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Two Treasures of West Bengal We Wish Foreign Travellers Knew More About
India

Two Treasures of West Bengal We Wish Foreign Travellers Knew More About

Durga Puja is behind us and the city of Kolkata that has been pulsating with the footsteps of millions of festival-goers is finally calming down. Now that the focus can be shifted from the city, let’s talk about two other treasures of West Bengal- ones we wish got a little more spotlight for global travellers.

A Look at the Nathu La Pass Scenario Now
Here & Now

A Look at the Nathu La Pass Scenario Now

If you are planning to visit Sikkim anytime soon, or a pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar you may want to cross off Nathu La Pass from your itinerary. China has shut down the Nathu La pass in Sikkim and denied entry to Kailash Manasoravar pilgrims. This is what we know.

Pick of the Week: San Francisco
America

Pick of the Week: San Francisco

The birthplace of denim jeans, slot machines, and the first ever fortune cookie, San Francisco always has new things up its sleeve for repeat travellers.

Uber launches UberPass
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Uber launches UberPass

Uber has brought a new subscription service for its passengers called UberPASS. Find out what it’s all about and how you can get it too.

Cafes in Delhi if You’re Ditching Work Today
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Cafes in Delhi if You’re Ditching Work Today

It has rained last night and Delhiites are loving it. Except that part about going to work. The highways are clogged, the streets are water-logged, and some of us are digging up all the pending compensatory offs as an excuse to enjoy the weather.

5 of the Best Fast-Track Airport Services in The World
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5 of the Best Fast-Track Airport Services in The World

Fast track services at international airports are slowly becoming the favourite go-to facility for flyers when travelling long distances. When you have a connecting flight to catch at a busy international airport, fast track services help speeding up the whole process.

Arth, Designed by Gauri Khan, is The New Kid On The Block
Food

Arth, Designed by Gauri Khan, is The New Kid On The Block

This past weekend saw the glitterati of Bollywood descend upon Arth, a Bandra restaurant designed by Gauri Khan. Like expected, all the attention went from the food and chef to the star-studded guest-list. Now that the daze is over, let’s talk about the chic and innovative ‘ingredient-forward’ Indian restaurant.

Jammu to Get Railway Bridge Higher Than the Eiffel Tower
Here & Now, India

Jammu to Get Railway Bridge Higher Than the Eiffel Tower

India is soon going to get the world’s highest railway bridge in Jammu and Kashmir. The structure – that is currently under-construction – will soar 359 metres above the bed of River Chenab, taking it 35 metres higher than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. It will also be the seventh largest arch shaped bridge in the world.

A Vegetarian’s Guide To 3 Best Food Joints In Chiang Mai
Asia, Food

A Vegetarian’s Guide To 3 Best Food Joints In Chiang Mai

Out of all the cities in Thailand, Chiang Mai is unarguably the most vegan-friendly city. With a plethora of vegan, organic and even raw restaurants to choose from, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Chiang Mai is located in Northern Thailand and in close proximity to the Burmese, Chinese, and Laos borders, and therefore, unique culinary specialties are infused.

9 Stunning Views For Your Next Vacation
WTGN

9 Stunning Views For Your Next Vacation

We’ve scoured the world (literally) to give you a new place to explore on your next vacation. Check out our list of the most stunning travel finds you could have and be inspired!

Oh Woman: Where Can You Travel?
WTGN

Oh Woman: Where Can You Travel?

While we wait for feminism, women safety, and equal rights to take real effect, women can travel to these 9 destinations where these issues are taken rather seriously. From traversing the great white North to enjoying a street festival in central Europe, here is our pick.

7 Remarkably Offbeat Bars in The World
Food

7 Remarkably Offbeat Bars in The World

To cater to your quest for extraordinary drinking experiences, we have put together a list of bars that are off-the-road, off-shore or in fact, in the middle of the ocean.

The Life and After Life of Charlie Chaplin
Destination, Europe

The Life and After Life of Charlie Chaplin

The ‘little big man’ in the black tuxedo, Charlie Chaplin, with his trademark wobbling gait, iconic moustache, bowler hat and cane, reminded his audiences to laugh through the dark times. Chaplin’s World, in Switzerland, is an ideal tribute.

This Navaratri, Gujarat is Brimming With Tourists and How
India

This Navaratri, Gujarat is Brimming With Tourists and How

Navaratri hits Gujarat roughly a month before the actual date. The festive season calls for a lot of socialising, especially for the ladies who’ll take any excuse to go shopping for lehengas and jewellery. Now that Navaratri is here, you’ll see this month-long effort in fruition. If you’re travelling to Gujarat and are looking to hop towns, this is where you should be.

Point Of View-Seeker
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Point Of View-Seeker

I was always a dreamy child… Nature? Nurture? Or, as is usually the case, a bit of both? From our 3rd floor balcony in a mad suburb of west Delhi I used to love looking up at the sky, watching the clouds – it was  probably about the time I […]

Have You Been to The Park’s New Festival 2017?
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Have You Been to The Park’s New Festival 2017?

For people who’ve been spending time off Facebook, here’s a head’s up. A contemporary performing arts festival has been taking over the country. Curated by The Park Hotels and Prakriti Foundation, The Park Hotels Contemporary Arts Festival is ongoing in six Indian cities.

Travelling Through The Pages Of Literature : Mita Kapur
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Travelling Through The Pages Of Literature : Mita Kapur

Eight years ago, in a serendipitous turn of events, Siyahi was given the opportunity to produce Bhutan’s Mountain Echoes Literary Festival – a ‘job’ which allows me to combine my love for travelling and reading to deliver one of the world’s most unique literary festivals. We started with a simple […]

5 Smartphones With Longest Battery Life
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5 Smartphones With Longest Battery Life

Our energies are most certainly vested in our phones. So, when you’re on the road and don’t have a power bank, you can depend of these handsets to keep you from missing those instagram-worthy shots. Tread with caution: you must anyway keep your phones on energy-saving mode.

The True Story of Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim
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The True Story of Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim

The ‘unlikely’ friendship between Queen Victoria and Abdul Karim, a 24-year-old Indian clerk had raised quite a few eyebrows in the corridors of power in Great Britain during the late 1800s. We try to find out if there is truth in the story.

50 Global Retailers To Enter Indian Market
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50 Global Retailers To Enter Indian Market

The legacy of the 1990s liberalisation has been carried on for years now. Now, be ready to see new stores appear in your malls as 50 global retailers venture into the Indian market in the next six months.