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English Shows to Binge Watch before the Summer Ends!

Today we are living in the era of World Wide Web, Jaipurites are becoming more and more techno-savvy, we are internet freaks who are crazy after Instagram, YouTube and also these days’ web series is super popular amongst us. Let’s move forward with the list of amazing English Web Series.

  1. 2 Broke Girls

The show revolves around the lives of Max Black, (Kat Dennings) a daughter of a poor, working-class mother, and Caroline Channing, (Beth Behrs) born rich but now penniless because her father got caught operating a Ponzi scheme. Now both working as waitresses at the same Brooklyn diner. The two soon become friends and started working towards their dream of opening their own cupcake shop. The show is nothing like the mainstream chick-flicks and will definitely leave you rolling on the ground laughing. The show has also won a People’s Choice Award and an Emmy Award & is available on Amazon Prime Video.
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  1. The Office

The show depict the life in an office. It consists of relationships between boss and employees/co-workers. It is created in a satire effect to create humor and comedy. Some of the main characters include Michael Scott (Steve Carell), the boss, Dwight Schrute (Rainn Wilson), a paper sales-man, Pam Beesly (Jenna Fischer), a secretary, and Jim Halpert (John Krasinski), another paper sales-man. There are more sales & accounting people that work in the office that add to the story. The show will have you laughing, crying, celebrating, and falling in love with these characters every step of the way. It has won five Emmy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many other awards. You sure don’t want to miss out on watching The Office which is available on Amazon Prime Video.
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  1. Homeland

 The show is a spy thriller where the protagonist, Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), is a CIA officer who has a bipolar disorder and believes that Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis), who is being held captive by al-Qaeda as Prisoner of War, has been turned against them and poses a threat to the U.S. This sets Mathison on her covert mission. If you’re as intrigued as we are and want to find out where Mathison’s mission will take her as a CIA officer and will she be able to continue her mission, you will have to watch Homeland which is available on Hotstar. The show has garnered global praise and has won Emmy awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and other awards. It is set to premiere its final season in late 2019.

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  1. Hannibal

Hannibal is a Psychological horror-thriller. Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) is a FBI profiler. Jack Crawford (Lawrence Fishburne), who is head of Behavioral Sciences, hires Graham for investigation of a serial-killing that is taking place in Minnesota. While investigating, Graham finds that he himself is getting affected by the disturbing psychiatric behavior and starts to experience hallucinations and disorientation. The series unfolds a new aspect of Will Graham and his struggle to fight his dark-side while Hannibal embraces his own dark-side and wants Graham to learn the same. For all those looking for a mind-bending series that makes you think, “is that even possible?” watch Hannibal. It is available on Netflix.

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  1. American Horror Story

An American anthology-horror television series, with each season conceived as a self-contained mini-series, each following a different set of characters, setting, and storyline. Each season has a different story to tell about many horrific things and places. The series takes its genre very seriously and leaves its viewers off balance and disturbed afterwards. So if horror is your genre then you need to be watching American Horror Story. The show is currently available on Hotstar.

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  1. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

 You have been living under rock if you don’t already know about F.R.I.E.N.D.S. It’s a classic sitcom. The story revolves around the lives of six friends in their 20’s and an insomnia cafe. Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston) flees from her wedding and finds Monica Geller (Courteney Cox), a NYC Chef and her childhood friend, and soon becomes a part of their group of singles which includes Joey Tribibiani (Matt LeBlanc), a struggling actor, Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry), Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow), a masseuse, and Ross Geller (David Schwimmer), a newly divorced Paleontologist and Monica’s elder brother. Friends gives you all the humor, romance, career issues, sentiments, and overall a dream to experience the same with your own friends. Friends is available on Netflix and we highly recommend binge watching it.

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  1. Breaking Bad

 Yet another classic, Braking Bad, is a neo-western crime-drama series. It tells the story of a struggling and depressed Chemistry school teacher, Walter White (Bryan Cranston), with a stage-3 lung cancer. His disease causes this meek high school teacher to turn towards crime. He starts manufacturing and selling crystallized meth (recreational drug) under the name Heisenberg, to secure his family’s financial future. The show garnered appreciation world-wide and received 16 Primetime Emmy Awards, eight Satellite Awards, and the list goes on. The show has even made it to the Guinness World Records. Now where will this new secret identity lead Walter is something you don’t want to miss. Breaking Bad is available on Netflix, so don’t miss this extraordinary series.

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  1. Chernobyl

 A magnificent series based on a true story, Chernobyl dramatizes one of the worst man-made catastrophes in the history of human-kind. The series concentrates on the nuclear plant disaster that took place in Soviet Ukraine in April, 1986. The show informs us of the cause of the disaster and stories of several people who died in it. The series released recently and has already been praised by television critics across the ocean alike. It is available on Hotstar for the Indian audience.

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  1. How I Met Your Mother

An American live-action sitcom, How I Met Your Mother, is a frame story, Ted Mosby in the year 2030, narrates to his children the events that led him to meet their mother. The story starts in 2005 in New York City and involves his best friends Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris), a womanizing- playboy, Robin Scherbatsky (Cobie Smulders), news reporter, and long-lasting couple, Marshall Erikson (Jason Segal) and Lily Aldrin (Alison Hannigan). The story goes through the journey of Ted meeting the mother of his children, ups and downs in their careers, and Marshall and Lily’s relationship. Overall, the show has unique structure, humor, and incorporation of dramatic elements. It is available on Hotstar.

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  1. Family Guy

Family Guy is an animated sitcom that centers around the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter Griffins and Lois Griffins, their children Meg, Chris and Stewie, and their anthropomorphic pet dog, Brian. The series is majorly based on self-referential humor and emphasizes on gags that make reference to current events and/or modern cultural icons. Although the series has been a part of several criticism and controversy, it gives you a hearty laugh. Also, they have special episode dedicated to India. Do watch it and have fun.

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  1. The Simpsons

 Another hilarious animated sitcom is The Simpsons which is set in a satirical depiction of the working class and includes parodies of American culture and society, television, and the human condition.  The main characters are the Simpson family who live in Springfield town (fictitious name). Though the Simpson are a dysfunctional family, many episodes examine their relationships and bonds with each other, which provides its audience with a mix of emotions. The Simpsons have also been a part of various controversies, bans, and even racial stereotyping due to its nature. But it has been one of the most high grossing, long-running show, so you cannot afford to miss it!

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  1. Big Bang Theory

 Apart from being an acclaimed sitcom, what’s amazing about this show was that it was filmed in front of a live audience. Big Bang Theory is all you need if you are a self-acclaimed nerd or a science lover. You ask why? David Saltzberg, a professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, LA, checks scripts himself and provides dialogue, mathematics, equations, and the diagrams used as props for the show. Sounds nerdy-enough! Go online and checkout the chronicles of Leonardo, Sheldon, Penny, Raj, Howard, Bernadette and Amy and tell us who you relate to the most. The series is available on Hotstar.

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  1. Arrow

This one is for all the DC comic lovers. Arrow, is a superhero series about a billionaire playboy, Oliver Queen a.k.a. Arrow (Stephen Amell), who is isolated from the rest of the world due to a shipwreck and spends five years of his life on a mysterious island. On returning, he decides to spend his life fighting crime and corruption as a secret vigilante, and chooses a bow and arrow as the weapon of his choice. Follow Arrow through his journey against crime and find out if he succeeds. It is available on Netflix and Hotstar.

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  1. Flash

Another DC character that has been leaving his mark on TV is Flash. The idea of Flash came to surface after two appearances by Barry on Arrow. Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is a crime scene investigator who gains super-human speed by getting struck by lightning and after awakening from coma finds out about his power, hence, becomes Flash. He uses his powers to fight-off criminals while keeping his identity a secret. The series experience loads of time-travel too, which makes it all the more interesting to watch. You can watch the series on Hotstar.

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  1. Mindhunter

Mindhunter is a crime-drama web series based on the book. The series is set in 1977 – in the early days of criminal psychology and profiling at the FBI. The show focuses on FBI agents Holden Ford (Johnathan Groff), agent Bill Tench (Holt McCallany), and psychologist Wendy Carr (Anna Torv). This series will push the boundaries of how you think and will make you wonder how these killers are triggered by the slightest of the things. Watch out for the Mindhunter only on Netflix.

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  1. Law and Order

 Law and order is a legal-drama that dramatizes police procedures. Each episode is divided into two parts whereby the first part follows police work and the later part follows legal and courtroom proceedings. Though the show was criticized, it gives an insight of the police, detectives, and trial that takes place during an investigation. If you crave for a show that provides you with a new mystery/case to solve every time you watch it, then this is your ‘must watch show’. The show is available on Hulu.

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  1. Grey’s Anatomy

 Grey’s Anatomy is a drama show that provides you romance, comedy, emotions, and a lot of acquaintances to medical lives. The fictional series focuses on the lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians both in terms of their careers as they develop into seasoned doctors, and their personal lives and relationships. It has tried to aptly depict how the doctors struggle to balance their personal lives with their hectic professional lives, which often leads to serious stress. It introduces us to the side of doctors that we often miss to see either as a patient or an acquaintance. To all the doctors out there now we understand, and if you too want to have a deeper dig at it, don’t miss Grey’s Anatomy. You can watch it on Hotstar.

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  1. This is Us

 An amalgamation of romance-comedy-tragedy-drama, This is Us follows the lives of three siblings known as “Big Three” (Kevin, Kate and Randal) and their parents Jack and Rebecca. It is full of heart-wrenching moments and is guaranteed to leave you in tears with every episode. If you want to go for emotional rollercoaster ride then bring out that ice-cream tub and binge watch. This is Us, on Hotstar.

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  1. House of Cards

 House of Cards is an American political-thriller series set in Washington D.C. and is the story of the power-hungry Congressman, Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), and his equally ambitious wife, Clair Underwood (Robin Wright). The series depicts how the duo seek each other’s success to each other’s ventures and how the lust of power drives Frank Underwood to do vile things such as having an affair, ruining reputations, and even killing. Watch out for conspiracy of Frank Underwood on Netflix.

 

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  1. Designated Survivors

 The next political-thriller on the block has to be the Designated Survivors. It is the story of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Thomas Kirkman, who was named Designated Survivor after surviving an explosion that claimed the lives of the President and everyone in the line of succession except for him. This leads to Kirkman immediately becoming the President, unaware of what is to come next. The show is available on Netflix.

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  1. Westworld

 Westworld is a science-fiction show set in an unspecified time in the future. Westworld is a theme park which allows guests to experience the old times, an environment populated by ‘hosts’ (androids, nearly indistinguishable from humans). Hosts are supposed to fulfill guest’s every desire and follow a predetermined set of intertwining narratives. This cycle of narrative keeps on going as new guests arrive because their memories are reset and then repeated daily. But problems are about to arise in Westworld as members of a small group of hosts are starting to retrieve some of the memories from their previous life. Will the Hosts recover completely or will they continue to be exploited by their guests? Watch Westworld to find out, available on Hotstar.

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  1. Stranger Things

 The next series that has been garnering appreciation all over the globe is Stranger Things, a science fiction-horror series. The series is set in the 1980s in the fictional town of Hawkins. Things starts to get wired after a secret paranormal experiment that includes human subjects conducted by Hawkins National Laboratory goes wrong and ends up creating a portal to an alternate dimension known as “The Upside Down” after which a boy called Will Byers gets abducted by a creature from the Upside Down. Now Will’s friends are in search of him, will they be able to find him? Watch the journey of the kids in search of their friend, only on Netflix!

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  1. Sherlock

 Sherlock is a British crime-drama based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle‘s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. The show is set in modern-day London where Sherlock (Benedict Cumberbatch) solves various mysteries with his flat mate and friend, Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman). Though the Londoners are suspicious of him in the beginning, his intellect and exceptionality persuade them of his value. Watch Sherlock’s expedition from a detective to a reluctant celebrity. You can watch the series on Netflix.

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  1. Dexter

Dexter is a crime-drama-mystery, set in Miami. Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) works with Miami Metro Police Department as a forensic technician specializing in blood splatter pattern analysis and leads a secret life as vigilant serial killer, who only kills those criminals that slipped from the hands of justice system. What lead Dexter to become what he is? Do you think he is a monster or a guardian? Watch and decide for yourself on Hotstar.

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Get your schedule all set and your chores done to start binge watching these shows and making the most of your free time!

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List of Exciting Summer Camps for Kids in Jaipur

Children are emerging little creatures who when given the right path can unveil their wings. Parents are always worried about their grades and with so much of studies, they tend to lose their creativity and feel exhausted. That’s why you should also encourage them to try new activities that help them realize their interest and also learn new things in life. And that’s what Summer Vacations are all about.

Yet again Jaipur Beat has come up with some fun, exciting, adventurous and a lot to learn summer camps. Find the one that suits your kid’s interest, budget & conveyance and help them create memories of their childhood.

  1. St. Xavier’s Summer Camp

If your kids are more into art and photography then they are likely to enjoy their summer holidays. St. Xavier’s is organising summer hobby & art camp which includes photography masterclass, cartooning & modern art and calligraphy. The batches will begin from 18th May till 2nd June at St. Xavier’s School, C-scheme.

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2. Super Kids Summer Camp

A camp filled with lots of fun activities like dance, skating, painting, martial arts, theatre and much more that will keep them engaged in the summers. Batches will start from 15th May at Main Calgiri Road, Malviya Nagar.

https://www.facebook.com/events/833920386962920/

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3. The Reading Owl Summer Camp

Here’s presenting Summer Camp for Preschoolers aged between 4 to 6 years. Packed with offbeat activities like gardening, mathematical stories, vocabulary building, musical slokas in Sanskrit and the list goes on. The batches will start from 13th May till 8th June.

Address- D-129, Basant Marg, Banipark, Coral Ambience, Flat 502

https://www.facebook.com/events/323426024984727/

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4. TOSS Arts Alive Summer Program

An open educational and cultural centre that is organizing a summer program with multi-disciplinary courses like creative writing, outdoor play, a dance of water, pencil & ink drawings, storytelling and much more. The batches will start from 25th May till 30th June.

Address- 142, Frontier Colony, Adarsh Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/events/1051286091736866/

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5. The Creative Den Funkey Summer Camp

They provide activities like art & craft, rock painting, clay modelling, origami and many more. This camp is for kids aged between 2.5 to 12 years and the batches will start from 15th May.

Address- C-219, Gyan Marg, Tilak Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/The-Creative-Den-530885727434383/

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6. The PlaySpace Football Summer Camp

An energetic camp designed to develop 6 essential football skills. Along with this you will get a unique player card, a performance report and a certificate. The batches will begin from 15th May till 15th June for ages 8-15 years at PlaySpace Jaipur.

https://www.facebook.com/PlaySpaceIndia/

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7. Around the World in Five Weeks

Shri-Ram Global Pre-School is organizing one of its kind Summer Camp that will take you around the world along with art & craft, music & movement, developing confidence and a lot to learn. The camp is for kids aged between 2-8 years and the batch will start from 13th May till 14th June.

Address- Shri-Ram Global Pre-School, Hanuman Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/srgpsjaipur/

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8. Wonder Years Summer Camp

A fun-filled summer camp with a bunch of activities like yoga, roller skating, splash pools, overnight camping and many more. The batches will start from 13th May till 12th June for the age group of 2-7 years.

Address- D-247, Amrapali Marg, Vaishali Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/wonderyearsjaipur/

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9. Kidzee Ramnagaria Summer Camp

This one is for the parents living in or near Jagatpura, Kidzee Ramnagaria Summer Camp is just right for your kids. It offers exciting activities like dancing, karate, wall hanging, bag making and much more. The camp is for the age group 3 to 10 years and will start from 13th May.

Address- A-144, Main Ramnagaria Road, JDA Scheme, Jagatpura

https://www.facebook.com/events/2329899013965979/

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10. Summer Art Workshop

Brushes N Strokes workshop will consist of doodle art, acrylic on canvas, modern art, flow art and many more forms of art. The batches have already started but you can still enrol your kids if they are between 7 to 14 years old.

Address- Shyam Apartment, Sarojini Marg, C-Scheme

https://www.facebook.com/brushesnstrokesart/

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11. Doorva’s Toddler’s Den Summer Camp

Indulge your kids in the coolest summer camp with activities like craft, drawing, no flame cooking and much more. The batches will start from 11th May till 30th May.

Address- 7, 255, Mandir Marg, Sector 7, Vidyadhar Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/doorvastoddlersden/

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12. Vatsalya Legacy Preschool Summer Camp

Kids below 6 years of age can enrol in this exciting summer camp that will provide activities like music, rock & roll, yoga, handwriting and much more. The batches will start from 15th May till 15th June.

Address- VLPS, 633 Shakuntala Mansion, Archarya Kriplani Marg, Adarsh Nagar

https://www.facebook.com/vatsalyalegacy2017/

 

Have a Cheerful Holiday!

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Spectacular ‘Navras’ starting on March 17 at JKK, Jaipur

A Great News for all the art and theatre connoisseurs of the Pink City !! NAVRAS, a live extravaganza of performing art, dance and music is finally here to warm the hearts of Jaipurites. The third edition of NAVRAS, starting from March 17- March 25, 2018, at Jawahar Kala Kendra, this year is back with even more fascinating performances of theatre, contemporary dance, fusion music and much more.

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The festival will commence with the mesmerizing performances of  Dhamaal,” a celebration of the drumming traditions across India. The days that follow will witness many artistic presentations including dance productions– “Thari, The Loom” by Padma Shri Malavika Sarukkai and the magical performance of  Attakkalari’s Bhina Vinyasa, combining movement and digital art will also hit the right note with the audience.

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However, the star performance of the event will be- “Ismat Apa Ke Naam” directed and enacted by actor Naseeruddin Shah with his wife, Ratna Pathak Shah and daughter Sheeba Shah will mesmerize the audience with their enthralling performances.

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The festival will also witness a prominent theatre play – “Khwab Sa” directed by Atul Kumar, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;”. The premiere of “Elephant in the Room” directed and enacted by Yuki Elias will also be part of Navras this year!

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The tickets for the events can be obtained now from the JKK reception. To know more- http://jkk.artandculture.rajasthan.gov.in/content/ArtandCulture/en/jawahar-kala-kendra.html

Come let’s enjoy the glorious and splendid performances at Navras, 2018!

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Feed Your Musical & Arty Soul At Ranthambore Festival 2018

Ever wondered what life would be like in some other state than the one you’re currently living in? What if we told you that a grand festival is waiting in an old palace somewhere in the deserts of Rajasthan for you to truly witness what living in Rajasthan feels like? It’s not just a bunch of turbans or camels we’re talking about. It’s about everything that makes Rajasthan the colourful and celebrated desert it is.

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Ranthambhore Festival in the Nahargarh palace of Ranthambhore has for you a three day carnival to get into the spirit of Rajasthan and admire the beauty of the state while closely experiencing the quintessence it is made of.

Imagine yourself in a palace, listening to the rustic, full-throated and soulful voice of a Rajasthani folk singers, playing indigenous instruments – the dholak, dhol, ektara, khartal, morchang and sarangi, attending music concerts and watching documentaries, eating lavishly some regal supper, learning new art, talking to people from different countries,  sitting under the stars and venturing into the forest nearby. Can’t get any better, right?

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Indulge in the collaboration of art, music, dance, food, cinematography, adventure and intellectual activities and shopping at the Ranthambhore Festival on the 19th, 20th and 21st of January.

The festival has activities enough for you to remain in awe of the exquisiteness of the humble state.

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A festival for you to experience, learn and take back with you the art of the state with activities like drum circle, folk instrument classes and performances, meditation and yoga, hot air ballooning, open mic, culinary venture, musical performances from around the globe, documentary screening, music and nature conservation, bicycle tour of Ranthambore’s environs,  souk, mid-night star gazing session, traditional block printing workshop,  pottery workshop and the most esteemed  Royal Secret Supper.

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If this doesn’t make you pack your bags right away, we don’t know what will.

 

Date-19, 20 and 21 January

Venue– Nahargarh palace, Ranthambhore, Rajasthan.

Getting there- By Air

If you are travelling from Jaipur, the airport is 160 kms from Nahargarh Palace, Ranthambore. Jaipur is well connected to all metros with daily flights operated by Indigo, Go Air, Jet Airways, and Indian Airlines. Once you land, you can take a prepaid airport taxi or a private taxi to Ranthambore. This will cost you approximately Rs 2500.

By Train (Recommended)

Sawai Madhopur station is only three kilometers (ten minutes drive) from Ranthambore and is well connected to almost every city in India by superfast trains, being the most important railway junction in Rajasthan.

By Road

Ranthambore is well connected with all major highways and if you’re planning a road trip, here’s what you need to know. Jaipur to Ranthambore 180 Km (Approx. 3h via Rajasthan State Hwy 24) Delhi to Ranthambore- 381 Km(Approx. 6 Hours via NH8 and NH 11A) Mumbai to Ranthambore – 1031 Km (Approx. 16 h 51 min via NH 3) Udaipur to Ranthambore- 388 Km (Approx. 6h 10 min via NH 76 and RJ SH 29) Agra to Ranthambore- 239 Km (Approx. 4h 23 min via via RJ SH 1) Ahmedabad to Ranthambore – 640 Km (Approx. 9h 47 min via NH8 and NH 76)

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5 Dance Forms That All Dance Lovers Can Learn In Jaipur

To dance means: to let yourself free, to let yourself go wild and to set your soul free from all bondage. On this World Dance Day we wish everyone in the city the ability to dance like no one’s watching. 🙂 And to make this wish come true here are some beautiful dance forms that are being taught in the Pink City. Many of us are already a part of one or the other of these forms for others; you can choose your favorite and start dancing your way to freedom.

Kathak

Kathak, one of the oldest forms of dances was originated in Northern India and is one of the seven classical dances in our country. It is also a popular form of classical dance in Jaipur. You can easily spot many young kids and women, joining various classes to learn Kathak. Jaipur is one among the major Gharanas of Kathak along-with Banaras and Lucknow. If you are a classical dance enthusiast you can easily take up a summer dance class at Jawahar Kala Kendra or join the famous Jaipur Kathak Kendra to earn a degree in this dance form.kathakPic Credit: Google

Zumba

Among the latest forms of dance that have gained popularity in Jaipur, Zumba has earned a unique place. People of Jaipur specially youngsters join Zumba for two reasons, one it is an amazingly entertaining dance form and two because it is also one of the best ways to lose weight. Zumba has become so popular that many cafes around the city are also hosting Zumba parties in their premises. For the Zumba enthusiasts in the city, you can learn the same at several gyms that have incorporated Zumba classes in their fitness routine or you can join Tonique- the fitness studio, which is fully dedicated to Zumba.  zumba fiPic Credit: Google

Bollywood Dance

This is a dance form that somehow every Indian knows. However, to get finesse in your Bollywood dance moves or to bring perfection in your thumkas it is important that you take a little bit of training. After all these classes will be you saving grace during sangeet functions in your family. Bollywood lovers know that to learn this art in Jaipur the best choice is Buskers Dance classes that have been teaching and performing dance for more than two decades now.bollyfinalPic Credit: Google

Belly Dancing

Undoubtedly Belly dancing is the most sensuous form of dancing. Given the rise of belly dancing classes that have come up in many parts of the city we can surely say that people of Jaipur love this dance form. Almost all the dance schools in Jaipur have included the dance form as a part of their curriculum. If you too are looking for one you can find it at Dance & Soul classes, C-scheme, Jaipur.bd.jpgPic Credit: Google

Salsa

Another dance form that is not only sensuous but romantic too. This dance form is said to ignite romance among new couples. Probably this is the reason why the newly engaged couples in the city prefer to learn this dance form. Luckily many leading Salsa dancers like Sandeep Soparrkar have conducted many workshops in the city. many leading dance schools like Buskers also provides training for Salsa for people, ho want to learn this dance form.salsaPic Credit: Google

So forget your troubles and Naach meri jaan 😀

Happy World Dance Day. 🙂

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10 Refreshing Summer Camps In Jaipur

A refreshing environment and interesting activities are all that your kid needs this summer. Blazing heat and constantly fluctuating temperature of the city should not be a reason to bring down the energy level of your child because this is the time for Summer Camps. Packed with fun, excitement, adventure and a lot to learn, summer camps are being organized all around the city to keep your child involved in power-packed activities and keep the over load of holiday homework off its shoulder (Well, for a few hours). Since holidays are far more than just completing the homework, it is time for you help your kid to enjoy and make the best of this time.

We bring you the most exciting workshops and summer camps of the city. Take a look…

  1. The Junior Summer Program

A summer training camp organized only at the Jawahar Kala Kendra. The camp started from May 15 will last up to June 20. The amazing activities being offered by this camp include personality development, photography, diction and art of debating and creative writing. Something your kid shouldn’t miss!

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  1. Star Gazer Summer Camp for Kids

If you are looking for a summer camp on B-7a Motilal Atal Road offering art and craft, camping, jungle party, cooking classes, etiquette classes, movies and storytelling and rhymes then Star Gazer is the right place for your child. The camp will be starting from May 17 and will last up to May 22.

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  1. Summer Camp and Hobby Classes

Organized by Saaz Music and Dance academy, this summer camp will surely help your child enjoy art and craft, Dance, Vocal and music. Lasting from May 16 to June 25, Saaz has organized this camp in different localities of the city including Plot 1, Jhulelal Marg, Near Vikas School, Shipra Path, Mansarovar along with Chitrakoot, Shyam Nagar and Malviya Nagar. Just the right place for music and dance lovers.

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  1. Super Kids Summer Camp

To all the parents living in or near Main Calgiri Road, Malviya Nagar, Super Kids Summer Camp is just right for your kids because it offers exciting activities including painting, calligraphy, dance, martial arts, nail art, skating, yoga and aerobics and basketball.  The camp has already started its batches form May 12 and May 16.

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  1. Junior Einstein Camp (Patrika Group)

Patrika in Education (PIE), 2016 brings you the much awaited summer camp including aerobics, mad science, abacus and robotics. Starting from May 16 in SV Public School, Adarsh Nagar, Raja Park and Gyan Ashram School, Shipra Path, Mansarovar, the camp will last up to May 28. If your kid loves science and books, Junior Einstein can help him to think and work like Einstein.

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  1. Yearly Summer Training Camp

The annual summer training camp is all set to be organized at the City Palace, Jaipur. The camp will last for a month and will offer Dance, Drama, Music and photography at a whole new level.

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  1. Acting Workshop

Darshak Sanstha (Academy of Music and Arts) will be organizing a one month workshop (May 30 – June 30) in Darshak College, Malviya Nagar specifically on acting theory, sound design, etc. If your kid loves acting or designing, this workshop can help him excel in this field.

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  1. Junior Picasso Camp (Patrika Group)

For the love of Dance, Theatre, Drama, Drawing, Sketching, Painting and Music, Patrika in Education (PIE), 2016 brings you Junior Picasso Camp from May 16 to May 28 only in SV Public School,Adarsh Nagar, Raja Park and Gyan Ashram School, Shipra Path, Mansarovar.

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  1. Summer Camp 2016

The Poppins pre-primary school has brought the most exciting summer camp for the kids starting from May 16 to June 4 in 71/262 Paramhans Marg, Mansarovar along with centers in Siddharth Nagar and Jagatpura. Whether it is martial arts, western dance, yoga and aerobics, art and craft, skating, music, cooking, calligraphy, spoken English, drama, French basics or sketching and painting, this summer camp will offer the best of everything.

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  1. Junior Explorer Camp (Patrika Group)

From art and craft, mind development, games, imagination development to knowledge improvement, Patrika In Education (PIE), 2016 brings you Junior Explorer from May 16 to May 28 only in SV Public School, Adarsh Nagar, Raja Park and Gyan Ashram School, Shipra Path, Mansarovar for helping your child to discover himself.

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Go out and help the kids join their favorite camp because the sun is shining and so are they !

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Celebrations · Events in Jaipur · Jaipur Happenings

Nearbuy deals for 10 Amazing Parties To Go To In Jaipur This New Year Eve

New Year fever is in the air! So, put on your dancing shoes as Jaipur hosts New Year Eve to all the party lovers. If you want to dance under the starry sky in the moonlight or under a roof with loud music to your ears, we bring the list of places where you can make the best start to the New Years.

1. Hotel Clarks Amer

Enter the world of tomorrow by making your New Year special at Hotel Clarks Amer. Hurry and avail the special offers –

2. Marriott

Bring magic to the coming year. Roll in the year with unlimited food, drinks and full of enjoyment at Marriott, Jaipur.

Marriott

Click to book- http://nrb.uy/1Osneof

3.Hotel Ramada

Get a little themed this New Year Eve with masks, caps and whistles to welcome the New Year with open arms. At Hotel Ramada, Govind Marg, Raja Park, Jaipur.

Ramada

For Bookings- http://nrb.uy/1mie6wn

4.The Lalit

Set grooving to Bollywood remixes with DJs and celebrate the New Year with bubbly! Give a treat to yourself at the grand dining at The Lalit, Jagatpura Road, Near Jawahar Circle, Jaipur.

The Lalit

For Bookings- http://nrb.uy/1NVwD8k

5. Rajasthali Resort

Celebrate New Year away from the hustle bustle of the city at the Rajasthali Resorts, Kukas with some relishing Indian and Continental delicacies.

  • Rs 1199 per person
  • Rs 600 – Child (3-10 years)Rajasthali
    For bookings- http://www.nearbuy.com/deal/jaipur/kukas/Three-Wonders-Entertainment-Pvt-Ltd/967606

 

6. Abhay Niwas Palace

Get zapped in this New Year Eve at the New Year Zapped Party at Abhay Niwas Palace, Sisodia Ranibagh, Jaipur.

Abhay Niwas

For Bookings- http://www.nearbuy.com/deal/jaipur/sisodia-ranibagh/Zapped/967471

7. Four Points Sheraton

Let your New Year be explosive at Four Points Sheraton, Tonk Road, Jaipur.

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For Bookings- http://nrb.uy/1Okyg3k

8. Harigarh Farms

Ring in the New Year with loud music under the starry sky at the Harigarh Farms, Khoriropada, Tehsil Sanganer, Agra Road, Jaipur.

Harigrah Farms

For Bookings- http://nrb.uy/1YSPbve

9. Lemon Tree Premier

Let the lights fall on you when you show your little moves on the songs from the classics to the new age Bollywood at the Lemon Tree Premier, Behind Inox Cinema, Bani Park, Jaipur.

Lemon Tree

For Bookings- http://www.nearbuy.com/deal/jaipur/nirwan-marg/Lemon-Tree-Premier-Jaipur/960561

10. Hats Off Café

Begin your new year in the gypsy sand dunes with unlimited food and many more at the Hats Off Resort, Kukas Baandh, Opposite Hotel Le Meridian, Jaipur- Delhi Highway. So, hurry and reserve your seat as the entry is only on prior appointments.

  • Rs 5000 : Couples
  • Boys Stag : Rs 3500
  • Girls Stag : 2000Hats Off

For Bookings- http://www.nearbuy.com/deal/jaipur/jaipur-delhi-highway/Hatsoff-Sports-Restro-Cafe/964884

So, get into the mood of celebration to mark the start of 2016!

Happy New Year 🙂

Kindly visit nearbuy.com for more information!

Jaipur

9 Golden Moments Captured In Pushkar Fair 2015

Pushkar Fair, though every year offers the same elements apparently, has something new to perceive and remember every single time you experience this heaven on earth 🙂 These are the 9 golden moments captured by us in Pushkar fair 2015.

1. Sunrise

When the dust mixes with golden light falling from sun, the ship of desert shines beautifully exuding absolute delight !

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2. Ghats

If you really want to see and know how ‘ghat ghat ka pani’ tastes and looks, there is no better place than Pushkar.

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3. Bazaars
From jutis to Ray Ban, bangles to clothes, the streets of Pushkar offer everything you name and everything you can’t !
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4. Food
It’s Rajasthan, so there is no way you can escape the thought of delicious food anywhere and everywhere, but here, as you walk down the streets, you find the baatis being freshly made, kachoris being fried and malpue exuding utter bliss !
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5. Pushkar Lake
After a noisy day, when you look for a place to sit by and feel the serenity of Pushkar, Pushkar lake is your haven.
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6. Camels
With varied expressions, different moods, beautifully decked up and lost in their ownselves, camels are the ones who attract people from all over the world to come and visit this fair !
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7. Turbans
Red, green, pink, yellow, orange, or all in one, the Rajasthani men never shy away from flaunting their fashion mantra i.e. the colorful gorgeous turbans 😉
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8. Culture
Music, colors, dance, folk, festivity, temples, Pushkar fair truly portrays the vibrant culture of Rajasthan 🙂
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9. Sunset
Last but not the least, that time of the day when the camel needs respite, the chill in the air is felt by all, the men and women start to prepare for their meals on chulahs, the sun is seen setting in spreading the scintillating palette of colors on the sky which is an absolute treat to watch and to just sink in 🙂
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Jaipur

5 Best Pubs In Jaipur To Chill At This Weekend

Weekend is here and for all those who think Jaipur does not have nightlife, step out of your houses and peep into some of these happening places in Jaipur. Planning to remove the stress of the week and start afresh, then it’s time to tap your feet to the beats of DJ, as we list down some of the best pubs in the city where you can enjoy the nightlife by dancing to some of your favorite tracks, and enjoy drinks with your friends or loved ones.

  1. 100% Rock

If you really want to rock and enjoy, it hosts for a perfect ambience with a stocked bar and some regular mocktail along with light snacky delights.100% Rock

  1. Grunge Lounge

Are you a music lover? Are you fond of drinks? Then Grunge demands a tip on a wonderful evening and you can take back the best cherished memories.Grunge

  1. Replay

You only want to Eat-Drink-Play, Replay can best explain it. It offers fairly good food and a dance floor to tap on the beats of music.Replay

  1. Blackout

It’s a perfect door to happiness, madness and enjoyment and get rid of the boredom of the week.Blackout

  1. Lounge 18

A centrally located lounge with some of the finest and best DJ’s hosting the nights, makes up for a happening place in Jaipur.Lounge 18       Images via Google