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Delhi to Jaipur: The Long Weekend getaway!

With a quarter of 2017 already gone by, it is now time to start planning for the upcoming long weekends in 2017, since there aren’t too many left anyway, and before we know it, the year might just end. So bring out those planners and start planning. The best thing to do on a long weekend is to go to a tourist place near to where you live, ideally at a driveable distance. I find driving down to some place more enjoyable than taking a flight, especially when you are out to enjoy a long weekend with family or friends. You can make stopovers at your favorite local restaurants or dhabas, stop for tea breaks and enjoy the scenic views from the car while listening to your favorite songs.

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The Picnic Table at The (Taj) Gateway Resort Damdama Lake

Winters and picnics go hand in hand, don’t they? No weekend in winters is ever complete without a trip to the nearby park with a basket of food and drinks and some bedheets in tow. Also mandatory are some fun outdoor games. Well guess what? Now you do not need to arrange for all of this, coz The Gateway Resort Damdama Lake now has a picnic setup for you to enjoy whenever you want. Read on for the deets!

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The Lalit Mangar: Staycation review

Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury! ~ Coco Chanel

So a few weeks back, our quest for luxury took us to the newly opened The Lalit Mangar, situated in the heart of Mangar village in Haryana, just around Delhi.. The property is super close to Delhi, and offers an unimaginable view of the Aravali hills, something which is totally unheard of in the Delhi-NCR area. Read on for our full take on this beauty!

The property

The moment you enter the property, you know you’ve stepped in for some peaceful luxury! The place is very calm in itself, and the grandeur of the property only adds to the serenity.

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Paris in a day- Travelogue

Paris in a day!

They say that ‘A bad day in Paris is still better than a good day anywhere else’. And you can only testify for the same once you are back from Paris. Actually, you never come back from Paris. You leave a piece of your heart there. That’s the magic of the beautiful and majestic Paris, which I’m sure is unlike any other place on this planet. Or at least I’m obsessed with it!

Last year, I had the chance to visit Paris for a few days for work, but the first day for me was completely free, so I decided to travel as much as possible and cover as many best tourist places in Paris as I possibly could. Here’s what you can do too is you wanna see Paris in a day, especially when you don’t wanna get on one of those hop-on-hop-off buses coz who likes routines!

First off, I took the Paris Metro and reached Pont Alexandre III. It is a beautiful arch bridge that spans river Sienne. A beautiful bridge in itself, this one point will offer you a view of Paris Eye, Les Invalides and the tops of the Eiffel Tower in a gorgeous panoramic view. You could spend some time here and just soak in the ‘feel’ of Paris all around you.

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Top 5 Traditional Indian Delicacies Made Healthy

The flavor and fragrance of Indian dishes have driven the world crazy. Very few can resist for long from taking a dive into the world of ingredient-rich and spice-packed Indian dishes. It’s the unique essence of panchphoran and dhanak masala that gives Indian spices its mouth-watering flavor. But, are all Indian dishes only about being oily and spicy? It might come as a surprise to many, that several traditional Indian dishes are actually prepared with very healthy ingredients.

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DoubleTree by Hilton, Agra: Review

Hey everyone! We recently went down to Agra, the city of love, for another trip. The close vicinity of this place from Delhi makes it an ideal weekend getaway destination from Delhi. This time around, we travelled by the new Gatimaan Express which takes you from Delhi to Agra in exactly 90 minutes. In Agra, we stayed at DoubleTree by Hilton this time. Since we have already seen the Taj Mahal quite a few times (check last travelogue here), we decided to skip another trip to it and lounge in the hotel itself! Read on for the details on this luxury property in Agra!double-tree-by-hilton-agra-review-travel-blog Continue reading DoubleTree by Hilton, Agra: Review

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Don’t miss Pizza Chef Ciro Sorrentino’s pizzas at La Piazza, Hyatt Regency, Delhi

Chef Ciro Sorrentino– Expert Pizzaiolo at La Piazza, Hyatt Regency, Delhi

A pioneer in the authentic Italian cuisine in Delhi, La Piazza, one of the first Italian trattoria-style restaurants brings in a Pizzaiolo (a pizza chef) for the first time ever in India. Chef Ciro Sorrentino, an expert Pizza Chef will bring in a variety of new pizzas at Hyatt Regency Delhi during a limited period promotion at the 22 year old restaurant La Piazza. Read on for the details.

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Chef Ciro Sorrentino – Expert Pizzaiolo, La Piazza, Hyatt Regency, Delhi

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Jashn-e-Awadh food festival at Elan, The Lodhi

Hi everyone!

I’m back with a fresh new food review today, after a quick hiatus from writing on food here. The festive season has officially begun, and it is the time to venture out with friends and family. No celebration is over without lots of food here in India. Today I’m going to talk about the ongoing Jashn-E-Awadh food festival at Elan, The Lodhi.. Read on for the deets!

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