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The magic of Malabar

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Though few people know this, the northern part of Kerala has as much to offer a traveler as its southern counterpart. Ask anybody about Kerala, and you are likely to hear about its backwaters and houseboats, its swaying palms, its ...

Temple Tales

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The Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur is a jewel among temples. Take an early morning turn and discover a whole millennium of history hidden in its portals.  This story first appeared in Trujetter magazine in their September 2016 issue. In the gentle light ...

9 lovely breakfasts to have in Bengaluru

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They make good mornings better. This story first appeared in Conde Nast Traveller on August 3, 2016. (https://www.cntraveller.in/story/9-great-breakfasts-to-have-in-bengaluru/#s-custmuffets-and-tuffets-koramangala) Photo source: Getty Images Bengaluru takes its first meal of the day very seriously. For a city traditionally known for its darshinis—small, stand-up eateries—the foodscape has ...

An insider’s guide to the Margazhi festival in Chennai

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How you can experience the unique annual festival of Carnatic music and classical dance. This story first appeared in Conde Nast Traveller on December 16, 2016. (https://www.cntraveller.in/story/insiders-guide-margazhi-festival-chennai/#s-custvenn-pongal) Bombay Jayshri (aka Bombay Jayshri Ramnath) (center) sings with her ensemble during a Carnatic music concert.  The ...

Colonial Lucknow

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Memories of the Sepoy Mutiny, Chikankari, and something for the palate.  This story first appeared in Mint on April 13, 2017 under the section 'Weekend Vacations'. The chota imambara. Nostalgia is a formidable force when combined with a love for travel. Lucknow had ...