Will The Proposed Tetelia-Shillong via Byrnihat Railway Project Save North East?

The planned railway from Tetelia in Assam to Shillong in Meghalaya, via Byrnihat, is both a blessing as well as a nightmare for the...
travel destinations

4 Places In India That Can Beat Any Exotic Travel Destination

Travelling is always a joy, and nothing burns the heart more than watching the beautiful and scenic images from foreign countries of wide and...

Visit This Economical Resort in Jaipur For The Ultimate Rajasthani Experience, We LivED It

LivED is an ED original style where we write about our personal experiences on visiting and reviewing any place which gives us a feeling...
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Most Famous Streets Of India & The Trivia Behind Them

By Medha Malaviya Streets of India have its own essence, own vibe and own character. Millions of stories unfold on them yet some roads stand...
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5 Travel Apps That Are A Must For Indian Travellers

Travelling is anyway not an easy task however pleasurable it might be. And it is definitely not as easy as movies and TV shows...

Summer Vacay: Plan The Perfect Holiday Ever At Marina Bay

Summers are here and that could only mean one thing: it's time for summer vacay! Now, before you go crazy deciding where to go,...

A Mystery From Tripura That You Might Never Have Heard About

India is undoubtedly a land of mysteries and secrets - be it the red rain of Idukki or suicidal birds at Jatinga, Assam. It would...
iceland

Things Not To Miss On Your Trip To Iceland 

Iceland - a Nordic land of ice and fire, active volcanoes and snow-capped sparkling mountains, Iceland homes one of the earliest civilizations which coexist with nature...
Goa

Goa Is Not At All Like They Show You In Movies

As I write this, I am sitting on a bed in my hotel room in the land of cheap booze, feni, beaches and Russians,...
airline hacks

6 Airplane Hacks That Will Give You A Better Experience Without Paying A Butt...

Travelling though plenty enjoyable comes with its own quota of problems and issues. The biggest one being the excessive spending one has to do...
travel snobs

Traveling Is For The Privileged So Stop Your Travel Snobbery

Yes, we are all tired of travel snobs. You always have someone who would push you (not even encourage) to travel as much and as...
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Folktales Of The Untouched Paradise – Sikkim; Part 2

In continuation of my Part One where I mentioned that I visited Sikkim this summer and belonging to an army background, I went on my own merry...
sikkim

Folktales Of The Untouched Paradise – Sikkim; Part 1

This summer I visited Sikkim and it is true what they say, It's Paradise Untouched. Belonging to an army background, I went on my own merry little...
rath yatra

The Puri Or Jagannath Rath Yatra: We Demystified It

Every year on Ashad Dwitiya (Months of June-July), one of the biggest festivals of Puri, Orissa is organized which is called the Jagannath Rath...
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How To Pack When Going On A Multi-Region Trip

Travelling is always an exhilarating experience and it all starts from the very first thought of wanting to go somewhere. Afterward, every step makes its...

The Day I Was Chased By A Brown Bear In Foot-Deep Snow

I belong to a fairly remote village in Pauri, Uttarakhand. Naturally, being a pahadi kid, we would always go back to our village any time of...
singapore

My Travel Diary – A Singaporean Liv’ED It

To begin with, this ain't your basic, run-of-the-mill-vanilla-flavored boring Travel Diary. It's a completely innovative run-of-the-mill-vanilla-flavored boring Travel Diary... Oh well; let’s just go with...
nauchandi mela

The Nauchandi Mela In Uttar Pradesh Was Much More Than Loot, Rape and Violence

By Ananya Agarwal Meerut, a small city exactly 70 kilometers from Delhi is the “cricket capital” of West Uttar Pradesh, famous for its sweets like...

A Day At Lajpat Nagar With 100 bucks: Liv’ED It

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Here at ED Times, we think out of the box. Then why shan’t...
public transportation

10 Weirdos We Meet While Using Public Transportation

Public transportation is the lifeline of any Metropolitan. Here’s a crash course in common situations we find ourselves stuck in, the kind of people we get...

Bikaner, The Land Of Bhujia And Rasgulla Midst The Sand Dunes In Rajasthan

Midst the sand dunes of Jaisalmer and major tourist attractions of Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur lies the city of Bikaner. Bikaner is one lesser...
Double-Decker AC Train

This New Double-Decker AC Train To Be Launched In July: Know All About It...

The Indian Railways is all set to launch their uber special Utkrisht Double Decker AC Yatri Express or the Uday Express this July. There are...

A Visit To The Paradise On Earth, Remembering Kashmir Through A Picture Story

Kashmir, a paradise on Earth is one place you never want to return from. Poet Amir Khusrow wrote something golden long ago. It goes like, "Agar...
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Plan Your Beach Perfect, Summer Loving Trip To Mauritius

The summers are finally here and with it, they bring the prospect of beaches, white sands, blue oceans and practically just lazing around doing...
UDAN

Small Towns Of India Now Connected With Rs. 2500 Flights: Udan Takes Off

Air travel has up until now always been considered a luxury, something that only rich people or those from the upper middle class could...

ED Picture Story: My ‘Truly Asian’ Experience In The Very Exotic Malaysia

We all agree to the fact that 2016 was indeed a shitty year. Terrible, to say the least. And, I couldn’t agree with this...

Want To Take A Solo Trip From Delhi To Hong Kong To Bangkok: Make...

Planning a trip to anywhere be no less than a nightmare what with the different number of things that one must deal with. From...
road trip

South India & Bengal Road Trip Is A Nightmare: Drivers Have The Worst Behaviour...

Disclaimer: Writing on behalf of an acquaintance who had a not so pleasant experience with cab drivers and hospitality people, while on a road...
No-Fly list

Here Are 5 Major Tips Which You Need To Get On A No-Fly List...

As the heated debate continues on whether to put a certain Indian MP on a no-fly list of Air India airlines, it does amaze...

Come Take A Look At The Richest Temples Of India (Video)

By Sakshi Kanodia Our country is a land of beautiful temples, of the unending discoveries of travellers from all over the globe. A traveler visiting India,...
Bengal Dances

Bengal Isn’t Just About Durga Puja: Here Are Some Things You Never Knew About...

By Ranjabati Ray Every state has its own character, its own flavor but we find Bengal to be especially different from the other ones. The culture,...

Braj Ki Holi: A Festival Of Feelings, Colour And Laughter (video)

By Vasundhra Chauhan Holi is our favourite festival for the very simple reason that we love colours and it is not just about the colours; it...

Things You Didn’t Know About Kaziranga National Park (Video)

By Pratyosh Gogoi When we think Kaziranga, we think the one-horned Rhino. Obviously, the endemic animal is the jewel of Kaziranga’s crown, the national park boasts...

Thinking of Having Bhang This Holi? Read This First

By Anuriti Sarkar Bhang, the divine intoxicant consumed during the colourful festival of Holi is obtained from the leaves of the Cannabis plant. It is...

Golden Temple Acts As Saviour To Several, Here’s A Look Into Everyday Life In...

By Prerna Bhandari The Golden Temple is the holiest shrines of Sikhs. A temple whose foundation was laid by Muslim Sufi saint Hasrat Mian Mir....
rann utsav

Rann Utsav Is A Must On Your Bucket List – Kutch Nahi Dekha Toh...

By Vrinda Singh Kutch or the Rann Utsav is one of the most magnificent of its kind, one of the BEST recognized regional festivals that...

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Why Don’t Star Kids And Models Become Singers, Scriptwriters Or Choreographers?

By Abhijit Chakraborty Disclaimer: ED has only re-published this account from Abhijit's Facebook after due permissions. While the whole nepotism debate has been covered by everyone...
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Movies From U.P. And Bihar Have Gone Onto Become Mega Hits As They Resonate...

Recently I reacted to the trailer of Bareilly Ki Barfi and in it one thing that jumped out to me as pointed in the...

VoxPop: We Ask McDee Lovers What Made Them Fall In Love With It

It's fair to say that almost every one of us was saddened by the news of McDonald's being shut down because some of us...
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