Entry Point(s) to Himalayas: Chandigarh

Food at Maurya Hotel

Review of Maurya Hotel in Daria, Chandigarh

The room in Maurya Hotel was a pleasant surprise although it had a major flaw. Actually, I did not book it. I booked Preet Hotel ...
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Poor plumbing in washroom of Welcome Residency Hotel in Chandigarh

A Review of Welcome Residency Hotel in Chandigarh: Not a Good Oyoroom

I spent about 10 hours in the Room No 305 of the Welcome Residency Hotel in Chandigarh on March 22-23, 2017. The room in Sector ...
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What to shop at Chandigarh National Crafts' Fair

Grass and Jute Souvenirs from Chandigarh National Crafts’ Fair

Chandigarh hosts the National Crafts' Fair every year. The event showcases crafts from across the country. Many of these boast personality of unique traditional souvenirs ...
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A Double Korean Orange Chrysanthemum from Chandigarh

A Not-to-Miss Attraction for Your Nov-Dec Holiday in India

Have a look at this postcard featuring an orange double Korean chrysanthemum from the annual chrysanthemum show held in Chandigarh. You should visit the show ...
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Ideas for India travel

Connotations of White Chrysanthemums

Delicate white chrysanthemums come in wide varieties: anemone, decorative, double Korean, incurved, incurving, reflexed, spider, and spoon. Many of these flowers are not pure white ...
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Are you traveling to India during December? Visit Chrysanthemum Show in Terraced Garden, Chandigarh.

Marigold Art from Chandigarh Chrysanthemum Show

Carefully cultivated chrysanthemum blooms were center of attractions during annual Chrysanthemum Show 2012, Chandigarh. And marigold art complemented guest chrysanthemums and resident bushes and tall ...
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Photo stories about chrysanthemum show, Chandigarh

Chrysanthemums from Chandigarh

Manicured Terraced Garden in Sector 33B, Chandigarh comes alive with chrysanthemums of varied colors during annual winter Chrysanthemum Show. However, you will not find blue ...
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The Complete Beginner’s Guide to ISBT 43 in Chandigarh

Chandigarh is an entry point to the Himalayas. The city houses two Inter-State Bus Terminuses: ISBTs 17 and 43. The ISBT 43 is the starting ...
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6 tips for Rose Festival in Chandigarh

This year Chandigarh hosted 3-day annual Rose Festival during February 22-24. The festival organized in Zakir Hussain Rose Garden (Sector 16) is a big crowd-puller ...
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…with wild visitors in winter

Where to travel  This winter explore the environs of Sukhna Lake (Sector 1, Chandigarh) and go boating to meet the migratory birds from far and ...
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Chandigarh: “the Thinking Man’s City”

Chandigarh featured in the Best of Asia-2009 list of ‘Time’ magazine for its greenery, low-rise buildings in brick, plazas, simplicity, tranquility and sweeping views of ...
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Sukhna Needs a Hawkers’ Zone

I cannot think of a Chandigarh (India) itinerary without SukhnaLake, a popular hangout for exercising, picnicking and or unwinding with friends / family. Well-maintained lake ...
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Forest Trek Connecting Nepali Forest Lodge to Kansal Forest Lodge

The 8-kilometer long Forest Trek connects Nepali Forest Lodge to Kansal Forest Lodge. The steep trek, meandering through three hillocks, runs along the Forest Department’s ...
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India & Pakistan: lands of more similarities than dissimilarities

We visited 3rd Edition of Made in Pakistan on March 24, 2012, (Saturday) in the evening. It was jam-packed. Rich and wealthy thronged to see ...
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Free entertainment for kids, dirt cheap clothes

On this Diwali, the Sector 17 Plaza, Chandigarhwas amusingly different sight. The funniest part was vendors selling readymade garments, shoes and woolens on temporary stalls ...
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Freshness is fragrant, convenience could be curse

Whether it is a small city like Chandigarh or a metropolis like Mumbai, fresh mint and coriander chutney has almost disappeared from the restaurant menus ...
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Tips to hire cycle rickshaw in Chandigarh

Affordable cycle rickshaws are a good means for short distances within in Chandigarh. A cycle rickshaw ride is enjoyable because you get a clear view ...
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Affordable medical service in Chandigarh

Finding a reliable medical practitioner in anew cityis difficult and time consuming, especially for a traveler. So, we would like to share our experience at ...
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Wind a HP adventure up with shopping

Adventure travelers generally shop at the end of the trip for obvious reasons: to reduce the load as in the most cases they prefer backpacking ...
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A Statue of Radha Krishna from Khadi Bhavan Chandigarh

Shopping for Dusshera & Diwali

A Statue of Radha Krishna from Khadi Bhavan, Chandigarh On September 26, 2011,Chandigarh(India) kicked off festival season by inaugurating 10-day Ram Lila programs, a prelude ...
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The Religious Fabric of Chandigarh

The Religious Fabric of Chandigarh In Chandigarh, the Indian city of cookie-cutter box houses, remembering god is a routine for many, especially middle-aged and old ...
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International Doll Museum: Adventures of Legends, Dolls in Vibrant Costumes

When we visited the International Doll Museum at Bal Bhawan (Sector 23) in Chandigarh for the first time in 2006, it was in disrepair. But, ...
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Sadar Bazaar for Local Brands and Imitations of National and International Brands

Sadar Bazaar for Local Brands and Imitations of National and International Brands Sadar Bazaar in Sector 19, Chandigarh offers an assortment of affordable merchandise, including ...
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Flowers from New Lake in Chandigarh

New Lake: a Good Recreation Area but a Long Way to Go

A White Rose from New Lake, Chandigarh New Lake, located opposite Chandigarh Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (CIHM) in Sector 42 D, Chandigarh, ...
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Reliable Dentists in Chandigarh

 Relocating has its own plusses and minuses. For instance, falling sick in a new city or town can be a big hassle, as you are ...
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Stroll, Work Out in Gulmohar Garden

Stroll, Work Out in Gulmohar Garden If you visit Chandigarh before an adventure trip to the Himalayas or just for sightseeing, or relocate to the ...
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Where can you buy baked goods in Chandigarh?

I love baked goods and always look for healthy varieties in bakeries. In Chandigarh, supply of industrially produced breads is ample, but variety is limited ...
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The Chef Restaurant: A Noisy, Functional Eatery at Chandigarh ISBT

The Chef Restaurant: A Noisy, Functional Eatery at Chandigarh ISBT The Chef Restaurant at Interstate Bus Terminal (ISBT) Sector-43,Chandigarh,Indiais a functional eatery serving Indian vegetarian ...
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Sugarcane Juice: Indian Street Food that is Not Featured on Restaurant Menu

Sugarcane Juice: Indian Street Food that is Not Featured on Restaurant Menu In India, street food varies from region to region. Moreover, many of street ...
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Open Hand Monument Welcomes Public

Open Hand Monument Welcomes Public Open Hand Monument, a symbol of reconciliation and peace, in Sector 1, Chandigarh, India is now open to the common ...
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2nd Chandigarh National Crafts Mela: October 26 – November 4

2nd Chandigarh National Crafts Mela: October 26 – November 4 North Zone Cultural Centre (NZCC) of the Union Culture Ministry, India and Chandigarh Administration are ...
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Piping Hot Spicy Samosa(s): Perfect Snack for a Cold Day

Piping Hot Spicy Samosa(s): Perfect Snack for a Cold Day In Chandigarh, on Saturday, mercury fell to 9.5 degree Celsius and fog hugged the city ...
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Is Night Tourism viable without Proper Security Arrangements for Tourists, Travelers?

Is Night Tourism viable without Proper Security Arrangements for Tourists, Travelers? At many destinations tourists just leave after sunset for lack of interesting options. So ...
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