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Tip No.1 on Travel Writing: It isn’t Glamorous!

What do you need to know to become a travel writer? First, you need a back-up plan in case things don't work out. Here are some other considerations.
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Caleidoscope Offbeat Travelogue Contest! [Closed]

Caleidoscope are organizing an offbeat travel contest named "Top Ten sites to visit before I die!" we would like to seek your nominations for the best tourist spots you have visited or dream to visit.
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Biker Chicks Raise Eyebrows!

To say “women break into yet another male bastion” is a clichéd statement these days. However, some niches of mainstream society such as bike riding are still male dominated.

What J.K. Rowling did for readers

She made people passionate about something that wasn't inappropriate. In an age where the internet, movies and television have become more and more so for young eyes
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7 Tips for Summer Travel on a Budget

Here are seven tips to make it possible for you to get some needed R&R this warm season without condemning yourself to an autumn spent in the poorhouse. 
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Time to Save the Ganga River

To see Ganga, the holiest river in India, was one of my wishes for a long time. Having watched numerous documentaries on the mighty Ganges that flows down from the Himalayas to the North Indian plains quenching the thirst of millions, the river always caught my imagination.

ನನ್ನನು ‘ಹಿಂಡು ಸೇರದ ಕಾಗೆ’ ಎಂದ ಚಂದ್ರಣ್ಣ

ಮಾತಿನ ಚತುರ ಚಂದ್ರಣ್ಣ ನನ್ನ ಸ್ನೆಹಿತ ಚೇತನನ ಊರಾದ ಅರಳಿಕೆರೆಯವರು. ಚಂದ್ರಣ್ಣನ ಮಾಮೂಲಿ ಮಾತಿನ ರೀತಿ - ಹಳ್ಳಿಯ ಪೌರಾಣಿಕ ನಾಟಕದ ಸಂಭಾಷಣೆಯನ್ನು ಹೋಲುತ್ತೆ. ಚಂದ್ರಣ್ಣ ವೃತ್ತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ತೆಂಗಿನಕಾಯಿ ಕೀಳುವವರು. ವಿಶೇಷವೆಂದರೆ ಅವರು ಒಮ್ಮೆಯೂ ಕೂಡ ಮರವನ್ನು ಹತ್ತಿಯೇ ಇಲ್ಲವಂತೆ. ಮರ ಹತ್ತಲು ಬಾರದಂತೆ ಚಂದ್ರಣ್ಣ 49 ವರ್ಷ ವಯಸ್ಸಿನ, ಬೊಕ್ಕ ತಲೆಯ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿ.

Oh yeah, the grass is green…

One extraordinary girl Nelly across the seven seas and another ordinary girl next door, Rakshita have some wonderful insights worth reading...
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Aurangabad – A Peek into the History

History as a subject has been following me like the Vodafone dog since my early days in school. I always felt it is one of the most humdrum and mind-numbing subject. I used to find terms like caves and inscriptions, guerilla warfare, forts and others monotonous and unexciting.

Walking Through the Ruins of Nalanda

Who says only fear and emotions give goose bumps? Strangely, I felt them while visiting Nalanda University. Visiting the site of Nalanda University in Bihar came as a shock rather than the excitement of a historical tour.