The Mark of Excellence: The History and Legacy of the Michelin Star

The most coveted of laurels for chefs and restaurants alike, the Michelin Star is a mark of excellence recognised world-over. The hallmark for fine dining, when restaurants are awarded one Michelin star, it is a sign that the chef is one who has succeeded at the highest level. Two stars, and the restaurant is probably […]

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TheVibe’s Guide to the Aurora Borealis

With the first month of the calendar year already gone by, the winters too are on their way out. But as the nights get shorter, and the tropical heat comes calling, there is salvation to be found elsewhere. Take a respite from the Tropics between now and April to discover the greatest light show on […]

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‘Tis the Season: Christmas Around the World

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Christmas is finally here! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and around the world today, people will sing carols, drink eggnog, hang shiny baubles upon the needles of Christmas trees, and exchange presents with treasured family and friends. Though most Yuletide traditions remain the same around the world, the spirit of Christmas is celebrated in […]

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The Baikal Expedition with Vijesh Kumar Raju

A long time ago, photographer and explorer Vijesh Kumar Raju came across a picture of a frozen lake of pristine blue ice, with frozen pearls of trapped air bubbles suspended within. Never in his wildest dreams had he imagined that he would find himself there one day, on a 600 km journey on the ice […]

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A Journey to the Centre of the Earth: Exploring the Mysteries of Hang Son Doong

A land of breathtaking landscapes, where cascading rice terraces pave the way to limestone-isles and smooth golden sand dunes. Where rivers and water bodies crisscross in a bewildering maze, and rice paddies abound amongst the flowing streams. A land rich with cultural and historical complexity, Vietnam is home to dynamic megacities and lesser-explored hill-tribe villages. […]

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Haunted Happenings in Salem Massachusetts

When the moon rises high above the darkened city, a costumed cavalcade will march forth, flooding the streets in a masqueraded parade of goblins, fairies, creatures and spooks. The same challenge hangs on each breath as you answer the deafening knock on your door; Trick, or Treat? All Hallows Eve is upon us, and the […]

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Meet India’s Best Angler Derek Dsouza As He Reveals His Adventurous Side

Angling as a sport may well be a little-known pastime in our country but has a rich global culture of significant historical value. Angler Fishing, or angling, is a method of recreational fishing by means of employing an “angle” or fishing hook, attached to a fishing line and rod. We had the unique opportunity to […]

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New York on Film

Sai Abhishek is a freelance cinematographer from Ooty, who spends his time travelling the world with his trusty camera in tow; a digital nomad in search of the perfect shot. He spends his days shooting documentaries and travel videos, transmuting his breathtaking experiences into film. His most recent piece takes us on a journey through […]

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STOPPING OVER AT THE CLOSENBERG HERITAGE HOTEL IN GALLE

STOPPING OVER AT THE CLOSENBERG HERITAGE HOTEL IN GALLE TRAVEL | CLOSENBERG Himani Gupta Galle is located on the southwest tip of Sri Lanka. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and an ideal place to witness Singhalese culture, this historic city is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Lanka. Dutch colonial buildings, Portuguese heritage, ancient mosques […]

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6 ADVENTURE SPORTS THRILLS TO TRY IN BHUTAN

6 ADVENTURE SPORTS THRILLS TO TRY IN BHUTAN Adventure Sports | Bhutan Himani Gupta The land of the Thunder Dragon – Bhutan, is blessed with a dramatic landscape. Despite being a landlocked country in South Eastern Asia, its landscape ranges from subtropical plains to steep Himalayan mountains and valleys. Bhutan is also known for its spiritual serenity, […]

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