Adventure Sports

Five Reasons Why Switzerland Is Everyone’s All Time Favourite

Five Reasons Why Switzerland Is Everyone’s All Time Favourite

“Nine out of ten people like chocolate. The tenth is lying.” Unknown Well, that is the topmost reason why Switzerland is my all-time favourite European destination! The amazing natural beauty of the majestic Alps, the placid lakes, quaint villages, cosmopolitan cities and towering castles – that’s just some of what Switzerland has to offer. Add to it some shopping, wine tasting, delectable chocola... »

The Thrill Of White Waters: The Best Places for River Rafting in India

The Thrill Of White Waters: The Best Places for River Rafting in India

White water rafting is one of the most captivating as well as physically demanding adventure sports around the world. Best places for river rafting in India are limited to the hills in the North. Rivers originating from the Himalayas like Ganges, Teesta, Brahmaputra, Indus and Zanskar flow towards the plains, gushing between steep gorges and densely forested hills. Tumbling down in swift currents ... »

Extreme Adventure: Top Five Destinations for Bungy Jumping

Extreme Adventure: Top Five Destinations for Bungy Jumping

“You only live once!” is the new mantra of those who push the limits of their experience and conquer their fears through extreme adventures. Bungy jumping is an adrenaline pumping dare that can bring you face to face with your most deep seated fears and enable you to overcome them. The rush is followed by a sense of pride and accomplishment like no other. Despite the nervousness, the doubt and the... »

Top 10 Beach Holidays in India for 2014

Top 10 Beach Holidays in India for 2014

Another New Year,  another reason to explore the world. Last time I had international tours on my mind but this year, I’m sorting through the best beaches in our country to kick back and relax. Scattered all over India’s 7500-kilometre long coastline, here are the top 10 beaches that will leave you surprised and satisfied with India’s coastal beauty. 1. Goa When in doubt, go Goa!  One cannot reall... »

Top 10 Adventure Destinations for 2014

Top 10 Adventure Destinations for 2014

What would be your dream holiday? Do you prefer relaxing on the beach or exploring a historical city? Or does the spirit of adventure dictate your holiday destination? Adventure getaways are the latest in terms of experiential holidays – whether you’re travelling with your partner or a group of friends. Here are some adventure trip ideas for you. Manali Gorgeous trails through pine forests, apple ... »

Celeb Travelogue: Aditi Govitrikar Wants to Jump Out of a Plane

Celeb Travelogue: Aditi Govitrikar Wants to Jump Out of a Plane

  There seem to be many cases of chicken, prawns and what not swimming in the soups that celebrities are encountering. Check out what Farah Khan, Gul Panag and Mini Mathur shared with me about their food experiences. I think, it’s probably a good idea to refrain from these soupy affairs in firangi land. What do you say? P.S: Tell me which celebrity would you like to see getting featured in th... »

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Silver Star: The Biggest Roller Coaster in Europe

Screams, shrieks, yells, cries and screeches! Those were the only sounds I could hear while watching the video of people taking the Silver Star ride on YouTube. Well, that’s what happens when you sit in this roller coaster and your adrenaline rushes to an all-time high. What else do you expect from a 240 feet high hyper coaster that has a 220 feet drop? Whoa! With three trains that can accommodate... »

Australia for Adventure Seekers

Australia for Adventure Seekers

Spending time in the great outdoors is a joy in Australia. There are just so many different things to do! If you prefer something with a bit of extra excitement, try some of these daring adventures that will take you further afield from the usual tourist route. See a different side to the Outback Setting sight on red sand that stretches out to the horizon and seeing Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunset ar... »

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Adventure Travel in India – Never Too Old For It!

They say growing older has its perils – and one of them is staying away from jaw-dropping, exciting adventures in India. More often than not, the person will give an emphatic shake of the head and say ‘Why take a risk when you can choose the safer option of sightseeing?’ I beg to differ! Life’s to be enjoyed and every new adventure only makes you feel younger. So why let age be a bar? Come and get... »

Mini Mathur On Diving, Travelling and Her 8 Hands

Mini Mathur On Diving, Travelling and Her 8 Hands

She went for a diving certification on her honeymoon, she took off for the rainforests of Malaysia six months after delivering a baby, she has binged on fried insects and bugs with fellow co-hosts. Here’s presenting the ever so charming, hot and adventurous Mini Mathur, our next in the series of Celeb Travelogues! Before I could even finish completing the questions from my long list, she would hav... »

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