And now a doorstep library for you in Jaipur

Liberia, the largest doorstep library, based out of  Ahmedabad, extending services in Vadodara, Anand, Nadiad, Gandhinagar and Surat, is now opening in the pink city of Jaipur. Located on Gandhi Path, Vaishali Nagar, Liberia is a haven for book and movie lovers. It houses a wide collection of books and DVDs , which the members can…

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The Best Festivals of Jaipur

One of the reasons why the city of Jaipur is a popular tourist attraction is because of the various festivals that are celebrated here with enthralling gusto and fervor. In fact, the pillar with five lamps (popularly known as Paanch Batti), right in the middle of the Mirza Ismail Road, proudly displays a signage: ‘Pinkcity: The…

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Heritage Hotels of Jaipur: A must stay!

Rajasthan being continuously fraught with extremes of nature and warfare, much because of droughts and clan rivalry, is home to a great number of heritage properties. The rulers often commissioned their greatest architectural monuments – forts, palaces, temples and stepwells and grand reservoirs – to ensure employment and water for their people. To truly experience…

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WHAT TEEJ IS ALL ABOUT?

Teej is one of the most widely celebrated festivals of Rajasthan. Swings, traditional songs and dancing are the unique features of Teej celebrations in Rajasthan. Women perform traditional folk dance dressed in colourful clothes and henna clad hands, sing beautiful Teej songs while enjoying their sway on swings bedecked with flowers.

DREAM OF A TEA LOVER: TEA TRADITION

India is one of the largest producers, exporters and consumers of tea in the world. Tea is the most common and popular drink in every household in India. One cannot imagine starting the day without a cup of tea. Such is the popularity of this drink, that there were even talks about making tea the…

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MONSOON PLUS NAHARGARH MEANS FUN

Come monsoon and the youngsters of Jaipur make a beeline for Nahargarh – the 18th century fortress on a hillock, overlooking the Mansagar Lake and the Pink city. Over the years Nahargarh has been the favourite picnic and fun spot for the Pink City’s youth. They land up there, braving potholes and a steep meandering…

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