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Robertet, Provence, French Riviera

During a quick tête-à-tête with the master perfumer at 169-year-old fragrance and flavour company Robertet, we get a whiff of what it took for the native Grassois to make a name for himself in a place that has been considered as the perfume capital of the world since the 17th century
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Washington DC

Long fascinated by the architecture of the capital city, a thorough inspection of its buildings and structures makes Rymn Massand fall in love with the parks, rivers and secret gardens
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Meghalaya’s Khasi Hills

A trip through the misty, forested southern ranges of Meghalaya’s Khasi Hills illustrates the population’s intrinsic bond with the land and the still-alive traditions of communal living to intrepid traveller Silvester Phanbuh
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coloured gemstones, community projects, Featured, Gemfields, Gemfields Montepuez ruby mine, Gübelin Gem Lab’s Paternity Test, integrity, Kagem emerald mine, legitimacy, Mozambique, Online Exclusive, sustainable livelihoods, Transparency, Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights, Zambia

Gemfields is making strides to create a self-sufficient and self-reliant society through their community projects in Mozambique and Zambia, and their efforts to maintain a symbiotic relationship with the environment.
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Landour, Uttarakhand
June 20, 2019

An Ode To Landour

Text by Mala Vaishnav. Illustrations By Shounak Jog

Built by the British in 1827, Uttarakhand’s colonial gem, Landour, home to mighty oaks, cedars and deodars and more recently cerebral celebrities from the plains, is where Mala Vaishnav stops to smell the rhododendrons...
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Dr Vandana Shiva, Uttarakhand

An Insider’s Guide To Uttarakhand

Text by Ranjabati Das. Illustrations by Karan Mhatre

Eco-feminist and scholar Dr Vandana Shiva on the importance of green spaces and her favourite spots in the state for when she yearns for solitude
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Airbnb, Anuja Phadke, Featured, Homestay, Lonere, Online Exclusive, Raigad, Sneha Mahashabde, The Kokum Tree
June 11, 2019

Anuja Phadke and Sneha Mahashabde have transformed their grandmother's home in Raigad into a rural haven that allows tired city dwellers to rediscover the joys of simple living
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Provence, Photographer-blogger Emilie Joly Johnson

Provencal Vignettes

Text and photographs by Emilie Joly Johnson

When visiting Provence, prepare to step into another realm, says photographer-blogger Emilie Joly Johnson who has moved to the French region, family in tow, from New York....
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California

California Drivin’

Text by Ashwin Rajagopalan

Highway 1 entices Ashwin Rajagopalan with its astounding scenery, cultural pit stops and yes, its very own castle…
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The entrance to the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, also called the Baby Taj, Agra

Just Passing Through Agra

Photographs by Eeshaan Kashyap

A two-day trip to the erstwhile Mughal capital captivates Chef Eeshaan Kashyap, who visits a host of historical monuments with the occasional pit-stop for local delicacies
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Jalan Sahba, Italian Photographer, Omo Valley
April 26, 2019

The Faces of the Kingdom of The Omo Valley

Photographs By Jalan Sahbá

Eight different tribes have inhabited this southern Ethiopian region for centuries, sharing its land, history and legacies. Italian photographer Jalan Sahbá composes poignant portraits of the indigenous people for whom ancient traditions are still the way of life.
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Ecology, Environment, Featured, Marine, Marine Life of Mumbai, MLOM, Mumbai's Coastal Road Project, Nature, Shaunak Modi
April 22, 2019

Magnificent Images Of Sea Creatures From Along Mumbai’s Coastline

Photographs by Shaunak Modi. Text by Shirin Mehta

Shaunak Modi photographs beautiful corals, zoanthids and sea sponges against Mumbai's skyline
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