Travelling without pets taking a toll on them? Not anymore!

Life is a roller-coaster ride, full of surprises and tear-jolting moments, yet we need to move on from our love, pain, family and friends. Friends make life easy, they support you at every tough turn of your life, stand up in your times of need and most importantly, comfort you when the going gets difficult. […]

Read More
Kanchenjunga Mountain View

Travelling to The North East for the First Time? These Five Places and Activities Is a Must in Your Bucket-List!

With its many Himalayan mountain ranges, nature attractions, and Buddhist monasteries, a trip to the North-East part of India is a dream trip that can fulfill the expectations of every type of traveler. Be it a spiritual soul-seeking journey, or to fulfill the thrill of an adventure-junkie, or simply to relax amid natural surroundings; the […]

Read More

Environment Day Special: How Sustainable Design Can Ensure Our Planet’s Survival

Sustainable design – sounds boring, doesn’t it? In reality, it’s far from it. This is the kind of creativity that could make sure that you have a part to play in saving the world. At OYOxDesign, it’s a large part of our design thinking. Sustainable design doesn’t just happen. A designer needs to ensure that […]

Read More

We bet you didn’t know that your Fave hill station also hosts a LIT Summer Festival!

Another Queen of Hills is in full swing to give tourists a taste of the local with a refreshing and flavourful Summer Festival. If you think that you know Shimla in and out, this cultural event is the reality check you need. Shimla’s popularity as the most popular travel destination in North India and for […]

Read More

A thrilling page from the diary of a biker’s trip to Spiti!

It was a regular Monday morning filled with blues, gruelling work hours flashing right on my face. In some moments of relief, while scrolling through my feed, I stumbled across a few pictures which were breath-taking. And without giving it a second thought, I pinged my several biking brothers. The pictures enraptured everyone, and one […]

Read More

How to chill in the Queen of the hill Ft. Mussoorie

Summers have swept the county in full sweep. From heat waves to the rising demand for ACs and ice creams, the indications are right there for everyone to see. North India, in particular, faces the brunt of the season, which is in complete contradiction to the biting cold of the winter season. The advent of […]

Read More

Why you should check out the fascinating Ooty Summer Festival at least once!

Ooty, a city offering affluence of British Raj, beaming colours of south Indian culture and home to Nilgiris, is an enchanting place to spend summers at. The swathes of veritable beauty would wrap you around and make you a fan. Away from the wolfish eyes of tourism companies and hordes of travellers, score on the […]

Read More
Leh Ladakh Image

All Set for Ladakh? Follow This Checklist for a Great Trip to The Trans-Himalayan Valley

Ladakh is surely Heaven on Earth, and it does find itself on everyone’s bucket list. Now that you are planning a trip to Ladakh and have read all about the beautiful places and things to do here, it is imperative to keep in mind that it lies in a remote area and the temperatures fluctuate […]

Read More
Manali View

Planning Guide for A Wonderful Stay in The Snow Land Himachal with Minimum Coin Shilling!

Himachal Pradesh nestled amidst magnificent mountains, verdant valleys, and gushing frothy rivers, has been a tourist’s paradise for ages. This state is known for its many quaint little hill stations that enable you to have a wide variety of holiday experiences during your Himachal holiday. Famous hill stations like Manali, Shimla, Dharamshala, Kasol, Dalhousie and […]

Read More

Navigating the rich history of Pink City with the added comfort of a home-like experience

Jaipur displays a vibrant stream of colours amid its peachy ancient palaces. A city painted in pink would look unnatural in many places, but here on the edge of the desert, at an immense distance from the Western world both geographically and philosophically, Jaipur feels eternally serene. Pedestrians from all walks of life, seemingly from […]

Read More

Planning A Long Visit To Delhi? Your OYO Home In The Capital Is Ready For You

Visiting a city as big and diverse as Delhi can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t know anyone. That’s why having a home in the city is a huge boon. Whether you’re travelling for work, transiting through cities, shopping for a wedding, or staying in Delhi for medical treatment, it’s always nice to […]

Read More

Fancy A Serene Lakeside Holiday? Check Out This Stunning Villa In Goa

A view of a peaceful lake, dense greenery all around you, and the call of exotic birds to wake you in the morning. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? It’s not. Say hello to OYOxDesign’s newest villa in Carambolim, Goa. Where to stay in Goa Built in 1998, this 3 BHK villa in Goa is […]

Read More

8 Homestays in India Offering A Home Away From Home Experience

Homestays is a newly picked up phenomenon that has swept Indians off their feet. The user experience, the newness of the concept and the unique proposition not just entices users but also proves its worth. For travellers who have always despised the notion of staying in a hotel, homestays in India came into their lives […]

Read More

16 Beaches Near Hyderabad For A Weekend Getaway

Who doesn’t love to visit the beach especially if it includes a long drive to reach? Even though Hyderabad does not have any beach of its own, there are so many beaches nearby that you wouldn’t mind what’s missing. The beaches listed in this blog are secluded, unspoiled and make the nicest place to spend […]

Read More

20 Best Places To Visit Alone In South India in 2019

Have you ever been there- waiting for a callback or reply from your friend confirming your travel plans? Made vain attempts to get your whole group on the same page while picking out a destination or the date? Made all plans but that one friend backs out last moment and dampens your vacation mood? And at […]

Read More

7 Most Popular places to visit in Pokhara

Nestled in the Annapurna range, the city of Pokhara is every traveller’s paradise.  Blessed with lush green forests, stunning landscape and calm lakes, Pokhara is a major tourist hotspot of Nepal. Every year, thousands of visitors both local and foreign flock to the valley to enjoy the hypnotic glamour of nature and a gentle touch […]

Read More

Why you should visit Goa now

Why you should visit Goa now The pint-sized state, popularly referred to as the pearl of the orient, Goa is more than the scenic beaches and the colorful trance parties. It is a blend of history and culture, mixed with the sweetened feeling of freedom, stirred to serve happiness and positive vibes. Goa is a […]

Read More

15 Pocket Friendly Places To Shop In Bengaluru

Bangalore, is not only the emerging IT hub of the country but also a massive hot spot for tourists because of its history and culture. Rightly tagged as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’, the state showcases a perfect amalgamation of heritage and modernity. It offers tons of choices for the locals and tourists to indulge […]

Read More

9 Best Beach Destinations For A Perfect Honeymoon In India

A new journey of life begins with marriage and honeymooning is the celebration for that. When you two people start a new life, they need to have some time alone in a far off place where they can relax and take time to understand each other. So, go on and check out these best beach […]

Read More

17 Most Popular Beaches Near Mumbai

Have you found the right beach for yourself? If the answer is no, then look no further! Here are the best beaches that Mumbai has to offer, each beach with its own uniqueness. Mumbai is a city of beautiful beaches since it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea and there is no shortage when it […]

Read More

11 Offbeat Places To Visit In Himachal Pradesh

Traveling to the same tourist places is so boring, isn’t it? The crowd, the chaos and the pollution from tourism has spoiled the natural beauty of the most beautiful places on earth. Thankfully there are still some places left where the vision is, and Himachal Pradesh has got quite a lot of them. Himachal is […]

Read More

Why I fell In Love With Hyderabad And Why You Will Too

Agreed, traveling is a highly subjective affair. What excites me may not exactly get your pulses racing and vice versa. However, there are certain experiences which universally touch the soul. I felt this very strongly about Hyderabad which I chose to visit thanks to a persistent friend living there. Till then, Hyderabad to me, was […]

Read More

9 Road Trips From Mumbai For The Wanderer

Road trips! Every traveller’s ears would perk up at these two words. The feeling of wrapping everything up, stashing in the car and just leaving all the worries behind – Isn’t this what you dream about every single day? If you are in and around Mumbai, then your dreams can surely come true. Mumbai is […]

Read More

19 Drool-Worthy Street Food Dishes From Mumbai You Just Cannot Miss

When it comes to binging on food, nothing can beat the spicy, tangy, sweet, sour delicacies on the streets of Mumbai. Street food in Mumbai is one of the most sought-after things to do for any traveler. It is a potpourri of flavors ready to burst on your tongue and a foodie’s absolute delight! From […]

Read More

What You Should Buy In Mumbai Apart From The Usual Retail Junk

The cosmopolitan nature of Mumbai allows it to welcome cultures from, around the world. Metropolitan cities across the world have now merged into a uniformity, with the same shopping and entertainment options, the same brands and retail outlets available everywhere. However, like all great cities, Mumbai has its own character, hidden gems, and nuances. Mumbai […]

Read More

20 Best One-Day Picnic Spots Near Mumbai

If you are in Mumbai, then you don’t have to sit for hours and plan your weekend. There are so many one-day picnic spots near Mumbai that you can just pick one and set out directly. Be it, any season Mumbai never falls short of places to explore. If you are short on time and […]

Read More

10 Cheap & Best Places To Shop In Mumbai To Get An Awesome Deal!

Mumbai, the city where India goes to shop! This city of dreams does not only sell dreams but a number of other goods too! From shopping in the streets and bargaining to swishing through plush malls, Mumbai has it all! What really stands out in the city, however, whatever you wish to buy, you’ll find […]

Read More

15 Best Places To Visit In Shimla For Scenic Views

Over a century and a half ago, Britishers found Shimla and made it their summer capital. Even after independence, it remains the epicentre of the state of Himachal Pradesh with imprints of the colonial era still visible amongst a thick cover of pine and oak trees. Serving as a good base for exploring the Himalayan […]

Read More

Top 12 Places To Visit In Nainital: Tried-And-Tested

Nainital is synonymous with turquoise lakes and Kumaon hills. Adding to its charm is the architecture, food and culture, that still retains some flavour of the bygone British era. This town was discovered by an English sugar trader, P Barron, and was later developed into a vibrant summer retreat for British soldiers during the Raj. […]

Read More

Top 15 Places To Visit In Kodaikanal For The Most Spectacular Views

Kodaikanal’s cool climate is a blessing for all kinds of travelers, be it backpackers, families, or honeymooners. This mist-laden hill station has a lot on offer ranging from spectacular viewpoints to pristine waters. To help you have a great vacation, here is a list of the best places to see in Kodaikanal. Top 15 Places […]

Read More
Cheap Shopping Places In Hyderabad


The city of nizams and Urdu sophistication, Hyderabad has been the commercial centre of the Indian land for centuries now. The city is as famous as its indigenous goods and pearls.  as It is for the lip-smacking and aromatic biryani. While there is a dearth of modern shopping centres in Hyderabad, the joy of shopping in old markets and […]

Read More

Bhimbetka – Silent narratives from the past

Bearing witness to the rise and fall of several civilisations and dynasties, conquered by the Mauryas and Guptas, absorbed by the vigour of the Mughals, paving way for an era of defiance by the rule of begums, marking a period of sensible statecraft; the Malwa region of India unravels a fresh perspective to primal culture […]

Read More

A Walk Through the Pink City: Part Three

Day Three With more than half the city covered in the days before, our last day in Jaipur started on a laid-back note. In the wee hours of the morning, Aakash strapped on his camera and went on a morning walk through the city. He  wandered through the city streets and stumbled across the Jawahar […]

Read More

A Walk Through the Pink City: Part Two

Having explored the famous fortresses of Amer the day before, on our second morning in Jaipur we set out to explore the lesser known destinations. We hailed an auto-rickshaw till Amer Fort and then treaded through the old lanes and streets of the old Jaipur town. Created By- Aakash Aggarwal Related Blog Posts: Exploring the […]

Read More
Enjoy the stunning vistas of the cityscape from Nahargarh Fort

A Walk Through the Pink City: Part One

Opulence, Royalty, Heritage. These are the first words that come to mind whenever there is a mention of the Pink City. With ancient forts and magnificent palaces, each echoing the tales of its royal past, a visit to Jaipur is a one-of-its-kind experience. To bring an authentic Jaipur experience to our dedicated readers, the OYO […]

Read More
Top attractions in and around Kathmandu

Top 7 Places to Visit in Kathmandu

Kathmandu draws scores of visitors all year round- some lured by its majestic peaks while others simply intrigued by its culture. The capital city of Nepal has something in store for everybody, from quaint hills to bustling streets; Hindu temples to Buddhist monasteries; lush gardens to shimmering lakes. If you are wondering where to begin […]

Read More
Weekend Getaways from Pune

14 Exciting Weekend Getaways From Pune Within 200 kms

This weekend, take a break from your busy life and escape the city chaos. We have handpicked some exciting weekend getaways from Pune to help you catch a breath and gather memorable experiences. Enjoy paragliding or hiking or unwind at the beaches. Bon Voyage! 14 Weekend Getaways From Pune Within 200 kms Lonavala Khandala Alibaug Kamshet […]

Read More
Top Destinations for Couples Getaway

6 Best Weekend Getaways For Couples In India

Rekindle the romance with your loved one on some breathtaking getaways. From exploring different cities to strolling aimlessly along wildflowers laden trails, the experience to enliven are many. To make it easier for you, we have curated a list of some of the best weekend getaways for couples. Weekend Getaways For Couples In India Dalhousie (North […]

Read More
Best Surfing Destinations in India

6 Absolute Best Surfing Destinations In India

Looking for adventure? It’s time you enjoy the thrill of surfing. Get ready to receive that extra dose of adventure in the wild waters of India. We have curated a list of some of the best surfing destinations in India to give you an exciting getaway. 6 Best Surfing Destinations In India Kovalam Varkala Gokarna […]

Read More

Rivers In The Sky: A Mini Ecosystem At India Art Fair 2020, Created by OxD

Nearly 20 percent of the Amazon Rainforest has been destroyed in the last 50 years. Half a billion animals were killed in the Australian bushfires in 2019-20. Breathing in Delhi is equal to smoking 20+ cigarettes a day. These are the scary facts of our time. That’s why, in 2020, sustainability is no longer a […]

Read More

Get Some Trendy Wedding Lehenga Colour Combinations For Your Wedding

An Indian wedding is all about the colours and the noise. Western weddings are all white, peaceful, sweet yes, but there is nothing as lively as an Indian wedding. Even an Indian Christian wedding has many hues of pastels if not the brightest of shades. Planning Wedding any time soon? Then, Give us a all […]

Read More

10 Angelic Hair Accessories for The Versatile Indian Bride

Bridal makeup and jewellery is elaborate and needs thorough planning. You need to keep your hair healthy and nourished for months so that it looks beautiful on your wedding day. You need to decide what kind of hairstyle you want. Whether you want a braid, or a bun, or a side braid, or whether you […]

Read More
1st Birthday party

Catch the Sweetest Birthday Party Moments of One-Year Old

The first birthday is a grand occasion to celebrate. With lots of appropriate themes, ideas and exciting food, organise the party to celebrate the first year of your parenthood in complete pomp and show. Get an insider’s view in the celebrations of a baby girl’s first birthday with OYO. Not only the birthday girl, the […]

Read More

Gamers, Unite! This OYO Home In Goa Is Your Dreamland

Games from our childhood, like Mario and Pac-Man, made us want to live in a world where one could play these games anytime, anywhere. However, we always had to get back to reality as soon as the game ended. But what we didn’t get as kids, we can now get as adults. This home, created […]

Read More
exotic palaces for royal wedding

10 Exotic Palaces where You Would Love to Have Your Wedding

Marriages are made in heaven but the rightful ceremony takes place on earth. This makes the institution of marriage no less than divine. And being a bride, you have right enough to dream about your perfect fairytale wedding in a royal fashion. India is a land of various culture and customs with the abundance of […]

Read More
lawn wedding ceremony

An Epic Guide for a Fantastic Lawn Wedding Ceremony

Be it your summer, autumn or winter wedding, a lawn party makes for a best possible venue in all seasons. Transform the lawn into some blissful essence of your matrimony and dress up your lawn into your choice of theme or decorations. With such a large expanse in front of you, you are never short […]

Read More
types of wedding venues

10 Different Types of Wedding Venues to Add to Your Knowledge

A wedding planning remains incomplete without a proper wedding venue to host it. And with so many facets of an Indian wedding like catering, baraat, bar etc., you need to have a clear perspective about what all a venue should include as per your ceremony requirements. There are various factors on which a venue is […]

Read More
ideas for corporate events

15 Unique Ideas to Add More Thrill to your Corporate Event

Corporate Events are not only about finding a corporate meeting space and hosting the event. The modern corporate events are more than just the sobriety that was followed in conventional way. These days’ employees or attendees are looking for some spiced up elements in their otherwise monotonous session. For corporate event planning and hosting that […]

Read More

30 Wedding Photography Tips you need to know before Planning your Photoshoot

Wedding photography is very different from regular function photography or even from portraits. The lighting, the crowd, the attires, colors, everything is so much different at a wedding. All the rituals must be captured. The face of the bride and the groom must be in focus or strategically out of focus to deliver some signature […]

Read More

Before Getting Hitched Explore these Best Places for Pre Wedding Photoshoot

You don’t have to go out of the country to find the best place for pre wedding photoshoot. There are countless pre wedding photoshoot India locations. Here are just 12 options for the best place for photoshoot for a couple soon to get hitched. You will love these but you can find more. Planning Wedding […]

Read More
Birthday caterer

13 Most Important Questions to Ask your Birthday Caterer

The lifeline for any event is undoubtedly the FOOD. Whether this is a matter of 200 or 25 guests, food is essential for every event. The happiness and satisfaction of your guests depend upon the quality of menu. Thus, if you are not sure how to choose a perfect caterer, then go through some of these […]

Read More
Outdoor Wedding Party

Seize Up these Lively Ideas for an Outdoor Wedding Party

Decision making is an integral part of any event. The moment you get engaged, you are thrown into a situation which makes you berserk. Whether to have a grand party or a smaller one! Whether to book a banquet hall or a farmhouse! Will it be better if we have a destination wedding? Are all […]

Read More
beach wedding ideas

Get Inspired with these Romantic Beach Wedding Ideas

Do you want to get married with the crashing waves in backdrop and scintillating sunshine over your head? Undoubtedly, it’s the beach or surfside wedding for you. Immerse yourself into this whole essence of romanticism of the seaside and the sun-burnt sand and your wedding is definitely going to make in the popular list of […]

Read More

Hindu Wedding Themes and Decoration Ideas

Indian weddings are diverse and the rituals are elaborate and versatile. No matter how advanced and modern the Indian youth has become, they treasure their traditional practices when it comes to some special occasions. A wedding is as special as it gets. Indians love following their customs on their wedding day. The Hindu wedding is […]

Read More

5 Interesting Indian Wedding Traditions

An Indian wedding cannot be defined by just one set of rituals or one vision. Indian wedding traditions and customs are diverse. Every different state has a different set of traditions and culture. The true secularity of India reflects through the various kinds of Indian weddings we observe throughout the years, over generations. Indian weddings […]

Read More

Throw a Smashing Corporate Holiday Party for Your Employees

Whether it’s Christmas time, New Year’s Eve or Diwali party, you are sure to get all agog on how to arrange a boisterous and entertaining party for your employees for them to have a high time! Planning for a holiday party could get tricky when you have to choose between a particular holiday theme or […]

Read More

Types of Fashionable Wedding Jewelleries for Indian Bride

Wedding jewellery is a crucial part of Indian weddings. You can throw an amazing reception feast and select a lavish venue for the wedding. But guests will still be curious to check out how much jewellery the bride has on her. Indian wedding jewellery for brides is a huge deal. It is a symbol of […]

Read More

I Was Born To Roam

Travelling has been my favourite thing since I was a kid. The warmth of a new place, all those new faces, different cuisines and the serene view is something I cherish. The excitement, as well as the fear of being on an all girls trip, is something obscure. Since I have been born and brought […]

Read More

Follow These 10 Hottest Jewellery Trends for Indian Groom

Weddings always tend to focus on the bride way more than on the groom. Even on the wedding day itself, most people pay attention to what the bride is wearing and what hairstyle she is sporting and so on. But you cannot be the groom who let that happen. It’s your wedding too. Steal the […]

Read More

8 Striking Jewellery Trends to rock your Bridal Avatar

Weddings don’t just mean a temple and few close ones in India. Indian weddings are elaborate. Indian weddings start with the ceremonies like sangeet and mehendi and do not end until the reception is over. These days are an opportunity for the bride and groom’s families to flaunt their wealth and status. This is the […]

Read More

Get Inspired with 12 Modern Wedding Invitations 2018

Weddings are a big deal. There are multiple ceremonies that culminate to the wedding day and reception. There is venue decorations to take care of, bride’s and groom’s wedding dresses and makeup, food menus, guest lists… Oh! The guest list. Some modern wedding invitations are so cliché that the guests don’t even look at the […]

Read More

10 Most Trendy Wedding Decoration Ideas for 2018

An Indian wedding is always grand no matter which part of the country it is being held in. The food, decorations, ceremonies, band performances, everything has to be on point. A lot of it can be decided and worked on months prior to the wedding. But the Indian wedding decorations for implementing unique wedding reception […]

Read More
Hermits at a tea stall - Ujjain Simhasth

Everything you need to know about Ujjain

Ujjain is one of the most popular religious destinations in India.

Read More

Travellers Of The Month – Dirk & Lieve De Witte

Meet this amazing couple that’s on a mission to travel the world!

Read More
The Lotus Temple, dotted with pigeons at sunrise. Designed by an Iranian exile, the building serves as the centre of the Bahai'i faith in Delhi.

New Delhi for budget travellers

A budget traveller can enjoy the best that Delhi has to offer without spending too much money.

Read More
The base of the temple in Nandgaon

Holi Celebrations In Vrindavan

Holi celebrations in Vrindavan and adjoining towns (in Uttar Pradesh’s Braj region) are a special treat for anyone interested in discovering more about the festival.

Read More
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Kolkata – Reasons To Visit The City Besides Cricket

A cosmopolitan city like no other, myriad hues and flavours come together to give this city its distinct feel.

Read More
Sunset and a shack

Easter Celebrations in Goa

Easter is one of the world’s most popular festivals. Find out how it is celebrated in Goa.

Read More

Mouthwatering Solutions To Delhi’s Midnight Hunger Problem

Here is a list of five eateries in Delhi-NCR that will take care of your midnight hunger pangs.

Read More

Must-Visit Destinations For Indian Cricket Fans This Month

The cricket fever is set to rise with all the prominent teams of the cricketing world set to clash in the World Cup of the shortest format of the game. The World Cup is all set to begin on 8 March and the four-week long cricketing extravaganza will see first-time hosts India play at least […]

Read More

OYO at India Bike Week 2016 in Goa

Watch this cool video to find out all that happened at the India Bike Week in Goa recently.

Read More
Krishna's Butterball - Mahabalipuram

Five Amazing Places To Spend The Weekend

To help you make the most of this weekend, we present five destinations in India that are perfect for a short trip.

Read More

Hyderabad, Here We Come!

If you are planning to travel to Hyderabad, this post will surely come in handy. Find out about what makes Hyderabad truly Hyderabad!

Read More