weekend destinations to escape from Chennai.

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Volunteer Holidays: Five things to do this summer

| April 30, 2013

Volunteering holidays or volunteer travel combines travel with volunteering for a charitable cause. Those who go for such type of vacations, typically share a desire to “do something good” while experiencing new places. We list five working-holiday ideas, from conservation of crocodiles in Chennai, to teaching …

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IPL 2013: An excursion through cricket heartlands of India

| April 12, 2013

Nine star-studded teams, prize bag of Rs 10 crore and oodles of glamour – welcome to 2013 edition of IPL.

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Where to go in April 2013

| March 26, 2013

From Baisakhi in Punjab to Bihu in Assam, India is in throes of celebration again in April.

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Marina Beach

| February 7, 2013

Known as the Pride of Chennai, the Marina beach stretches for about 13 km.

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Planning a beach holiday: Five best beaches in India

| May 9, 2013

Five top beaches across India for those looking for some sun, surf and sand.

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Chennai Festival: Celebrating the raga and more!

| December 21, 2012

Celebrated over six weeks, the Madras Music Season sees highly accomplished musicians performing in various concerts across Chennai.

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Tranquebar: Remnants of a Danish past

| November 26, 2012

It’s a long drive cruising down the 284 km distance from Chennai to Tranquebar. Several hamlets interrupt my journey as I pause by to take in the local culture. Some of the villages were erstwhile thriving ports of powerful kingdoms or bustling settlements of Europeans but are today lost in a maze of huts and

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Oktoberfest: An excuse to get drunk

| October 23, 2012

Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk. Ambrose Bierce, the eminent American journalist and satirist, came to my mind as I witnessed the shenanigans of the jet-set at the fourth Oktoberfest held recently. I was left wondering about the rationale for holding …

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Chennai

| September 18, 2012

Located on the southern shores of India, Chennai is a major commercial, cultural and educational centre in India.

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Kolkata: The City of Joy

| September 15, 2012

It is hard to find a description that would do justice to Kolkata, capital of West Bengal and home to over 14 million people. A city of amiable contrasts, Kolkata has an alluring old-world charm and tranquil pace of life which can’t be experienced in other metros of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru or Chennai.

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A quaint town called Masinagudi

| September 5, 2012

The call of the wild cannot be ignored. It can give you sleepless nights. So when we heard it repeatedly for days, urging us to leave the concrete jungles and head to the outdoors, we gave in to it. We left Bengaluru in the wee hours of the morning and drove towards Mysore. The cool

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Magnificent mansions of Kolkata

| March 13, 2013

Palaces and mansions built during the British era justify Kolkata’s reputation as ‘the city of palaces’.

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Coorg experiences: On the Haleri trail

| July 30, 2012

I am always in a fix when I visit Coorg in Karnataka. While my mind wishes to linger in the verdant greenery around me, my feet get all itchy and demand that I explore the heritage, the spiritual and the mystical fabric of this coffee country.  If you would like to follow suit, here are three

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Going on road trip, things to remember

| April 5, 2012

Planning to hit the road on your next trip? Whether you want to zoom down to Chennai for the IPL matches or drive cross-country to enjoy the Bihu festival in Guwahati, a car journey takes its toll even on the most seasoned travellers. Stress and fatigue often lead to road accidents. Read on to know

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IPL 2012: A journey

| April 7, 2012

Starting April 4, India will once again be seized with cricket frenzy as IPL gets underway.

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Run, because you can

| March 15, 2013

Marathons have particularly become popular in the last few years.

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Andamans, Ahoy!

| January 19, 2013

As a travel photographer, I’m constantly looking for places that can make me go weak in my knees and give me that one perfect shot

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