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Soak up the sun in Chennai- The New Indian Express

Express News Service There are few simple pleasures that meet the joy of packing a picnic basket filled with sandwiches and lemonade on a sunny day, playing frisbee under the canopy of trees, and spending time with family. Vaishali VIjaykumar lists out summer picnic spots to rest, relax and rejuvenate.  CHEMBARAMBAKAM Why ...

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Goans skip beaches, hit the hinterland to beat summer heat and encourage agro-tourism

There are at least 100 farms in Goa, which operate seasonally, mostly in summer, away from the beaches, a senior state tourism official said While tourists from across the world come to Goa to enjoy on its picturesque beaches, the locals have of late been holidaying in the state’s hinterland ...

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Travel hacks: how to get room service faster and other useful travel tips | travel

At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globetrotters in all of our luxury fields—food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate—to learn about their high-end hacks, tips, and off-the-wall experiences. These are the Distinguished Travel Hackers. Jason ...

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It’s time to plan your itinerary- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:The vacations have begun. It’s that time of the year when families plan holiday trips. And, considering the fact that  not all can afford expensive tour packages, City Express presents a slew of options in and around Thiruvananthapuram district where one could easily plan an one-day ...

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Tripura to develop tourism around sick tea gardens, export pineapples

Officials said that hotels, motels, restaurant and lodges will be created near sick tea gardens to encourage tourists to visit and stay there The new BJP-led government in Tripura is keen to boost employment in the state by encouraging tourism around sick tea gardens and boost income of farmers by ...

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Dog-sledding in the snow- The New Indian Express

Express News Service KOCHI:The ten Siberian huskies began barking in unison as Balram Menon stepped onto the sled. The time: 10.30 a.m. The place: Gorkhi-Terelj National Park at Mongolia. They set off. On all sides, there was snow and bare brown trees. The temperature was minus 20 degrees even though ...

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12 must-have beauty products for travel

Here is a list of must-have beauty products that you must carry while travelling The difference in climate, atmosphere and surroundings while you are travelling can have a major impact on your skin hence it is important to carry some of the must have skincare products while travelling to avoid ...

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For the lone ranger within- The New Indian Express

Express News Service As the world gets smaller, solo journeys become a larger trend in the overall travel picture. Myths have been broken: in spite of alarming safety reports, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation revealed last year that most Indian solo women travellers were from Punjab, followed by ...

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All aboard! Taking a toy train ride from Neral to Matheran

Mid-day’s resident railways chronicler takes the recently-launched toy train ride from Neral to Matheran, and comes away impressed View from the train before entering One-Kiss Tunnel The tiny hill station of Matheran is a far cry from the peace and serenity that its British founder Hugh Poyntz Malet yearned for. ...

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Volcano tourism is booming in Guatemala, bringing in cash and tourists | travel

Tourists reached out to feel the heat from the still-smoldering lava, tossed sticks to see them burst into flames or watched a guide toast marshmallows on hot rocks as they hiked on Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano, which days earlier had spewed lava. From the peak of Pacaya they had a clear ...

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