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Delightz Inn, Ooty – Giving Hospitality a whole new meaning

There’s always a trade-off we make when we look for super affordable hotels in India. If its easy on the wallet, we need to keep our expectations low. We can get by with just clean linen and expect that we’ll need to just ‘make-do’ with whatever hotel room we’re handed. But…

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2018 – That’s A Wrap!

My ‘Year In Review’ has now become a ThatGoanGirl tradition since I started it in 2015. As December draws to a close, I find myself yearning for an hour or two away from the festive family madness to sneak away and reflect on how far my journey as a blogger…

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How to get an e-visa for India

There are a thousand ways to describe India. Chaotic, colourful, vibrant, diverse, serene, difficult and awe-inspiring are just a few of them! It is no wonder that this fascinating country features on the bucket list of travellers around the world! From its snow-capped Himalayas on one end to the backwaters…

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Things to do in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu

There’s never a wrong time to pack your bags and go explore some place new. In Tamil Nadu, unlike the bigger cities like Coimbatore and Chennai, the idyllic town of Pollachi is a place to go if you simply want to relax, unwind and do nothing. You won’t find a…

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Coco Lagoon by Great Mount – A Palm Tree Paradise in Pollachi, Tamil Nadu

The horizon was awash with myriad hues of evening sun, and just like that, the fatigue of hours of travel dissipated. My early morning flight to Bangalore had me leaving the apartment at 4 AM – and now, it was sunset, and we were still driving to get to our…

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Sylvan Villa, Dharampur – A luxurious, pet-friendly villa in Himachal Pradesh

Sylvan Villa lies in idyllic seclusion, shaded by the glare of the sun just as much as it is shielded from the tourists that flock to the popular haunts in Himachal Pradesh. In a tiny cut-off lane leading up to a hillock, this luxurious stone-and-wood villa in Dharampur wears what…

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Machus Cottage, Mauna – A Homestay in Uttarakhand for your bucketlist

Imagine sipping your morning coffee by a beautiful picture-window, with a view of pristine white Himalayas in the distance. Or walking idly on grassy lawns, spotting the first lights in a faraway village in the valley turn on and begin twinkling – their glow spreading from house to house, until…

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Cycle Tours with City On Pedals to experience Amritsar Beyond The Golden Temple

Come rain or shine, Amritsar is always abuzz with tourists. And its crowning glory, the Golden Temple, is what draws most of the crowd. But like in every city, there are surprises abound for those who explore. And I found out that there’s no better way to explore Amritsar than…

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The Pahadi Organic – An Immersive Cultural Experience And Stay In Uttarakhand

Visit any state in India, and bits and pieces of its culture reveal themselves to the discerning traveller – be it through the architecture, the food, the style of dress, the festivals and the like. But in Uttarakhand, the intricacies that make up its cultural fabric are hidden from plain…

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RESTAURANT GUIDE TO CHANDIGARH – #TGGFINDS

Chandigarh’s largely underrated, but burgeoning food scene encompasses a slew of local family-owned food joints, many of which have been around for decades. And with any new-age city, the hunger for trendy cafés and fine dining restaurants are on the rise, the need of which restaurateurs are quick to fill.…

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OKCupid – Pick Substance Over Selfies for Serious Dating

Love them or hate them, relationships apps have evolved with our social landscape and we all know someone in our circle who has met their significant other using one of them.Gone are the days when your prospective match was limited to someone you work with, live near, or a family…

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