Going on a holiday can be thrilling but planning the perfect itinerary before leaving the house can be hectic. To add on everything else, timing of your trip is an important factor.
People usually tend to make a trip when they have a few days off from work – sounds obvious, right? But if you live in a country with different holiday/peak seasons compared to your destination, then you should carefully evaluate the timing.
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Kirinda is a small coastal fishing village blessed with a beautiful beach, spectacular views and a thrilling history. It is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Hambantota district of Sri Lanka, which is situated roughly about 37 km away from Hambantota town and easily accessible via Tissamaharama.
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I have been craving a weekend getaway for a while now and when talks of a trip to Masinagudi was brewing, I knew that I had to go.
Deriving its name from the famous Masani Ammam temple located in the hilly terrains of the city, Masinagudi is a small hill station in the Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu and one of the five regions in Mudumalai National Park. Due to its proximity to Ooty (roughly 30 km), Masinagudi is widely visited by tourists of all kinds.
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Tissamaharama is a quaint town in the Hambantota district of Sri Lanka, which mainly serves as the starting point for Yala National Park, Bundala National Park safaris and the Katharagama Pilgrimage for the visitors. When I was in Tissamaharama, I was blown away by the beauty of the Tissawewa lake. But quickly realized that this little town has much more to offer and its a paradise for the bird lovers. Here is my list of top 10 things to do in Tissamaharama and nearby places that you shouldn’t miss when you are next time in town.
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Anyone who loves travelling has a bucket list of places they want to visit during their life. And Italy is present in almost every bucket list. But why so many people around the world are attracted to this country? What’s so fascinating about it? Well, who wouldn’t want to enjoy a tour of the Colosseum, imagining to assist to a gladiator show? Or who wouldn’t love to take a ride on a gondola in Venice?
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If you have only a weekend to make your dream Goa trip come true then you are at the right place. I agree, that 2 days is too less to explore a place but spending 2 days in any of your dream locations will go a long way in making your boring daily life seem not so boring after all. What I am trying to say is instead of waiting for our annual vacation, we can go on small-small breaks in the long weekends to enjoy (or appreciate) our life a little more.
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If you are planning to visit Sri Lanka soon then you are definitely in the right place. In this blog post, I will give you a detailed version of my 7 days Sri Lanka itinerary, including my route and all the things we did there.
Travelling in Sri Lanka is easy if you are planning to travel in overcrowded public buses or jam packed trains. Another alternative to this is to hire your private cab or van(if travelling in large groups).
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My trip to the forgotten land of Garh Panchkot is engraved in my heart as if it was yesterday. Garh Panchkot is a ruined fort located at the foothills of Panchet Hill in the district of Purulia, West Bengal. The remnants of the Garh (fortress) bear a silent testimony of the Bargi attack during the 18th century. To give recognition to the main five (panch) clans (khunt) of the local, the kingdom established by Damoder Sekhar assumed the name of Panchkot.
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Safely tucked away from the eyes of the mainlanders, there is an oval shaped fort of Murud Janjira on an island off the coastal village of Murud in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. The Murud Janjira fort is the only one of its kind and rightfully so.
The fort got its name from the Arabic word “Jazeera”, meaning an island. The name of the village Murud is derived from the word “Morod” in Konkani.
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One of our friends recently purchased a car and took us for a long drive to Lepakshi, a historic village in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh on Karnataka Formation Day (1st November). Approximately 120 km from Bangalore, Lepakshi makes an interesting place to visit in weekends because of its many legends.
Lepakshi has a cultural and archaeological significance as it has shrines dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Veerabhadra which were built during the Vijayanagara kings’ period.
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