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In bloom: The best places to see cherry blossoms in India

Cherry blossom season in Japan is one of the most popular experiences on a traveller’s bucket list. But what if we told you one could be privy to views just as spectacular right at home? Here’s a handy guide to the best destinations to see cherry blossoms in India.

Are caravans the new way to discover India’s great outdoors?

While caravan travel has been a common way to vacation in the West for years, the trend is only just catching up in India. There’s plenty that works in its favour—freedom to make your own itinerary, time spent getting up close with nature, plus all the comforts of home wherever you go. So what’s next for the country’s nascent caravan industry?

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Take a virtual stroll through the Louvre’s magnificent collection

The iconic French museum has made its collection of over 480,000 pieces available to the public for free through a new online platform. Besides marquees such as the ‘Mona Lisa’, you can browse lesser-known works from collections at the Louvre’s eight departments, the Musée National Eugène-Delacroix, and Tuileries Garden all from your smartphone.

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Don’t miss this aerial dance performance in Goa this April

‘Circadian’, the latest production from Goa-based dance theatre company Omaggio is both a cathartic response to the COVID pandemic and a story of resilience. Travelgram goes behind the scenes with co-founder Peeya Rai Choudhuri to learn more.

7 films that will take you on a virtual vacation

There’s no denying the power of cinema to transport you to anywhere in the world, real or imagined. While you may be bound indoors, we offer you films that will take you on a vicarious journey across the world, from a rain-drenched fort in the Konkan to the neon lights of Tokyo.

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Watch a volcano erupt in Iceland in real time

Thousands of tourists have been flocking to Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula to witness the eruption of a volcano that has been dormant for 800 years. While you may not be able to join them in person, you can check out the action at the eruption site live via livestream.

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Photos: Inside the vibrant chaos of Holi festivities at Mathura and Vrindavan

From Barsana’s Lathmar Holi to the charming Phoolwalon ki Holi at Vrindavan, which trades gulal for rose and marigold petals, Holi celebrations in Uttar Pradesh are nothing short of a spectacle. The streets run riot with colours and boisterous revellers for seven days, making it an experience worth including on your bucket list.

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Journey across South India in the luxurious Golden Chariot

The luxury Golden Chariot train, which runs across South India, is back in action after a makeover. Book a plush cabin, enjoy a fine dine meal or tipple at the regal bar, and set off on a journey exploring the historical and architectural heritage of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

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Discover the treasures of India’s museums at the Bihar Museum Biennale

A first of its kind in India, the Bihar Museum Biennale will host special on-ground exhibits, virtual tours of museums from India, Bangladesh, South America, and Europe; master classes; and panel discussions on the innovations needed for museums to adapt and survive in a post-COVID world.