Planning for the Summer Vacation with Chhavi

By Mridula Dwivedi April 19, 2019 1 Comment , , , ,
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Summer vacations are just around the corner. I am usually quick off the block to plan a trip with my daughter, Chhavi. Last year we visited Koh Samui together and we had amazing fun.  Chhavi, Vasu and I in Prague Before that my niece, daughter and I went to Prague. My sister and I have travelled to Buda...

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Postcards from Nepal

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If you love mountains, you will love Nepal. After all 8 of the 14 more than 8000 meters high peaks are located in Nepal! Nepal is a paradise for trekkers. Even though I was not trekking this time, I love going back to Nepal! Sharing the trip to Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan in pictures with you, I hope you wil...

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Remembering Notre Dame Cathedral Paris in Pictures

Today morning I woke up to the news that the grand Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris caught fire. My first reaction was disbelief but when I headed over to Twitter, I realized it was actually happening. My sister Alka and I visited the cathedral 25th November 2018 which was a Sunday. In this post I cherish the memorie...

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A Visit to the Statue of Unity- The Tallest Statue in the World

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My curiosity was at its peak when I got an opportunity to visit the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world! Would it live up to the hype? Or would I find it underwhelming? I have to say I came back impressed after the visit! I was invited by the Gujarat Tourism Board for a visit to the state during the...

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Barahi Jungle Lodge- An Excellent Getaway to Chitwan National Park

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Even though I have been to Nepal before, it was my first visit to Chitwan National Park. Barahi Jungle Lodge provided an excellent base to explore the park! I was invited by the Nepal Tourism Board and Barahi Hotels on this trip. Sunrise by the Rapri River, as Seen from the Barahi Jungle Lodge Barahi Jung...

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Postcards from Paris

By Mridula Dwivedi April 4, 2019 12 Comments , , ,
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It took me a long time to convince my sister Alka to travel with me but we are now two trips old together, as adults. If you would ask me, I loved Budapest but she is completely smitten by Paris. Here are a few postcards from our trip to Paris in 2018! I have already started daydreaming about our next trip this yea...

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Destination Russia: A Fascinating Book

Destination Russia is a fascinating book. It has a full name 'Destination Russia: A ship and a cat in the tundra and other extra-ordinary encounters.' It is written by Roberta Melchiorre and Fabio Bertino. I totally loved the start of the book. It talks about the authors reserving tickets from Warsaw to Belarus...

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The Ultralight Flight Experience in Pokhara, Nepal

By Mridula Dwivedi March 27, 2019 14 Comments , ,

On my recent trip to Nepal, I did something for the first time! I sat in the passenger seat of an Ultralight open aircraft and off we went to the skies! My pilot for the flight was Binayak Bastola from Pokhara Ultralight and he inspired confidence! As the cockpit of the Aeros-2 trike plane is open, it is a wind...

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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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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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