Rajan Datar and his travel diaries

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On an upcoming travel documentary series called ‘India Direct’ on BBC World News, Rajan Datar a notable travel show presenter explores the ‘hidden’ gems of India. Rajan has been the host of ‘The Travel Show’ – BBC World News’ flagship travel program. For 6 years, he has travelled to over 50 countries on five continents. In November 2012, he was named the Broadcast Travel Journalist of the Year 2012 at the Business Travel Awards ceremony in London.

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Kolkata – Where the cultured and the rustic collide

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When you think of Kolkata’s old spelling (Calcutta), it conjures up images of the colonial-era, replete with its aura of sophistication and the grandiloquent structure of the Victoria Memorial. But Kolkata is much more than its British architecture – it is a daily festival.

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Prashar Lake – A perfect weekend trek in Himachal

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After my first solo trip with a bunch of strangers, I almost knew, this will become a new hobby. And guess what? I manifested my second trip in no time. This time, my calling came from the grand Prashar Lake; this time, I travelled with some old and new fellow travelers.

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Shirodhara – Third Eye Therapy

Photo Credit: kairali.com

Photo Credit: kairali.com

Last weekend, like I mentioned in my previous post, I went to The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa, and I experienced the most amazing SPA therapy. For the very first time in my life, I opted for Shirodhara (also known as the third eye therapy), and I was transported to a different world altogether. I think, I had an astral projection-kinda experience.

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Birthday Retreat to Unmatched Luxury

Last weekend was all about surprises, celebrations, tranquility and lots of love. I started my Monday morning with a bundle of positive notes. Tomorrow is my birthday, and my beloved husband gave me a wonderful weekend retreat as one of my birthday gifts. He took me to The Westin Sohna Resort and Spa. And dear lord, it was sheer serenity for 48 hours.

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