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Packing light and smart for travel: Why & How

Just because you travel business class does not mean you have to use the generous baggage allowance it comes with. More so since airports are the great levellers; all but a few treat passengers and[Read More…]

by February 26, 2008 Travel Tips

Lakshmi, the leopard cub, in good hands

I had written about a rescued female leopard cub, Lakshmi, in the forests of Ranthambhore in Rajasthan in India here as well as posted a YouTube video here. But apparently I was slightly misinformed, giving[Read More…]

by February 25, 2008 Rajasthan, Wildlife & Nature

Hotel: Banjara Retreat at Sojha, Kulu Valley

When you have organizations like Banjara Camps and Retreats to give you a choice of options to stay at, you can forget everything else and just think of the comforts and fun awaiting you. Click[Read More…]

by February 21, 2008 Destinations: India, Himachal Pradesh, Hotels

Leopard cub in Ranthambhore: A Video

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by February 21, 2008 Videos

Lakshmi, the rescued leopard cub in Ranthambhore

This is the story, so far, of a female leopard cub rescued by the forest department in Ranthambhore in Rajasthan in India. For starters, why did the cub, now called Lakshmi, need to be rescued[Read More…]

by February 20, 2008 Rajasthan, Wildlife & Nature

Qutab Minar, Islam’s first outpost in the region

Islam established its first formal foothold in India when a mosque was constructed in what is known as the the Qutab Minar complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in the Mehrauli area of New[Read More…]

by February 20, 2008 Delhi

Ten tips to beat that jet lag

Tired of the jet lag? Here’s a quick read on how you can fight it off without making major lifestyle changes.

by February 20, 2008 Travel Tips

Tabo, the village of cavemen and Lamas

Once upon a time, there was a small Himalayan village located 3,050 metres above sea level. In the Lahaul-Spiti valley, mostly a cold desert region. Populated by only a few ‘souls’, their homes being caves[Read More…]

by February 19, 2008 Himachal Pradesh, Himalayas