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Switching Gears

All Images by EFly Tours Team

Providing visitors to Hampi with alternative sightseeing opportunities, EFly Tours arranges low-carbon-footprint electric bicycle rides through the UNESCO World Heritage temple town, including diversions to lesser-frequented spots in the surrounding villages. The company’s founders, Vinay Manohar and Arun Varma, talk ecotourism with Aalika Mahindra as she recounts her serendipitous experience of venturing off the beaten track
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Just Passing Through Monhegan Island

All Photographs by Rymn Massand and Kai Zimmermann

A weekend on the magical and remote isle combines the best of art, nature, history and seafood. Rymn Massand discovers why this hidden spot is so zealously guarded by its residents and fans
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June 11, 2020

Wild Child

Text by Ranjabati Das

As rational creatures, we are conditioned to explain away what we cannot control or fully understand. London-based medical herbalist Rasheeqa Ahmad makes Verve privy to the benefits of treading the delicate line between science and nature as she unearths the true essence of plant medicine
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Firi Rahman, Colombo, Sri Lanka
April 22, 2020

Keeping It Local: Firi Rahman

Text by Firi Rahman. Illustrations by Karan Mhatre

Sri Lankan artist Firi Rahman’s insider guide to Colombo’s eclectic food scene...
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South East Asia, Thailand

The Spice of Life

Text by Supriya Thanawala

While backpacking solo in South East Asia, Supriya Thanawala zeroes in on the dish that caters to her personal preferences and budget, without compromising on her taste for adventure
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Vivek Tejuja
March 02, 2020

Ticket to Nowhere

Text by Vivek Tejuja. Illustration by Gaurav Vikalp

Travelling outside of India, or Mumbai for that matter, doesn’t offer this staunch homebody the same joy that it does most of his ‘wanderlust’-afflicted peers. Vivek Tejuja outlines the reasons for this aversion and leaves no room to question his desire to stay put
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