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  • When Britons and French came to India on a bus.

    The earliest bus that brought in the first batch tourists from France to India was in 1956. This trip started from Paris and brought in French and quite possibly other Europeans too to Bombay. This journey took almost 60 days and covered around fourteen thousand kilometres.


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  • India Food Tour

    Importance of Rice in Biryani & Pullao

    In Delhi’s 14th century Feroz Shah Kotla fortress which is a reminiscence of the Tuglaq era, also known for the famous cricket stadium nearby, comes alive on Thursdays when faithful assemble to offer incense and lamps to the djinns believed to dwell here in the narrow and dark alleys of the fort in hope to […]


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  • Kashmir is architecturally outstanding too

    Kashmir in India is known as Paradise on earth as well as Switzerland of India due to its scenic and picturesque landscapes. It is even praised for its houseboats, apples, nuts, dry fruits, saffron, but no one talks much of its architecture of its heritage religious buildings.


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  • Colonial British Children brought up by Indian Ayahs

    The Ayahs or native Indian nursemaids made long sea voyages to work as house maids or as nannies for the British in the colonial era. One can still see these buildings called “Ayah’s Home” and have been shortlisted for a blue plaque, a type of inscription in London that alerts people to a place’s importance and gives an opportunity to people who are interested in history to include it in heritage walks.


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  • Indian Footprint in Italy

    The history of Naples goes back to three millennia with reminisces of Hellenic pottery left behind by its Greek founders who named the city ‘Neapolis’- meaning to say new city in Greek. Greeks had an influence on the local population  by way of  speaking Greek and contributions to Italian culture and so much inventing ‘makaria’ […]


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  • Sepoy Mutiny

    Indian Mutiny Events (1857-1860)

    1857 22 January The sepoys at Dumdum become uneasy about the new cartridges. January- March Unrest among the sepoys on the greased cartridge question; outbreaks at Berhampore and Barrackpore, the chapaties pass from village to village. 24 April Meerut 3rd Light Cavalry; rebellious conduct followed by court-martial. 10 May Meerut 3rd Light Cavalry, 11th N.I. […]


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  • Durga Puja in Kolkata: experience the divine

    In India, festivals are as diverse as the people and that is why every now and then you will find people of India prepping up for a festive celebration. Every festival in India brings along vibrant vibes. One such auspicious occasion in India is – Durga Puja, worshipping of Goddess Durga. This is one of […]


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  • Indian Streets that speak

    “The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.” -Robert Doisneau It’s the diversity in the people of India that makes this nation so vibrant and culturally rich. However, it’s not just the people that make Indian culture unique it is also its streets. […]


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  • An Architectural Wonder Four Times The Size Of Buckingham Palace.

    In the late 1890s, the royal family tuck away in Gujarat was welcoming with great pomp & show a young bride from Thanjavur. She was the beloved bride of Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III and the new Maharani (queen) of Baroda. And she was welcomed with an equally precious gift – the lavish Lakshmi Villas […]


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