10 Happiest Countries To Visit In The World
March 20 was designated as the International Day of Happiness by the UN ten years ago. Since then, a lot of people have come to feel that the success of a nation should be assessed by the happiness of their people. How does a country get the badge of honour of being in the “happiest countries in the world” list? Instead of using other variables and metrics to create its ranking, the World Happiness Report relies on the responses of those surveyed, who rate their own lives using the Cantril Scale. This is essentially a self-satisfaction ladder assessment; the top of the ladder, or 10, represents […]
5 Budget-Friendly Travel Hacks To Know Before You Plan Your Next Vacation
It seems like just about everyone is off to Europe or London for a dreamy vacation right now, or so Instagram seems to be endorsing, and it’s left you wondering, “How can I be on this trip too?”, hasn’t it? But if you’re anything like us, between work, family, friends, and everyday life, taking time off sounds like a wishful dream rather than a reality. But you can’t let the entire summer pass you by without enjoying, at the very least, a relaxing staycation. And if you’re worried about how you’re going to afford a summer break, we’re here with […]
Gethia’s Next-Gen Eco-Warrior On Bringing Sustainability To Luxury Hospitality
Life at Gethia has been treating Shrey Gupta well. Being only in his early twenties and having founded a luxury boutique property, one can ponder Gupta has found a treasure trove of tranquillity and made it accessible to all with Blue Book at Gethia. India’s awe-inspiring geography and meditative quality are known around the world, but what most people don’t know is there are some pockets of serenity offered by hidden destinations. There’s an unmistakably reviving energy found in these places that nourish the mind, body, and soul; Blue Book at Gethia is one of them. “Being an avid traveller and an […]
Why Bollywood Hub Maharashtra Is Evolving Into A Wellness Destination?
Amidst soaring temperatures and spikes of rain in some parts of the country, the months of April and May mark the arrival of a sunshine state of mind. Bright flowers bloom, and warm, sunny days follow beckoning us to step outside and seek beach days, enjoy fresh fruits, and food and soak in balmy sunsets that don’t look as vibrant all year long. Doesn’t this sound like the perfect time to take a trip to an Indian wellness destination? Located in the west-central part of India, Maharashtra is synonymous with cosmopolitan, progressive, and vibrant states of being. If you look […]
An Oasis Of Calm Nestled In The Bustling Suburbs Of Bengaluru
On a good day, it takes an hour and a half to drive from the Kempegowda International Airport to Bengaluru’s plush HAL Airport Road neighbourhood where The Leela Palace Bengaluru stands tall in all its glory. I had prepared myself for the long drive from the airport, into the notorious traffic of the Garden City but around an hour into the drive, the landscape starts changing. The city’s seemingly endless periphery thins out as we leave the last of the highway and enter what is called the garden city, and rightfully so. Amidst the concrete jungle is a peppering of […]
A Trip Around All The 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites In India
The 18th of April is recognised worldwide as World Heritage Day, also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites.
Why Rajasthan Is Quickly Becoming One Of India’s Most Sought-After Mindful Destinations?
India is synonymous with tranquillity and mindfulness with people around the world visiting the destination to attain spiritual peace and inner happiness. From the Himalayas, down to Rajasthan and further south to Kerala and around the country, mindfulness can be found in different practices and forms. Mindfulness’ roots are seeped in ancient Eastern, primarily Buddhist, traditions. However, Indian scriptures depict an emphasis on meditation, inner silence, and acceptance, which lay the foundation for mindfulness. As the birthplace of spiritual practices like meditation, yoga, and mindfulness, India offers unrivalled opportunities for enlightenment and soul nourishment. In a series of articles covering […]
10 Most Wondrous Wildlife Sanctuaries To Visit Around The World
The most significant yearly global celebration of animals is called World Wildlife Day. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), which is crucial to ensuring that international trade does not endanger the existence of the species, was adopted on this day in 1973. To commemorate the day, we decided to create a roundup of our most favourite wildlife sanctuaries around the world. The third of March is an occasion to appreciate the incredible biodiversity with which we share our planet and to bring attention to the issues threatening the fine line that supports all […]
Discover Peace Of Mind In Singapore: 7 Experiences To Explore
With rising interest and demand for wellness products and services both locally and internationally, Singapore offers accessible and innovative wellness experiences for locals and visitors alike. It combines extraordinary food, endless retail, and green living – it is, after all, a gleaming futuristic city rising out of the tropical rainforest! Tying together these vibrant offerings are an array of experiences to rejuvenate the mind and soul. According to the Global Wellness Institute, Singapore ranks #14 among Asia Pacific’s 45 countries, in terms of wellness economy. Singapore is a city in a garden, where people unwind in green, open spaces spread […]
2023 Is Full Of Long Weekends. So Pack Your Bags, Already!
The New Year brings along with it a lot of hope, the desire to achieve one’s resolutions but also the excitement to plan holidays. We all try to figure out how we can squeeze in an off day and transform a weekend into a long one and go on a vacation or just take the time off to simply relax and do absolutely nothing. So, to make it easier for you, here is a list of the long weekends in 2023 and this year is full of them. January 26 January, Thursday – Republic Day 27 January, Friday (Take the day […]
Bookmark These Events On Your Calendar For An Exciting 2023
After two years filled with uncertainty, 2022 gave us a semblance of normalcy and people started getting back to their old ways, going out, planning get-togethers and living their lives to the fullest. With 2022 being such an action-packed year, we can only imagine what 2023 has in store for us. If you’re looking to make the most of your new year, you don’t want to miss out on these iconic events in 2023 taking place across the country. So, get out your calendar and start bookmarking. 20 Events To Bookmark In 2023 1. Rann Utsav One of the most […]
10 Easy Travel Resolutions That You’ll Be Able To Keep In 2023
Travelling is so much more than just about posting pretty pictures on Instagram. When you travel, you gain experiences that stay with you for a lifetime. For some, travelling is as essential as breathing and for some it’s an escape from the day-to-day routine. Whether you’re a pro traveler or simply one of those that never had travel plans in order, here’s a list of 10 easy and extremely doable travel resolutions that you’ll be able to keep in 2023. Ready to navigate? 10 Travel Resolutions for 2023 1. I Will Plan An Impromptu Trip You don’t always have to […]