Workcation in Ladakh

Here’s a fact that you just can’t seem to escape: the world around you has changed. Drastically. The home you once felt to be a safe place and retreat from…

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The Quaint Beauty of Zanskar Arts

Zanskar Arts, although located in the prime location of the Main Market area, feels like its complete opposite. A charming, small store, Zanskar Arts provides some of the best quality…

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Local food of Uttarakhand
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Local food of Uttarakhand

SPECIALITY FOOD OF UTTARAKHAND! Since India is a land of diverse cultures, each state has its own varied cuisine. The cuisine of Uttarakhand is quite similar to its people and…

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UNESCO Mountain Railways of India
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UNESCO Mountain Railways of India

A World heritage site is a landmark or area with legal protection by an international convention guarded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization. India is a proud…

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Offbeat things to do in Delhi
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Offbeat things to do in Delhi

Delhi being a traveler’s paradise, has much more to offer than just the forts, monuments and mosques. So check out the top most unusual things to do in Delhi. 1.…

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Folk Dances of Rajasthan
Ghoomar folk dance from Rajasthan

Folk Dances of Rajasthan

Rajasthan being famous for its traditions and its rich culture, is enriched with many forms of folk dances which are skillful, attractive and also enjoyable. These dance forms are very…

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12 unique things to do in Rajasthan
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12 unique things to do in Rajasthan

What comes to your mind when you hear “Rajasthan”? Hot deserts, huge palaces and tall camels, right? Camel rides are a must and visiting those famous palaces like Amber palace…

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Nepal travel guide

You have your itineraries ready with you, you are all set to witness the majestic land of Nepal and have the best trip till the date but you instead offend…

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Bored In The House?

Okay, so I am bored in the house in the house i am bored ! Tyga and Curtis Roach have surely stolen millions of hearts by composing this song called…

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Bhutan – The Himalayan Kingdom

Bhutan the kingdom of Himalayas !    Enchanted mountains, magnificent temples, heartwarming people and delectable food is what makes Bhutan so special from the other countries. It’s strange how a…

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What should one do in Auroville?

Tranquil town - Auroville I’d write a blog about my trip to Auroville with some engrossing and crisp anecdotes from my personal experience and some of you’d rather google ‘places…

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Kerala Tourism

Yes! God’s own country! Could there be a more appropriate synonym for Kerala? Lush green fields, endless tea estates, backwaters, magnificent temples and much more awaits you in this enchanting…

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Ladakh’s Past
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Ladakh’s Past

Delving into Ladakh’s Past One of the most picturesque parts of India, Ladakh is a destination that is a beautiful blend of nature and culture. A breath taking view, a…

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Vietnam, the country
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Vietnam, the country

Not many would probably have this little country on their ‘to visit’ places. But, be prepared to get surprised with the amount of offerings this country has. Vietnam, a small…

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Cuisine of Vietnam
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Cuisine of Vietnam

Have you ever had a chance to gorge on a Vietnamese dish? If not, Buffyfish suggests you do because although simple, it is abundant in taste and variety. Vietnamese food…

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World’s Best Beaches
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World’s Best Beaches

We all love beaches and for all different reasons. Whether it’s a tranquility that draws you, or surfing, or a beach party, this enchanting place is a favorite for so…

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Travel Films
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Travel Films

Each of us has a list of places to visit, however each of us also has a list of movies that has inspired us to travel. Movies bring out the…

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Photography Tips
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Photography Tips

All of us love to capture moments and freeze the timeless beauty we witness, in our lens. Whether it’s a trip to a museum, a nature trail or a mere…

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Monsoon in Goa

Monsoon in Goa A kaleidoscope of cultures that have blended together to bring out the best of Goa! Touched by pristine sun-kissed beaches and sumptuous seafood, Goa is one of…

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Monsoon in Goa

A kaleidoscope of cultures that have blended together to bring out the best of Goa! Touched by pristine sun-kissed beaches and sumptuous seafood, Goa is one of the most beautiful…

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How travel changes you

Travel Changes You - For the Better!! You have seen every place, every monument and every museum - thanks to the technological advancements that allow you to enjoy any place…

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness occurs when a human is acutely exposed to low partial pressure of oxygen at high altitude. It normally occurs above 2400meters or 8000feet. Anyone and everyone can be…

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Ladakh, the mystery

Ladakh The land of clear waters, snow capped mountains, shimmering lakes and more beauty as far as your eyesight can take you- Ladakh is a visually stunning and culturally rich…

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Land of Happiness- Bhutan!!

Land of Happiness- Bhutan!! Known for its distinct cultural identity, Bhutan is a small country lying between India and China. The magnificence of the traditional ways yet retained can take…

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Harappan Sites

  Let us move to the next destination with a spread-out of Harappan sites. Haryana has a number of sites belonging to the Harappan culture that have revealed a great…

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Christmas

Red and green decorations everywhere and the kitchens are full of candies, chocolates and cakes ! Yes it is that time of the year again. It is CHRISTMAS! Most of…

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Dholavira and Lothal

After a tour to the Indus Valley sites in Pakistan, Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro, let us come back to our land and look at some of the sites in Gujarat, India.…

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Travel friendly apps
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Travel friendly apps

We are living in an era of smart-phones and dumb people. Haha..! Well, lets leave the jokes apart because holidays are here and we know that you have already started…

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Indus Valley Civilization
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Indus Valley Civilization

Indus Valley Civilization, an ancient civilization located in Pakistan and northwest India is the earliest known urban culture in the Indian subcontinent. Evidence of religious practices date back to approximately…

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Hanukkah
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Hanukkah

Hanukkah – also called the ‘Festival of Lights’ (also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah) is an eight day festival which begins on 25 Kislev of the Jewish calendar. It celebrates…

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Neolithic sites of Indian sub-continent
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Neolithic sites of Indian sub-continent

The hunting gathering characteristic in early man started declining towards end of Mesolithic Age and he became more sedentary which saw the establishment of villages. He started domesticating animals and…

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Rashtrakutas
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Rashtrakutas

The period from 752-985 CE saw the rise of the Rashtrakuta dynasty in the region of Karnataka. Dantidurga, the founder of the empire, who defeated the Gurjaras and captured Malwa…

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Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, popularly known as ‘Turkey Day’ is a national holiday celebrated in Canada and the United States. It was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding…

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Ancient Universities in India
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Ancient Universities in India

Ancient Pushpagiri University Education in ancient India was always given the highest prominence in Indian society since the Vedic period. During these times, Gurukuls and Ashrams formed the centers of…

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Guru Nanak Jayanti

Guru Nanak Dev, the first Sikh guru and the founder of the Sikh religion, was born on the full moon day in the month of Kartik as per the Hindu…

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Chhat Pooja

Chhath puja is performed on Kartika Shukla Shashthi, which is the sixth day of the month of Kartika. It is a four day long festival celebrated majorly in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand…

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Bhau Beej

  This is the second day of the bright fortnight, Yamadwitiya or Shukla Paksha of the Hindu lunar month of Kartika. It is known by different names in different parts of the country.…

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Padwa and Govardhan Pooja

  The fourth day of Diwali falls on the first day Karthik Masa of the Indian calendar. It is known as Varshapratipada or Padwa. Gudi Padwa is symbolic of love between…

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Lakshmi Poojan

  For majority of the people, Lakshmi Poojan is the most important day of Diwali. It falls on Ashwin Amavasya. Even though it is a dark night of no-moon day,the…

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Narkachaturdashi

  Narkachaturdashi is celebrated on the second day of Diwali. It is actually called as Narka Nivaran Chaturdashi. It falls on fourteenth day of hindu lunar month and the demon,…

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Dhanteras

Dahnteras marks the beginning of the festival of lights. Primarily celebrated in the Northern and Western part of India, this festival is also called as Dhanatrayodashi. Dhan means wealth and…

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Buddhism in Maharashtra

Ajanta! Karla! These are the most prominent names that come to one’s mind at the thought of Buddhism in Maharashtra.   Coming from Lumbini in the north, Gautam Buddha spent…

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Cuisine of Karnataka

  Normally our mornings start with a cup of garam chaai… and for breakfast having fruits, several slices of bread or sometimes typical snack dishes like Pohe or Khichadi seems…

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11 things to do in Goa

Most of you must have already planned your next visit to Goa. BuffyFish is going to help you make your visit worth while. Here is a check-list of things that…

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Interview with Anushree Gupta

Vidula, the founder of BuffyFish, went exploring the coast of the Indian Peninsula, along with 6 other wonderful women, over 28 days, across 8 states, in January 2015. She did…

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Adventures galore

28 days of adventure and exploring came to an end as we sat in the Duronto express that led us back to pune. Some of the things we experienced as…

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Kolkata

We reached Kolkata on 27th jan, and handed over the car to Mahindra. It was the end of a beautiful road trip. We still had 3 more days in Kolkata.…

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Chandipur

Chandipur beach is elevated. It is called the vanishing beach because twice in a day water recedes for 3kms. It is beautiful and there are not many people on the…

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Puri

The car was given for servicing the next day. We visited the Jagannath Puri temple where non-Hindus were not allowed. The women were ululating and the men threw their hands…

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Gopalpur

We stayed in Gopalpur, a small village I had never heard of. The girls slept through the afternoon. I rested. In the evening, we went to the beach and caught…

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Vishakhapatnam

The submarine museum was shut for renovation, because the cyclone Hud Hud that had devastated it. We walked along the beach for a bit and then headed to the restaurant…

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Kakinada

We drove for close to 184kms today and reached Kakinada. The river godavari was everywhere in sight as we made our way to visit the forest of Koringa. We later…

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Vijayawada

We drove from Nellore to Vijayawada to pick up Sumati, our final joinee. Today's highlight was the interview with Mrs. Mythri, the daughter of Gora had who set up the…

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Sullurupeta to Nellore

It was going to be a short day today.93kms from Sullurupeta to Nellore. We woke up early and headed for Pulicat Bird Sanctuary. Pulicat lake is the second largest brackish…

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Sullurupeta

The next day we had to wait at a railway crossing for almost 40mins because 6 trains had to pass before us. We had to reach Sullurupeta. We reached there…

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Puducherry

Next day we left for Puducherry. Enroute was Tranqeubar. We stopped there for a break and headed for “Bungalow on the beach” that was run by Neemrana hotels. There is…

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Rameshwaram to Velankanni

Hats off to the government for maintaining the roads! We made it to Velankanni by 230pm. We left early at 830am from Rameshwaram. We drove and it was a pleasant…

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Jan 11th, My birthday

Rest day! Sejal joined us today. She came from Pune. The other highlight was that the women were letting go of their vanity! We have had one girl chop her…

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Thiruvananthapuram

We drove from Fort Kochi to Thiruvananthapuram yesterday. We covered it in 8 hours. We visited Varkala beach en route and we stopped there for a couple of hours. Varkala…

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The eve of the big day

Hello beautiful people! It is the eve of the Big-Day. We take off tomorrow, 4th January 2015, on a wonderful journey. It is to me, a road full of uncertainties,…

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Sorted

We have finally got things SORTED and the roads take me home 1. return tickets - sorted - one thing is for sure... we are coming back. that means we…

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How plans change

We are not getting sponsorship from anyone and that has played spoilsport. We are now 5 of us, instead of 10! Ishani has to drop out because she can only…

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Closed on Mondays

I met Maithili, a friend of a friend’s, and she came along with me to explore Vishrambaug wada. Unfortunately Vishrambaug wada was closed, owe it to the practice of businesses…

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