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By Komal Jain On 30 Jun, 2014 At 05:54 PM | Categorized As Far-Out, International, Need to Know | With 0 Comments

After the World’s tallest Ferris wheel at Vegas and the tallest roller coaster in New Jersey that opened earlier this year attracted many joy ride enthusiasts, it’s time to witness the tallest splash of your life! Meet Verrückt(German for insane!), the tallest water slide in the world, all ready to give you the highest thrill [...]

By Komal Jain On 21 Jun, 2014 At 01:18 PM | Categorized As Far-Out, International, Mixed Bag | With 0 Comments

We’ve all been inspired to travel by books and movies. At some point, we’ve all wanted to visit Middle Earth and Hogwarts! New Zealand sure did a good of LOTR tourism and reped handsome benefits too. The latest to hop on to that bandwagon is epic TV series Game of Thrones. Have you dreamt about [...]

By Komal Jain On 17 Jun, 2014 At 11:12 AM | Categorized As International, The Business of Travel, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments
google glass

A lot has been spoken and written about Google Glass; the travel industry definitely seems to be embracing it. And why nor right?! The first hotel reservation app for Google Glass is now open for public download from!  “Wearable technology is going to revolutionize tourism in ways that we can only dream of today.” [...]

By Komal Jain On 4 Jun, 2014 At 05:18 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, Getting Around, India, The Business of Travel | With 0 Comments
Air Asia

We’ve all been quite harrowed with rising airfares over the past year, things only seem to be getting worse. And all of a sudden, you see the light at the end of the tunnel, it’s in Air Asia’s typical red! But Air Asia is all set to change the Indian budget airline scenario completely by [...]

By Komal Jain On 30 May, 2014 At 05:16 PM | Categorized As Getting Around, India, Need to Know | With 0 Comments

Taking a tour bus or hiring a taxi to roam around the royal state of Rajasthan is a thing of the past! Now fly over the historical Jal Mahal, enjoy the bird’s eye view of Jantar Mantar, and take in a  breath taking aerial view of the Thar Desert! In an effort to boost the [...]

By Komal Jain On 26 May, 2014 At 06:57 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, India | With 0 Comments

Home to the country’s first seaplane and monorail services, Mumbai has established its position as one of India’s most popular cities. Adding another feather to it’s already colourful cap, the city is all set to open India’s first ever floating hotel! As if there wasn’t enough to see and do in Mumbai already, now you [...]

By Komal Jain On 19 May, 2014 At 02:01 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, International | With 0 Comments
The historical exhibition section inside the National September 11 Memorial & Museum is seen during a press preview in New York

Nobody really wants to remember the horrors of 9/11, we would rather erase the day from memory if we could. It’s a whole other story for the survivors, the victims and their families, for them the horror of it all is but a blink away. The 9/11 memorial museum is an attempt made by around [...]

By Komal Jain On 14 Apr, 2014 At 12:19 PM | Categorized As Need to Know | With 0 Comments

Chirping of birds and lying on green grass amidst the cool shadows of trees is too clichéd for you? Want to have some fun? Pay a visit to the Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland, IT IS the world’s coolest waterfall! This gigantic creation of nature lets you do the following activities: - Stand inside the waterfall [...]

By Komal Jain On 11 Apr, 2014 At 04:28 PM | Categorized As Far-Out | With 0 Comments

Do you have Vertigo or Acrophobia? Do you get dizzy and nauseous when you look down from tall buildings? Then this certainly is not your cup of tea! Zumanjaro – Drop of Doom will become the biggest drop ride on this planet, with a fall height of 415ft!   The ride is located in the [...]

By Komal Jain On 3 Apr, 2014 At 03:59 PM | Categorized As International | With 0 Comments
What a beauty!
Credits - Denise Truscello

What is the best way to capture a jaw-dropping view of Vegas? Hop on to a 550 ft high Ferris wheel which has broken all records to be christened as the Tallest Ferris Wheel in the World! ‘The High Roller’ is a luxurious 30- minute joyride which has added to the ‘over-the-top’ reputation of Las [...]