Tag - Travel

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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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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Zip & that’s it: Overhyped Kikar Lodge

In a mood to spend an action packed long weekend, we decided to zip above treetops and sail through the hills. So, we drove past Delhi, Gurgaon, Karnal, Chandigarh and finally arrived at the Kikar Lodge in Ropar. Why should you be here? To feel those butterfly moments that you had while sailing through the longest zip line in Asia.  At a modest altitude of 150 feet from the ground, this five tier zip line stretches across 1.5 kms. Trust [...]

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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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Air Canada : Delhi to Toronto direct in 14 hours

Air Canada : Delhi to Toronto direct in 14 hours Air Canada’s non-stop from Toronto to Delhi will touch down at the Indira Gandhi International Airport tonight thus marking the revival of its non-stop service from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.  In the beginning the service will operate four-times-weekly, possibly going to daily in 2016. With this new flight, Air Canada also becomes the first airline to operate the new 787-9 Dreamliner to India from North America. Here are quick facts [...]

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An Autobiographical Monologue by Anupam Kher

Anupam Kher will be performing in a one-man show, Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. Presented by Myriad Pragmatic Concepts, it is a comedy that shows the journey of a man, who should have been {but isn’t} a failure. Chalking his success up to a manipulation of destiny, Anupam Kher narrates and dramatises his own story on stage. Learn about the actor’s first romantic encounter, his failure at Gandhi audition, the casting inSaaraansh, awards and watch his [...]

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Cultural extravaganza @the 9th Delhi International Arts Festival 2015

What’s this ? The Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF) is one of the most happening international cultural festivals in the city. Slated to take place from 16 October to 1 November 2015, it’s the ninth edition of this annual show. What’s special this year ? Here is a quick list of ‘must go’ facts: captivating cross-cultural fusion between the Taiwan Bamboo Orchestra and the Bamboo Symphony from Kerala; a mix of Arabic and Hebrew music by Soof Band from Israel, and whirling dervishes from Egypt; an [...]

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Tallinn – Estonia – One of the most picturesque town!

“I haven’t been to everywhere; but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag Sometimes you travel to a place that has not been on your list but you end up recommending that place as a “must see”. Tallinn, capital of Estonia,  is definitely that place and is worth visiting. It lies on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Tallinn is a historic city dating back to the medieval times. The city’s old town has been astonishingly well preserved and [...]

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