I was invited by Gujarat Tourism Department to attend NAVARATRI FESTIVAL 2018 at Ahmadabad and Vadodara. The inauguration event marks the beginning of nine days of Garba dance where the entire […]
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats celebrated on second Saturday of months May and October. […]
A religious, cultural and heritage hub, Thanjavur in Tamilnadu has four authentic traditional crafts recognized as Geographical Indication. When we were posted to Thanjavur, Tamilnadu my first reaction was not very […]
When Alka Kaushik and Puneetinder of Travel Correspondents & Bloggers Group suggested a curated Parsi food walk at Pune with food critic Jayesh Paranjpe who also runs travel company The Western […]
The Geographical Indication tag(formally granted in 2013) handcrafted Saraswati Veena of Thanjavur is revered by the Carnatic music stalwarts for its sonorous quality. A prized possession of the classical musicians, […]
A dwindling breed of street performers sing devotional songs. Behrupiya, the original travelers and entertainers, once were the much sought after street performers in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. They were masters of disguise and sometimes entrusted with spying for the kings.