Sometimes a place just calls you… it doesn’t matter whether you have been there before or whether it is a place that isn’t really famous as a tourist destination. In this issue of India Outbound we cover destinations that fall within this spectrum of known and unknown.
Starting with the unknown, we have Reunion Island, a green gem in the Indian Ocean. This French territory has one active and one dormant volcano, providing a USP that is very difficult to find so close to India. From the unknown to the known we travel to Melbourne, Italy, Mexico City, and Lumbini in this issue.
You learned to use the chopsticks, you checked out the local cuisine, in fact you have a taste for it, yet you land in a new country and are at a loss when eating their local food. You promise yourself that never again will you travel to a country without researching their proper dinner table … Continue reading Eating in Style & With Respect →
Melbourne, capital of the state of Victoria and the second largest city in Australia, is serene in its suburbs while rather spirited in its centre. In a cover of nature and Victorian architecture, it is relaxed yet happening, simple yet stylish, and culturally dynamic. On roads here, one can see kangaroos hop, foxes bark, and … Continue reading Melbourne →
Being the centre of the erstwhile Roman Empire, modern-day Italy still reflects its traditional culture and style with the most number of UNESCO World Heritage cultural sites. We take a walk in the country through its streets smelling of espresso, and greet friendly strangers as we understand Italy’s food and coffee culture. Take a stroll … Continue reading Vita All’Italiana →
If K-pop, K-dramas, K-food, and Korean mannerisms attract you, you too are bitten by the Hallyu (dissemination of Korean pop culture) bug, a.k.a the Korean Wave. From cafes where famous K-dramas were filmed, to the K-star Road in Cheongdam-dong, here are some places to experience the culture.