Best foods to taste in Africa
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Unique foods to taste in Africa

When one thinks of Africa, images of wildlife, safaris, and indigenous tribes pop up instantly. While all these are extremely popular on a typical African vacation, there is more to the continent.  The rich diversity and important history have made every part of Africa truly distinctive. Amidst game drives and other activities, trying out traditional …

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Festivals of India
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Famous fairs of India

India is a diverse country where every vibrant culture celebrates its traditions. It is only in India where a wide variety of cultures can be experienced. The unique diverse backgrounds, and beliefs can be found in every corner of the country.  Fairs and festivals have always been part of India and celebrate its heritage. It …

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Helsinki walking tour
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Things to see in Helsinki walking tour

Helsinki, the capital city of Finland is one of the top Scandinavian destinations to visit. It is a city marked with a charming and distinct atmosphere.   The city is situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Finland and faces the Baltic Sea. Your Helsinki vacation is guaranteed to be filled with picturesque sea-facing …

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walking tour of oslo
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Things to see in Oslo walking tour

Oslo is the beautiful capital city of Norway and a fascinating destination to visit. Rife with greenery and Viking history, Oslo takes a top spot in many travelers’ Norwegian trips.  Although the city is one of the world’s largest capital in terms of area, only 20 percent of the land has been developed. The rest …

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Destination wedding in Africa
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Top destination wedding places in Africa

Weddings are special occasions that are celebrated in the most extravagant manner. Almost everything needs to be perfect during a wedding for the event to be memorable. One of the most important factors during this occasion is choosing a destination.  Wedding destinations are becoming more and more popular among couples. A beautiful destination offers a …

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teej festival india
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Teej festival in India

Teej is amongst the beautiful festival that exists in India and celebrates the arrival of the monsoon. It is primarily observed by women living in different parts of India, mainly the north and central parts.  They welcome the monsoon season and nature by songs, prayers, dancing, and performances of various rituals. As agriculture plays a …

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All about samburu tribe
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All about the Samburu tribe

What makes Africa culturally rich are the tribes still existing today. The continent comprises 3000 diverse tribes, each with its language and traditions.  In Kenya, we have the iconic Maasai tribe which is frequently encountered in East Africa as well. However, the north-central region of the country is home to the friendliest tribe – the …

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Rajasthani thali
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Authentic foods of Rajasthan

The Rajasthani cuisine is just as colorful as its culture. Due to the influence of Rajput clan, there are a variety of food items ranging from spicy starters to crunchy veggies and delicious sweets. It is believed that authentic Rajasthani cuisines are inspired by war-like lifestyles and the availability of ingredients in the arid region.  …

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all about kumbh mela
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All about Kumbh mela

Out of all the sacred festivals in Hinduism, Kumbh mela or Kumbha mela is regarded as a major celebration. This festival is held every 12 years where devotees embark on a pilgrimage to wash their sins.   Four major pilgrimage sites celebrate the Kumbh mela. The location of the festival keeps rotating between these places:   Allahabad …

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best places to celebrate christmas
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Top places to celebrate Christmas

Holiday destinations are some of the most exciting places you can choose to visit. Whether you are with family, friends, or even solo, celebrating a holiday in a different country is intriguing at its best.  Going to a holiday destination gives one a chance to witness the traditions and rituals performed in a country different …

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Sonepur cattle fair
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Sonepur cattle fair

Sonepur is a small town in district Saran, situated on the banks of River Gandak and the Ganges. This town is significant for upholding an ancient event in the state of Bihar. For centuries, Sonepur is prominent for organizing the largest cattle fair which is held on Karthik Poornima (full moon day). Sonepur cattle fair …

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Indias haunted fort
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India’s haunted fort

Regarded as one of the most haunted in places in India, Bhangarh fort Is located in the royal district of Alwar in Rajasthan. It Is closely placed on the borders of the Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan. Surrounded by the Aravalli range of mountains the fort is close to the village named Gola ka Bass. …

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onam race
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Onam Festival

An ancient festival that takes place in mostly Southern India, Onam is a festival that is derived from the Sanskrit work Shravanam which represents the 27 nakshatras or the constellations. Although the festival of Onam is a Hindu festival people from all religions celebrate the festival because of its extremely exciting and fun rituals. The …

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Khajuraho Dance Festival
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Khajuraho Dance Festival

Khajuraho Dance Festival is a week-long event that occurs annually in the Chhatarpur District of Madhya Pradesh. The festival is a cultural spectacle that showcases traditional art and dance forms of India. The cluster of Khajuraho Temples where this event takes place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The organizer of this event, the Kala …

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Top things to do in South Africa
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10 must visit places in South Africa

Kruger National Park and Sabi Islands Spread across an area of 19,485 square kilometres, the world-renowned Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserves in Africa and one of the most exciting Safari destinations. All Big-5 animals- Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo, and Rhinos can be spotted here. Apart from these, several other species …

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Pushkar fair 2021
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All about pushkar fair

Pushkar Camel Fair, also called Kartik Mela and Pushkar Mela, is an annual multi-day cultural event celebrated in the holy town of Pushkar, Rajasthan. This festival puts camels and other livestock at the core of the celebration. Staring from the Hindu calendar month of Kartik and ending on Kartik Purnima, this vibrant festival sees hundreds of thousands of visitors …

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