When She Saw the Taj Mahal for the First Time #ErtigaHolidayDiaries

By Mridula Dwivedi January 11, 2017 38 Comments
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We decided to travel to Agra for a short trip on the 1st January. A few hours into the journey it felt like everyone else was also doing the same. We did not take the Yamuna Expressway, beyond Mathura the traffic caught with us. It was a party of women and children, my daughter Chhavi and I, with my friend Monika an...

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Stories from Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner

By Mridula Dwivedi January 10, 2017 22 Comments , ,

I wanted to name this post 'the men and the stories from Narendra Bhawan, Bikaner' but I don't know why I settled just for stories from Narendra Bhawan! I was invited to the hotel in the first week of January 2017. I decided to write about the stories first, the usual stuff will follow soon. The Food Tales Foo...

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Travel Round Up 2016, Best Wishes for 2017

By Mridula Dwivedi December 31, 2016 32 Comments ,
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I feel a lot of gratitude for 2016, it was a fabulous year travel wise, so much so that I have changed my new year greeting. I used to say may we travel more but now I say, may we travel well! So here is the travel roundup 2016! I extended two of my trips in UK and Thailand. I did one personal trip to Jaipur ...

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Things to Do in Dubai

By Mridula Dwivedi December 28, 2016 22 Comments , , ,
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I am sure there are a lot of things to do in Dubai and I only had a short stay there. I had so much fun in Dubai that I went ahead and compiled a list of things to do in Dubai anyway. Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa is the iconic landmark in Dubai, towering over everything else. When I reached the top (124 and 1...

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Meliá Dubai- I Had a Great Stay with Them

By Mridula Dwivedi December 27, 2016 12 Comments , , , ,
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On my recent trip to Dubai I stayed at Meliá Dubai. I had a great stay with them. Meliá Dubai is a modern hotel with great rooms and a lot to do within the hotel itself. The hotel is located in the traditional Bur area and it is close to Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek. The Check-In The good thing about FAMs ...

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flydubai Business Class Experience

By Mridula Dwivedi December 26, 2016 14 Comments , ,
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flydubai invited me on a FAM trip to Dubai in December 2016. My kind hosts gave me business class tickets for the trip. flydubai is a budget airline which flies out of Terminal 2 in Dubai. So here I go, about my flydubai business class experience. They have 30 weekly flights from India flying out of Ahmedabad...

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Explore Dubai by Dubai Metro

By Mridula Dwivedi December 25, 2016 14 Comments , , , , ,
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I walk with a spring in my step towards any metro station! My kind hosts FlyDubai gave me pre-loaded metro cards to use and explore the Dubai city! I was on cloud nine, I was going to explore Dubai by Dubai Metro on my own! I have always liked metro trains, undergrounds, trams and other such modes of transportation ...

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Dress Code for Women in Dubai

By Mridula Dwivedi December 23, 2016 10 Comments , ,
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Before going to Dubai (on a FlyDubai FAM) I searched the net to know more about the dress code for women in Dubai. What I found suggested that it is better to dress on the conservative side. I also gathered that malls were the places where you could dress more liberally. Now, I am back from my trip and the following...

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Christmas Banter 2016 at the Imperial, Delhi

By Mridula Dwivedi December 18, 2016 12 Comments , ,
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It is that time of the year when the world gets into the festive mood; its time to celebrate Christmas and bring in the New Year. The Imperial, New Delhi celebrated Christmas Banter on 16th December and I was invited to the event. This was my second Christmas Banter celebration with them and I love the event. ...

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