Image courtesy: Dr. Arun Kumar Nalimela
The Pattankodoli Festival, though relatively obscure on the national stage, is an exuberant celebration that stands as one of Maharashtra’s most colorful Bhandara festivals. Nestled 17 kilometers from the historic town of Kolhapur, within the breathtaking embrace of the Panhala fort ranges and the Warana River, Pattankodoli comes alive each year during the Shri Vittal Birdev Yatra.
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Our Tammie Anjali Tolani describes her 25 hours at the Sawantwadi Palace where the Sawant Bhonsles have found meaningful ways to preserve the lost art of Ganjifa!
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We’ve brought you a captivating piece from Hindustan Times Brunch penned by Vir Sanghvi, chronicling the remarkable two-decade journey of restoring the 15th-century Palazzo by Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, now among the world’s top 50.
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Rajnush Agarwal’s voice takes on a new excitement as he talks about his farm, MharoKhet. It is a blip of green in an otherwise brown desert. It is a place where people can come to learn about sustainable agriculture and enjoy delicious, healthy food that is grown with care and attention to detail.
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Imagine yourself standing in the ancestral house of Rajmohan in Kumbakonam, surrounded by the enchanting scent of natural dyes made from flowers, barks, roots and seeds. Here, the ancient art of Kalamkari flourishes, thanks to Rajmohan and his dedicated team.
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Contribution Courtesy – Tarun Khullar
In the heart of Delhi lies a neighbourhood steeped in history and brimming with enchanting tales. The scent of incense wafts through the air, mingling with the aroma of street food being prepared with love and care. The sound of children playing in the streets harmonizes with the call of prayer from nearby mosques.
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Nestled upon the serene and meandering banks of the majestic Narmada River, rests the pinnacle of luxury and serenity – an exquisite Kashmiri-style houseboat. Stepping afoot this piece of floating heaven, one is instantly transported to a realm of unparalleled beauty and serenity.
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Two rows of caparisoned elephants facing each other separated by a sea of humanity is the image that comes to the mind when Thrissur Pooram is mentioned. Even though Kerala celebrates many Poorams from November to May, the grandest of them all though is Thrissur Pooram.
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Nestled amidst the breathtakingly beautiful Mohand forest range of Rajaji National Park in Bandarjudh, Aalia Jungle Resort is a hidden gem that offers a unique glamping experience that will leave you spellbound. The resort, which is a part of the prestigious Claridges Collection, Mussoorie, is a perfect blend of colonial charm, contemporary style, and simplicity.
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Article courtesy – Vinayak Talwar who is one of the passionate story tellers at Khaki Tours
This story begins in 2015 when a General Manager of Marketing in a Multi-National Conglomerate decides to make use of his spare time on a holiday. Meet Bharat Gothoskar, founder of KHAKI Tours who took his passion for the lesser-known secrets of his city out to the world and make it one of the most sought-after experiences for tourists visiting Mumbai.
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