Weimar – Where Bauhaus Began

Exploring the origins of a radical design movement that while very short-lived, left a lasting impact on every aspect of the post modern world.

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Kabini – A River Romance

Orange County Kabini

This is our first time in Kabini during the rains. Our two previous visits were deliberately planned around the dry period between February – April, when the parched land forces its wild denizens out into clearings around the river, almost guaranteeing big cat sightings. This time it is the jungle that is the hero, in […]

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Srinagar – In The Calm Of The Lake

Sukoon Houseboat, Srinagar

Of all the things to do in Srinagar, this restorative break in one of the most beautiful houseboats on the Dal Lake, aptly named Sukoon, is the best.

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Hampi – Experiencing The Spirit Of The Land

Located just four km from the edge of the famed UNESCO heritage site, the Orange County Hampi is the third in the Orange County stable, and surely its grandest. A gorgeous reinterpretation of the spirit of royal Vijayanagara.

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Hampi – The Echoes of Glory

Elephant stables, Hampi

Hampi, India, and its temples and rock studded landscape make it one of the most atmospheric UNESCO Heritage Sites in the country. You’ll hear the echoes of a forgotten empire.

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Dubrovnik – Undeniably Beautiful

Dubrovnik cable car

Dubrovnik is Croatia’s star destination for a reason. And once you get over the feeling of having stepped into a fantasy set and learn to sidestep the cruise ship surge (even in early May!) there is a lot more to do than click selfies at key Game of Thrones locations.

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Our First Airbnb Experience And Why It Won’t Be Our Last

I wake up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, just as R walks in with a bag of flaky croissants from the patisserie nearby. As we devour them along with half a kilo of luscious strawberries, sweet yogurt and creamy Pag cheese from the daily market, we ask ourselves why we have steered clear of apartments so far. R jokes […]

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Thanjavur – Reimagining Tamil Traditions At Svatma,

Svatma, Tanjavur

Loss of diversity, especially in the urban milieu, is inevitable in a globalised world. Pizza will often replace paniyaram. Or cappuccino, filter kaapi. But what does one do when one’s native cultural symbols begin to feel inadequate? Unsophisticated? The Subrahmaniam’s – Chennai based dancer/architect Krithika, and her developer husband, Sumant’s – response to their young son’s disenchantment with things Indian, was to find a way to reintroduce him […]

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Myanmar – Romancing The Irrawaddy

An Irrawaddy cruise is an enchanting way to explore Myanmar. Our nine day river cruise itinerary included most of the attractions from Mandalay up to Prome near Yangon.

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