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Alaska - Cruising through Inside Passage

 By ARUN KUMAR: Heaven on Earth!! Well just like Kashmir is to India, Alaska is to US. This largest and most sparsely populated U.S. state is known for its diverse terrain of open spaces, massive glaciers, icy fjords, snow covered mountains and forests, with abundant and captivating wildlife and many small towns. Also massive Denali National Park is home to Denali, North America’s highest peak. It’s also a destination for outdoor activities like whale watching, dog sledding, ..

Isle of Wight- A Truly Timeless Attraction

   By DR USHA SAKURE,  Isle of Wight is the second most populous island in England, known for its scenic beauty, mild climate, coastal scenery and verdant landscapes of fields. It is one of the most revered destinations in the life of a traveller, as the place is surrounded by serene ambience, noteworthy of its glorious past and simple people. It is the quintessential British seaside destination and is quite popular with the Aristocrats and celebrities. The island has been ..

Kerala’s Painkuni Festival 2019 is all set to start

Painkuni Festival 2019 is all set to start in Kerala, and travellers can escape to this beautiful state to witness this incredible cultural and religious festival. One of the most awaited festivals in Kerala, the Painkuni Festival is hosted at the Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple. The festival starts on March 14 and is going to continue until March 23, 2019. With a rich history associated with the Royal Family of Travancore, Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple commands a significant position in Kerala. It dates ..

Virasat-e-Khalsa: A repository of the Rich Heritage

      By JAIDEEP SARIN    B uilt to commemorate 300 years of the founding of the ‘Khalsa Panth’ by the 10th Master, Guru Gobind Singh, the ‘Virasat-e-Khalsa’ museum in the Sikh holy town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab has emerged as the museum with the highest footfall in the country. Just over seven years after it was inaugurated in November 2011, the museum has been seen by over 9.7 million (97 lakh) visitors so far. On average ..