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    From Dabbas to Apps
    17 Mar 2017
    Eating quality meals on train journeys have always remained top priority for the passengers. Did you know: 1980s saw a new trend among passengers. This was the carefree era of food adventurers, who did not care for the hygiene. But, their bad experiences led to a more cautious approach towards food on train. Modern day passengers have a wider choice and options, thanks to the technology enabled food services, such as RailYatri a lot of food problems for train passengers in the recent years have been solved.
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    Girls, ready to head out?
    8 Mar 2017
    Are your ready to shed the stress from your life, relax and indulge in merry activities? For all the women out there, a lot is awaiting to be explored. Whether you are planning a solo travel or a group trip, there are many destinations in India which you should include in your itinerary. So on this Women's Day, we give you a list which will instigate you to put on your travelling shoes and head out for some “adventurous me” time. And if you want to truly enhance the feel of these trips ...
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    Holi Blockbusters are here!
    1 Mar 2017
    Holi, which falls on a Monday, enables you to make some quick travel plans. It gives you a chance to enjoy the multi-hued shades of Holi celebrated with a diversity of customs across India. From the unique holi with sticks (Lathmar Holi) in Mathura to the cultural extravaganza (of Basanta Utsav) in Bolpur or the all women's holi in the Kumaon hills. The real fun of these celebrations cannot be quite put in words, they have to be felt firsthand. So, get going and ...
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    Partners who travel together, stay together!
    14 Feb 2017
    It is widely believed that there is an initial time when you definitely want you and your partner should know each other. And travelling is truly one of those coolest things you can do together with your loved one. While solo travelling could be inspiring, a train journey with your loved one would unbox many aspects about each other, bringing you much closer and strengthening your love & bond. So, here are a few reasons on why you should go on a train journey at least once with your loved one
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    Crossing 1 Crore mark!
    7 Feb 2017
    We are happy to announce that RailYatri app has just crossed its 1 crore downloads and that too in a short span of two years. The journey of RailYatri started two years back when a handful of technology experts got together to remove the information black-box that shrouds information related to train travelling in India. RailYatri stepped in to tackle worries of its railway passengers and since then it has always aimed to be the capable train travel advisor helping passengers make informed decisions. It is this innovative approach that has gained the trust of users throughout the country and has added another golden feather to its cap - 1 crore downloads! We are endlessly committed towards better experiences of train travellers thus keeping up with the expectations of our users. Cheers !
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    Time just stands still here!
    6 Feb 2017
    Backwaters are the iconic tourist attractions of Kerala, and its beauty can be best relished with a stay in a houseboat. Gentle cruises along the Alleppey and Kumarakom will blow your mind away with the beauty all around. From solitary islands to traditional Kerala villages, there is just so much to see. While you are in the boat, do request the inhouse cook to prepare delicacies such as Neymeen, Pazhamboori or Kappa dishes.
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    Sipping hot cuppa in Navi Mumbai
    4 Feb 2017
    If you like to spend some ‘me’ time sipping hot cuppa coffee with delicious snacks thrown in, then surely a visit to some of the famous cafes in town should be on your cards. Navi Mumbai is blessed with a string of great cafes, each with great ambience and personal specialties. Interested?
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    Strange case of ‘evil’ worship
    3 Feb 2017
    Ever considered how it’d be like if you were to visit temples for the not so good guys? Yeah, you heard it right. There are some temples out there which aren’t even dedicated to the idea of hero worship. Tap to know about 5 such places of worship devoted to the ‘not so holy’ characters of Indian mythology.
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    Oldest Religious place in Ladakh
    2 Feb 2017
    Sani Monastery, situated in the Zanskar Valley, was built by Emperor Kanishka in 1st century AD. Considered to be a popular Buddhist pilgrimage destination, this monastery has been visited by most noted Buddhist preachers from across the globe. The scenic backdrop of this monastery, coupled with the sombre ambience makes the monastery a must visit. There are many other mesmerizing monasteries in Kargil.
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    Chennai Metro brings back cycling fun
    30 Jan 2017
    Taking crowded buses, autos or other modes of transport often keeps you waiting at traffic signals for long periods. If you are at Chennai, you can forget about these problems and bicycle your way to the office. Chennai metro has launched their bicycle rental scheme. This pilot project is presently available at the Ekatuthangal metro station.
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    Royal feast that continues till date
    28 Jan 2017
    For the devotees, Aranmulla Parthasarathy Temple is a place to seek divine blessings. But for a foodie, it is a place to have full course Keralan meal. Known as the Aranmulla Valla Sadya, this prashad consists of 64 dish varieties. It is believed to have been started by the local king as a feast for the locals during Onam, but the tradition continues till date.
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    Immortal life of Buddha in stones
    27 Jan 2017
    Everyone knows that the grand Sanchi Stupa was built during the reign of Mauryan emperor Asoka. But did you know, the structure underwent a major restoration during the reign of Sunga dynasty. Lying on the precincts of the Stupa is also another architectural masterpiece from the Gupta era - the Gupta Temple. If you want to learn about more such unknown facts...