India

Goa for first – timers!

Goa is truly a destination of many wonders. It begins from beautiful magnificent golden beaches, to classy architecture, to gothic style old churches, to paddy fields and plantations, to fishing, village feel and goes on to several other touristy treats. Here are some suggestions of your things to do list in Goa:Beaches & waterways: Goa has close to 25 wonderful beaches that one can explore depending upon where you are staying. The range begins from over-crowded, crowded to virgin...

ROOH : Food to satisfy your hungry soul!

Why should you be here at ROOH?Food: The reason why they opened their restaurant. Of course their Food. At Rooh, theyserve Indian flavours with a modern twist. They offer a Special Chef’s Tasting menu for dinner and an ala carte menu available for lunch and dinner. Check out our top recommendations here. Ambience: Its magnificently beautiful. Classy white walls, cheerful blue doors, one of the green signature wall and dining rooms overlooking the stunning Qutub Minar.Service : Excellent service and...

Top 5 pre -independence awesome food places in Mehrauli to enjoy an Old Delhi taste.

Why should you be here?BECAUSE , MOST OF THEM ARE OVER 100 years old .... ‘Parathe waali Galli’, ‘Kake da Dhaba’ etc. etc. etc. Been there done that! Wanna Go off-the-beaten track?  Get away from the done and overdone. That’s a reason enough to head to Mehrauli. If you looking for Delhi’s unexplored places that offer food of Old Delhi Charm, then Mehrauli is definitely the place to be.History:Just so you know, Mehrauli is one of the seven ancient...

#Visit Ladakh 2019 – 2020 : HUNDERMAN, KARGIL

What is it?Hunderman, has witnessed four wars between India and Pakistan. It is one of the India's last village near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kargil. Inflicted by an uncertain border. Hunderman, is currently a part of India since 1971. The LoC runs over the mountain peaks of the valley in which the village is situated in. While you are driving up to Hunderman, you can see a very far glimpse of Pakistan's last village on...

Where to buy Republic Day parade 2019 tickets in Delhi?

Republic Day parade in Delhi is one of the ‘MUST DO THINGS’ when you are in India. If you don’t know an VIP and are unable to get passes, then buy tickets. It’s totally worth it:You should know that passes are allowed to only recognised Government officials (upto Joint Secretaries), MPs, MLA, Ministers in the Central Government or State Governments or recognised signatories. Common man cannot get passes, so no need to go for any favour, you will not be...

5 things that can spoil your Pondicherry trip

Team Travel Samosa visited Pondicherry / Puducherry and based on first hand experience. Here are some tips to ensure you have a great vacation:Off – season is definitely not the time to go. The weather is so scorching hot that you will get roasted and wont be able to do much. Weather plays a critical role in your overall Puducherry stay. Do not take a taxi from an outside vendor when travelling from Chennai to Puducherry. The services...

Stories never end in Delhi’s read street

What is it? Nearly over 30 years old Sunday market dedicated to just books, starting at a price as low as Rs.10/-. It is so interesting to see that the books are sold in kilos. It’s Rs. 20 a kg, isn't it cheaper than a burger.What all can you find here? On the mile-long footpath between Delite cinema and the iron footbridge, near Jama Masjid, you can literally find any form of book, right from Dan Brown to to APJ Abdul Kalam,...

5 long weekend getaways around Delhi

Weekend getaways1. Landour: It’s a small cantonment town attached with Mussoorie. This place is absolutely quiet and beautiful; there are very few cottages that are available for tourists to stay. Should you wish to do some touristy thing you can drive down to Mussoorie and should you wish to enjoy natural beauty then you can just relax in Landour.Altitude: 7784 ft (2550m) above sea level Nearest city : Mussoorie / Dehradun More details: It is about 35 km...

Top 7 summer holiday destination in India

For those who believe in exploring off beat places, here is a quick list of where can you travel this summer:Gurez (Gurais): Spend an awesome time without mobile connectivity in the stunning Gurez valley. The beauty of this place cannot be explained in words, however clear blue sky and snow-capped mountains will definitely leave you mesmerized.Altitude: 8,000 feet (2,400 m) above sea level (high Himalayas) Nearest city : Srinagar Best time to visit: June to early November ...

5 off beat things to do in Goa

If you have done your touristy things and are looking to do something different then here is a quick list of things that some activities to try out:Spice Plantation tours: Visit to spice plantations is one of the most popular things amongst tourists in Goa. There are a privately arranged spice tours that you can explore. This is a unique way through which localities introduce you to the spices and usually the tourists are treated to a vegetarian...