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Can You Match Up To Sachin Tendulkar’s Travel Quotient?

Can You Match Up To Sachin Tendulkar’s Travel Quotient?

Disclaimer: All information in this blog (except the travel trail) constitutes the opinion of the writer, and the writer alone, and is meant for entertainment purpose only. Did you know, 24th April, Sachin's birthday, has been declared as World Cricket Day by ICC? Well, it's the eve of the master blaster's 41st birthday and I am not surprised to see hashtags #My WishForSachin, Sharjah in 1998 and ... »

10 Things To Do In Rio de Janeiro When Not Watching FIFA 2014- Part 1

10 Things To Do In Rio de Janeiro When Not Watching FIFA 2014- Part 1

Needless to say you if you are travelling to Rio for the FIFA World Cup you will be spending a lot of time at Maracana Stadium. Home to legends such as Pele, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo, Romario, Carlos Alberto and Nilton Santos, it is one of the biggest stadiums in the world. In Part 2 I reveal why Rio is a must-visit for art aficionados, theatre buffs, culture enthusiasts and food lovers. Stay tuned! Th... »

Shikhar Dhawan: Something I Never Thought I’d Eat

Shikhar Dhawan: Something I Never Thought I’d Eat

The best thing about travel is that you get to binge on different cuisines from across the globe. But I’m sure you’ll agree that it takes a hell lot of courage to challenge your food limits, leave your judgments behind, sample food that you thought you’d never eat, and survive statements like, “Eww, how can you eat that!” Well, when I bumped into the globe-trotting Indian Southpaw and captain of S... »

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Explore Australia with ICC World Cup 2015 – Part 2

Continuing with our special feature on the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, here are our mini-guides for the cities hosting matches in Australia. The 2015 World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand and the action begins in the land Down Under on February 14, 2015. So start planning now and get the best deals by booking early. Melbourne The ICC World Cup 2015 kicks off in Mel... »

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Explore Australia with ICC World Cup 2015 – Part 1

If you’re a cricket aficionado you are undoubtedly counting down to February 14, 2015 when the ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to start. A 45-day extravaganza, the 2015 World Cup, will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Will you be visiting the land Down Under to watch India defend its position as Cricket World Champions? Then start planning now – the earlier the better! We bring y... »

The Curious Case of FIFA 2014

The Curious Case of FIFA 2014

32 teams, 64 matches, 12 venues; all taking place in one country, Brazil! This is one of the most awaited sporting events that occur once every four years, but when it does it leaves a lasting memory, enticing the world to look forward to the next. This is the 2014 FIFA World Cup! The curiosity is building up and here’s what you should watch out for. Is it going to be Spain reinforcing their domin... »

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... »

14 FIFA World Cup 2014 Facts You May Not Know

14 FIFA World Cup 2014 Facts You May Not Know

With the much-awaited FIFA World Cup 2014 kicking off on 12th June, the countdown has officially begun. Football enthusiasts have probably started crossing off the days on their calendars already. Frenzied speculations on fan forums are reaching a crescendo – will Spain continue their dream run this year or might we witness a dramatic upset victory? Crossed fingers, rumours abuzz and anticipation ... »

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Kila Raipur Sports Festival 2014: India’s Rural Olympics

Roaring crowd, adrenaline-pumping stunts and some of the quirkiest sports activities ever… Yes! Finally I was at Kila Raipur Sports Festival in Ludhiana. Held from 31st Jan till 2nd Feb this year, this festival - locally known as Rural Olympics - is one of its kind. This bizarre sports event is organised at a small village in Kila Raipur, about 20 kilometres from Ludhiana (Punjab). Before I take y... »

FOLLOWING THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 IN MUIRFIELD, SCOTLAND

FOLLOWING THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2013 IN MUIRFIELD, SCOTLAND

One of the most awaited sporting events of the year, The Open Championship of Golf is all set to take place in Muirfield, Scotland between 18th and 21st July 2013. The Championship is the 3rd Major on the Professional Golfers Tour (PGA) and the only one to be held outside the United States either in England or Scotland. The 2012 Championship at St Annes, England featured a close run between Adam S... »

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