Tajpur- The untouched beach

Tajpur, the untouched beauty and latest addition of travel spot in West Bengal is located in East Midnapur, almost 180 kms away from Kolkata. It is one of the most natural beaches in India. Tajpur is situated on the Kolkata – Digha route and just 5 Km from Chaulkhola (way to Mandarmoni – another virgin […]

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Kumbh Mela – Haridwar is all set for the next round

Maha Kumbh Haridwar 2010 began, 14 Jan 2010 amid huge religious fanfare and tight security and over 25 lakh people took a ‘snan’ (bath) in the Ganga on the occasion of ‘Makar Sankranti’ — known as Uttarayan in other parts of the country the day when the sun starts to move northwards marking the decline […]

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Bathing Ghats in Kumbh Mela

Bathing in the holy river on the auspicious occasion of Kumbh Mela is the most important activity for millions of people in India. A large tented city is erected and pilgrims stay at tents owned by Pandas (religious and spiritual guides) and at various ashrams. Others will just camp on the ground or turn up […]

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Ashrams/Dharamshala in Haridwar

Haridwar is also known as a place of Dharamshala’s. There are roughly more than 300 Ashrams and Dharamshalas in Haridwar which can accommodate more than 20000 pilgrims during Kumbh, Ardh Kumbha and other important occasion in Haridwar. This Ashrams and Dharamshala’s provide basic facilities and in return they charge very nominal fees. Here are details […]

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Medical Tourism in India

In Ancient times, Greek Pilgrims travelled all over the Mediterranean to Saronic Gulf which was called Epiauria or the sanctuary of the healing god, Asclepius, In Roman Britain, patients took the waters at a shrine at Bath, a practice that continued for 2,000 years. From the 18th century wealthy Europeans travelled to spas from Germany […]

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Tiger Teasing

The Union environment and forest ministry has found Maharashtra agriculture minister Balasaheb Thorat guilty of “molesting and teasing” a tiger when he entered a zoo cage and patted it in Nagpur last Saturday. Shocked by the incident, the ministry had demanded a report from the zoo authorities as the minister had violated the law. Thorat, […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Pichavaram – World’s 2nd largest Mangrove Forest

Pichavaram is the second largest mangrove forest in the world, located near Chidambaram in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu with an area of over 2800 acres. The nearest railway station is Chidambaram from where it is accessible by road.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009