Things to do in Pune

Shaniwarwada - Pune

Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra, has a lot to offer. If you are visiting Pune for the first time, or trying to figure out what should you do this weekend, read on to find out how you can make the most of your stay in this charming city. Food While in Pune, eat like Punekars. Taste the authentic Marathi delicacies like: Pithla Bhakari (pithla – a semi-solid delicacy made of gram flour; bhakri – a flat bread made of rice, jowar, or bajra) – at Jijai Puneri misal (a

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Emergency services in Pune

Emergency Services in Pune

Emergency Services in Pune: As Thomas Carlyle rightly said “That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy.” Being in a new city is scary and confusing as it is. At such times, it is important to know where and how you can get help, if the need arises. If you are concerned about getting timely help in Pune, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered: Police: The Pune police is committed to the Safety, Security, and Satisfaction of the citizens. They have

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Hiring a maid in Pune

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Hiring a Maid in Pune: Hiring a maid or house help in Pune can be a daunting task if you don’t know how to go about it. Here’s the cheat sheet to make this task easier: The search: The most straightforward way to search for a maid is to ask your serviced apartment owner or neighbors to refer a maid to you. If that is not possible, you can opt for a maid placement agency. Clarifying the job description: Before hiring a maid, make sure your expectations are clear. Do

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Why choose Serviced Apartments over Hotels?

Consider this scenario: You are a software engineer who has to relocate to the client’s site for a month. Naturally, you would look for accommodation in the city. You book a room in one of the best hotels in the city, something like this:     You check in, and the next day, report for work. After spending the day in office, you come back to the room, exhausted. This continues for the next few days. The single room seems suffocating and impersonal. Homesickness sets in. And this affects your

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Transportation options in Pune – Tips for easy conveyance while visiting Pune

Transportation Options in Pune

Pune is a modern city bustling with activity. Traffic is unruly and can get overwhelming if you don’t know your way around. Here’s a primer to your traveling options in Pune: By Bus – The public bus network in Pune is operated by the PMT and covers all areas in the city. The buses tend to be over-crowded and behind schedule. Also, it can get very confusing to figure out which bus to take if you don’t know the bus number. Pune  bus guide ( and the PMPML website (

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Aga Khan Palace, Pune – From Gandhi’s prison to his memorial

Aga Khan Palace Pune

Coloured by the Indian independence struggle, the Aga Khan Palace, Pune is the very same building that was used as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s prison in Pune. The palace has a rich history and even today continues to spread Gandhi’s work and his message. History ‘Be the change you wish to see’ said the great Bapu, but thankfully, the Aga Khan Palace in Pune remains untouched by time even today. Situated on the banks of the river Mula in Yerwada on the Pune-Nagar Road, it stands peacefully in all its architectural

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