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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 […]

A Look at the Nathu La Pass Scenario Now
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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.

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.

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.

Jammu to Get Railway Bridge Higher Than the Eiffel Tower
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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.

On Board the Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru
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On Board the Belmond Andean Explorer in Peru

A new luxury train in the western hemisphere is giving us gasp-worthy travel goals. Now you can explore the majestic Machu Pichu mountains from the comfort of your cabin, with world class Peruvian cuisine and top-notch service at your disposal.

Malala Named ‘Godmother’ of Luxury Cruise Ship
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Malala Named ‘Godmother’ of Luxury Cruise Ship

In an unusual move, premium cruise line, Celebrity Cruises, is making waves for partnering with Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The young Nobel Laureate is the Godmother’ of its new ship, Celebrity Edge, that debuts in December 2018.

Breakfast’s New Address: IHOP Opens Their First Indian Store at CyberHub
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Breakfast’s New Address: IHOP Opens Their First Indian Store at CyberHub

The International House of Pancakes has finally arrived in India at Cyber Hub, Gurgaon. Unfortunately for us at Travel +Leisure India, we couldn’t coax the secret batter recipe out of the IHOP team, but what did come out were stories on how the brand was brought to India and how it has fared with the Delhi crowd in the past four days since its launch.

Air France Has the Best Lounges for Long Layovers
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Air France Has the Best Lounges for Long Layovers

They say, no time is the best time to reach Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport. One of the busiest international airports in the world, it has quite earned the reputation with frequent travellers for its long queues, crowded terminals, and great croissants.  Air France airlines has made travelling through this […]

Braille on a beer can
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Look What We Found: Brailled Beer Cans

We thought we’d share something really cool that we found out. Turns out, Japan is the first and the only country in the world to sell beer cans that come with braille symbols on it, as an aid for the visually impaired. How thoughtful is that! However crazy it may […]