Author: Delhifundos

Kutch is famous for its Rann. Next probably would be its lively craft traditions. Our first brush with the crafts of Kutch was at the Gurjari, the handloom and handicrafts emporium of the Government of Gujarat. This was some 30-plus years ago. The understated elegance of the nifty handicrafts of Gujarat simply bedazzled us. Gurjari, in fact, helped to shape the aesthete of many Indian cities including Kolkata. We were invited to the first-ever All India Influencers Conclave in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. As delegates of the All India Influencers Conclave, we visited the Rann Utsav and the breathtaking White Rann of…

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If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you may be aware of Sariska in the Alwar district of Rajasthan. Sariska Tiger Reserve is merely 3 hour drive from Delhi and given the proximity to NCR, it hardly feels like Rajasthan. We left after an early breakfast and was having lunch at our resort in Sariska. Yes, it was that simple and reminded us of Neemrana, another trip to Alwar. Alwar The chief purpose of this trip was to visit Sariska Tiger Reserve. Given that our jungle safari was scheduled for the next morning, we had the afternoon and evening on hand.…

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The leaves are turning yellow in many parts of India. There is a clear nip in the air in late nights and early mornings. This is the season to travel to most parts of India and let’s talk about Rajasthan. There is just so much Rajasthan has to offer in terms of nature, wildlife, history, heritage, religion, culture, arts, crafts and music, and food of course. Summers are harsh in this North Western part of India, much of which is the Thar Desert. Therefore, sightseeing or any outdoor activity is uncomfortable (read difficult) in summer. Late October to February is…

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After years we heard about a movie that was being praised by critics as well as the masses – Kantara – an unusual name that means a mystical forest in Kannada. In excitement, we checked the trailer on Youtube. The music video of the well-promoted song “Varah Roopam” from the movie was 4 minutes of sheer bliss for eyes and ears. With the exotic Bhut kola dance, the makeup, the cinematography, and the song Varahroopam in the background, we were sold. We searched for the song on Spotify and added it to our playlist, we read more and more about…

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The much-awaited India International Trade Fair 2022 or IITF 2022 is knocking at the door. Here is a factsheet for Trade Fair tickets, transport, dates, time, and parking for the trade fair, etc. Dates for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Dates: 14 November to 27 November 2022Business visitors: 14 to 18 November 2022General visitors: 19 to 27 November 2022 Time for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Time: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm Location for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Address: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi 110001Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/T9eKdvHNbBBg9C4cA Tickets for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Tickets are available online or at select metro stations. Tickets…

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The much-awaited India International Trade Fair 2022 or IITF 2022 is knocking at the door. Here is a factsheet for Trade Fair tickets, transport, dates, time, and parking for the trade fair, etc. Dates for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Dates: 14 November to 27 November 2022Business visitors: 14 to 18 November 2022General visitors: 19 to 27 November 2022 Time for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Time: 9.30 am to 7.30 pm Location for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Address: Pragati Maidan, New Delhi 110001Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/T9eKdvHNbBBg9C4cA Tickets for IITF Trade Fair 2022 Tickets are available online or at select metro stations. Tickets…

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Delhi is the shopper’s paradise in India. Delhites are known to be one of the most stylish sets of people in India, if not the world (totally so!). They are an outgoing bunch and would not mind driving hours for food, shopping, or attending weddings. Tradition and modernity happily synchronize in Delhi. No wonder, Delhi is the most suitable city for a month-long shopping bonanza – the Delhi Shopping Festival, 2023. Delhi Shopping Festival 2023 – Dates One of the first things that struck the Calcuttan between us is how diverse was the population of Delhi NCR. Be it the…

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We were merely one and half hours from Delhi and the late monsoon clouds surrounded our plane as if we flew through them. Our destination was Skyview Patnitop in Jammu, and the hills and valleys that we could see from above reminded us of William Wordsworth’s poetry “Daffodils” we had read in school. I wandered lonely as a cloudThat floats on high o’er vales and hills…– William Wordsworth Delhi to Patnitop After one and a half hour flight from Delhi to Jammu, we were on our way to Patnitop – our home for the next couple of days was Skyview…

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The rising costs related to quality maternity care and treatment have made many couples contemplate investing in an ideal insurance plan. Whether you undergo a C-section delivery or natural delivery, both can cost a lot, especially if you pick a top-rated hospital in an urban location. Pair these expenses with the medical care costs of the newborn, and the total costs can seemingly exceed your expectations. Also Read – Workshop In Delhi About Soy Health Benefits For times like these, people have started investing in maternity insurance plans. A maternity health insurance with standard coverage covers expenses related to labour…

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Media Brief / Press Release The Blind Relief Association’sDIWALI BAZAR 2022Date: 15 -21 October 2022Time: 10:30 AM – 08: 00 PMAddress: The Blind Relief Association, DelhiLal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Near Hotel Oberoi, New Delhi 110003Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/86379gYScoZiJZpi7 Paid Parking at Sunder Nursery, NizamuddinPaid E-Rickshaw service available between Parking Lot & Venue. Popularly called the “Blind School Diwali Mela”, the Blind Relief Association’s Diwali Bazaar isone of Delhi’s oldest and insanely sought-after bazaars. Except for the interruption caused byCOVID in 2020, the Association’s Diwali Bazaar has been organised as an annual event for 42years now since 1980.This year, the Bazaar is…

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There’s something about a sunset that just makes us feel good. Maybe it’s the warm colours, or the way the light casts a golden glow over everything. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that sunsets are one of nature’s most beautiful displays. And luckily for us, there are plenty of amazing places around the world to watch them. Here are just a few of our favourites. Delhi, India A beautiful sunset at Kartavya Path, Delhi Of course, we had to mention Delhi. As the sun sets over Delhi, the sky turns a beautiful hue of orange and pink. If you…

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From Vatican City to Kumortuli and adjoining iconic red light district Sonagachhi, we covered it all in a single tour. For the first time ever, we did an all-nighter. We started driving at about 11.30 at night and our first stop was Chetla Agrani. Contents show 1 Chetla Agrani 2 Sree Bhumi Durga Puja 3 Park Street, Kolkata 4 Nalin Sarkar Street 5 78 Palli, Alipore Chetla Agrani Their huge pandal was created with structures and figures made of dried banana leaves. Apparently, they had worked for 2 years to execute this pandal. Sree Bhumi Durga Puja Sree Bhumi Durga…

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Even the most basic outfits can shine with the right pair of pants. There are plenty of options for men’s bottom wear today, as fashion trends change quickly. Men can now venture into a more daring territory and are not restricted to the same old patterns and hues of pants, trousers, or pajamas that endlessly fill up their closets. This list of traditional bottom-wear essentials for men will help you make every outfit stand out. Dhoti – The history of Indian clothing has been significantly influenced by dhotis. Pair it with a waistcoat to give the dhoti a more fashionable…

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Whether it’s your best friend’s wedding or someone from the office tying the knot, a lehenga is a perfect attire to don in such functions. The irresistible flair, the impressive prints and colours, and the lovely fit of the blouse makes a lehenga so much more admirable on your body than it looks in pictures. So, it’s sorted! The next wedding you are invited to, you are going to slay in a gorgeously attractive lehenga! But hey, do you know how to style it to enhance your appearance? Well, fret not! We have a special Stylist’s guide that is going…

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It is that time of the year that a major part of India turns to festivities and worship. Durga Puja is the annual autumnal celebration of worshipping the Divine Mother, Durga. The beauty of Goddess Durga is that she is worshipped in various avatars all across the country. The style of worship, therefore, varies from one state to another (https://delhi-fun-dos.com/the-difference-between-durga-puja-and-navratri-festival-in-india/). In some states, it is piety and fasting while in other states it is gaiety and feasting. West Bengal falls in the second category. And in December 2021, the Durga Puja in Kolkata has been recognised as an Intangible Cultural…

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The 75th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Thailand and India was celebrated by the Thai Embassy in Delhi. It was an evening of cultural programs, drinks & dinner, and a lot of charm and cheer. Relationship between India and Thailand The friendship between India and Thailand goes back a long way. Our trade links dating back to at least as early as 500 BCE. The cultural exchange between the two countries dates back even earlier. Buddhism, the chef religion in Thailand spread from India. Did you know that the epic Ramayana is called Ramakien? The influence of Ramayana and Mahabharata…

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We can’t deny the fact that traveling is a vital part of our lives. For most of us, it has molded our perceptions of so many things. Living a life of travel is for those who want to get out of their usual lifestyle. These people are those who are convinced to leave their comfort zones and their 9 to 5 jobs. Moreover, they are the people who would often do anything just so they can be free from the corporate world and lead a new traveling life. How To Get Started If you’re one of the people mentioned earlier,…

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We can’t deny the fact that traveling is a vital part of our lives. For most of us, it has molded our perceptions of so many things. Living a life of travel is for those who want to get out of their usual lifestyle. These people are those who are convinced to leave their comfort zones and their 9 to 5 jobs. Moreover, they are the people who would often do anything just so they can be free from the corporate world and lead a new traveling life. How To Get Started If you’re one of the people mentioned earlier,…

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A complete source of vegetarian protein Three days a week, one of us eats only vegetarian food. A well-balanced diet with a good source of plant-based protein on those days is very difficult to maintain. In addition, as food bloggers, we often get asked for recommendations on where to dine or what to order. And the most frequent request we receive is for vegetarian food that is NOT just paneer based. Our answer to all these questions and more is soy. Vegans, vegetarians, and non-vegetarians can benefit from soy, a complete source of protein. US Specialty Food Grade Soybean Workshop,…

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August 7th is celebrated as National Handloom Day in India. But why do we need a National Handloom Day? The country that is home to the largest handloom industry in the world is India. Almost 90% of the world’s handloom is supplied from our country. National Handloom Day is celebrated to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement that was launched on 7th August 1905. Swadeshi Movement was about shunning foreign goods and relying on home-produced goods. Led by Mahatma Gandhi, it was symbolised by millions of Indians using the Charkha spinning wheel to spin yarn. Such handspun yarn was then woven on…

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Purani Dilli food is as much of a classic as all the Old Delhi architecture drawing visitors from around the globe. While we do not mind travelling for Old Delhi food, we also love it in the comforts of a restaurant closer home. Dilli Meri Jaan – Delhi-6 Food Festival is being held at Seventh Sense Restaurant, Seven Seas Hotel, Rohini in New Delhi. The Delhi food festival brings forth the food of Purani Delhi in a buffet set-up at Seven Seas Hotel. Seven Seas is a luxury property in North Delhi that is gaining a lot of popularity. What…

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Purani Dilli food is as much of a classic as all the Old Delhi architecture drawing visitors from around the globe. While we do not mind travelling for Old Delhi food, we also love it in the comforts of a restaurant closer home. Dilli Meri Jaan – Delhi-6 Food Festival is being held at Seventh Sense Restaurant, Seven Seas Hotel, Rohini in New Delhi. The festival brings forth street food in Purani Delhi in a buffet set-up at Seven Seas Hotel. Seven Seas is a luxury property in North Delhi that is gaining a lot of popularity. What to expect…

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The arty area of Kochi is Fort Kochi. Some of the best things to do in Kochi lie in the Fort Kochi area. There are century-old churches, a beach, and Chinese Fishing Nets area here where they let you cast the net too. Also, the very picturesque cafes are a must-visit. On that note, Fort Kochi might look overwhelmingly pricey. Yet when we spent some time here, we realised some of the Fort Kochi restaurants were the most affordable. The pocket-friendly restaurants in Fort Kochi were neat, lively and no compromise on the dining experience. Here is where you can…

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What do we love most on Sundays? The right answer is Sunday brunch either at home or at a hotel. Last Sunday, it was Hyatt Regency, Gurgaon. The corona world is gradually moving back to normalcy. We have started traveling, doing events in Delhi NCR as well as dining out off and on. Hence we decided to celebrate getting back to life with a solid round of overindulging food at this reputed luxury property. After all, a good Sunday brunch in Delhi NCR is a delectable pleasure. Hyatt Regency Gurgaon Hyatt Regency is a full-service hotel with luxurious rooms, swimming…

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What do we love most on Sundays? The right answer is Sunday brunch either at home or at a hotel. Last Sunday, we had Brunch at Hyatt Regency in Gurgaon. The corona world is gradually moving back to normalcy. We have started traveling, reviewing properties, doing events in Delhi NCR as well as dining out off and on. Hence we decided to celebrate getting back to life with a solid round of overindulging food at this reputed luxury property. After all, a good Sunday brunch in Delhi NCR is a delectable pleasure. Hyatt Regency Gurgaon Hyatt Regency is a full-service hotel…

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It is summer season in Delhi and the King of Fruits in India – the mango is here to rule our palette. In this season for mangos, there is another bonanza for mango fans in Delhi. The Mango Mela 2022, Handloom and Handicraft Expo in New Delhi is drawing mango lovers in hordes for a diverse selection of mouthwatering mangoes. Mango Mela 2022 The Mango Mela is an annual event organised in Delhi by the Government of West Bengal. Eastern India has a bumper crop of mangoes. West Bengal is one of the forerunners and mango farming in West Bengal…

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Tourism is a popular activity in Kerala and that could push lodging prices up. While planning a trip to Kerala we would always be concerned about the available accommodation options and the costs involved. We were recently in Kochi, Kerala to attend the Kerala Travel Mart 2022. We got an opportunity to travel around the state and realized how wrong were we. There is a wide variety of affordable accommodation options in Kerala. It caters to all kinds of budgetary as well as comfortable requirements of a tourist. We in fact stayed at a host of places that were very…

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First things first – are Kochi and Cochin the same? Kochi is the official name of Cochin in Kerala. The locals would call the city Kochi but the Britishers called it Cochin. In the year 1996, the name of the city was formally changed to Kochi, the closest resemblance to the Malayalam transcription. However, both the names – Kochi and Cochin are still used and we shall use both these words interchangeably. Most people try to do Kochi in a day. While whatever time you spend in this beautiful city is well worth it, we believe one day is not…

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What did people do during the pandemic lockdown? Singers baked. Bakers stitched. Designers cooked. Some chefs started sending food to COVID patients. We revamped our blog and gave it a new look. As we recently witnessed, creators created. Padma Shri Geeta Chandran, the noted Bharatnatyam exponent, recently shared her pandemic positive story, not in words, but through the language of Bharatnatyam at the Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre. We have always had huge admiration for her work. Moreover, we were happy to attend a live dance program and go back to Habitat after a separation of 2 years. We just…

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Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese explorer, discovered the sea route to Kerala in the year 1498. This opened up the sea route for European explorers to reach Kerala. Since then, people from all over the world have flocked to Kerala for business or pleasure. As travel writers, travel is an important business for us. But we speak from a passion perspective. However, travel, for ages has been an important commercial activity. We were present to the business angle of travel like never before at the Kerala Travel Mart, 2022 that recently concluded in Cochin, Kerala. What is Kerala Travel Mart…

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Summer brings with it scorching heat which leads to water loss leading to dehydration and subsequently redness and irritation of the skin. Summer heat tends to mean more sweat, more oil and hence oily and heavy skin. This calls for a perfect summer skincare routine to follow. Following are some ways you can maintain your skin in this red-hot summer- Changing your face wash according to the season is a must. With the change of seasons, comes the change of skin type. Your skin changes from dry during winters to oily during summers. This is the main reason why you…

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Whether it is education or working from home, the debate about offline and online mediums is constantly on the rise nowadays. There are parents who are really impressed by online schooling and want to continue even after the pandemic seized. Then there are also certain parents who think the traditional classrooms are great and want their kids to continue going to the physical school again. However, we think both the means of education have their own perks and downsides. So, even if you consider any of these two options, you can still enroll your child on an online class. And…

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Individuals planning a Europe trip from India for the first time may seem lost due to the particulars of international travel. However, a Europe trip requires proper planning, from applying for visas to shortlisting the countries and obtaining international travel insurance. Here is a well-rounded piece on some useful tips one might follow while planning a vacation. Also Read – Smart Investing Can Help You Travel Anywhere In The World Top 7 tips for planning your Europe trip from India Travel enthusiasts may require some hacks for a successful trip to Europe from India. The below-mentioned tips can help in…

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The festivals of India draw awe from people around the world. Be it Hindu, Christian, Sikh or Muslim festivals celebrated in India, there is so much to experience round the year. For instance, this is the month of Ramzan, the annual fasting – feating cycle among Muslims before Eid. For us, this is the season for Ramzan Food Walk at Old Delhi of course! This is our annual ritual and notwithstanding the sweltering weather we embarked on this mission starting from Jama Masjid, an iconic landmark in the history of Delhi. Jama Masjid, New Delhi Jama Masjid is one of…

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Is it not true that you are frustrated about what bottoms to wear your Kurti with? Women of all ages love to wear kurti. It is sensitive to all Indian social considerations, visually pleasing and easy to wear, and can be worn for any occasion around the year. You can make a style verbalization just by wearing a stylish kurti. But make sure to consolidate your kurta pajama with a suitable base, ornaments, shoes, and various additional items. All these items work together to create your final look. The right pairing overhauls the energy of the whole outfit. Gone are…

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North East Festivals in Delhi are a popular event in NCR. These would be a melange of beautiful weaves and crafts, unique food, rocking music, alluring travel brochures to the seven sisters of India and a headful of dreams. The last two years have been dismal on this front as well. While the North East Festival 2021 was planned, it was postponed. We were disappointed but had our hopes up for North East Festival 2022. “Ask and you shall receive” is what our upcoming events in Delhi page said. Last weekend, the Delhi culture scene was on fire. There was…

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Like us, you’ve decided to begin a workout regimen and are looking for the ideal gym in Delhi to enrol in. Perhaps you’ve been working out at home consistently for a while and believe that the gym setting will help you stay inspired and provide you with the social side of exercising out that you don’t get at home. However, there are a few crucial aspects to consider when finding a new fitness centre irrespective of your situation. The fees of the gym This is going to be a significant consideration for the majority of folks. Nowadays, many people cannot…

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Like us, you’ve decided to begin a workout regimen and are looking for the ideal gym in Delhi to enrol in. Perhaps you’ve been working out at home consistently for a while and believe that the gym setting will help you stay inspired and provide you with the social side of exercising out that you don’t get at home. However, there are a few crucial aspects to consider when finding a new fitness centre irrespective of your situation. The fees of the gym This is going to be a significant consideration for the majority of folks. Nowadays, many people cannot…

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If you follow crafts fairs in India, you may be aware Surajkund Crafts Mela takes place from 1st to 15th February every year. Surajkund Mela 2021 was cancelled and the crafts world went into mourning. But then, everyone was looking forward to Surajkund Crafts Mela 2022. After all, Surajkund Mela is the largest crafts fair in the world. But February this year was a difficult month with another wave of coronavirus cases in India and the fair was postponed. Thankfully the country has recovered from that wave. New dates for Surajkund Crafts International Mela 2022 have been announced. Dates for…

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If you follow crafts fairs in India, you may be aware Surajkund Crafts Mela takes place from 1st to 15th February every year. Surajkund Mela 2021 was cancelled and the crafts world went into mourning. But then, everyone was looking forward to Surajkund Crafts Mela 2022. After all, Surajkund Mela is the largest crafts fair in the world. But February this year was a difficult month with another wave of coronavirus cases in India and the fair was postponed. Thankfully the country has recovered from that wave. New dates for Surajkund Crafts International Mela 2022 have been announced. Dates for…

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Calling out the Punjabis. And the Bengalis. We just realised, DelhiFunDos and the cloud kitchen Currynama, a brand under Seven Seas Kitchens, have a solid bond. DelhiFunDos is a project by a Punjabi and a Bengali. Likewise. Currynama serves a good fish wrapped in a leaf (like the Bengali paturi) as well as a well-cooked pot of butter chicken with equal ease. What is Currynama? In recent times, the way we perceive food has changed. Till a couple of years ago, an evening of eating out would be a situation of walking into a restaurant and having a meal. It…

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Calling out the Punjabis. And the Bengalis. We just realised, DelhiFunDos and the cloud kitchen Currynama, a brand under Seven Seas Kitchens, have a solid bond. DelhiFunDos is a project by a Punjabi and a Bengali. Likewise. Currynama serves a good fish wrapped in a leaf (like the Bengali paturi) as well as a well-cooked pot of butter chicken with equal ease. What is Currynama? In recent times, the way we perceive food has changed. Till a couple of years ago, an evening of eating out would be a situation of walking into a restaurant and having a meal. It…

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Ironically, we reached Modhera Sun Temple at a time when Sun God was throwing his last rays. We had already been wowed at Rani Ki Vav. Yet, the enthralling beauty of this elaborate structure, even more, resplendent at dusk, totally awed us. It was not the first Sun Temple we were visiting, but most spectacular. Sun Temples in India Om Japa Kusuma SankaashamKashyapeyam Mahaa DyutimTamorim Sarva PapaghnamPranathosmi Divakaram  Millions of Hindus across the world wake up to the Surya Mantra every morning. This is an ode to Sun God, one of the reigning deities in Hinduism. Surya or The Sun…

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Ironically, we reached Modhera Sun Temple at a time when Sun God was throwing his last rays. We had already been wowed at Rani Ki Vav. Yet, the enthralling beauty of this elaborate structure, even more, resplendent at dusk, totally awed us. It was not the first Sun Temple we were visiting, but most spectacular. Sun Temples in India Om Japa Kusuma SankaashamKashyapeyam Mahaa DyutimTamorim Sarva PapaghnamPranathosmi Divakaram  Millions of Hindus across the world wake up to the Surya Mantra every morning. This is an ode to Sun God, one of the reigning deities in Hinduism. Surya or The Sun…

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Dine-in in Delhi has resumed. Restaurants of Delhi are back in business. Our favourite American Diner, one of the oldest restaurants of India Habitat Centre is now Habitat Hub. Is All American Diner closed? A sad yes. 🙁 We had curated a list of our favourite restaurants that have closed down and it is time to update that list. About two decades back, Old World Hospitality had opened the restaurant All American Diner with an American – Texan menu. The venue was India Habitat Centre (IHC) on Lodhi Road. Our favourite meal at The All American Diner We would walk…

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Dine-in in Delhi has resumed. Restaurants of Delhi are back in business. Our favourite American Diner, one of the oldest restaurants of India Habitat Centre is now Habitat Hub. Is All American Diner closed? A sad yes. 🙁 We had curated a list of our favourite restaurants that have closed down and it is time to update that list. About two decades back, Old World Hospitality had opened the restaurant All American Diner with an American – Texan menu. The venue was India Habitat Centre (IHC) on Lodhi Road. Our favourite meal at The All American Diner We would walk…

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Rani ki Vav in Patan, Gujarat is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that kept us drooling. Rani ki Vav’s mindboggling architecture is a story of goosebumps. During our recent trip with Gujarat Tourism, we had a firsthand experience of Rani ki wow! 🙂 What is Rani ki Vav? Rani ki wow..that is what we call Rani ki Vav (The Queen’s Stepwell), the 11th-century stepwell cum water reservoir that has rich carvings all over. The stepwell is seven-storeys deep and resembles an inverted temple. The stepwell was hidden under layers of silt till 1940 when it was discovered. Archaeological Survey of…

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Rani ki Vav in Patan, Gujarat is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that kept us drooling. Rani ki Vav’s mindboggling architecture is a story of goosebumps. During our recent trip with Gujarat Tourism, we had a firsthand experience of Rani ki wow! 🙂 What is Rani ki Vav? Rani ki wow..that is what we call Rani ki Vav (The Queen’s Stepwell), the 11th-century stepwell cum water reservoir that has rich carvings all over. The stepwell is seven-storeys deep and resembles an inverted temple. The stepwell was hidden under layers of silt till 1940 when it was discovered. Archaeological Survey of…

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If you have visited the Delhi Pavillion of India International Trade Fair, 2021 you would have seen an impression of the refurbished Chandni Chowk. Chandni Chowk, Delhi was built in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan. It has drawn travelers from all over the world virtually since then. The trend continues to date. Chandi Chowk in Old Delhi is like the grand dame attracting tourists from all across the world. To boost tourism in this area, the Delhi Government took up a project to clean up Chandni Chowk and give Chandni Chowk a new look. In the first part…

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If you have visited the Delhi Pavillion of India International Trade Fair, 2021 you would have seen an impression of the refurbished Chandni Chowk. Chandni Chowk, Delhi was built in the 17th century by Emperor Shah Jahan. Chandni Chowk has drawn travelers from all over the world virtually since then. The trend continues till date. Chandi Chowk in Old Delhi is like the grand dame attracting tourists from all across the world. In fact, off and on, we find some reasons to visit Chandni Chowk and surrounding areas. To boost tourism in this area, the Delhi Government took up a…

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Italian food in Delhi NCR is not uncommon. We have tried Italian restaurants in Gurgaon as well. Yet, we tried Timpano Restaurant in Gurgaon, not once but twice. We tried their pasta delivery in Delhi and then their new outlet in Gurgaon. Here is why. Timpano Gurgaon  “Timpano” has a nice ring to it. It is an Italian food service operating in Delhi NCR. They had been delivering Italian food in Delhi NCR through their cloud kitchen during corona lockdown. Attracted by the name Timpano, we had ordered a host of pasta, risotto, and dessert some months back. We were…

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Ahmedabad is the first UNESCO World Heritage City in India. We spent one day in Ahmedabad, took the Heritage Tour at Ahmedabad Old City; ate Gujarati thali in Ahmedabad; indulged at shopping at Ahmedabad, and emerged almost Ahmedabadis at night. We had assembled in Ahmedabad as invitees for the first-ever All India Influencer’s Meet, 2021, organised by Gujarat Tourism, Ministry of Tourism – Government Of India, and Incredible India. We had travelled to various parts of Gujarat such as Sun Temple at Modhera, Patan, all the way to attend Rann Utsav at Kutch. This was our last day in the…

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Gujarat on our platter – A glimpse of the yummy food we savored on our recent trip to Gujarat There is something about Gujarati food that endears that cuisine to us. Whenever we are out of dining options, we just go and get a Gujarati thali in Delhi. Gujarat Bhawan canteen in Delhi has never disappointed us. But how would Gujarati food taste in Gujarat and what is it that Gujarat eats? To explore this question, we made the most of our recent Gujarat trip. We traveled extensively from Ahmedabad to Rann of Kutch as a part of #AllIndiaInfluencersMeet2021 at…

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What made us Rann at the year-end? It had to be a trip to Rann Utsav 2021- 2022. Rann Utsav, Gujarat was on our to-do list for ages. We always wanted to visit the White Rann – the only salt dessert in India. Rann Utsav was to provide us with an opportunity to witness the coveted sunset at Rann of Kutch. Additionally, we could get a glimpse into the mysterious Kutchi way of life. Little did we know that we were embarking on a journey we would remember forever. What is Rann Utsav in Gujarat? The Rann of Kutch in…

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This is a huge relief for all extroverts in Delhi. Now with all festivities over, fairs in Delhi 2021 are back to regale us. You must know, as we pen this post, Trade Fair Delhi 2021, a celebration of Indian creativity is hogging all footfall at Pragati Maidan. In fact, Delhi is forever up for a celebration. No surprise that Delhi is home to many interesting fairs and exhibitions spread throughout the year. Being the capital, the melas in Delhi draws participation from all over the country and even overseas. Delhi Fairs like The Blind School Diwali Bazaar 2021 and…

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