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Posts by Revati Victor

Mauritius Activities Part I – Water Sports

Whether it’s floating around or diving to the sea bed, there’s so much to do in the pristine Mauritian waters. On our trip to Mauritius, we discovered that booking any activity/ tour in Mauritius is super easy, from internet travel agents, tour offices on every street in Mauritius, and even your hotel concierge. It usually turns out much much cheaper if you club a few activities together, so decide which

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The Gateway Hotel at Nashik – In good hands

We visited Nashik for an extended weekend as a belated birthday celebration for Charles. The idea was to do something relaxed, yet a little different from the usual beach-bumming in sweltering Goa. With a luxurious yet affordable Taj property, the much talked about and way overdue attraction- the Sula vineyards, and all of this just over 3 hours away on a lovely open road. It sounded like the perfect weekend

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Sula Vineyard Tour and Tasting, Nashik, India

Sula Vineyard. For someone who drinks only wine, I was most excited about a weekend in India’s wine country. It meant a chance to finally visit the Sula vineyard; that produced the wine that I drank most often – Sula. It meant a chance to taste the gamut of their selections and finally find something I love. It meant a chance to stroll through the lovely vineyards, and listen to

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Nashik Guide

With weekend jaunts to Pune, Matheran, Mahabaleshwar, Panchgani, Karjat and Lonavla becoming so de-rigueur, we had to set our sights elsewhere, hunting for someplace we hadn’t been to before, yet one that was close enough to drive down to by lunchtime. Oh, and it had to be exciting and different too. Nashik fit the bill perfectly. We’re so glad we went, and now you can too. Read on to plan

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Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius – In pure luxury

Beach holidays, as mentioned in the Mauritius Guide, are all about where you stay, because you seldom want to wander far from the shore. And we were well, lucky enough to have that picked out for us. Picked out and gifted. For two people who love planning vacations and trips, we’re actually glad we didn’t get the time to plan this one out, it laid out the red carpet for a

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The Mauritius Guide

Mauritius. The very word conjures images of sun kissed beaches, sparkling blue waters kissing sparkling white sands. The whimsical colours of umbrella drinks to the whimsical sounds of Creole music. For us, we were lucky enough to have our experience hand-picked for us as a wedding gift. So we just went with the flow, doing very little research and planning before our trip. But for you, for a vacation that’s supposed

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Culinary adventures at Le Cordon Bleu

I’m talking about one of the biggest highlights of the Paris trip for me. For someone who has lovingly regarded French cuisine from afar with awestruck eyes, being in Paris meant three things: Eating, Cooking and Shopping for food and kitchen equipment. While Eating and Shopping could easily be taken care of one day at a time, Cooking required a bit of pre-planning. Kitchen equipped accommodation? Check. Registration for a

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