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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...

#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...

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...

22- 24 April: Top 5 weekend events

This for sure is going to be an action packed weekend. Right from workshops for kids to IPL match in Delhi, there's lot of excitement that awaits. Check out the top picks and decide what you want to do:Theater Festival - Alliance '16 : Prism Theater Society and Harfkaar Foundation presents a three days long theater festival. Enjoy these six amazing plays right through this weekend.When: 22 – 24 April 2016 Where: Little Theatre Group (LTG) Auditorium, A - 94, Mandi House,...

Top 5 events in April across Delhi – NCR

Weekend events list is here, choose, plan and enjoy the top 5 events around you:1. Daini : Story of a witchWatch the intense and power packed performances of the artists as they present a  a chilling account through the Witch's own words - a hard hitting story that brutally uncovers issues of a witch - hunting, gender politics, power tussle and short lived memory of the urban audience towards the issue. Set in the tea tribe community of Assam, Daini...

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...

Long Weekend : Things to do if you are not travelling

You had already done a small vacation on the long weekend that just passed by, not planning to travel again then here are some ideas of what you could do in your own city:Be a tourist:Put your camera in your light bagpack, lace up some comfy shoes, and wear your sunglasses as you are about to embark on a tourist’s adventure. Create your own excursion plan or if you need some help then you could do something...

Top 6 things to do in March 2016

Penguin Spring FeverDelhi’s oldest literary and cultural festival hosted by Penguin Random House India returns with highly acclaimed speakers such as : Anand Kumar, Emraan Hashmi, Gulzar, Hindol Sengupta, Husain Haqqani, Luke Coutinho, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Neeraj Kumar, Payal Gidwani Tiwari, Ramachandra Guha, Shashi Tharoor, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Sonali Bendre Behl, Srijan Pal Singh, Sunil Khilnani, Sunil Sethi and Twinkle Khanna. It’s one -of-a-kind celebration of books, reading, music, and much more, and presents a great opportunity for Delhi’s young...

Mehrauli : Off beat historical treasure!

By visiting Chandni Chowk if you think if you experienced Ancient Delhi, then you might want to think again. Have you been to Mehrauli? No no, I am not just talking about Qutub Minar, I am talking about Mehrauli as a place itself. It’s one of the seven ancient cities that make up the present state of Delhi. This hidden treasure of old times has been inhabited continuously for a thousand years and is home to everything from an...

Getaway in Aravalis @ Ananta

While planning for where to go over the weekend, one of the extended family members of team Travel Samosa commanded to head towards “Ananta Spa & Resort”. So, we hopped on to Ajmer Shatabadi with an intention to of course spend good time. By the way, before you get thinking, no this is not a sponsored review or what they call it ‘on invitation’. We checked in like every other guest and here’s our experience:Why should you be here?...