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Ananda Spa, India: Bliss in the Himalayas - Pt 2

  At Ananda Spa, each season comes with its share of beauties – spring bursts forth with colors, summer features glorious days and balmy nights, monsoons transform it into a dreamscape, autumns are splendid, and winters clear and pure. And the natural beauty of the place is augmented by the…


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Ananda SPA, India: Bliss in the Himalayas - Pt 1

An uneventful flight, on a glorious June morning, took us to the cutesy Jolly Grant Airport, the nearest one to the destination spa we were headed to. Greeted by a chauffeur clad in pristine white with a vibrant red turban, we boarded the car which was to take us to our destination. After a good 40…


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Ocean Two Barbados - Beachside Caribbean Luxury

Ocean Two is a beachfront luxury hotel located in the popular St. Lawrence Gap section of Barbados. The hotel features regular rooms, but the real attraction is the large suites. The one-bedroom suites are slightly over 800 square feet and the two-bedroom suites are 1400 square feet. A large part…


Darjeeling - A Taste of Old-World Charm

A little escape once in a while is what makes life a good one. On one such short luxury adventure, I arrived at Darjeeling, aptly called the Queen of Hills. Crowned by the snow-capped peaks of the Kanchenjunga, it served as the summer escape for the elite during the British Raj. And the flavor of…


Tatcha Travel Kit - Luxurious Skincare on the Go

Be it a weekend trip to a town just across the country or a long cruise on the Mediterranean, a change of weather can wreck havoc on the skin. And for someone like me, suffering from extremely dry skin, it can be a nightmare! But on a recent short trip to Darjeeling, I discovered the magic of the…


Visiting Argentina - 10 Reasons You Must Go

Spending winter (June to August) in Argentina can be a blissful experience for souls looking for a little sojourn to the land of tango dancers and fútbol players. Though the best time to visit this South American country is spring and fall, winter’s gaining popularity among tourists too thanks to…


Durga Puja - The Quintessential Bengali Festival

Durgotsaav or Durga Puja – the favorite time for every Bengali across the globe – marks the triumph of good over evil. It also marks the end of monsoon and the advent of Sharot Kal (autumn season), with its bright blue skies and swaying kaash phool (kaash flowers). Ma Durga (Goddess Durga)…


Best Beach in India For Summertime Fun

Be it the tropical beaches of Goa, the holy beaches of Odisha, or the island beaches of Andaman, each facet of India’s coastline presents a unique opportunity for tourists. Want to have a relaxing vacation or an adventure trip? Whatever your wish, the attractions and activities of the beaches of…


Top 10 Superyacht Marinas in Italy

Top 10 Superyacht Marinas in Italy

Flanked on three sides by the Adriatic, Ionian, Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas, Italy is home to some of the finest marinas catering to the rich and the famous owners of luxury superyachts. The beauteous seascape, genial atmosphere, and host of amenities make it a memorable experience for the…


Trident Cases: Perfect Protection for Your Smartphones and Tablets on your Travels

Planning an adventure to the Andes? Or going on an expedition through the Sahara? Or a scuba diving quest in Malta? Whatever your travel plans, the right Trident Case can ensure the safekeeping of your Smartphone or Tablet while you enjoy your leisure. The right combination of practicality and…