To celebrate the happiness, harmony, and reflection, Buddhists observe Vesak Day around the world. Conventionally Buddhists in India, Singapore, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and other South East Asian countries celebrate this day enthusiastically. Vesak Day: The full moon day in the month of May is considered the most sacred day for Buddhists around the world and celebrated as "Vesak Day". Lord Buddha was born on this day 2.5 millennia ago in the year 623 B.C. What’s more, Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment and passed away too on the Day of Vesak. Lord Buddha was 80 when he left his earthly abode. Vesak Date: Tuesday, 29th May
The land of snow -Himachal Pradesh lies in the western Himalayas and was formed after merging more than 30 princely states after independence in April 1948. Himachal Day is celebrated to commemorate its creation. Acharya Diwakar Datt Sharma, a renowned Sanskrit scholar coined the name Himachal. Himachal Pradesh is unquestionably, one of the most scenic, tranquil, peaceful and gorgeous states of India. It is the second least corrupt state after Kerala according to a Transparency survey. What’s more, it is the 3rd fastest growing state and ranks 4th in the list of the highest per capita income in India
Have you ever stepped into an arbour and felt like wow… that is truly beautiful? Well, imagine the same kind of view, but on a larger scale at the Tulip Garden in Srinagar. Your Kashmir vacays are incomplete without a trip to this beautiful garden. Called the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, it is one of the largest gardens in Asia. Snuggled on the foothills of the Zabarwan mountain range at an altitude of 5600 ft, overlooking the fabulous Dal Lake in Siraj Bagh, this garden is home to several flower species other than tulips like the Daffodils, Hyacinths, Roses, Ranunculi, Muscaria, Iris, etc
There are plenty of beautiful places to explore in Karnataka. A confluence of several cultures around the world, Karnataka is home to exotic art, mouthwatering cuisine to pristine mountains, magnificent waterfalls, green gorges, natural beauty. Whether it is historical glimpses, monarchs or summer getaways, this Indian state has much to offer to its guests. A honeymooners’ favourite, there are several beautiful hill stations in Karnataka
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Is there any place better than the Disneyworld to unleash the inner child in you and get a taste of fairytales in real? Well, the Disney world beckons your family and you with open arms and lets you get as imaginative as possible. Read on to know more about the Disneyland locations around the world to plan for your next vacay
Have you decided on a gift for Father’s Day this year? We hope it is not another boring t-shirt or a tie? Think of something bigger instead, like a mini-trip with your Father, just the two of you. Check out the places you can plan your trip to and relive your favourite memories.
Who doesn’t love the beach? Well, everyone loves a good beach holiday especially when you can see the crystal-clear azure waters and lazy sun-drenched afternoons sipping on an ice-cooler. With the World Ocean Day just around the corner, the best way to celebrate the day would be to pick one of the best beach towns for a holiday. Read on to know where you can go
Travelling for many is no longer a luxury. It has become a hobby, in a few cases a career and in most cases a bucket list of destinations that you want to visit in this lifetime. What can be more fulfilling than experiencing the 7 Wonders of the World for yourself? Well, the new seven wonders of the world were selected from a group of two hundred renowned landmarks like mosques, temples, buildings, cities, churches, fortresses from around the world. These places still inspire wonder among millions even today. But what makes these places so popular? Why did the people vote for these 7 Wonders and not others? New 7 Wonders of the World The original 7 Wonders were first put together in the 2nd-century BC with only the Pyramids of Giza left standing today. A Swiss foundation started a drive to pick the new Seven. Nearly 100 million voted to select the best. The results were put forth in 2007, where even the classic Athens’s Acropolis, did not make it.