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THIS ONE SCORES ON CHOICE
You don’t go to pub and expect great food. That’s just something you’ve always been told or convinced yourself about. But times-are-a-changing and restaurant/pub owners are basically very politely showing their middle finger to reviewers (like me) around the world. Rules are meant to be...
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BEACHES LIKE NO OTHER
Lonely Planet had touted Sri Lanka as the best destination for 2019. With the Easter blasts however, the country was taken off the travel radar in one straight blow. The government of Sri Lanka recently declared the place open and safe for tourism, and we...
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THE EASY WAY TO WAYANAD
What does one do when the destination is a pretty hill station called Wayanad but all one has is a little over 24hours to explore it? A tad tough but absolutely doable… just grab those trainers, your rucksack and head out already! Magic on the...
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BY THE SEA, IN THE RAIN
The monsoon is the most beautiful season in India. Unless, of course, you hate rain. But for many people like me, there’s nothing more adventurous and romantic than a quick getaway to the beachside amid a violent tropical storm. The rough seas won’t allow you...
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HOW ‘LOVE’ IS KILLING THE INDIAN ELEPHANT
There’s no pooram (annual Temple festivals) without caparisoned elephants; none but a majestic elephant has the right to carry the thidambu (decorated image) of the deity on its head, and there is no better blessing than from an elephant that lifts its trunk before devotees…”...
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