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Planning a weekend getaway from Mumbai or Pune? Have you considered visiting Mahabaleshwar? A small, peaceful hill station, located in the Satara district of Maharashtra, Mahabaleshwar has long been considered a summer getaway destination by vacationers since British colonial rule. It was, in fact, regarded as the summer capital for the Bombay (now Mumbai) province […]
During our trip to Tromsø, in early September 2018, one of the places I was keen to visit was the Polar Museum in Tromsø, Norway. Fresh from having binge-watched the Netflix series, The Terror, a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition to the Arctic in 1845–1848, and my interest in Polar exploration whetted, […]
In the novel, The Drifters, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author James A. Michener, the second chapter is about the flaxen-haired Britta Bjørndahl, an 18-year-old girl from Tromsø, Norway. After finishing school, she finds a job in an office at the docks, but eventually becomes curious about the world beyond Tromsø, and goes to vacation in Torremolinos, […]
“Ahoy Matey,” I called out as I took the steering on The Golden Eagle, the yacht we boarded in central Tromsø, just a short walk from our Tromsø hotel, the Clarion Collection Hotel With. I would have added a more piratey “Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum,” if I wasn’t so busy watching […]
“How do you sleep during the Midnight Sun?” I asked GuideGunnar. “I close my eyes,” he said, tongue-in-cheek, eliciting a laugh from us as we waited for the Northern Lights to appear at Rekvikeidet, a chilly, open plateau near Tromvik. Arun and I shivered in the icy winds, looking to the heavens for a glimpse […]
The Northern lights danced above our heads, cascading across the clear autumn sky in an explosion of green and purple. As they raced in an arc across the heavens, the lights waxed and waned, and I gave up trying to use a tripod in my effort to catch something of them before they completely vanished. […]
Some of the images and information in this review were provided on request by the Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa. A light rain was falling as I alighted at the lobby of the Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa in Cansaulim, a 5-star luxury hotel in South Goa. I stepped out of the car […]