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How To Dress Like A Delhiwallah

How To Dress Like A Delhiwallah October 20, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The first thing that hits you when you arrive in India is the vibrant colors all around. Especially the saris worn by Indian women. A sari is basically a large piece of cloth that is draped in different styles depending on which part of India you are in. The choice of fabric – from cotton to silk...

$5 Cultural Thing To Do in Delhi: See a Bollywood Film

$5 Cultural Thing To Do in Delhi: See a Bollywood Film October 5, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
What do you get in $5? Pretty much everything if you are watching a Bollywood Blockbuster film. At a ticket price of around Rs.250 (roughly $5) you get three hours of unadulterated song, dance, action, emotion, romance all packaged together in one thrilling ride. Catching a movie in New Delhi is pretty...

Walk In Defense, For Art

Walk In Defense, For Art September 27, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Are you the kind of tourist who likes to not only discover the monuments and the cuisine of a destination but also sample a bit of its fine cultural offerings like fine art? Well, one of the best places in South Delhi to look for art is to take an ambling walk through Defense Colony. This place is bristling...

Souvenier Shopping In The Delhi Haat

Souvenier Shopping In The Delhi Haat September 16, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
New Delhi is full of markets and malls that make for a great shopping experience. But finding something unique and delightful for folks back home can be a challenge, especially if you are on a tight schedule. When in doubt, head where the locals do. You are sure to find not only great deals but also...

See A New Delhi, With The Delhi Eye

See A New Delhi, With The Delhi Eye September 7, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Done the trudge through the monuments and bustling bazaars. Woven through the amazingly intricate and surprisingly fluid dance that is normal everyday traffic. Looked up at the Qutub Minar and the India Gate. What’s left? A change of perspective. Why not look down on the city instead of looking...

Card, Token or Cash? Getting Around In Delhi’s Public Transport

Card, Token or Cash? Getting Around In Delhi’s Public Transport August 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Delhi’s public transport is an adventure by itself. The traffic on Delhi roads can seem like a scene from a movie where every vehicle has a mind of its own. A word of advice, do no attempt to drive. Such high-end skills are best left to the locals. So what are the options you have if you decide to...

Time Travel: Delhi In 1938

Time Travel: Delhi In 1938 August 15, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
It was the time between the two world wars. A time when British power was at its peak in India. And they had a brand new Imperial capital to show off to the entire world. The Viceroy’s House, the India Gate, the Parliament, hand-pulled rickshaws, water-bearers at the Jama, a brilliantly white Connaught...

Hidden In Plain Sight – Five Places You Have Never Heard Of In Delhi

Hidden In Plain Sight – Five Places You Have Never Heard Of In Delhi August 7, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
On your way to the Qutub, on your way to the Jama, on your way to the Old Fort, on your way to almost anywhere, you pass each of these hidden gems. But you are so intent on the next stop on your itinerary that you hardly notice the clues: a partly hidden board, the narrow passageway, the whiff of spices...

Black & White New Delhi – Sherbet At Jama

Black & White New Delhi – Sherbet At Jama July 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Black and White brings out brilliant contrasts. A new way to look at the same thing. So, I thought, why not capture the classical essence of Delhi in the basic duality of black and white. This is the first picture in the series. Context: The stairway leading up the Jama Masjid is a melee of activity...

Mangoes, Incoming…

Mangoes, Incoming… July 2, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
If it is July, it must be time for mangoes. Just before the Monsoon hits the capital, Delhites look forward to a deluge of a different kind. The annual, 3-day Mango Festival where mind boggling varieties of the fruit reign supreme. On from 2-4th July, the Festival is organized by Delhi Tourism. Every...
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