The West Bengal government has introduced three new toy trains to the Ghum-Darjeeling circuit to help draw people away from the crazy overcrowded celebrations of Durga Puja in Kolkata. The existing six trains will get additional coaches to accommodate more people as well. Continue reading “Indian Railways Holds Such Joy In Every Ride, Come Away With Us On A Special Train…”
Other than the fact that the walkers have to take a Delhi metro to participate, not much else is sacrosanct about a #DelhibyMetro Walk. Of course it’s not completely random. We do start with an objective and destination. We do a decent amount of research. We have a planned itinerary, till the walk begins! At which point, we tend to go where the road takes us… Continue reading “A Sunday Walk With Dilli Meri Jaan”
While pursuing his Master’s degree, Tajinder Chaudhry worked on a project on providing specialised tours to the Taj Mahal in India for the differently-abled. Continue reading “Looking For An Inclusive Holiday? Here Are Our Top Picks From India…”
In a proud moment for India, and furthering the conversation around better conservation of heritage monuments in the country, the UNESCO has recognised and felicitated the restoration and repairs of four landmark buildings in India.
My husband, Daniel Weber, and I love to travel. We love discovering new places and have an aversion to crowded touristy spaces. We also have different needs for travel and we are both required to travel a lot for our work. I have loved the outdoors since I was a child and would love to escape to the frozen lakes in our neighbourhood in Ontario for a game of hockey with the guys. My family did not have too much money but we would always find some way to head out for celebrations. My parents were very supportive and respected my decisions. They taught me to take responsibility for my actions. If I made a mistake, they would stand by me but I always knew that I would have to deal with it.
Green The Map is a fair trade and upcycling arm of one of the leading not-for-profit organisation of India, Swechha.
What makes Dastkar an idea destination to shop is knowing that most of the money you invest in purchasing the traditional Indian artforms, goes to the artisan. A sustainable effort to encourage artisans and their students to pursue learning and mastery of the crafts and still live with dignity.