Namaste! A passionate traveller at heart and now a blogger as well. Thanks to my sailing career, travelling has always been an integral part of my professional life. Eternally fascinated by the World of Travelling be it either meeting new people, learning new cultures, experiencing their customs or just trying out some new cuisines. Off late, I’ve been exploring places with my family where my job has not taken me. Mail me at manishsamtani@laidbacktraveller.com

Top 10 Places to Visit with Kids in Delhi

Top 10 Places to Visit with Kids in Delhi

Delhi being the National Capital sees a steady inflow of tourists. The tourists are of all age groups and this is one city where there is no dearth of activities or places that should be visited with kids. Delhi has a plethora of activities on offer for kids. Be it Recreational, Educational or Historical. The best part is that all these places are within the city and are easily accessible by public transport too. So the next time you plan a family visit to the capital make sure you explore these Top 10 Places to Visit with Kids in Delhi.

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Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Madhya Pradesh as a Tourist Destination

Gwalior Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh situated right at the center of India is bearably the most underrated tourist destination in India. It still remains unexplored in-spite of the numerous palaces, forts, temples and wildlife destinations it offers. The options are never ending in Madhya Pradesh. Be it Adventure, Wildlife, Cultural or Spiritual there is something for everyone here. To know why you shouldn’t overlook Madhya Pradesh as a tourist destination check out the below mentioned places.

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10 Budget Friendly Countries for Family Travel

10 Budget Friendly Countries for Family Travel From India Bhutan

Everyone hopes for a holiday. Visiting new places has its own charm. But the pocket limits the desires. This should not be the case always. Foreign locales also can be very much affordable. All you need is a little bit of planning and research and off you can go for a budget family holiday. And to help you with that we have compiled a list of 10 Budget Friendly Countries for Family Travel From India.

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Jhansi Fort and the Legend of Jhansi ki Rani

Jhansi Fort jhansi ki rani lakhsmi bai

Like most of the kids these days my almost 7-year-old Dotty, is obsessed with stories about damsels in distress being rescued by courageous men. So on our Delhi to Kanha Road trip we stopped over at Jhansi to give her a first hand account of how courageous and brave Jhansi ki Rani was. Jhansi Fort – A Testament of Courage and Honor stands tall even today depicting the saga of how a true queen can stand and fight for the honor of her Kingdom.

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The Khajuraho Temple Guide

Kandaria Mahadeva Temple Western Group of Temples Khajuraho

Situated in Chattarpur District, Khajuraho is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is famous for its Nagara Style Architecture and erotic sculptures. Over a period of many centuries, the present day Khajuraho has been known by many names such as “Khajur Vatika”, “Kajarra” and “The Land of the Gods”. Out of 85 temples that were built over the period, only 25 have survived the test of time.

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Wildlife Jungle Safari at Kanha National Park

antelope arch kanha national park tiger wild life safari laid back traveller

Apart from the Royal Bengal Tigers, Kanha National Park houses sloth bears, leopards, Indian wild dogs, Jackals, wild boars, bison (gaur), peacocks, spotted deers, blackbuck, sambhar, chital, barking deer and the rare hard-ground swamp deer the famous Barasingha which is found exclusively at the Kanha Tiger reserve. It’s therefore no wonder that this beautiful glorious jungle inspired Rudyard Kipling to create the world famous novel The Jungle book with our little ones favorite character Mowgli. Here’s all there to know about for a beautiful and fun-filled Family vacation at Kanha National Park.

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Orchha – A Hidden Wonder

Orchha Chattri

Orchha (means Hidden), a small sleepy town in Madhya Pradesh unknown for many is actually, a hidden treasure. Nestled on the banks of river Betwa, this historical town was founded in the 16th century by Rudra Pratap, the Bundela Rajput Chief. What makes this town special are the fascinating temples and palaces that make this town seem frozen in time. Orchha was once the capital of the largest and most powerful kingdoms of Central India. The monuments here still retain the grandeur of its lost era. The Mughal inspired Rajput architecture resonates in the palaces and temples here.

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