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Fiesta de San Fermin OR The Spanish Bull Run

The Feast of Saint Fermin, more popularly known as the running of the bulls is a Spanish tradition that claims to honour masculinity and courage. Groups of young men race ahead of a corral of bulls unleashed into narrow alleys in Pamplona, each pitting their luck and strength by trying to outrun what might seem […]

Be in Beijing this July

Běijīng isn’t famed only for its ancient architecture. Seamlessly blending the ancient with the modern, home to some of the most innovative buildings in contemporary times; the world’s leading architects clamber over each other to leave their mark on China’s capital. “I am endlessly intrigued by Běijīng’s ability to reinvent itself. Spending time here is […]

On the road – Tour de France 2017

The Tour de France is the cycling world’s premier, most sought after race. The purpose of Tour de France was simple, to make men supermen. The longer the course, the harder the race, the more public interest it would generate. The greater the public interest, the greater sensation it would be for the press. That […]

SPAM: Tracing its journey from a “wartime delicacy” to unwanted emails

The word SPAM brings to your mind those annoying emails selling sildenafil citrate online, deposed Nigerian kings who offer you a part of their fortune for helping ship their money back, and credit card offers. But what if you were told that SPAM was a food item, a “wartime delicacy”? The journey of SPAM from […]

Sao Joao Or The Feast of St John in Goa

A feast day is not about a large celebratory meal as much as it is about an annual religious celebration in honour of a saint. Goan festivals embody the spirit of merriment, food and drink alongwith communal harmony and the Sao Joao isn’t different in that regard. On the day, 24th June, the day of […]

The legend behind the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival

Legends as they happen to be, are events glorified into proportions larger than life and nature. The Duanwu Festival, known to the English speaking world as the Dragon Boat Festival is one of many such events which were inspired by a true life incident. The Duanwu as it so happens, has more than one account […]

Run for the cheese – Gloucester Cheese Rolling festival

Cheese, a nutritious food made from the milk of cows, sheep, goats, camel, buffalo, reindeer and yaks doesn’t require much introduction. There exist as of today, 1778 different varieties of cheese across 74 countries and if your supermarket were to store them all, it would probably become a supermarket for cheese! And yet how many […]

Ramzaan Food Walk – There’s more to it than Mohammed Ali Road

With the holy month of Ramzaan almost breathing down upon us, the city’s Muslim quarters gear up for a month of fasting and feasting. During the month that begins with the sighting of the Moon, slotted to be on the 29th of May, the faithful hold a rigorous fast through the day from the break […]

Cannes 2017 – Places to visit this summer

The Festival De Cannes scarcely requires any introduction. With the 70th annual season beginning today, 17th May; do not expect to find access to Cannes unless you have a special invitation. But what you most certainly can do is visit these enchanting destinations basking under the sun of the French Riviera. In an enchanting setting […]

Naghol Land Diving and the origins of bungee jumping

The world’s first ever bungee jump was made in Britain in 1979. Three adventurers, David Kirke, Geoff Tabin and Simon Keeling, members of the Dangerous Sports Club took the plunge from the 250 foot high Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol. The idea behind this “leap of faith” was inspired by more ancient roots; a “vine […]

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