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Lesser Known Hill Stations in West Bengal – II

watch In this post, a continuation of the previous one, we will explore a few more lesser known hill stations hidden in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas: Suntaleykhola Located barely 5 kilometres from Samsing, Suntaleykhola is a small hamlet that has been attracting the attention of travelers for some time now. Positioned at an altitude of 650 to 950 meters above the sea level, Suntaleykhola derives its name from a small river. Suntaley means orange and khola means

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Lesser Known Hill Stations in West Bengal – I

It might come as a surprise to many travellers, but there are several lesser known hill stations in north Bengal where you can easily spend a lazy weekend. These include Charkhole, Chatakpur, Samsing, Lava, Loleygaon, Sillery Gaon and a few more. Some fall under Dooars (Jalpaiguri) and some under the Darjeeling district. Let’s take a quick look at some of these. Samsing Set amongst undulating skyline, a drive through the Dooars will take you to

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A Quick Look at Darjeeling Travel Guide

Straddling a ridge 2200 meters above the sea level, surrounded by verdant tea plantations, with the majestic Kanchenjunga mountain range overlooking it, Darjeeling makes for one of most definitive hill stations not only in West Bengal but also across India. Dating back to the colonial era, the city offers some of the best experiences for the curious traveller. Apart from gazing at the magnificent Kanchenjunga range, you can explore the existing colonial era architecture, visit an

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Chakrata: Uttarakhand’s Hidden Treasure

Located 98 kilometers from Dehradun, Chakrata is definitely a hidden treasure of Uttarakhand. A small cantonment, if you are looking for a hill station that is calm and serene, Chakrata is the best possible option. Two major rivers – the Ton and the Yamuna pass through these regions and one can bask in the beauty of the same. Originally a cantonment of the British Indian Army, the region has emerged an attraction for travel enthusiasts.

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India and Beyond-1: Uttar Pradesh

Its that time of the year when the summer vacations are about to begin. Many of you must be planning of your favorite trip to your dream destinations. Places like London,Paris,Swiz..etc etc always top the list of the vacation goers.But if at all you are planning of some trip in our own country, believe me the list is endless. Yes, abroad is always an attractive destination for desi people, but having traveled almost the whole

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Luxury in the middle of nowhere – Pushkar Resorts, Rajasthan

Whenever you hear of Pushkar, your mind automatically thinks about the famous Pushkar Camel Fair that happens in the months of October, November every year. Few people inclined towards mythology may also know that Pushkar has the only Lord Brahma temple in the world. Other than that, Pushkar doesn’t seem to entice much interest in people. But did you know that it’s a wonderful getaway from Jaipur and even Delhi? Pushkar Resorts in Pushkar is just about

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Eat Walk Edinburgh Tour in Scotland

After checking into our hotel in Edinburgh, we were greeted by Julie of Eat Walk Edinburgh tours at the reception of Hotel Du Vin. Eat Walk Edinburgh walking tours took us through the historical heart of the city while allowing us the time to sample food and drink from some of Edinburgh’s unique restaurants, shops and bars. Between premises, our guide Julie, also pointed out interesting sights of the city and gave us advice on other places

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Athens of The East-I

If you are greatly fascinated by ancient Indian culture then you can give visiting Madurai a thought. Madurai is regarded as the Athens of the East because it has structures and monuments which have stood witness to Human civilizations dating before middle Ages. Arulmigu Meenakshi Sundareshwarar Temple or most popularly known as Meenakshi Amman Temple is the best place to give your Madurai trip a start. As a child I had heard a lot about

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Food Innovation At Its Best: Hilton Bangalore

Bangalore has some of the biggest global names in the hospitality industry opening their chains. Hilton Bangalore is also one of the names that have arrived recently. It is strategically located inside one of the top IT parks in town Embassy Golf Links. The hotel has already captured the hearts of Bangaloreans with their sprawling premises, interesting food combinations and impeccable service! Recently we were invited to try out the there Restaurant: Ministry of Food

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बाढ़ का सैलाब

घर है छूटा, दर है छूटा सबका छूट गया संसार । अब हम क्या करें? बेटा डूबा, बेटी डूबी मां बाप का डूब गया संसार, दादी बिछड़ी, दादा बिछड़े किसी का बिछड़ गया परिवार । अब हम क्या करें?   जल ही जल है सभी जगह पर धरती का कहीं पर नाम नहीं, ऐसा जल का सैलाब बहा धँस गयी धरती कहीं कहीं । अब हम क्या करें?   मन है टूटा, तन है भूखा

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