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Happy New Year 2014

Celebrate Every Single Moment in Life; Celebrate New Year

The past year is all set to wish us a farewell. It has been a roller-coaster ride with its fair share of highs and lows. But one must not forget that every passing time teaches us something and prepares for the surprises of future. We humans count our lives in years and celebrate each New Year’s beginning, but the real trick is to be able to celebrate not just the beginning but the mid and the end. The real trick is to be able to celebrate every living moment whole heartedly. Life is a cycle Read more [...]
Happy Xmas

Explore & Experience Extraordinary Christmas!

When you hear Christmas, what is the instant picture formed in front of your eyes? Lots of snow, cold winter mornings, chocolate maple syrups, sweets, gifts, lights and decorations and of course the grand Christmas tree and Santa Clause are the undeniable charms of a jolly Christmas.  Christmas is a global festival and celebrated at a scale like no other festival. All though the main festival remains the same there are various versions and differences in the type of celebration as per the local Read more [...]
Loi Krathong Festival in Thailand

Time to Wish for Good and Let Go Bad, Celebrating Loi Krathong

Yes! It’s time to float away all the negativity and wish for all the positivity. It’s time to celebrate Loi Krathong. Loi Krathong is one of the most beautiful times in the country. Thailand and parts of Laos and Burma annually celebrates this glittering festival.   Loi Krathong literally translates to "Floating Crown or Decoration". This festival occurs on the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar, which usually falls in November in the western calendar. Krathong Read more [...]
Happy Diwali

Experience The Festival of Lights With. Happy Diwali!

Diwali is the most prominent Hindu festival. It’s a celebration of the victory of good over evil. And because light is symbolism of good and darkness the symbolism of evil, Diwali is celebrated as the festival of lights. The word Diwali means rows of lamps. All over the nation Hindu families celebrate the victory and return of their great Lord Rama, by lighting oil lamps, lanterns, bursting fire crackers and exchanging sweets. Diwali is celebrated on thirteenth lunar day of the Hindu month Ashwin, Read more [...]
Festival of Dead: Pchum Ben

Celebrating Dead: Pchum Ben

On October 4 the nation of Cambodia celebrated a unique festival called Pchum Ben. It is also called the festival of dead, celebrated on 15th day of the tenth month in the Khmer calendar. The 15 days long celebration is observed to pay their respects to deceased. The Buddhist or Khmer Monks chant the hymns in Pali language continuously thought out the night until without sleeping, and at the start of  the opening of gates of hell, an event that is believed to occur once a year. During this time, Read more [...]
Happy World Tourism Day

Travel is enrichment for soul; Happy World Tourism Day!

A small bird when unborn thinks the egg is his world. When hatched thinks the nest is his world; but it is when he learns to soar in the wide skies, his definition of world completely changes. Travel broadens our horizons and opportunities. Travel nourishes our mind and soul.  It is not a luxury for the select few; in fact it is the passion and sole reason to live for many. Bring back the romance and adventure in your life; bring back the life in your days. Tours for U urges you to take that step Read more [...]
Happy Lantern Festival

Brighten Your Lives with the Lanterns of Love

China is home to the mesmerizing Lantern Festival. It is celebrated on the 15th day of the 1st month of the Chinese New Year. This day is celebrated as the last day of New Year celebrations. This festival is celebrated by lighting paper lanterns at the night fall and releasing them into the sky. The spectacular view is breath taking of thousands and millions of dimly light lanterns flooding the sky with their pleasant aura. The lanterns come in different shapes and sizes and embellishments. Some Read more [...]
Word Population Day

Quality Supersedes Quantity; Let’s Aim For Quality Population

‘11th July’ every year is allotted the responsibility of being the World Population Day. It is relatively a new phenomenon, taking shape only in the late 1980s. On 11th July 1987 the world population reached a shocking 5 billion and hence the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Program in 1989 coined 11th July as the World Population Day. Today the total world population has reached approximately 7,025,071,966 with India and China comprising of its major chunk. When any species Read more [...]