Tag - India

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, Copernicus Marg, Opposite [...]

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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 witch Watch 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 [...]

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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 goan [...]

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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 nice [...]

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Top 6 things to do in March 2016

Penguin Spring Fever Delhi’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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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? [...]

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Nanital – a glittering jewel

I still remember my weekend in Nanital with friends last year during this time only. We took the bus from ISBT at 11 pm, it was a straight bus route to Nanital.The ride was not that joyous as it was dark and hence, we could not get to see much outside. But the morning was beautiful. At 5:30 am, we reached Hildwani and from there, the zig-zag mountainous route started with beautiful scenery outside the window. The morning sun [...]

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5 Bollywood musical events in Delhi – NCR

B-Town celebs are all set to rock Delhi with great music and scintillating performances. Here’s a list of upcoming musical events that may create a memory of lifetime: Desifest What : Saturday party with Himesh Reshammiya, Kanika Kapoor, Gautam Gulati, Karishma Tanna and Akasa Singh. Dance to the Bollywood numbers, enjoy the live musical performances, and a special dance routine by dance troop DanceSmith. When: Sat 21 Nov, 07:00 PM Where: Leisure Valley: Gurgaon 287, NH 8, Sector 29, Opp IFFCO Towers, Gurgaon, [...]

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Rat temple in Deshnok

They say there are a total of 330 million gods and deities in Hindu mythology, many worshipped in forms of fauna. There are cows, apes, serpents, elephants being venerated. So fairly enough one could ask, why must rats be left out? Devotees flock to a temple in Rajasthan where the gods themselves crawl to your feet and much in abundance. This year earlier during my solo trip to Rajasthan I was travelling to Bikaner by train when I met some [...]

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