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  • Delhi International Arts Festival 6th Edition From 27 October

    Delhi International Arts Festival 6th Edition From 27 October

    Fifteen days of art and culture will be celebrated during the 6th Edition Delhi International Arts Festival. Beginning with an opening ceremony on October 27, 2012, at Purana Qila, artists from 30 countries will showcase their talents through dance performances, theatre performances, film screenings, music, drama, magic shows, puppet shows and exhibitions at this years DIAF. Performances each evening during Delhi International Arts Festival will be held in various locations [...]

     
  • Airport Development Fee to End at Delhi and Mumbai Airports

    Airport Development Fee to End at Delhi and Mumbai Airports

    A controversial and widely unpopular Airport Development Fee (ADF) levied on domestic and international passengers flying out of Delhi and Mumbai airports will end on December 31, 2012. Minister for Civil Aviation, Ajit Singh, has directed Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) and Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) to abolish Airport Development Fee at the two airports from January 1, 2013. But there is a twist. The shortfall presented by eliminating [...]

     
  • Oz Fest Launches Massive 4 Month Australia Roadshow Across India

    Oz Fest Launches Massive 4 Month Australia Roadshow Across India

    India’s upcoming winter season is about to warm up with the start of Oz Fest, a four month long multi-media cultural festival of Australian arts beginning October 16, 2012. The best of Australia’s culture will be on display in 18 Indian cities through a traveling roadshow of Australian theater, music, dance, and cinema. The first of 100 events scheduled during Oz Fest will kick off in Delhi at Purana Qila. [...]

     
  • Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Begins Luxury Rail Tours Through April 2013

    Royal Rajasthan on Wheels Begins Luxury Rail Tours Through April 2013

    India’s newest luxury train, ‘Royal Rajasthan on Wheels’, has officially opened for business. The joint venture between Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation (RTDC) and Indian Railways is an all-inclusive 8 day rail journey through the most popular highlights of North India. Royal Rajasthan on Wheels will depart New Delhi Safdarjung Station every Sunday with room for up to 82 passengers traveling in 35 rail coaches. Private living quarters are decorated in [...]

     
  • Sangla Valley: A Trip Through Eastern Himachal Pradesh (PHOTOS)

    Sangla Valley: A Trip Through Eastern Himachal Pradesh (PHOTOS)

    An intriguing blend of jutting rock mountainous foothills and scrub brush forest dot Sangla Valley, an lush green area meandering along the edges of the Satluj and Baspa River. Cloud speckled skies greet only a limited amount of tourists who quickly discover a terrain fit for moderate trekking, and excellent camping. Consider it Spiti Valley’s lesser known cousin. Sangla Valley is, for all intents and purposes, one of India’s most [...]

     
  • Pindi: Busiest Lunch Spot For Tourists and Gossip in Delhi

    Pindi: Busiest Lunch Spot For Tourists and Gossip in Delhi

    No one wants to eat at an empty restaurant. It’s a metaphor for many situations in life. One look around the crowded interior of Pindi will show this adage to very true. On any given day shortly before lunchtime a queue forms out the door of Pindi. Over the years this local Delhi restaurant (serving Indian and Chinese food) has become a favorite among travel guides and tourist drivers who [...]

     
 
 

Chris Chopp, Explorer & Writer

Eight trips spanning 8 years, more than 50,000 kms of road, rail and sky, I'm still as passionate about India as when I stepped off the plane for the first time. Full Stop is dedicated to helping tourists make their way through India. Read more About Me..

 
 
 

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