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On my way to Valparai, a tea plantation hill station close to Coimbatore in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It's really a testing terrain as the drive up to Valparai has 40 hairpin bends and numerous curves. It was on this journey, I got over my motion sickness to a major extent. Travelling is just not about seeing places, it is also about your own development. #THNdiaries #travel #wanderlustwednesday #traveller #travelgram #instatravel #travelphotography #l4l #share #Picoftheday #gramoftheday #TamilNadu #hillstationsofSouthIndia #hairpinbends #ontheroad #wanderlust

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Winter is the only time that I allow a little experimenting with foundations and makeup lotions - because I have weird skin. Oily one day and dry another. Since I had been hearing so much about L'Oreal's BB Cream, and also because it is a product that multitasks - works as a moisturiser, mild sunscreen AND foundation - for the eternally travelling me,  I decided to change my foundation-virginity and try this one out.  I chose the shade Gold - ideal for Indian skin tones. At 35, the cream contains the highest SPF among  most other BB or CC creams available in the Indian market.  It is a non-greasy product that gets absorbed easily. It stayed put without fading much for close to six hours - and this is without using compact! Unlike foundations that scare me because they do make the skin look 'made up', the L'Oreal TrueMatch BB Cream sits very lightly on the skin. For that natural looking glow, mix this with your favourite foundation. @loreal @lorealindia #THNDiaries #THNBeauty #travelessentials #makeup #loreal #BBcream #foundation #sunscreen #moisturiser #skincare #beautyroutine #travelkit #beautykit #review #l4l #share #winterishere #winterskincare #lorealindia #youareworthit

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Craving to go back to Lucknow just to sit on these chairs in the private sitting area of Lebua suite of the Lebua Lucknow, a heritage property and see the day pass by with endless cups of tea and a journal in hand. Can it get any dreamier than this? #THNDiaries #saturdaymotivation #travel #heritage #instatravel #heritageproperty #luxurytravel #throwback #majormissinghappening #instapic #instagood #photography #lazyafternoons #indiantravelwriter #lucknow #nawabonkashehar

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When you get to stay in a turett, equal amounts of coziness and charm engulf you, add to it the magic of Himalayas in the backdrop and voila a perfect relaxing holiday is there. The Chateau Garli is an ideal holiday home away from the cacophony and inside India's first designated heritage zone. Follow @thehummingnotes for more such updates. #THNdiaries . . . #instapic #instatravel #throwbackthrusday #thrusdaythoughts #travelgram #heritageproperty #livetravelchannel #himachalpradesh #garli #kangravalley #himalayas #mountainscalling #traveller #traveldiary #placestostayinGarli #luxurytravel

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Gurney House, the multi-cuisine restaurant at The Naini Retreat, Nainital. A part of the old heritage building, the restaurant serves amazing local Kumaoni dishes as well as the international ones. Dine like royalty while the staff spoils you with mouthwatering choices. #THNDiaries #wanderlustwednesday #wednesdaymotivation #travelmemories #foodfortravel #heritageproperty #PicoftheDay #Gramoftheday #travelwriter #indiantravelblogger #livetravelchannel #heritage #leisurehotels #thenainiretreat #Nainital #cityoflakes #uttarakhand #travel

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Constructed in 1899 during the Imperial rule, the Raj Bhavan (Governor's House) in Nainital is a 113-room fortress built in the Gothic style of architecture. Due to its striking resemblance to the one in London, it is also called the Windsor Castle of India. Spreading over an area of 220 acres, it also has a 18-hole golf course in a rather thick forest. The surroundings are beautiful and calming as well. I went there when there was a light drizzle and the weather was extremely pleasant. #THNdiaries #instatravel #travelgram #heritageofIndia #heritagewriter #traveltuesday #TuesdayThoughts #Picoftheday #gramoftheday #traveler #travel #livetravelchannel #tripotocommunity #leisurehotels #nainital #cityoflakes #uttarakhand #traveldiaries #architecture #rajbhavan #photography #oldbuildings #travelwriter

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Today we want to talk about one of the most important aspects of our daily life. Many of us would have applied for house loan with some organisation or the other but do you know how safe are your loan documents with that company? We recently got in touch with PNB Housing to check how they make sure that a client's documents are completely safe. Read the article to know the answer, link in bio. #SaturdayThoughts #Homeloan #safetyofdocuments #THNdiaries #houseloan #PNBHousing Image: stockphoto

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The chapel inside the La Martinière College for Boys, Lucknow. Established in 1845, the school building is constructed in an unusual mix of styles. The rooms are decorated in bas-reliefs, arabesques and other Italian styled ornamentation. The eighteenth-century English potter Josiah Wedgwood was said to be responsible for the plaster of Paris plaques decorating the chapel. A delightful discovery during my recent visit to Lucknow, the state capital of Uttar Pradesh. #SaturdayMotivation #THNdiaries #lifeofawriter #heritage #heritagewriter #picoftheday #gramoftheday #travelgram #claudemartin #royalbattlehonours #instatravel #instamood #photography #travelphotography #architecture #indiantravelwriter #travel #ttot #lucknow #lucknowwithlebua #UttarPradesh #nawabonkashehar

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The crescent-shaped Naini Lake as seen from one of the highest peaks of the region called the Cheena Peak. The fresh waterlake is the prime attraction of Nainital, one of the most visited hill stations of North India. Which is your favourite hill station and why? #THNdiaries #Nainital #nostalgia #britishtown #travelgram #instatravel #throwbackthursday #thursdaythoughts #instapic #instamood #Picoftheday #gramoftheday #indiantravelwriter #travelphotography #landscapephotography #naturephotography #livetravelchannel #nainilake #cheenapeak #nainipeak #leisurehotels #nainitalwithleisure

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Imambara Husainabad Mubarak or Chota Imambara, is an important monument located in the city of nawabs, Lucknow. It was built as a congregation hall for Shia Muslims, by Muhammad Ali Shah, the Nawab of Awadh in 1838. The large hall of Azakhana is richly decorated with chandeliers and a good number of crystal glass lamp-stands. In fact, it was for this profuse decoration that the Imambara was referred by European visitors and writers as The Palace of Lights. #THNdiaries #architecture #travel #travelgram #travelTuesday #instatravel #heritageofIndia #Picoftheday #Gramoftheday #heritagewriter #indiantravelblogger #lucknow #lucknowwithlebua #uttarpradesh #heritagearc #imambarasofLucknow #travel #instamood #livetravelchannel #bbctravel #outlooktraveller #lonelyplanetindia

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As I bid goodbye to this amazing city, I remember the marvellous piece of architecture - the Rumi Darwaza. Built in the memory of the famous Persian poet, the Rumi Darwaza is the gateway to the heart of Lucknow. #THNdiaries #lucknow #heritage #lucknowwithlebua #travel #heritagetravel #PicoftheDay #Gramoftheday #thursdaythoughts #ThursdayMotivation #traveldiary #travelmemories #photography #instamood #instagood #instatravel #instagram

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Hills, sunshine and nature, what better Monday one could ask for. I wish I could immediately go back to the luxurious hideout in Naldehra, a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. #THNdiaries . . . #BeatingMondayBlues #HimachalPradesh #hillstationsofIndia #instatravel #instagood #instamood #photography #sunshine #cloudgazing #skyporn #travel #travelgram #traveller #Picoftheday #Gramoftheday #MondayMotivation #looknotjustsee #travelblogger #travelwriter #wanderlust #whenhillsbeckon

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