Holy Rivers in India

In Hinduism. water is very important for sustenance of life and what cleaning and bathing signify. The Ganga or Ganges River is the holiest of them all and is simply called Mother Ganga. Almost all of the holy places in India are located on a holy river and here are several of them that resonate the beauty of India and all that is offers, not only in so far as giving life to the many villages that live nearby, but also to those looking for a genuine India experience infused not only with nature, but culture as well. Ganga (Ganges) […]

Interesting Facts About the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal took over 20 years to build and construction began in 1632 by emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his 3rd wife Arjumand Banu Begum, who died giving birth to their 14th child. Here are some interesting facts about one of the seven wonders of the world, which is located in Agra, India. • Not just manpower – There were in excess of 20,000 laborers that worked on the Taj Mahal including painters, stonecutters, and artists to name just a few. However, manpower was not the only power used, as over 1,000 elephants were used in order to […]

Best Beaches in India

India is a beautiful country with many gorgeous beaches, which is not surprising since they have over 4,600 miles of coastline. There are all types of beaches from family-friendly ones to ones with famous full-moon parties. Here are some of the best beaches in India and their locations. Palolem – Goa Goa is well known for having some beautiful beaches, and that is why many tourists flock to the area every year. The northern beaches of Goa are where you will find the famous Goa party scene with full moon parties and tons of nighttime activity, which can be loud […]

What to see When Visiting India

There is much to see in India and seeing all in one trip is near impossible. When you consider the sheer number of sights to see in India, the focus has to become planning your trip around each of those landmarks or festivals. Doing your best to fit in as much as possible but in such a way as to allow yourself to take it all in and enjoy each as much as possible. One thing that is nice is that travel in the country is inexpensive and flights within India are easily affordable. This is beneficial as it allows […]