Articles Tagged ‘Mumbai’

Travel Hacking: Traveling Smart, For Cheap

Travel Hacking: Traveling Smart, For Cheap July 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Recently, everyone’s favorite reporter over at CNN had an AC360° contributor write this post:  The Beginner’s Guide to Travel Hacking. To clue you in, travel hacking is not the same as computer hacking, though it is just as cool – and if you bring your iPod, you can listen to just...

Robots, Eggs, and a Pineapple: 11 Modern Buildings in Asia

Robots, Eggs, and a Pineapple: 11 Modern Buildings in Asia May 15, 2010 | Featured | Read More
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a…performing arts center? Between the high-tech architectural wonders of the 21st century and the post-modern gems of decades past, Asia has more than its fair share of spectacular modern design. Innovative structures that combine the best of art...

India’s Laughter Clubs LOL For Health

India’s Laughter Clubs LOL For Health May 11, 2010 | India, Travel News | Read More
In 1995, Dr. Madan Kataria founded the first Laughter Club in Bombay, and laughter clubs soon spread throughout India.  For a 2006 BBC segment, Monty Python alum (and transcontinental taxi rider) John Cleese met with Dr. Kataria and visited several clubs, including one for imprisoned murderers, rapists...

Mumbai Hotel Reopens Following 2008 Terrorist Attack

Mumbai Hotel Reopens Following 2008 Terrorist Attack April 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Seventeen months and $45 million dollars later, the Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai reopened its doors. The five-star hotel was attacked by 10 gun-wielding, grenade-toting terrorists on November 26, 2008 during a three-day siege. 163 people, both guests and staff, died in the strike. Reconstruction efforts have...

10 Coolest Train Stations Around the World

10 Coolest Train Stations Around the World December 8, 2009 | Around the World, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It’s pretty much a fact that at some point every little kid spent his or her days “choo choooo-ing” around the house with a tiny wooden train and giggling at the ever-hilarious word “caboose”. Even if you’ve outgrown your striped hat and overalls, you still have...

Traveling with Forbidden Fruit

Traveling with Forbidden Fruit June 15, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection regrets that “it is necessary to take agricultural items from your baggage. They cannot be brought into the United States because they may carry animal and plant pests and diseases. Restricted items include meats, fruits, vegetables…” Okay. It’s...