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6 authentic Kashmiri food you must try

November 15, 2016 06:02PM

The history of Kashmiri cuisine can be traced back several hundred years to the invasion of India by Tumur and the migration of merchants, craftsmen and cooks from Samarkand to the verdant Kashmir valley.

The descendants of these cooks, the wazas, are now regarded as the master chefs of Kashmiri …


Top 5 Places to Visit in Kashmir

November 15, 2016 05:18PM


Located on the Srinagar-Ladakh Highway, around two and a half hours drive northeast of Srinagar, scenic Sonamarg ("Meadow of Gold") is famous for its Thajiwas Glacier. What's remarkable about this glacier is how accessible it is. From the highway, you can hike up to the glacier and back …


Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir

November 15, 2016 05:06PM

Jammu and Kashmir is a paradise for tourists. It is situated on the top most part of the country and it is set like a jewelled crown on the map of India. The majestic Himalayan Mountain Range and the Pir Panjal Range in Jammu and Kashmir, represent the awe-inspiring supremacy, beauty, and opulence o…


'Planning your honeymoon? Check out these treasured destinations from India by Travelyaari

November 8, 2016 06:35PM

Now that you are almost done running after the wedding caterers, decorators, designers, and endless fretting over the logistics and managing the relatives who always tend to get super excited in the shaadis, it’s time to focus on the post-wedding plans. Yes, you got it right, your Honeymoon destinat…



November 8, 2016 03:38PM

Tourism in Ladakh

Ladakh  a word which means "land of high passes", is a region in the state of Jammu and Kashmir of Northern India sandwiched between the Karakoram mountain range to the north and the Himalayas to the south. The Indian portion of Ladakh is composed of the Leh and Kargil districts…


Tourism in Gujarat

November 2, 2016 12:39PM

Gujarat is the 6th largest state in India, located in the western part of India with a coastline of 1600 km (longest in India). It is one of the most popular tourist regions in the country, and was visited by 19.8 million domestic and international tourists in 2010-11.[1] Gujarat offers scenic beaut…


5 Things You Must Eat in Kerala

October 24, 2016 02:14PM

Puttu and Kadala Curry - Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake cooked with coconut shavings and is an extremely popular breakfast dish, not just in Kannur but through other parts of Kerala as well. It's usually served with kadala curry (black chickpeas/kala chana) but can also be relished with r…


6 Tourist Places in Kerala that You Must Visit

October 24, 2016 01:56PM

Kerala, in south India, is often referred to as "God's Own Country". This coastal state is rich in distinctive traditions and culture, and lush unspoiled tropical beauty. Most of all, Kerala is known for its elephants, elaborate temple festivals, and the tranquil backwaters. The pace of life is slow…


Kerala at a Glance

October 24, 2016 01:39PM

With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering 500-2700 m in the east and networked by 44 rivers, Kerala enjoys unique geographical features that have made it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in Asia. An equable climate. A long shoreline with serene beaches. Tranquil s…


Top 5 places to visit in October in India

October 12, 2016 05:56PM

After a lull of a few months, October is the beginning of the festive season when most places in India have some or the other celebration or event lined up. It is also a good month to travel to places just before the peak tourist season begins and things start getting overtly expensive. October is t…


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