Travel in India

The top ten travel songs- an unofficial list

To enrich any traveling experience, Music act as an important factor. It help us to mark a memorable moment, to enrich a pleasant experience, get us through the bad patch & help us to cope with the time when one has to say goodbye to many beautiful things & head home.

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What songs to hear while touring India!
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This is the inherent force of the music that many songs have been made, picturised in order to glamorise the traveling genre. So, next time whenever you hit the road or think of a trip, you ought to have these songs to get the essence of a great trip!

1. Hum jo Chalne lage- Jab We Met

The Song signifies the concept of dualism in a trip & how the accompany of other person can enhance the solo travels.

2. Yuhi Chala Chal- Swades

A great chant, dipped in melodious voice of Udit Narayan and Kailash Kher with the earthy music of A.R. Rehman, is a sure treat for solo travelers.

3. Title Track- Dil Chahta Hai

If we have songs for solo travelers, groupie travelers than surely we have some great compilations for friends on a Road Trip. This song is one of them,

4. Khawabon Ke Parindey – Zindagi Na Milegi Dubara

At times, this song is referred as the extension of Dil Chahta Hai movie’s iconic song, this has been picturised with finesse giving compliments to Javed Akhtar’s lyrics & Mohit Chauhan, Alyssa Mendonsa’s voice.

5. Dhadak Dhadak- Bunty Aur Babli

The fast catchy & having a breathe of semi-urban lingoes- this song captures your mind & your lips with a smile.

6. Chaiyya Chaiyya- Dil se

Whenever any one will say Train, Bollywood in a single sentence; this song is ought to get mentioned. Period.

7. Khalbali – Rang De Basanti

Another gem from Rehman’s armour with pacy music & some crazy lyrics.

8. California- Phantom Planet

Music can hit or heal depending upon your mood. This song is rebellious, rude, emotional wrenching as well as soothing.

9. Fireflies- Owl City

This has been ringtone for many people all these years & this song is inspirational. The music is simply amazing and make you humble.

10. Sweet Home Alabama- Lynyrd Skynyrd (‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd)

We may feel biased but the song hits the right chord whenever you turn it on. It gives impression of a free bird & you just savor the melody over & over.

Though the list is not exclusive but inclusive. People have varied taste & varied list of songs but we had tried to put some prospective by this list. The list is random & it need a lot of music under you belly to list them in any order. Hope you will find some of your favorites among these.

Happy Traveling!

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

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Google Search – Reunion : Emotional, Subtle way to connect with People

“Partitions divide countries, friendships find a way,” says the caption below the video, which is one in a series of five videos. A 3:32 film – titled #Googlesearch #Reunion – that adds a human touch to daily routine of “Googling” – almost suggesting that there is an online world which can help to join the disconnected real world of ours.

The main message of the advertisement is to showcase how hope & with a little help from technology can bypass time & borders. In the advertisement, A grand daughter in India reunites her grand father with his Pakistan based childhood friend following six decades of separation since the partition of India. Google has emphasised the company’s contribution in making tangible effects on the million lives on daily basis.

The other four videos are:-

1. Google Search – Reunion : Sugar Free

2. Google Search – Reunion : Fennel

3. Google Search – Reunion : Cricket

4. Google Search – Reunion : Anarkali

We would like to cherish the vivid memory of Song ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon:-
“You, you may say 
I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one
I hope some day you’ll join us
And the world will be as one”

Let’s pray the world shall become as One.

Happy Traveling!

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Impact of Location of Hotel while traveling

It is not rocket science to understand that Hotel Locations is one of the most important criteria in Hotel Industry. Hotel located to a particular place can have facilities matching to the need of that particular place (Like Hotels nearby an Airport or a pilgrimage).

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Impact of Hotel Location is pre-dominant factor
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Location of the Hotel has some indirect impact on the travel movement pattern of the tourists too. Following things can be stated with certainty:-

  1. People staying in the vicinity of the attractions can be able to visit the attractions at early time of the day.
  2. People staying in the vicinity of the attractions can spend more time to see the attractions in a day.
  3. People staying in the vicinity of the attractions can see more attractions per day as compared to others
  4. People staying in the vicinity of the attractions can save some money being spent on transportation etc.

These statements also populates the need of ‘Travel Planning’. Choosing a staying option based on Reviews & proximity to the attractions can indirectly save your time & money. Cost consideration (Picking a Package or Last minute Hotel Deal) can save few bucks but it can not guarantee a few heart burn while going to a stranger city. As people are more turning On-line methods to find good staying options, website like Us can help to choose a perfect dream destination backed by Reviews of Real Travelers.

Have a Safe Journey.

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Steaming the Heritage Tourism in India: Journey of mighty ‘Akbar’

Quintessential chhuk-chhuk, whistling & rhythmic chugging and synchronized throw of black smoke bring back the nostalgia associated to any steam locomotive. India, in Heritage Tourism segment is making many progresses and one of the progressive steps is to restore, revive and re-use the prestigious steam locomotives.

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Akbar- The prestigious Steam loco (WP 7161)
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After Independence of India, WP steam locos with their distinctive cone-shaped bulging nose with a star painted on it, were the standard passenger locos. This class of Broad Gauge loco has been used by Indian Railways to haul many prestigious express trains & these locos are capable of speeds up to 110 kmph.

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Akbar- the steam loco in Action
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Restored at Amritsar Workshop, ‘Akbar’ (Steam Loco WP 7161) named after the famous Mughal Emperor, is plying Steam express tourist train from Delhi Cantt to the adobe of tigers in Sariska in Alwar. Akbar is the Chittranjan Locomotive Works built engine, inducted into active service in 1965. It is the India’s one of the last surviving vintage steam engine and has played a role in Bollywood flicks like recent hit Bhag Milkha Bhag. Akbar takes a journey of 138 kms and it is prized possession of Rewari Steam Locomotive. Rewari Steam Locomotive is the winner of National Tourism Award in the category of most innovative tourism product (Year 2012).

Departure Dates for Steam Express Train

Months Year 2013 Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2016
January 11, 25 10, 24 9, 23
February 8, 22 14, 28 13, 27
March 8, 22 14, 28 12, 26
April 12, 26 12, 26 10, 24
October  26 11, 25 10, 24
November 9, 23 8, 22 14, 28
December 14, 28 13, 21 12, 26
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Happy Diwali

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Let there Be Light!- A Happy Diwali from TriporTrap.com

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Have a Safe Diwali, Hope this year brings you peace, joy and prosperity!

From All Team Members.

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