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A Day To Buy Gold – Akshaya Tritiya

A Day To Buy Gold – Akshaya Tritiya

Anitha Aravind May 22, 2014

Akshaya Tritiya is a day when all that glitters is gold; it is believed in India that any venture started on this day will bring wealth. For the economy as well as for personal practice, this has

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Last Stop: Mahabalipuram’s Ancient Shore Temple

Last Stop: Mahabalipuram’s Ancient Shore Temple

Anitha Aravind May 22, 2014

While Chennai in South India is chaotic, crowded and as busy as a city can get, an hour’s drive from here will take you to the peaceful shore temples of Mahabalipuram, the last stop

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Royal Journeys: Train Travel Across India

Royal Journeys: Train Travel Across India

Anitha Aravind May 22, 2014

“The journey not the arrival matters.” – T. S. Eliot Truly, a vital aspect of holiday fun is the travel itself and when that journey is on a luxurious train with interesting travel partners,

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Dangerous Diving On Land – The Naghol Festival In Vanuatu

Dangerous Diving On Land – The Naghol Festival In Vanuatu

Anitha Aravind April 30, 2014

I have always thought diving is a thrilling water sport, but the Naghol Festival that celebrates land diving proved me wrong. Land diving is a centuries old sport followed in the island nation of

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Deep Into The Borra Caves of India

Deep Into The Borra Caves of India

Anitha Aravind April 30, 2014

150 million years back, a giant cave structure was formed along the Eastern Ghats of India, about 90 kms from today’s Visakhapatnam, an important port city in Andhra Pradesh. Over the years, water flowing

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Three Cheers For The Cherry Blossom Festival

Three Cheers For The Cherry Blossom Festival

Anitha Aravind April 30, 2014

Every country has its own cherished national flower, but it’s rare to find a nation that shares the passion that Japan has for its precious cherry blossoms. The Sakura tree, when it blooms, is

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Turkana region, Kenya: Desert Revelations

Turkana region, Kenya: Desert Revelations

thefisher April 2, 2014

Desert Revelations Story and photos by Christopher Clark. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com. As the bus eased through the gears, through the green corn fields and farther away from the small terminal in the town of Kitale, I

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Boracay Island: Floating on the Ocean

Boracay Island: Floating on the Ocean

thefisher April 2, 2014

Floating on the Ocean by B.J. Stolbov. Courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com  Pagudpud is not a promising name for a beach town. Boracay – now that’s a great name for a beach town. Boracay island lies between the

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The Richat Structure of Mauritania, Africa

The Richat Structure of Mauritania, Africa

Maria Clark April 2, 2014

The Strange Eye of Mauritania Surrounded by the vast Sahara Desert is a cylindrical natural structure eerily shaped like an eye. Visible from outer-space, the Eye of Africa (officially called the Richat Structure) , which spans

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Back to the USSR: Borscht, Blintzes, Ballerinas, and a Near-Death Experience

Back to the USSR: Borscht, Blintzes, Ballerinas, and a Near-Death Experience

thefisher March 24, 2014

by Dina Lyuber, courtesy of Yourlifeisatrip.com  My husband Roman and I were both born in the former Soviet Union. I moved to Canada when I was still in diapers; he spent his childhood in Leningrad before

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