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Top 5 Ski Resorts in Asia

Japan, South Korea, China, and other Asian countries are breaking into more and more of the traditionally Western-dominated market for winter sports. As skiing and snowboarding continue to grow in popularity and all of these countries grow in population, new resorts are springing up everywhere, and older ones are being continuously upgraded. Here, in no Continue Reading »

Must-See Stops Through the Himalayas

Meaning “abode of the snow” in ancient Sanskrit, the Himalayas offer more than just a scenic mountain slopes ripe for photography. Stretching between China and India, from Pakistan in the west to Bhutan in the east, these 100 mountains have long been the storied and secluded locale of exploration of the world’s greatest heights; particularly Continue Reading »

5 Must-See Sights in India

India is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world because the country is very diverse culturally and in terms of the landmarks, historical sites and recreational areas. The most difficult aspect of visiting India for the first time is deciding what not to see. In order to help, here are the sights Continue Reading »

[INTERVIEW] The People of the Abyss: In Search of the Real India

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On Friday, the UK’s international development secretary announced that the country will be withdrawing its aid from India by 2015. Whilst some have hailed this decision a new start for the country, others have highlighted its continuing problems with poverty, homelessness and child malnourishment. Indeed, India is still struggling to feed its population and, despite Continue Reading »

What to do with your Indian Summer?

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Going from March to June, the summer season is the hottest time in most of the parts of India. The most hectic season of this tropical country, summer scorches almost all the parts of India with sweltering heat. Don’t let this heat put you off travelling at this time though as there are plenty of fantastic attractions Continue Reading »

Religious Sites Around the World to Visit

Whether you seek spiritual enlightenment or just to learn about these vastly different religions and cultures, here are the holiest cities to visit (or dream to visit) in the Jewish, Islamic, Sikh and Buddhist lands of Israel, Saudi Arabia, India and Nepal. Jerusalem- If you’re looking for a holy city, Jerusalem is your place- it’s Continue Reading »

Paragliding in Manali, in the Indian Himalayas!

I.N.D.I.A. = I’ll Never Do It Again – how many time’s I’ve heard it, how many times I’ve said it, yet I keep going back and back and back. I’ve been 4 times now and no doubt the fifth is in the offing. Backpacking in India truly is an experience like no other, a full Continue Reading »

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