While coming back from Kodaikanal, we took a detour towards Valparai, a tiny hill station in the Coimbatore district to Tamil Nadu. It is often dubbed as the ‘Seventh Heaven’ of those who desire to visit hill stations like Ooty, Kodaikanal, andCoorg but are dismayed by the upsurge of the footfall of tourists in those places.
The road from Kodaikanal to Valparai is very scenic with 40 hairpin bends on the way up to Valparai from Aliyar. You can see the forest giving way to plantations as you reach the town.
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Last summer I went to Kodaikanal with my college friends just to get away from my mundane life. Back then my parents were looking for a suitable groom for me and I was a little frustrated with the search. Kodaikanal was a welcome break for me.
Located in the hills of Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal is often referred to as the “Princess of Hill Stations” and for good reasons. The word “Kodaikanal” loosely means “The Gift of the Forest” which it undoubtedly is. Kodaikanal every year attracts a lot of tourists, who are looking for an escape from their mundane lives.
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Grand Baie is a very popular but one of the shorted beaches of Mauritius in the Rivière du Rempart district. Located in the Northwest coast of Mauritius, Grand Baie is bustling with ever expanding resorts and lined with high-end fashion stores.
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It is something that we believe strongly, that walking is the best way to explore a city. Until and unless you have walked through the nooks & corners of a city, taking in all the views that a city has to offer, you cannot truly say you have explored a city.
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Mauritius is a very beautiful island without any doubt. There is so much more to see apart from what the tourist guides show us. And if you want to explore Mauritius on your own then these are some hidden gems of Mauritius that you would love to explore. But make sure to keep a day aside for sunbath on beaches.
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Every year, West Bengal opens its arms for many visitors all around the world during its annual festival of Durga Puja, also called as Durgotsav or simply Puja, a festival that reveres the goddess Durga. This festival marks the victory of Goddess Durga in the battle with the deceptive and powerful demon Mahishasura.
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How do you feel about an impromptu journey? The sudden weekend getaways, in my opinion, are ideal for relaxing your overworking brain. After playing the role of an organizer in my last Pune trip, I was happy to join my husband on his friends weekend-trip to Sakleshpur. A hill-station clad in absolute serenity, Sakleshpur is cocooned in the mountain ranges of Western Ghats, in the state of Karnataka.
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Being a native to Kolkata, how can I not highlight the tasty and affordable street sacks that the City of Joy, has to offer. I have spent most of my childhood in Assam due to my dad’s transferable job but my month-long summer vacations were spent at my grandparent’s house in Kolkata.
Every other night, a guy on a mobile stall will roam in our neighborhood selling dosa, banging on his iron/steel ‘tawa’ letting us know of his arrival. I used to get all excited for having dosa as dinner.
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No matter how much we hate to admit that we are not bothered about a pre-wedding photoshoot, the pre-wedding photos look amazing and give a slight insight into your relationship. Besides your wedding photographs, you will also cherish your pre-wedding photographs for a long time and in this age of Instagram, you will get a lot more professional content to upload.
Looking back to my pre-wedding photoshoot, I realize that I could have gone to some of the unique spots that Kolkata has to offer but I stuck to some tried and tested spots: Victoria Memorial and Princep Ghat. Even though my photoshoot was magical and fun, I could have added more fun elements to it.
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As they say, life is meant for great adventures and close friends. It’s every girl’s dream to go on a road trip with her girls’ squad leaving all her worries behind. But to plan an all-girls trip could be worrisome sometimes. So here are some tips that I followed when I planned my trip to Pune with my school friends. We flew into Pune individually and went on road trips to Lonavala and Mahabaleshwar together.
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