India’s Top 10 Heritage Hotels 2015
Jun29

India’s Top 10 Heritage Hotels 2015

The rich historical heritage of India has been attracting tourists from all over the world. Buildings and sites of historical significance abounds in the country. There are even some palaces which have been renovated and reconstructed as hotels. Possessing the aura of tradition and culture yet furnished with all modern facilities, these extravagant hotels are bound to be any vacationer’s cherished temporary abode. The following hotels with their exquisite history are bound to attract your attention while creating your itinerary. Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur: Located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan Umaid Bhawan Palace is one of the world’s biggest private dwellings. The magnificent palace was built between 1928 and 1943, for H.H. Maharaja Umaid Singh. The palace is partly controlled by Taj Hotels. The 105 feet high cupola confirms the palace’s regal status. The towers reflect the ancient Rajput tradition. The architecture of the palace is a brilliant fusion of eastern and western al influences enhancing its splendor and glory. The Laxmi Vilas Palace Bharatpur: It is one of the leading heritage hotels in the state of Rajasthan. The hotel was basically the palace of the kings which is now transferred to a heritage hotel. Located on Agra-Jaipur highway, this hotel has 30 spacious rooms to accommodate the tourists and feel them its royal touch. Raj Niwas Palace, Dholpur: Another palace of kings transferred to a royal hotel. The red sand stones are like just telling the history of royal time and one can feel here himself royal among the beautiful furniture and the edifice of palace. It is a huge hotel which can provide the tourists a memorable experience of the life time. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan: The Taj Lake Palace was built in between1743 – 1746. This delightful luxury hotel located on the Jag Niwas Island in Lake Pichola, Udaipur, is a brilliant white marble structure which creates a passionate ambience and while providing a fantastic experience. Samode Palace, Jaipur: The famous heritage monument is well known for its exemplary Indo-Saracen architecture. All the rooms are expensively furnished, and merge modernity with traditional richness. The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai: This Palace Hotel in Mumbai, Maharashtra was build 21 years before the Gateway of India making it Mumbai’s foremost harbor attraction. Offering a serene view of the bay, each pillar in this hotel is imbued with historical significance and architectural magnificence. The Imperial Hotel, New Delhi: Situated in New Delhi, The Imperial Hotel was built in 1931. It is a well- known luxury hotel prominent for its legacy. It features a concoction of Victorian and colonial architecture further infused with the Art Deco style by architect, D.J. Bloomfield....

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Top 10 Hill Stations in India
Jun25

Top 10 Hill Stations in India

India is best known for its hills and view, as it’s blessed with the Himalayas and the Aravalli. But besides this as well, the tourists are blessed with hundreds of other options as well to visit and have a luxurious hill holidays. Below are few of the hill stations in India which you might consider this summer: 1.   Shimla: As you must have heard about it already, it’s the most fetched hill stations of India, as you can visit it all year round. Ice skating here is the biggest tourist attraction. This hill station is situated in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is a famous hill station since the British rule. 2.   Ooty: Once the king of hill stations, the place still holds some royal charm with its outstanding view and best made cottages. Lush greenery and beautiful surroundings are at the best of the nature at this hill station based in the state of Tamil Nadu. 3.   Srinagar: It is called a heaven on the earth. Situated on the land of Jammu and Kashmir, this hill station is much famous across the globe. Nothing can beat the beauty which Srinagar holds for you. It gallops, you off your feet with its amazing scenery, climate and is ranked as the most loved hill stations of India. The beautiful hills, gardens, lakes just mesmerize anybody and provides lifetime memorable experience. 4.   Mount Abu: The only hill station of Rajasthan and a very developed place indeed as far as in infrastructure consideration, you get an immense pleasure in the lap of Mount Abu, though this place is a bit odd for people who hate crowds. There are a number of attractions here such as Arbuda Devi temple, Nakki Lake, sun set point and Brahmakumari ashram. 5.   Shillong: An all-time favorite for travelers, Shillong is a calm and quiet place which gives you a very different feeling from the other hills. Just plug in your earphones, and enjoy the place. One can enjoy the leisure time here with friends and family watching the various colors of the Mother Nature. 6.   Kullu and Manali: Though both places are different, they are always paired together for their being too close to each other. Best defined as a honeymoon spot, it’s very good for family visits as well. 7.   Kodaikanal: It just shows you with no other hills can, it gives you a very different definition of beauty and serenity, which you kind of get addicted to. 8.   Mussoorie: You will love to view the Himalayas from the hills here, a visit in the winters is...

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Five Newest Summer Fashion Trends 2015
Jun22

Five Newest Summer Fashion Trends 2015

The apparel stores are teeming with the newest fashion trends of the year, which includes dazzling Kurtis, cotton fabrics, lively prints, cotton denim, and soft scarfs as well as summer coats. However, to beat the tropical heat decorate the wardrobe with simple fashion garments that suits your unique style. Being classy and comfortable is the key to flaunt your summery style statement and for that purpose you can mix and match your present fashion garments. Your body type, shape and size cannot hinder you from trying out the smart and cool fashion trends so get ready to dive into this season’s fashion trends. Newest fashion trends: There are many apparels which change as per the season. Here are a few apparels and style that are latest in trends. Cotton Kurtis: Well, in the hot summer to protect the body from the evil effects your Kurti can help you. This is a perfect idea for many girls and women who use these Kurtis as a latest fashion trend. A bit loose Kurti with collars and floral designs can help to have latest fashion as well as keep the body cool. In these days there are a number of new patterns and designs available that helps one to choose something latest and in trend. One can go for Kurtis such as embroidered Kurtis on cotton fabric, Kurtis with western look, sleeveless Kurtis, Kurtis with floral prints, and shirt type collared Kurtis. In case one goes for the sleeveless Kurti one does not forget to cover the arms with extra protection with the help of floral gloves. This makes them look trendy as well as beautiful. Floral print Scarf: The floral print scarf to protect the face and skin from direct sunlight in the trend currently. A number of colors and various sizes are available to be in trend as well as save the skin from getting dark. The scarfs are available in cotton as well as blended material. The lightweight fabric can help one while driving also. The soft scarf is easy to handle while dealing with shopping and can be adjusted in the clutch also. There are various prices ranges for the scarf and it completely depends on the equality of the material. Vivacious Printed Summer Coats: The thin layer floral design as well as plain coats is a specific choice by those females who believe in looking simple still charming. There are many professions such as teaching, medical practice where one needs to maintain personality and at the same time look trendy also. The printed summer coats can protect the skin as well as make one look fashion conscious...

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10 Reasons To Visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Jun18

10 Reasons To Visit Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary

The Bharatpur bird sanctuary which is now known as the Keoladeo Ghana National Park is situated in Rajasthan. The sanctuary has covered almost 29 square kilometers. It is considered as heaven for migratory birds and, therefore, the bird lovers, bird watchers and ornithologists are often seen at this famous national park. There are many reasons, one should visit this bird sanctuary. Here a few of them are provided. 1.   A variety of Birds: The most important reason ornithologists prefer to be here is the variety of birds one can see here. The marshy land of the area provides best facilities to birds for nesting and therefore one can watch the birds in their natural surroundings. 2.   A variety of Flora and Fauna: The researcher and interested people visit this sanctuary due to a variety of flora and fauna that the nature here has in its lap. One can see and study various species here comfortably. 3.   A variety of mammals: The sanctuary also has a number of mammals that can be seen here moving in their natural dwellings. One can see here Neelgai, Chitals, wild boar, wild cat, Indian porcupine and different species of mongoose that is rarely seen in any other natural park. 4.   World heritage site: Due to its natural surroundings and an ancient temple in this area as well as the history of the Park, the UNESCO has declared it as a world heritage site. Hence, the importance of the park naturally increases. 5.   Historic place: This Park has a long history of more than 250 years when kings were ruling this area. Being a historical site, there are a few historical monuments also which can attract people who are fond of knowing the history. 6.   Sanctuary: In the past the king had declared it only as a park to protect the birds and various species that depend on the marshy land of the area. However, considering the importance of the park, the government of India has declared it as a national park in 1982. 7.   Well connected: One of the reasons to visit this bird sanctuary is the connectivity of the area with world in various ways. One can go there by roadways as well as railways. The cities of Delhi and Jaipur has airports that one can use to move by airway. The Bharatpur has a railway junction so moving by rail is also easier. 8.   Best for Ornithologists: This avifauna national park is a bit remote and peaceful place where the crowd and noise of the city are entirely absent. Hence, many birds visit the place. The ornithologists can sit and...

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Top 10 Indian Recipes
Jun15

Top 10 Indian Recipes

There are a number of Indian recipes famous across the globe. Indians are food-loving people, and as they have a huge diversity in their culture, they have a number of dishes that can make one’s mouth water. These dishes are time-tested and also possess many qualities which can be helpful to the human body. Here are a few of such dishes: 1.   Idli Recipe: It is a fluffy round shaped food item mainly popular in Southern India but now has got a place in every kitchen. It is made with flour of Urad and Rice. The flour is rinsed and soaked in water. Than urad dal is drained, and water of it is stored. Now make a paste of it and steam the paste in a few bowls. The Idli will be ready to serve. 2.   Hyderabadi Veg Biryani: This dish is also made with rice and the cook requires to boil the rice. After getting it to boil the rice is fried with a number of spices added to it. Then with the mixture of ghee one can add onions and chili with other spices. Now add various vegetables that are boiled and stir the mixture. Within few minutes, the dish will be ready to eat. 3.   Kadai Paneer: Take some vegetables and chop them after rinsing properly. Take ginger garlic paste and two spoon oil in a pan. Fry it and add some chopped tomatoes and stir the mixture. Add spices and chilies. Then sauté the mixture and add pieces of paneer. After some time, the dish will be prepared. 4.   Whole Wheat Pita Bread: First needs to prepare the dough with the help of flour, oil, and water. After mixing them, prepare pita. Then heat the dough for almost 90 minutes. Now bake it in the oven to make pita bread. Puff up the bread in a frying pan. After puffing serve it with other vegetables. 5.   Khaman Dhokla: It is a Gujarati dish prepared from gram flour. Add some water to the flour with turmeric powder and asafetida. Then add Sooji to the mixture. Now one needs to stir the mixture and add a little baking soda. Now steam the mixture and in few minutes fluffy Dhokla will be ready. 6.   Veg Balls In Hot Garlic Sauce: This dish is prepared with the help of Maida and corn flour to prepare the veg balls. One can have chopped the carrot, onions, cabbage, and such other vegetables to add to the ball. Then prepare balls and then fry them. After some time, the balls will be ready to serve with...

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