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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 25 August 2011
McLeod Ganj is one of the fascinating parts of Himachal Pradesh with an elegant mixture of British heritage and Tibetan Buddhist tradition The north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh is a colourful tapestry of different ethnic groups, religions and landscape, which vary from the...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 11 August 2011
Visited by millions of people every year, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon represent the grandest of spectacles that mankind and nature can provide Over the past many months, I have shared with you a number of travel destinations that may be thought of as being away from mainstream...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 28 July 2011
The capital of South Korea is a perfect example of the harmony between the past and the future Seoul, the capital as well as the largest city of South Korea, is a true megacity. Connected by a direct seven-hour long flight from Mumbai, the Seoul National Capital Area is the world’s...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 14 July 2011
Jaideep Mukerji explores this former Himalayan monarchy’s stunning mountain landscapes, rich Buddhist culture and relatively short distances—that make it an ideal destination for avid trekkers and travellers who want to savour the culture The Eastern Himalayas, dominated by the world’s...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 30 June 2011
This culturally rich and visually stunning part of northern India is dotted with landscapes of fertile green valleys, glacier-fed mountain rivers and high snow peaks Visited by hundreds of thousands of travellers every year, Himachal Pradesh is known for the popular destinations of...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 16 June 2011
Jaideep Mukerji stays clear of the well-trodden tourist paths of Thailand’s bustling capital and takes a leisurely river cruise—for a completely refreshing, different and adventurous look at one of Asia’s largest cities A city that is visited by thousands upon thousands of travellers...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 02 June 2011
Jaideep Mukerji steps back in time as he travels through South Asia’s tiny kingdom, untouched by the ravages of civilisation Bhutan–India’s neighbouring country, is the only country in the world where there are no traffic lights, few traffic crossings and where police boxes are decorated...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 19 May 2011
Tango on the streets, lush sub-tropical forests, spectacular mountains and a vibrant culture. Jaideep Mukerji discovers that Argentina has all this... and more One of the countries that appears distant to visitors from India is, in reality, easily accessible and makes a great travel...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 05 May 2011
Jaideep Mukerji comes away fascinated by the Caribbean’s pristine beaches, exotic hotspots and the rich diversity of cultural heritage that the place offers A relatively short flight away from the busy cities of New York, Miami and Washington in North America are located the islands of...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 21 April 2011
Ladakh is one of the most culturally distinct parts of northern India, where ancient Tibetan Buddhist traditions flourish in the mountain town of Leh and the villages of this land of snow peaks and brown earth In the very far north of the country and only an hour’s flight from Delhi is...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 07 April 2011
Mexico is a perfect blend of traditional culture and colonial legacy, says Jaideep Mukerji, as he explores the country’s historic buildings, majestic monuments and imposing cathedrals Mexico—one of the world’s fastest growing economies—is a culturally rich country with diverse ethnic groups and...

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JAIDEEP MUKERJI  and   VEERESH MALIK VEERESH MALIK 24 March 2011
Jaideep Mukerji explores the Panch Chuli, five perfectly triangular and prominent snow peaks located in the Kumaon Himalayas, close to the Tibetan border Located in the Kumaon Himalayas, close to the Tibetan border, stand five prominent snow peaks in a row, rising more than 20,000 ft...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 10 March 2011
The eastern frontiers of India have much more than the usual bells and whistles. Friendly people, tropical valleys, cultivated green hills and towering snow peaks sum up a little of what Jaideep Mukerji has seen The passenger train to Darjeeling is scheduled to leave New Jalpaiguri...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 24 February 2011
Jaideep Mukerji embarks on a journey to Lhasa, a place steeped in history, that has withstood the ravages of time and cultural vandalism Within a short flying distance from India lies the starkly beautiful high-altitude plateau of Tibet, the ‘Roof of the World’, with its unique culture...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 10 February 2011
If you have the zeal, New Zealand is the place for you. Join Jaideep Mukerji as he explores this tiny South Pacific country which has everything you would want to experience, and more Two thousand kilometres off the eastern coast of Australia is the South Pacific country, New Zealand, one of...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 27 January 2011
Vancouver, one of Canada’s modern cities, has a past that goes back by almost 8,000 years. Jaideep Mukerji explores the scenic Lower Mainland Guess which North American city is nearest to the large Asian metropolises of Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul or Hong Kong? No, it isn’t Los Angeles, San...

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 13 January 2011
Located in western South America, Peru is full of rich landscapes and has many impressive historic sites. Jaideep Mukerji takes a close view  of this beautiful destination In the previous article (Moneylife, 30 December 2010), I had written about my travels in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands....

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Jaideep Mukerji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 30 December 2010
Jaideep Mukerji explores Darwin’s Galapagos Islands near Ecuador—the only country where you can experience all four seasons in a single day Located between Colombia and Peru is a small country with a range of attractions. Ecuador, a country about the size of Andhra Pradesh, has pristine beaches...

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Jaideep Mukerji 17 December 2010
A trip to the world’s driest and coldest continent is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, as Jaideep Mukerji finds out A travel destination with no classy hotels, no resorts, no theme parks, no shopping malls, not one sandy beach; a place where no visitors are permitted to spend a night....

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Jaideep Mukherji  and   Veeresh Malik Veeresh Malik 16 December 2010
Located in North Africa, Morocco is a mystical country which attracts over 10 million tourists every year. Jaideep Mukerji explores the fascinating culture and history of this beautiful country Morocco is just 15% the size of India, but the number of international visitors to Morocco is over...

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