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March 2014

Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad- Mirroring the heavens

Hyderabad has never really featured in our minds as a tourist or travel destination in India. But when we discovered what seemed like more than a hotel, the Taj Falaknuma Palace, we knew we just had to experience it and just like that Hyderabad skyrocketed to the top of our travel bucket list for 2014. Falaknuma. The word literally translates to “like the sky”. When Nawab Vikar-Ul-Umra built this palace

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The Hyderabad Guide

Adaab. The traditional greeting that seems almost old wordly and somewhat princely at once elevated Hyderabad to a hospitable, cultured and graceful destination in our minds. India is such an exotic destination featuring on the bucket list of travellers from far and wide. India travel is paradoxically the last thing on our list when we plan our trips, and with this being the year of long weekends, we decided that’s just

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