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Shruti Bajpai, Former Country Head of HBO South Asia
September 25, 2019

Keeping It Local: Beijing

Illustrations by Karan Mhatre

Former Country Head of HBO South Asia Shruti Bajpai’s insider guide to Beijing and emerging entertainment trends in China
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The Hooghly and Mullick Ghat Flower Market, Strand Road, Kolkata

Just Passing Through Kolkata

Photographs by Neal Bhaumik

As Shreya Ila Anasuya revisits the city that she once knew so well, she takes us on a tour that highlights the multicultural make-up of various quarters in Bengal’s capital…
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The Oresund Bridge
September 04, 2019

Hopping over to Sweden from Denmark for a day trip is a breeze thanks to the Øresund Bridge, a unique feat of civil engineering that connects the two once-warring countries
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The Berlin Wall, a prominent symbol of the Cold War, had divided a country, and city, for decades. After the wall fell in 1989, the German capital was left to reconcile two contrasting aesthetic and ideological identities.
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Hilton Shillim, Wellness Retreat, Sahyadri Mountains, Wellness resort

Preserving and enhancing the delicate ecosystem of the Sahyadris with its lush surroundings, Dharana at Shillim is striving to make city-dwellers connect with the environment by offering organic farming sessions and tailor-made wellness programmes.
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Fairfield by Mariott, Seoul, Korea, Travel

Some Seoul Searching

Text by Tina Dastur

On a recent holiday in Seoul, Tina Dastur finds herself falling in love with South Korea’s spirited capital – its attractive cityscape, addictive nightlife and delicious local fare
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Kyoto, Street style, Japan, Travel, Shweta Malhotra, Verve Dispatch
July 25, 2019

Life In Technicolour

Photographs and narrative by Shweta Malhotra

A recent trip to Japan brought graphic artist Shweta Malhotra face-to-face with the island country's trademark bold and maximalist design elements. She shares a few photographs from her travel diary upon her return....
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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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