Gangaur – a riot of colours, sight and sound

Gangaur, a riot of sight and sound explains itself as a festival celebrating womanhood. The name derived from Gan (Shiva) and Gaur (Parvati- Gauri). Legend has it that Gauri’s husband comes to pick her up from her parents’ home to their marital home. And this departure is marked with a colourfully bedecked procession. Of all…

The best travel websites and apps for planning your next adventure

We’ve all been there, googling for hours trying to find the cheapest flight and the cheapest hostel, things to do, things to see and various other activities. The best deals often lie in places that you may not have immediately heard of. Here are some of the best travel websites and apps that ill help…

Deogarh Mahal – A living testimony of history, grandeur and character

That the grandeur of this thoughtfully designed heritage fort spellbinds you is one part. That the masterstrokes of acclaimed miniature artists Bagta and Chokha create an ever-inspiring array of art is another. Deogarh Mahal, in all its fascination is layered with character. Each wall, staircase and piece of art has a story to tell. Built…