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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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Bambu Indah’s Moon house, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Unearthing Greater Ubud

Text by Maya Kerthyasa

A journey into the villages beyond Ubud in the uplands of Bali, Indonesia reveals wild landscapes, a resilient culture and two hotels tapping into their surrounds. Local writer Maya Kerthyasa ventures into the un-touristic centre of the holiday island
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A magnificent view at dawn of the Monument to Alfonso XII located in the Buen Retiro (El Retiro) Park, Madrid

Under the Spanish Sun

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The capital of Spain is a city filled with splendid views, entertainment hubs, cultural showcases and shopping opportunities. Exploring a slice of Madrid on foot, Verve is charmed by its cosmopolitan and welcoming vibe
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Around India In 80 Trains, Around The World In 80 Trains, Bloomsbury Publishing, Featured, Monisha Rajesh, Online Exclusive, Train Travel, Trains, Travel

A 45,000 mile journey that’s more about the travel than the destination
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Oman

The Sultanate And The Spa

Text by Devanshi Mody

Oman, finds Devanshi Mody, draws with its natural beauty. As also with its luxury hotels and spa treatments….
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Edward Theatre, Featured, Heritage Film Theatres, Liberty Cinemas, Matterden CFC, Metro Cinema, Mumbai, Online Exclusive, Regal Cinema, Single Screen Theatres

In an age of movie multiplexes, we look back at the single-screen theatres of yore, where the experience wasn’t limited to just the film
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