The Inglorious Road To Extinction: How pangolins have become the world’s most trafficked mammal

  The Inglorious Road To Extinction: How the adorable pangolin has become the world’s most trafficked mammal WILDLIFE & CONSERVATION | PANGOLINS TheVibe Editorial Humanity has taken a severe toll on the survival of other species over the years. Rapid urbanisation, changing dietary habits and general human apathy have wreaked havoc on life in the land, […]

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ON BOARD: How A Handful Of Skateboarders Built India’s Largest Skatepark In Rajasthan

ON BOARD: How A Handful of Skateboarders Built India’s Largest Skatepark in Rajasthan SPOTLIGHT | DARIUS CYRUS BHARUCHA | SKATEBOARDING TheVibe Editorial Skateboarding has always been part of global adventure sports culture, associated with freethinking philosophy and a life of action. As cliques of skateboarders start mushrooming in various parts of the country, all connected by their unifying passion towards […]

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4 INDIAN CAFES THAT CELEBRATE THE HIPPIE SOUL OF THE PSYCHEDELIC 60s

4 INDIAN CAFES THAT CELEBRATE THE HIPPIE SOUL OF THE PSYCHEDELIC 60s THEVIBE RECOS | FOOD & TRAVEL | TRIBUTE CAFES TheVibe Editorial India is a large country to get lost in. From backpacking Israelis to wandering hippies, vagabonds of all types find themselves on the dirt track to salvation here. But, take a break, you must, […]

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INTO THE WILD WITH INDIA’S SNOW LEOPARD MAN ISMAIL SHARIFF

INTO THE WILD WITH INDIA’S SNOW LEOPARD MAN ISMAIL SHARIFF SPOTLIGHT | WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY  TheVibe Editorial A HIGHER CALLING When vast spans of snow-peaked mountains and blizzards greet the coming of another cold and long winter, the rest of us stay snuggled in warm fleece, but there’s one man who goes out into the wild. Ismail […]

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THE NECTAR OF GODS: Discovering The Way Of The Shamanic Ayahuasca In Peru

THE NECTAR OF GODS: Discovering The Way Of The Shamanic Ayahuasca In Peru INSIDE ME | AYAHUASCA  TheVibe Editorial An ancient Amazonian plant-based healing called the Ayahuasca may hold the secrets to the purpose ofhuman life. We got chatty with Nikhil Jaykar, the founder of Spirit Travels — a curated travel company, which is all […]

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TAMING VERTIGO — Meet Sajid Chougle, India’s record BASE jumper who shows us how to fly without wings.

TAMING VERTIGO — Meet Sajid Chougle, India’s record BASE jumper who shows us how to fly without wings. SPOTLIGHT | Base Jumping Tenzin Dasel Designing educational products both online and offline for children, and being environmentally conscious is Sajid Chougle. At first impression, you may think of him as an everyday man with perhaps a 9-5 job that […]

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ACROSS THE UNIVERSE — TURNING BACK TIME AT THE BEATLES ASHRAM IN RISHIKESH

ACROSS THE UNIVERSE — TURNING BACK TIME AT THE BEATLES ASHRAM IN RISHIKESH TRAVEL | THE BEATLES ASHRAM Himani Gupta Rishikesh — the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’ offers a popular slice of history from the Himalayan foothills. Meandering along Ganges River, the city has become a global melting pot of cultures over the years, where the East meets West. […]

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MEET PRADEEP TRIPATHI: THE MAN WHO IS CREATING MUMBAI’S FIRST URBAN DENSE FOREST

MEET PRADEEP TRIPATHI: The Man Who Is Creating Mumbai’s First Urban Dense Forest SPOTLIGHT | PRADEEP TRIPATHI Himani Gupta With the advent of rapid urbanisation, forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and the effects can be felt prominently. Deforestation impacts the global carbon cycle, causes loss of species and their habitats and affects the ecosystem. To save life […]

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POETRY ON WHEELS: Meet The Duo Running India’s First Travelling Poetry Library & Bookstore

POETRY ON WHEELS: Meet The Duo Running India’s First Travelling Poetry Library & Bookstore SPOTLIGHT | POEMS ON THE ROAD Himani Gupta Poetry speaks a language that strikes chords and fuels imaginations. In the words of the literary giant William Wordsworth,” Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.” Now imagine, if poems literally travelled, before ensnaring you in their delight! Yes! India’s got its […]

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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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