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Indian food is more related to streets. In America food trucks are much popular. With time it is getting popular in India as well. Delhi food trucks, Gurgaon food trucks, food trucks in Mumbai as well. Food truck business increasing in metro cities. Generally Indian food trucks are made so

‘Chikan’ is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. Literally translated, the word means embroidery. Believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, the wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir, it is one of Lucknow’s best known textile decoration styles. The technique of creation of a chikan work is known as

‘Varanasi’ or ‘Banaras’ or ‘Kashi’, the spiritual heart of India and the oldest living city of the world. It dates back to 2000 BCE. Also considered the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism, devout Hindus believe that if you die here, you will attain salvation. This is the

A mesmerizing rail journey from Kolhapur to Mt. Abu, Rajasthan with my family, where I saw and experienced possibly the most beautiful, colorful and serene side of India. Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat. The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km

Holla Mohalla is a Sikh festival celebrated annually in the month of Phalguna, a day after Holi. It is a weeklong festival which revolves around daytime demonstrations of ‘Gatka’, the Sikh martial art, and other military sports. The origin of this festival dates back to Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru

Daulat ki chaat (meaning ‘snack of wealth’) is probably Old Delhi’s most surprising street food. Anyone expecting the punchy,spicy flavours usually suggested by the word ‘chaat’ will be disappointed. It resembles uncooked meringue and the taste is shocking in its subtlety, more molecular gastronomy than raunchy street food, a light

Kerala lies in the south-west of India with all the beautiful elements of nature. Nestled between the pristine waters of the Arabian sea on the west and the lush Western Ghat mountains on the east, its intense network of rivers and lagoons, thick forests, exotic wildlife, tranquil stretches of emerald

Raigad is a hill fort situated in the Mahad, Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj built this fort and made it his capital in 1674 when he was crowned as the King of a Maratha Kingdom which later developed into the Maratha Empire, eventually covering more western and central India. The fort rises 820 metres (2,700 ft) above