Culture

  • Rajpipla – A Step Back in Time

    From the ‘Taj of Gujarat’ to its palatial seat of royalty, the quaint former kingdom of Rajpipla is dotted with little-known remnants of heritage and old world charm. Rajpipla is a small town in the Narmada district of Gujarat –…

  • 14 Unique Festivals That You Must Visit Before You Die

      It’s been scientifically proven that when humans are involved in a celebration it improves their health as well as social bonding. And with such an amazing response to our last article, our team decided to bring forth another list,…

  • The Museum on Wheels: The Design Museum in Dharavi

    The Design Museum Dharavi (DMD as it is better known) defines itself as an innovative intellectual institute that commemorates the creative possibilities in Dharavi, an aboriginal locality situated in the spirits of Mumbai, India. In February 2016, it was inaugurated, a 3…

  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum in Delhi is now open !

    The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum is now Open to Visitors and we can’t wait to walk in. Stroll down the Majestic Raisina Hill Residence of India’s First Citizen in probably the most entertaining lessons on History. Finally, the second phase at…

  • The Indus Breakfast

    Imagine one fine morning you are leaving for your office and you are absolutely late for it. And with an enhancing cherry on the cake now your car is also almost out of gas, will it start? The same situation…

  • Out of the Box: CY picks India’s most unusual museums

    Shankar’s International Dolls Museum Showing the biggest accumulation of dolls from all through the world, the Shankar’s International Dolls Museum has two segments displaying more than 160 glass cases from New Zealand, India, Africa and Australia. The International Museum was…

  • The Magestic Land of Kachchh

    The word Kachchh evokes an image of vast spaces, salty marshes the sea, of hills and grasslands, of ever smiling people wearing beautiful clothes, crafts, and jewellery. The word itself hails from the name of the turtle –‘kachchua’, because when…

  • Zaha Hadid: The Bold-Brash Child of Contemporary Architecture

    Architecture critic Aaron Betsky writes on Hadid: “She sees like a camera. She perceives the city in slow motion, in pans, swoops and close-ups, in jump-cuts and narrative rhythms.” Then more dramatically, perhaps making her a cinematographer who relies heavily…

  • INDIA’S VERY BEST : CY LISTS MUST VISIT MUSEUMS AROUND INDIA

    Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum (formerly the Victoria and Albert Museum) The oldest museum in Mumbai, established under British colonial rule in 1855, the museum was renamed the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum in 1975 after the Indian…

  • Vino Espanol – The Spanish wines

    For the Spanish, Wine is much more than a mere beverage. It is deeply rooted with Spanish Culture. The wine culture is in existence in Spain since aeons. The vineyards of Spain are actually nourished like a baby by the…

  • International Museum Day Guide for Ahmedabad

    Summer vacations are on, and you want a dose of enrichment for your children and for yourself. This International Museum Day i.e. May 18, Team Creative Yatra suggests treating yourself with a visit to the 10 most interesting museums in…

  • Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

    The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

  • The New York Public Library

    ‘The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City. With nearly 53 million items, the New York Public Library is the second largest public library in the United States (behind the Library of Congress),…

  • Numaish

    Khwahish. Numaish. Farmaish. Wah. What a volley of beautiful velvety words cascading through someone’s rendering; it almost sounds like poetry. All of them carrying subtle nuances in their meaning, blend into a potpourri of a similar fragrance. Numaish is one…

  • Gandhi’s first Ashram in Ahmedabad

    There’s an interesting story behind Ashram Road of Ahmedabad getting its name. It is said that Ashram road is the road that connects the two ashrams of Mahatma Gandhi, Kochrab Ashram and Sabarmati Ashram. While Sabarmati Ashram is more popular nowadays,…