Subah-e-Banaras in Pictures

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I recently got an opportunity to visit Varanasi with UP Tourism and Lonely Planet Magazine India. On our itinerary was Subah-e-Banaras which literally means a morning in Varanasi! I am not a morning person by any stretch of imagination. I howl and cry when I am asked to wake up and assemble in the lobby at 4.00...

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What I Learned about the Naga Sadhus at the Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is one of the largest peaceful gathering on this earth. It happens every three years in rotation across four cities of India- Haridwar, Nasik, Ujjain and Prayagraj (formerly known as Allahabad). This year the gathering is on confluence of the Rivers Ganga and Yamuna at Prayagraj. It is being held fro...

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Dandi Kutir- The High Tech Gandhi Museum in Gandhinagar

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After a few minutes inside the Dandi Kutir Museum I was reminded of the museums in Sharjah and Dubai. I had seen such use of technology only in those places. So, it was a pleasant surprise to find such a modern museum closer home. Dabdi Kutir is the world's largest museum devoted to the life and teachings of on...

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Things to Know Before You Go to Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj

By Mridula Dwivedi February 7, 2019 18 Comments , ,
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When I got an invitation from the UP Government and Lonely Planet Magazine India to visit the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj I accepted it without any hesitation. I was under the impression that I would never be able to do it on my own, so I was thrilled that I could be part of the media group to visit Kumbh. I am now bac...

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To Paris With Love

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We are continuing with our Paris saga, this post has been written by my sister Alka. We visited Paris in November 2018. Over to Alka. When my sister asked me, what if we visit Paris this year, my joy knew no bound. Paris always fascinated me. Being a student of history, French Revolution, the fall of Bastille an...

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Exploring Ranthambore with Abhyaran Hotels

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The first trip of 2019 was to Ranthambore with Abhyaran Hotels. Chhavi and I took the Janshatabdi from Hazrat Nizaumddin to Sawai Madhopur in the afternoon. We arrived at the hotel in the evening after 7.00 pm. Chhavi and I, All Smiles! After going for a quick refresh in our spacious room we headed to the po...

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Postcards from Geneva

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Hooping over from Paris to Geneva was my sisters idea! I am the lazy one when it comes to vacations, I like to stay at one place. But she was adamant that we would go for a day trip to Geneva and that was that! I was carrying a new camera on the trip, the Canon EOS M50, which I had on loan from Canon India. I wa...

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Christmas Cheer at The Imperial, Delhi

By Mridula Dwivedi December 22, 2018 14 Comments , , ,
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It is that time of the year, when the weather is excellent and festivity is in the air! I was part of the cheer at The Imperial Delhi which was such good fun. The Beautiful Christmas Tree at the Lobby of The Imperial As soon as I walked in I was greeted by this beautifully done Christmas Tree in the lobby. I...

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Postcards from Moscow

By Mridula Dwivedi December 14, 2018 34 Comments , , ,
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There are countries that I want to go back, Russia falls in that category. I don't exactly know what is the charm, but my trip was inexplicably charming. Today I finally got around collecting my postcards from Moscow in one post. I was invited to Siberia on a blogging trip by Follow Up Siberia and I extended my sta...

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I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.

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