City Information

27
Apr

What is Bangalore like?

Bangalore, or Bengaluru among Kannada speakers, is a sleepy South Indian village that got hit with the Silicon Valley stick! Now a city of 8.5+ million people, Bangalore has outgrown its infrastructure and gained a cosmpolitan vibe without losing its warm and laid-back Southern spirit. Modern Bangalore is India’s Startup Central and IT hub, with hundreds of small to medium

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7
Dec

Fun Things to do in Pondicherry

The former French colony of Pondicherry is just a short 3-hours by road from Chennai, with good bus and hire car connections (the train takes forever, don’t do it) Pondicherry is a beautiful and peaceful getaway from the big city. The heritage section by the sea, called “White Town”, is a joy to walk around in, from the Promenade, a

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6
Sep

ConnectInc Kerala Itinerary

We get many enquiries from interns asking about visiting Kerala. Vinay Vimalan, head of our great partner team at Capital Placement, is a Kerala native.  We’ve found his recommendations to be a great itinerary, and well worth 3 days. Day 1- Kochi– Check out the Fort Kochi area where you will see the Bolgatti Palace and the famous Chinese fishing nets.

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8
Jul

Excursions from Bangalore

Mysore is a great weekend out from Bangalore, with good train and bus service, or, you can rent a car-with-driver for about $45 per day including fuel. Mysore is definitely worth a visit, to the Palace, Tipu Sultan’s summer home, and the Chamundi Hills (the Brindavan Gardens are a bit of a tourist trap and can be skipped). If you don’t

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13
Nov

Fun Things to do in Chennai

Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu, and “The Queen of the South”. Formerly known as Madras, Chennai is both historic and industrial, a small sleepy sea-side village of 9 million people and also 1/3 of the entire economic output of the state. There are heaps of fun things to do in Chennai. Here’s just a few: Visit Kapaleeshwara Temple in

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13
Nov

Fun Things to do in Delhi

Delhi is not just the capital of India, it’s a city of tremendous history, power, war, and evolution. The Mughals and British created vast tracts of new city from whole cloth; both Old Delhi and New Delhi (which is not that new) are littered with tombs, forts, temples, and monuments. A few fun things to do: Visiting heritages like India

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