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A Tranquil Stay at Westin Pushkar Resort and Spa

By Mridula Dwivedi October 14, 2019 10 Comments , ,

As soon as I stepped inside the gates of the Westin Puskhar Resort and Spa, I knew I was going to have a tranquil time! The resort is huge, green and away from the bustle of the city! I was invited to the resort as a travel blogger. I was staying at the Royal Villa with its own plunge pool! The pool will fea...

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A Delightful Stay at Novotel Vijayawada Varun

I have stayed at many Accor properties both in India and abroad. I have been there both as a blogger and as a paying customer. Recently I was invited to Novotel Vijayawda Varun as a blogger and what a pleasure it was! The Welcome! I was particularly taken in my the beautiful interiors of the hotel as I walked...

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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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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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Clash of the Titans at the Daniell’s Tavern at the Imperial Delhi

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I have visited The Imperial Delhi so many times as a blogger that I have lost count! If I am in town and if they are doing an event I love to go. There is a warmth about the place that makes it unique. I visited the place yesterday for the event 'Clash of the Titans' at the Daniell's Tavern Restaurant. ...

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Local Experiences with Evolve Back, Kabini

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Evolve Back, Kabini is a delight to visit during the monsoons. I was invited on a blogging trip to Kabini by the resort. I went alone as Chhavi could not afford to miss tennis or school. Delhi, NCR were still sweltering hot when I left. Right after I landed at Bangalore, the weather got pleasant. My heat bake...

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Staycation at Pullman Aerocity New Delhi with Chhavi

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Chhavi and I had the pleasure to go for a staycation (on invitation) to Pullman Aerocity New Delhi for one night. After a while she told me, “this is the most stylish hotel I have come across!” I am always happy to spend time with the kid on holidays and staycations as she is a lot of fun. Pullman is located in ...

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Tooriji ka Jhalra Jodhpur

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I am a big fan of stepwells. When I realized that there is a stepwell, Tooriji ka Jhalra in the old city at Jodhpur, I decided to go. The cab dropped me off at Ghanta Ghar or the clock tower. It was my first foray into the old city even though this was my second trip to Jodhpur. Right at the Ghanta Ghar there ...

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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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