There is something about the beauty of natural water that enraptures most people. To some, it is deeply inspiring and they can sit and stare into its depths, weaving poetry in the depths of their minds while to others, it means sporting activities and fun; then there are those who see water as a source of family picnics, fun and frolic.
There are numerous palaces and royal homes scattered all over Kerala, with Trivandrum having its fair share too. This city is irrevocably intertwined with the princely state of Travancore, having been its capital during the last few centuries of its ruling.
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If you are looking for a decoration for your home that’s aesthetic as well as functional in nature, then think no further than growing your indoor plants. And don’t let anyone fool you into thinking that it’s difficult growing indoor plants either – they are just as fun as pottering around in the outdoor gardens!
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Trivandrum, also known as Thiruvananthapuram, this coastal capital city of the southern state of Kerala sprawls over seven scenic green hills. In spite of having served the role of a capital since 1745, the city is still far from becoming a maddening metropolitan and offers an easy lifestyle.
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Building a home is a complicated business and every day you discover something new about getting your home together. Though some things might seem like minor issues, they have to be given priority as they can’t be put together after plastering has been done.
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To tell the truth, it’s not just the budget and the brand that people look for when shopping for an electrical appliance, but the star ratings too. This, however, doesn’t mean that they have a proper understanding of what really goes into providing the star rating. Here is a little bit of information to help you along…
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Building a home can be challenging, especially as there are an increasingly wider choice of ideas and materials to choose from. And since everyone wants a stylish but functional home that will remain ‘in fashion’ for many years to come, taking the right decision can get challenging. Things that you have taken for granted and never considered before suddenly take on more meaning.
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It’s understandable if you want to be close to where your money is – after all, everyone wants to keep an eye on their hard-earned money. But of recent, there has been a shifting trend with investors in real estate buying property away from their city of residence. With increasing use of technology, viewing properties in other parts of the country is just a click away.
Carpets are floor coverings that typically come in two layers – an upper layer of soft pile attached to a lower backing. They serve purposes like beautification, comfort as well as insulation from cold floors. Their existence goes back at least to the 5th century BCE in ancient Armenia where it was made with natural fibres and colours.
What was earlier known as the carpet is now known as rugs and is smaller than the size of the room where it’s laid. It also doesn’t need to be stuck or tacked onto the flooring. Rugs also come in intricate hand-woven designs that leave you breathless with their intricacy.
With the Indian real estate sector undergoing a revamp and higher disposable incomes hitting the roof, Indians are developing a taste for homes that are beyond the average man’s reach. They are called luxury homes and come in two segments – mid-luxury and ultra-luxury housing. While mid-luxury is achievable by a number of people, it’s the ultra-luxury homes that keep people aspiring for more.