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By Shivangi On 5 Jun, 2014 At 07:38 PM | Categorized As Buzz in Town, International, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments
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So you’ve been talking about it forever and you tried making plans but nothing really worked out? Well, that’s ok, it’s happened to a lot of us and besides, it’s probably better this way. Who wants to be stampeded in the crowds and get cursed by the Brazilians, who apparently aren’t very pleased with the [...]

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 Shivangi On 14 May, 2014 At 05:30 PM | Categorized As International, Need to Know, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments

Imagine no street lights at night! Instant images of gory car crashes coming to mind? Think positive – just imagine all the energy that would be saved. What are we talking about? A first of its kind glow-in-the-dark smart highway spanning 500 meters that requires no street lights. This is the first time that 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 [...]

By Komal Jain On 31 Mar, 2014 At 04:02 PM | Categorized As International | With 0 Comments
The European theme park at Port Aventura Resort

Luxury car giant Ferrari will soon be opening its first ever theme park near Barcelona. Sounding as fancy and bold as its logo, this European them park will be all red and huge, like the brand itself. The park is being built with a whooping budget of 100 Million Euro and it will be one-third [...]

By Komal Jain On 29 Mar, 2014 At 01:56 PM | Categorized As Getting Around, International | With 0 Comments
All aboard for the most exquisite train journey!

It is being hyped as the ultimate journey on a train ever, the epic 53 day long world tour on some of the world’s most iconic and luxurious trains! New York to Ulaanbaatar, London to Moscow, travel amidst some of the prettiest scenic spots and intake every ounce of beauty along the way. On days [...]

By Simrat Ahluwalia On 12 Mar, 2014 At 06:22 PM | Categorized As International, Need to Know, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments
These guys are really serious about going 'International'

Parading the streets during the Mardi Gras festival and nowhere to pee? The gods of “crapitalists” can make life easier for the desperate! Two New Orleanians have developed a web-based application called Airpnp similar to the popular holiday rental website Airbnb. Instead of renting cozy accommodation, people can rent out their lavatories.   The quirky [...]

By Nishi Jain On 6 Mar, 2014 At 05:51 PM | Categorized As Far-Out, International | With 0 Comments
Take a deep breath and jump!

 Daredevils have one more reason to pack their bags and jump with joy. The world’s highest zip wire line has now opened above France’s celebrated ski resort, Val Thorens. The line is located at a height of almost 3200 m (gulp!) above sea level and is a mile long. Named as La Tyrolienne, the mega [...]

By Komal Jain On 21 Feb, 2014 At 01:03 PM | Categorized As International, Travel Tech | With 0 Comments

Large nerdy glass frames are in fashion these days. Fit a small computer onto it and experience the world as never before. Google never fails to impress us with its tech coolness quotient. The latest buzz is the Google glass, a wearable computer that can be used as a hands-free and can be given voice [...]

By Komal Jain On 11 Feb, 2014 At 04:42 PM | Categorized As International | With 0 Comments
Red Light Secrets: Museum of Prostitution

When it comes to overrating a profession, prostitution tops the list. How many of you will venture out to visit the red light district of a city you are visiting?  How many cities will have a red light area safe enough for a tourist? Well, the city of Amsterdam begs to differ. The city of canals [...]