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Fun Fact #6. Delhi Has An International Toilet Museum…

Fun Fact #6. Delhi Has An International Toilet Museum… January 13, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Every city has its fun side. A bit of a quirk, something oddly interesting. Delhi has its share. Here are the top 12: Green Facts: 1. Delhi is one of the ‘greenest’ cities in the world with a green cover of almost 20%. 2. The entire public transport of the city runs on environment friendly...

Breakfast in Delhi: The Famous Five

Breakfast in Delhi: The Famous Five December 9, 2010 | Food, Travel Tips | Read More
Are you the type of tourist who is up and about at the crack of dawn, ready to partake in your destination’s early offerings? Well, what better way to start off the day than a breakfast of champions? If in Delhi, do as the locals do and visit these not-to-be-missed breakfast destinations. 1....

Water On Uranus – Delhi Public Toilets, A Survival Guide

Water On Uranus – Delhi Public Toilets, A Survival Guide November 5, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Learn this phrase: ‘Toilet kahan hai’? (Where’s the loo?). It will hold you in good stead as you launch your forays across Delhi in your quest for the beauty of the monuments, the whiff of local culture and the hunt for perfect souvenirs to take back home. Nature, with its quirky sense...

Stuck in New Delhi Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck in New Delhi Airport During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 3, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Every traveler knows that this can strike any time. The forced layover. Time to kill at an airport that you were just meant to be transiting through. All well-laid plans vanish faster than bags from the conveyor belt. That empty sinking, desolate feeling…well enough of whining, the thing to do...

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...

A HOHO Way To See New Delhi

A HOHO Way To See New Delhi September 28, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Right on the heels of the launch of The Delhi Eye, comes another great way to experience New Delhi. From October 1st, right in time for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi will launch its Hop On, Hop Off (HOHO) tourist bus service. These colorful and air-conditioned buses will ply at 30-minute intervals from...

A Clean Mutiny

A Clean Mutiny September 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
The Commonwealth Games have led to a spurt of restoration work across the city. The latest is the 19th century Mutiny Memorial. This 33-meter high memorial is expected to attract a large number of visitors during the games. The structure of the memorial is sound. The restoration work mainly involves...

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
Delhiā€™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...

Full Steam Ahead, Into The Past

Full Steam Ahead, Into The Past August 13, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of the best-kept secrets in all of India is the Rewari Steam Loco shed, just 80 km from New Delhi. Over a hundred years old, this fully functional facility that has 10 steam engines. Weighing in at 125 tons each these behemoths easily consume about 4,000 kg (8,818 pounds) of Coal and 5,000 litres...
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