Articles Tagged ‘New delhi’

Now, Spreading Ideas – The Reinvention of a Polluting Powerplant

Now, Spreading Ideas – The Reinvention of a Polluting Powerplant December 28, 2010 | What's New | Read More
It is called adaptive reuse. And this is one project that will have the green brigade cheering. What better use for a shutdown power plant that spewed pollutants than converting it into an art gallery. Inspired by the example of Tate Modern in London which was a power plant before, the Delhi Government...

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....

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...

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...

From The City Centre To The Airport, In Style

From The City Centre To The Airport, In Style August 12, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
News Flash: Soon you will be able to travel from the heart of New Delhi to its swank new Terminal 3 in all of 20 minutes. The Metro Airport Express is slated to begin a month before the Commonwealth Games. At the City end, the Metro is putting finishing touches to a mammoth station called the City Airport...

How To Pack For A Trip To New Delhi

How To Pack For A Trip To New Delhi July 22, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
The tickets are booked. The hotel bookings triple checked. The leave sanctioned. You are really going to New Delhi. To marvel at centuries-old forts and colonial pretensions of imperial grandeur. To traipse through crowded bazaars selling a colorful cacophony of things you crave, but actually don’t...

T3 – The World’s Sixth Largest Terminal is Now Open

T3 – The World’s Sixth Largest Terminal is Now Open July 5, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Built from ground up in a mere 37 months, New Delhi Terminal 3 (T3) is the sixth largest in the world after Dubai, Beijing, Singapore, Bangkok and Mexico City. Spread over a massive 5.4 million square feet, T3 integrates the international and domestic terminals in one building. All international carriers...

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...

Sunsets in New Delhi

Sunsets in New Delhi June 25, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Living closer to the tropics is a whole lot of fun. You are up close and personal with the fiery ball of a star we call the sun. It is almost as if he (she?) were a next door neighbor who never goes away on a vacation. Just there. You don’t even need to look, he has ways of reminding you of his...

New Delhi Auto-rickshaws. GPS on Three Wheels

New Delhi Auto-rickshaws. GPS on Three Wheels June 23, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Auto-rickshaws or Autos are among the first things you notice on New Delhi roads. These three-wheeled wonders weave on and out of the traffic like ninjas evading pursuit. A ride in them, even for a short distance, is the equivalent to getting on one of the Disney rides; minus the feeling of safety, of...