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Walls & Beyond


Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Over the course of history, people have been creating murals to jot down their existence. After all, murals hold an immense significance in our history. They are priceless carriers of knowledge, reminding us about the times forgotten. Today wall art has become a form of urban mainstream art. Artists are creating murals on the interior and exterior of a ...

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“I found many homes away from my home.” – Ankit Arora’s journey across India


Thursday, January 25, 2018

No matter how much one plans and prepares, one can't foresee what the future holds and in times like that, the only hope of a solo traveler’s life is willing and helpful locals, tell us about any experience where you were saved/ helped out by locals of the place you were in.   Yes it's an absolute ...

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In conversation with Samar Khan, the man behind Metrodoodle


Wednesday, January 24, 2018

A survey conducted in Britain in 2015 said that that the average worker spends a year and a half of their life just commuting. Considering the population and traffic status of India, this number would probably be inadequate. Commuting is one of the most mundane of things so imagine spending more than a year and ...

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A basic guide to attending JLF


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Jaipur is gearing up to host the much awaited Jaipur Literature Festival and so are many other literary enthusiasts to visit the fest spanning five days. Attending JLF has become a sort of ritual to me and my excitement graph, as the years go by, has only seen an upward curve. I love the potpourri ...

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10 kite festivals that will keep your calendar occupied


Saturday, January 13, 2018

We know that Makar Sakranti is just around the corner and if you are someone who cannot get enough of the colorful kites floating in the sky around this time of the year then don’t worry we’ve rounded up kite festivals from all around the world that you can fit into your calendar and start ...

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From a Dead Poet’s Society to A Slam Poet’s Society


Tuesday, January 9, 2018

ARE WE MOVING TOWARDS A SLAM POET'S SOCIETY?   Kalki Koechlin performing at the debut edition of Spoken Fest 2017. Source: EventsFAQ In earlier times when the TV and Internet were not there yet, the sources of entertainment were limited to dance, music and literature and while the former two got swept in the advent of technology ...

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