Hamleys Christmas carnival begins!

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Christmas is here and so is the joyous breeze all around. This festival has a unique charm, love and merriment not only for kids but even for adults equally. To me the crafted Santa stories from North pole are equally fascinating after so many years as they are to my 3 year old son. And tis years Christmas is indeed special for us as a family as our munchkin is all set to start some new Christmas traditions.

To mark the onset of celebrations, we happened Continue Reading

Exploring Alleppey Backwaters , Kerala

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Explore the beauty of Kerala, Alleppey Backwaters with team familyonthewheels. Get to know the tips about houseboats, what all to do once you land in Alleppey. #Kerala #alleppey #backwaters #keralabackwaters #sunset #beaches #naturelover #sunUnfolding Alleppey Backwaters – Kerala with Team FOTW!

Kerala, God’s own country is famous for its clean and beautiful beaches, amazing tea gardens , asiatic elephants and yes the enchanting backwaters along the coconut groves. When it comes to experiencing backwaters, Alleppey or Alappuzha stands as a “Queen” to witness this beautiful natural phenomenon. Alleppey and Kumarakom are the places which are around Vembanad river (largest river of Kerala) and one can witness the sweet water of river merging with the salty ones of the Arabian … Continue Reading

Poovar Islands : Place to visit near Trivandrum, Kerala

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Poovar Island was the last backwaters we did during our fabulous Kerala break recently. Reading out some really amazing reviews, Team #FOTW thought to give it a try while staying at Trivandrum and after enjoying at Kovalam beach.

What exactly is Poovar Island ?

Poovar is approx. 28-30kms south of Kerala’s capital – Trivandrum or Thiruvananthapuram. Rather than calling it an Island, I would say that it is a tiny coastal village, far away from the humongous crowds which has helped it maintain its pristine beauty. … Continue Reading

Nutritious Travel Snack : Crunchy Granola Bars!

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Nutritious Snacks while Travelling

Most of us are on the go, and travelling either to offices or meetings or field visits. For us, we are on the wheels every time with our 3 year old kid, since we are crazy to explore this beautiful world and meet people. We love indulging in the lap of nature to get a calm and happy soul.

Travelling cannot get us distracted from our healthy and nutritious regime. To get up every day at 5am and be ready with with … Continue Reading

Super Life for Super Women! The open Gym Delhi initiative

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The Open GYM Initiative :

46 year old, Ms.Ratna, never missed her morning schedules which comprised of brisk walk in the nearby garden. Though, she opted for walk only, she always wanted to improve upon her arms and thigh strength. And she now feels that the SDMC and NDMC of Delhi have really done a great job by installing Open Gym’s in most of the parks across Delhi.

She says “I wanted to add some strength training for my abdomen, arms and thighs but I Continue Reading

Family travel guide to Mauritius : Part I

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Mauritius cannot be captured in words, It can just remain as a memoir forever in our hearts and minds!

Mauritius Memoir : A Splendid retreat 

Let me quote a saying –You can always make money but you can’t always make Memories! So let’s indulge &create a memoir for us to relish in our lives 🙂

So it started with evaluation amongst Beaches / Snow / Historical places, and we settled for a combo of Beaches+Adventure. We had planned to hit the land of Sugarcane and … Continue Reading

Launch of Virtual International K-12 education by Pearson

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Recently Pearson , India has launched first-of-its-kind Virtual International K–12 Education in India with International Connections Academy (iNaCA). Bringing accredited U.S. education directly to your desktop, the iNaCA provides a flexible world-class curriculum for students studying in classes up to class 12. It aims to help students learn in their own way and at their preferred pace through a  personalized and engaging experience that includes various multimedia tools such as enhanced videos, social, adaptive and game-based learning.

iNaCA prepares students around the world for … Continue Reading

Guide for picking right travel bags

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Guide to opt the best Travel Bag for Travellers!

Selecting Travel Bag for your Vacation

A traveller and a perfect travel bag are inseparable. The trust to accomplish miles, some on treacherous terrains and some on smooth roads starts and ends with the package that we carry. For us, the family who is always on the wheels, clutching onto the type of Travel bags, are the most important part of planning before a vacation or a picnic.

If you have decided to go with light weight bag, and are cramming up Continue Reading

Travel Tales of Leh : Pangong Tso Lake

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An Excursion to Pangong:

PANGONG TSO lake, a synonym of pristine, exquisite, magnificent nature! Further, this was the last scene where the record breaking movie, 3 Idiots was shot. Getting curious?? Read on #FOTW’s journey to Pangong Tso Lake.

Would you love to explore Nubra and Samtanling Monastery?

Let’s get to know Pangong Tso Lake:

Situated at approx. 4250mts, far away in the barren terrain of Ladhak, this gorgeous lake is spread across 134 kms, 60% of which lies in China(Basically Tibet ,but the region Continue Reading

Travel Leh : NUBRA – Samtanling Monastery Part II

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Continuing from the Part I of our trip from Leh to Nubra, Via Khardung La pass.

Diskit Monastery, leh View

A lovely cloudy morning welcomed us again. Drizzling all through the greens of our cottage, we enjoyed those little showers on the “sleep nets” tied across the trees, relaxing lazily. No work, no responsibility, only gazing at the mesmerising nature was the work entrusted to us. We took to an interesting breakfast at the cottage. Yummy aloo parantha’s, hot elaichi tea in the chilly rainy morning. This is what a Continue Reading