Local Indian Liquors That Offer A Uniquely Desi Kick!

The adventurous traveler takes pride in the exploration of the unknown. From exotic locations in unpronounceable parts of the world to curious and disarmingly delightful local cuisine, the avid traveler has tried it all. So why should alcohol be any different? From the Soma of the Gods to Lord Shiva’s elixir of choice, India’s love […]

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Brazilian Street Art – A Photoessay by Ankita Kumar of Monkey Inc.

Art is a mirror to society, reflective of the culture of the times in which we live. A form of expression that makes no distinction between age, religion, gender, caste or ethnicity, history has played witness to a multitude of artists from across the board, taking to the streets and turning their cities and towns […]

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The Red Forest of Chernobyl: In Pictures

In the early hours of April 26 in the year 1986, a sudden surge of power during a routine reactor system test destroyed Unit 4 of the nuclear power station at Chernobyl, Ukraine, in the former Soviet Union. The test, which was deemed so unimportant a matter that the plant’s director chose not to make […]

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The Lion on the Rock: Exploring Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya Fortress

Come with us, as we travel to an undiscovered land of timeless charm, where history is etched into the very fabric of culture, and the rolling surf beckons across stretches of dazzling white sand. Smiling people and magnificent tusked-elephants roam the forested peaks of hills, while the scent of tea leaves are carried on the […]

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In the Belly of the Beast: The Dragon Temple of Thailand

  A mysterious architectural splendour rests about 40 km away from Bangkok, hidden from the eyes of tourists who throng the city. Wat Samphran, or The Dragon Temple, is a little-known cylindrical spectre residing in the Nakhon Pathom district of Thailand. Bringing in the best confluence of Chinese and Thai architecture, yellow-framed windows adorn the […]

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SEVEN THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT NELSON MANDELA:

 SEVEN THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT NELSON MANDELA: “ I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the way. But I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.” –  Nelson […]

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