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    Pune – Guide to get behind the skin of the city

    An elderly woman deftly strung jasmine buds into garlands at her flower stall outside the Kasba Ganpati temple. She looked up at us occasionally—a motley group of individuals exploring the older…

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    Make History Come Alive for the Kids

        A good way to instil curiosity about India’s past in a child’s mind is by taking them to some of the magnificent monuments around the country. Belonging to different…

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    Nanded – An Eternal Place For Worship

    As soon as I entered the Sachkhand Hazur Sahib gurudwara in Nanded, I felt as if I had been swept away from the heartland of Marathwada and transported straight to Punjab.…

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    Sachkhand Hazur Sahib, Nanded

    My trip to Nanded in Marathawada has to be one of the shortest trips I have ever been on. I took the Devagiri Express on Friday night, reached Nanded in the…

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    Maharashtrian Cuisine in Pune

    Food is such an integral part of travel and eating local food is one of the best ways of getting an insight into local life and culture. India is a continent…

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    Manache Ganapathi Walk, Pune

    It was just pure simple coincidence that we were visiting Pune in the thick of the 10 day Ganapathi festival that’s celebrated with great gusto across the state of Maharashtra, as…

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    Sharing A Room With A Cat – At Hideout

    Its strange where inspiration to write comes from! Last night the electricity suddenly went away, which is very unusual in Bombay. So we shifted from our room to our daughter’s room…

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    Food Souvenir – Bakarwadi from Pune

    Kayani Bakery’s Shrewsbury biscuits feature on almost every traveler’s must get hold off list when they visit Pune, but another Maharashtrian delicacy also deserves to feature besides it. Crispy, crunchy, spicy,…

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    5 Cities, 5 Walks

    Undoubtedly the best way to explore any place is by foot with a guide book, audio guide, unplanned ambling or on a walking tour. The most unexpected of experiences and amazing…

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    The Bombay Canteen – Serving Bombay on a Plate

    I don’t enjoy writing about restaurants unless there’s something really that stands out. I visited The Bombay Canteen (TBC) a few days back and never thought about writing about it while…