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 […]

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Weekend Getaways from Pune

4 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! 4 Weekend Getaways From Pune Within 200 kms Lonavala (67 km away) Khandala (70 […]

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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. […]

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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; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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10 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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9 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 […]

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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 […]

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11 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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8 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 […]

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9 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 traveller. It is a potpourri of flavours ready to burst on your tongue and a foodie’s absolute delight! From […]

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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 too has its own character, hidden gems and nuances. […]

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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 […]

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7 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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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

Kodaikanal’s cool climate is a blessing for all kinds of travellers, 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 Places To […]

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Cheap Shopping Places In Hyderabad

32 MUST VISIT BUDGET 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Heading to the jazz festival in Goa? Book an OYO Home for a musical weekend!

Swaying to the tunes of jazz while sipping a glass of wine in Goa’s awesome December weather – sounds perfect, right? If you have been dying for a jazz in Goa experience, the Jazz India Circuit International festival is the answer to your prayers. It’s the perfect occasion for jazz fans to indulge in some […]

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Goa Travel Guide

Your Ultimate Guide to Explore Goa

A kaleidoscopic blend of Indian and Portuguese cultures, Goa has been India’s most popular tourism hot-spot since colonial times. With palm fringed coastlines, golden beaches, historic landmarks and a vibrant club scene, there’s nowhere in India quite like it and their are numerous TO-Do things in your goa activities list. Best Time to Visit The […]

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6 Beautiful Places In India To Experience The Snowfall

Allow yourself the leisure of slow living with mornings spent watching the flakes of snow fall softly, in the snug of a warm quilt and long nights by the fire. Take a stroll down the wilderness and prepare to be surprised by the mellow looking, constantly changing horizons. Blend in with the authentic colors of […]

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A Home Away From Home In Goa

As soon as you enter this house, you will be greeted by one of the cutest spaces you can find. A living room decorated with beads and colours typical to Goa, a kitchen integrated into the living area, and a balcony with a hammock swing make for a really pretty picture. Ideal for a couple […]

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Beach Vibes And Sea Breeze: Here’s A Gorgeous Home For Your Next Trip To Goa

Vacationing in Goa is a wonderful, enviable thing. But vacationing in Goa while living in a creatively designed home, close to the beach, is even better. Only a few minutes away from the main road of Candolim, OYO Home 9365 Duplex 3 BHK Calangute North Goa is a joy for anyone who loves the fresh […]

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Gurgaon Beyond Skyscrapers: A Travel Guide

Once a dusty and relatively unknown suburb of the capital, today Gurgaon is one of the most modern cities of India, with an impressive skyline akin to that of Singapore and Hong Kong. With easy access to Delhi, Noida and Neemrana, Gurgaon has become popular among travel enthusiasts. From natural treasures to a thriving cultural […]

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Gangtok Travel Guide

Gangtok Travel Guide: Exploring The Ancient Capital of Sikkim

Nestled high up in the Eastern Himalayas, Gangtok is arguably among the most beautiful gems of India. The city is wreathed with clouds against a stunning backdrop of snow-capped peaks carpeted with verdure. The vibrant culture and rich traditions of the North-East, infused into the stunning landscape with a subtle touch of city life make […]

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The Magic of Garhwal Hills – A Quick Guide to Mussoorie

The postcard pretty views of the Doon valley, walls of trees serving as a do-not-disturb notice to the cacophonies of the world. Its vintage charm and majestic sights overlooking the Himalayas, Mussoorie has everything in store to soothe the restless traveller’s heart.  Reputed for being a perfect weekend getaway, the idyllic town of Mussoorie serves […]

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Shimla Travel Guide

The Ultimate Guide for Exploring the ‘Queen of Hills’ Shimla

Nestled in the mighty Himalayas with undulating terrains and slopes decked with ample verdure, Shimla is liberally blessed with natural beauty. From archaic British monuments to fragrant apple orchards; rich indigenous goods to Tibetan markets, hiking trails to deep forests, Shimla is a popular crowd puller all year round, and the ‘Queen of Hills’ indeed. […]

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Kolkata Travel Guide

Kolkata Travel Guide: Everything You Must Know About the City of Joy

Kolkata, the ‘Cultural Capital of India’ is the most unique metropolis of the country. Vibrant and ideal, modern yet traditional, Kolkata intriguingly juxtaposes itself and the Hooghly River slowly ebbs and flows to match its rhythm to the city. Once the capital of British India, Kolkata is where the rich Indian culture manifests itself wholly. […]

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Exploring the lanes of Chennai: A Travel Guide

With imprints of history in every corner owing to a magnificent past, exploring the coastal city of Chennai is like a visit back in time. From mornings that begin with scent of jasmine in the streets to perfectly tailored sunsets of serenity along the beaches, waiting to be greeted with freshly brewed filter coffee; the […]

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Indore Travel Guide

Your Quick Guide for Exploring Indore

The commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh is one of the most modern cities of India. Yet, the remnants of its ancient past are still reflected in the city. The monuments, temples and artwork of Indore carry the influence of the Holkar Dynasty that ruled the city centuries ago. This juxtaposition of its traditional past and […]

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Exploring Nainital: A Comprehensive Travel Guide

Nestled in Kumaon Hills, Nainital is a hill station occupying a steep forested valley around a unique, eye-shaped Naini Lake. Famously known as the ‘City of Lakes’, Nainital is liberally blessed with natural beauty and exudes a nostalgic charm of the early 19th century. Besides the natural wonders, there are many landmarks, monuments and religious […]

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Munnar Travel Guide

Re-Discover Munnar with this Quick Travel Guide

Flanked by a stretch of contouring hills carpeted with chartreuse tea plantations and swaying swathes of thick forests, Munnar is blessed with a stunning landscape. The tranquil setting coupled with misty environs lends a wonderful dreamy charm to the hill station, making this ‘Kashmir of South’, a tourist hotspot. Best Time to Visit Owing to […]

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udaipur travel guide

Your Ultimate Guide to Explore the Royal City of Udaipur

A unique old-world charm, pristine lakes and opulent palaces make Udaipur a much favored destination of tourists. Flanked by the eau de Nil Aravalis on all sides, Udaipur’s landscape has a distinct scenic beauty. The ancient havelis and forts; and the timeless streets of Udaipur add an intriguing nostalgia of the bygone era to the […]

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Manali Travel Guide

Exploring Manali: A Quick and Handy Travel Guide

Nestled between the snow-capped Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges, with thick forests and meadows of the Beas Valley carpeted by wild florals, Manali is blessed with a breathtaking scenic beauty. From temples to museums; quaint hippie villages to crowded upscale streets; trekking trails to river adventures, the hill station is a tourist magnet all year […]

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Exploring Kochi: A Handy Travel Guide

Presenting an intriguing and unique mix of medieval Europe and India after years of intense activities by Portuguese, Dutch and Britain, Kochi has rightfully earned the epithet- ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’. From a precious 400 years old synagogue and ancient mosques to busy ports and sprawling beaches, Kochi has it all. Best Time to […]

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Quick Guide to Explore Amritsar

Regarded as the ‘jewel of Punjab’,  Amritsar is flourishing city with significant religious and historical sites, reflecting on the magnificent past, splendid present and a hopeful future. Home to the stunning and famous ‘Golden Temple’, a visit to Amritsar is believed to purify the soul of the pilgrims. Its folk arts, museums, famous monuments, bustling […]

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Best Villas and Resorts in Goa

Make your trip to Goa pleasant and memorable in equal measure with OYO. Our comfortable villas and resorts in Goa, located strategically across the state help you explore Goa seamlessly. We have handpicked the finest and most luxurious hotels in Goa for your comfort. 1. OYO 7216 Kris Resort; Calangute Relax and unwind by the […]

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Manali : A Natural High

Nestled at an altitude of 6,398 ft above sea level, Manali is the perfect getaway for nature lovers. Packed with tall cedar trees and surrounded by the Himalayas, you are bound to enjoy spell binding views all-year round. With snow-clad mountains, high passes, gushing waterfalls & innumerable hidden cottages sprinkled throughout the place, Manali is […]

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Enjoy a Poolside Luxury in Goa with OYO

Goa is undoubtedly the ultimate holiday destination of India. Sandy shores, sprawling coastlines, ancient relics, fusion of Indian and Portuguese cultures, vibrant nightlife- what’s not to like! Add further charm to your holiday spirit by booking a stay at the finest hotels with sapphire blue pools. Swim, relax and unwind by the pool, sipping martinis […]

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Pushkar

A weekend at the Pushkar Mela

The Pushkar Mela at Pushkar in Rajasthan is the world’s largest camel fair, and a kaleidoscope of culture and local traditions.

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

Painting India, one canvas at a time

Ramesh Jhawar, an artist par excellence who paints India with water colors

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Lucknow

Lucknow, you beauty!

There is more to Lucknow than Nawabs and Kababs. *Muskuraiye Ki Aap Lucknow Mein Hain* The Lucknow Charbagh Railway station, which in its aerial view looks like a lego board, (all the pillars and domes appearing to be the pieces of lego) welcomes you with these happy words. Lucknow is not just a city, but […]

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Landour

Landour – The Lesser-known Himalayan Paradise

Landour, a scenic town in the lap of tranquility

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Murudeshwara Temple

Temples of Karnataka that you must visit in your lifetime

Presenting temples of Karnataka that you might not have heard of.

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