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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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Renew your vows at the astonishing overwater wedding chapel @ Jumeirah Vittaveli, Maldives

Walk down the glass floor aisle to renew your vows, surrounded by the stunning vistas of the Indian Ocean at Jumeirah Vittaveli Jumeirah Vittaveli has launched an enchanting overwater wedding chapel in Maldives, that offers, “Vow Renewal” ceremony for a unique and unforgettable experience.The Wedding Chapel is serenely tucked in ...

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Fossil-rich Portugal gets dinosaur theme park and outdoor museum | travel

Eyes popping in astonishment, his mouth hanging mutely open, seven-year-old Joel approaches the four-metre-high monster and stands nose-to-nose with one of the deadliest killing machines the world has ever known. The full-scale Tyrannosaurus rex is just one of the prehistoric highlights on display at Portugal’s self-proclaimed “dinosaur capital”, a new ...

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TOP 10 Places to visit in india during the summers

If you are visiting India anytime soon or are already here, the one thing you must have noticed by now is that the summers are sweltering. The heat wave has to be the only reason why you have not explored the country, yet. The months of May, June, July and ...

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