National Gallery of Modern Art houses creations by old masters as well as contemporary artists. The impressive Gothic building and the sprawling lawns dotted with pieces of sculptures make one forget the din of the city a few meters away. Given the very effective air conditioning and super affordable ticket prices, this is an ideal retreat for any summer day in Delhi.
The National Museum at Janpath is a treasure trove of relics covering about 5000 years of Indian history. This is close to Central Secretariat or Udyog Bhawan metro stations and is easliy accessible from any part of Delhi. Guided tours, audio tours in various languages and an interesting museum crafts store make this site an exciting summer holiday option.
A stay at Neemrana Fort Palace is an indulgence. Its proximity to Delhi encouraged us to try it out. Its like a Staycation where most of the activities are in or around the fort. While one can visit the fort as part of a day trip, spending the night here completes the experience.
Comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood of ‘Whose line is it anyway’ fame are touring India thanks to Black Dog Easy Evenings. They performed in Gurgaon last Sunday and we are most tickled to be there.
“The Coalition-Festival of Creativity” was held in Delhi and we saw new age celebrities like AIB, Anurag Kashyap, Richa Chaddha and so on holding talk sessions and workshops. We were invitees and learnt a thing or two.
Winter is here and so are the chai wallahs at various markets, crossings, nooks and corners. Their aromatic decoction has warmed many a winter mornings. In the last few years tea has graduated to cafes and bored of coffee, many have changed allegiance. No wonder the tea cafes are experiencing growing patronage all over NCR. We have been trying these out – for our benefit – and yours too 🙂 Here’s our report.
The India International Trade Fair, IITF 2015, with its theme “Make in India” is a grand spectacle. It’s a reminder as to what a lovely synergy of traditional crafts and contemporary sciences we live in. With the theme symbol lion at every nook and corner and in most creative forms, we roar to the 35th Trade Fair.
Rajghat is a world renowned monument in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. This is regularly thronged by thousands of tourists and dignitaries from around the globe. It is easily accessible from the Chandni Chowk or the Indrapastha Metro Station. The peaceful environments makes this a must do for all.