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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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Indian History - Hoax or not!

His Story? Their Story? Whose Story?


Tuesday, December 26, 2017

His Story or History? Our history is saturated with innumerable wars; some famous some forgotten and lost and known to us only through the trusty history textbooks back in school. Some of us who were genuinely curious would go beyond the textbooks to more textbooks and eventually the internet (before you fire away at me, the ...

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