Leisure

35 Blogging Tips to Woo Readers

When you use your blog to spread your sales messages, you may struggle to find readers. You might not win the clients you’re looking for. And your blog may remain a lonely voice whispering quietly into the wind with no one paying attention…


10 Ways to Build Authority as an Online Writer

You won’t build authority by copycatting another writer, even a very good one. But you can improve your influence by following some proven practice…


LET YOUR PICTURES DO THE TALKING

For capturing a picture that comes alive every single time you look at it, you need to think and feel as much as you need to look. A little bit of practice, the knowledge of basics, and a good teacher can ensure your pictures breathe life…


 

50 Countries offering visa on arrival for Indians

You’ve got a destination in mind and you’re just about ready to book your tickets. Possibly the most stressful part in your dream vacation planning is obtaining a visa. You’ll be surprised to know that there are more than 50 countries where you can just land up and get a visa stamped on arrival…


Sunsets at Mahabaleshwar

As I stand at the edge of the Wilson Point (the highest point in Mahabaleshwar at 1439 mts) at dusk, I’m held rapt in awe by the most spellbinding sunset I’ve had the privilege of witnessing. And just like that, the cruel wash of work which had been stressing me out the previous week…


5 places to see before they disappear

This trend involves traveling to threatened destinations. These five natural wonders are endangered because of pollution, climate change, and development. Visit them before they are gone…


10 tips for first-time Goa visitors

So your bags are packed and you’re ready to go to Goa. But are you sure you’ve got everything? Here’s a checklist to get you ready for the sunshine state…


 

6 reasons why to visit Gangtok

Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, is situated in the midst of the eastern Himalayas. An important centre of Buddhism, this charming hill station is surrounded by beautiful scenery at every step, especially stunning views of the snow-capped Mount Kanchenjunga…


Closed-Ended Mutual Funds Escape Outflow Pressure

There has been a proliferation of closed-ended funds in India of late. With the market showing strong signs of moving northward for a longer duration, a number of fund houses have launched schemes that will not take in new investors after the new fund offer (NFO) period ends…


A smart Idea for urban ills

The government has provided Rs.7,060 crore to build 100 smart cities as satellite towns on the outskirts of large cities to accommodate the burgeoning urban population. Foreign direct investment norms have been relaxed to attract investors to build them…


Direct Bookings And OTAs Meet Halfway

For the customers, the choice is clear. With increasing parity in room rates, OTAs give more choices to customers. A traveler gets to compare a lot of properties and does enjoy the most basic…


Allo Gobi Vegetable – Bangali Method

Start Boiling The Potatoes In A Saucepan. Let Them Boil For At Least 15 Minutes. After They Are Done, Turn Off The Heat And Let Them Stand InThe Water…


 

The Liberal Philosophy Of Guru Nanak

The Guru gave his attention to almost all issues that impacted society and contemporary existence. He challenged the Indi existence…


 

Hotel Sales- Revenue Model

It may sell a few more rooms, but it rarely sells enough rooms to offset  revenue lost due to lowered rates. It’s simple economics…


 

The Landlord and Fairy Violets [a Short Story]

Once there was a rich landlord who was very lazy. The landlord had everything, but he was not happy at all. One day, an old lady came to the landlord’s house and said…


 MoT promotes Buddhist Circuit

In order to promote Buddhist  Tourism  , the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)recently organized  the ‘International Meet on Buddhist Tourism’ in New Delhi …