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Adventure Trails in Monaco

The Principality of Monaco, set in the French Riviera, with beaches washed by the blue Mediterranean waters, is the perfect playground for the rich and famous. Nothing could be easier in Monte-Carlo than to enjoy by the Mediterranean Sea. From the legacy of traditional attractions to more uncommon and never ...

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These beautiful boutique-apart hotels that can actually compete with Airbnb  | travel

It’s one of the most divisive questions for road warriors: hotel or Airbnb? Don’t agonise over your answer. Thanks to a new, hybrid concept that’s taking the hospitality world by storm, it’s possible to get the best of both worlds. Meet the boutique apart-hotel.It’s half-apartment, half-hotel, but 100% ready for ...

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Maxwell Frost and David Deaton thought cycling through the Himalayas would turn their lives around

In August 2017, former pastor Maxwell Frost and friend David Deaton left California, starting a two-month, 3,500-mile bicycle ride on the world’s most treacherous road. They rode into the Himalayas, hoping to close the worst chapters of their lives. Several years earlier, Frost found himself in the midst of a ...

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Cliff diver Orlando Duque on jumping off an iceberg in Antarctica

A majestic white iceberg stands in all its glory under a dark grey sky. The sea rages on below, furiously lapping against the pristine white mass of ice. It’s just another day in Antarctica. But not for Orlando Duque, a Colombian cliff diver. He’s in a wet suit, standing atop ...

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Book tours are a great way of reliving your favourite works of fiction

When talking of his latest Hari Majestic novel, Tropical Detective, Swedish author Zac O’Yeah commented that a Majestic tour in Bengaluru would be a wonderful way to explore the world of his characters Hari, Triplex, Gaadi and Deadly Appa. Places often play an important role in a thriller or a ...

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A photo safari in the Ranthambore National Park

“Bah! I have seen better,” the pea hen seemed to say the proud peacock. The male, in full regalia, was showing off his iridescent feathers in a huge arc above him. He swung around, surprised that his display dance, to entice her was treated with such disdain. His purple, blue ...

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Trekker Gaurav Punj pens his love affair with the mountains

I trek for a living. Every month, I spend seven to 10 days in the Himalayas. And I have done this for the last 10 years. The one question I get asked most often is — what draws me to the mountains? I am also offered options to choose from ...

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Trekker Gaurav Punj on his second book, ‘The Land of Moonlit Snows’

Gaurav Punj has trekked the Himalayas for a decade now. And over this time, he has introduced this geography of superlatives to hundreds of urbanites, who escape their city haunts in search of their own Shangri-la. The tallest mountains, darkest forests, deepest gorges and rolling hills that mirror the Earth’s ...

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Sandeep Marwah in Munich To Study Tourism

Sandeep Marwah President of Asian Institute of Hospitality and Tourism also the Managing Director of National Federation of Tourism And Transport Cooperatives of India Limited reach Munich to study Tourism.   Munich is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of ...

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The luxurious St Moritz in Switzerland

When the town of St Moritz is covered with a blanket of snow, the locals wiggle their feet into their ski boots and make it a point to be seen at the winter games in fashionable faux fur. Nestled in the beautiful, story-book Engadine Valley on the southern Alps, one ...

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