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Category: News

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20 April

[ad_1] An online conversation on Hallyu in India and how it will influence post-pandemic travel to South Korea Hallyu, or the Korean wave, has been around for a while now (since the 1990s), but with increased penetration of the Internet and streaming services in India, and now the pandemic giving people more time to explore […]

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20 April

[ad_1] Using nostalgia as their guide, illustrators in Assam recreate Bihu customs to strike a happy chord When it is time for Bohag or Rongali Bihu, Assam dons a festive look. The sound of the dhol (drum) and pepa (wind instrument) fills the air. As households get busy preparing pitha, almost every shopping discussion is […]

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13 April

[ad_1] A video on the ‘superfood’ avocado that has been subject to thefts in South Africa. Over the last decade, the demand for the nutrient-rich avocado has boomed globally.  Avocados are berries and have the highest protein and oil content of any fruit. This ‘superfood’ that has greenish or yellowish flesh with a buttery consistency, […]

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09 April

[ad_1] Bir, the village in Himachal known for its paragliding, has an authentic South Indian café just off the landing ground Dotted along the entry to Bir are signboards that say “AVVA’s café, flavours of southern India”. Considering that this is a village in Kangra in Himachal Pradesh, with a population of Tibetan refugees and […]

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08 April

[ad_1] In dire need of a change of pace, holidaymakers are opting for the villa life to work and play The villas are alive with the sound of laughter… and the clack of keyboards. Once weekend getaways and Saturday night party destinations, these sprawling homes are now occupied through the week as families and WFH […]

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01 April

[ad_1] France’s Brittany boasts of a rocky shoreline that is extravagantly indented Halfway along its northern coast, tourists come across the stunning Côte de Granit Rose or the “Pink Granite Coast”. It is home to bizarrely shaped rock formations which are said to be over 300 million years old. One can find rocks that have […]

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30 March

[ad_1] In March, Iceland witnessed the awakening of a volcano near its capital Reykjavik, for the first time in 900 years Streams of red lava bubbled and flowed out of a fissure in a valley in Geldingadalur, close to Mount Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula in southwestern Iceland. As the lava flow slowed under rain […]

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27 March

[ad_1] Travelling in a car, they are funding the journey by holding roadside exhibitions and selling their works On a breezy evening on the famous Muzhappilangad drive-in beach in Kannur, visitors watched curiously as four men arranged paintings on the shore. Taking stacks of canvases from a brown car parked nearby, they propped up works […]

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26 March

[ad_1] I was in Mandu, Madhya Pradesh, last month as part of the Mandu Festival. The historic city buzzed with tourists enjoying the great outdoors after months of lockdown. Decked with fluttering pennants, dream-catchers and fairy lights, the famed baobab trees looked alive. With some 3,000 historic monuments scattered all over, Mandu has stories at […]

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20 March

[ad_1] Mitra Satheesh, a 40-year-old mother of two, is on Oru Desi Drive, a car journey across India. “After seeing the disastrous impact of the pandemic on the tourism industry, I felt that as a responsible traveller, I must travel to encourage confidence among fellow travellers and people at large,” says Mira Satheesh, Assistant Professor […]

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