In this issue of India Outbound magazine closing the year 2016, we focus on a country in close proximity of India and one that has been a perennial favourite among Indians. Thailand offers a wide range of options for the cross-section of travellers and vacationers. Boisterous markets of Bangkok to pristine beaches of Krabi, laidback indulgences of Pattaya to the mystic allure of Phuket, incredible nightlife of Chiang Mai to the soulful spirituality of Chiang Rai… We also give you a glimpse of beautiful locales of Morocco, Poland and Northern Ireland – a varied treat for rich taste. We take you to undiscovered parts of the land of opportunities, the United States of America for you to see places you don’t commonly get to see in films. We also bring to you five most thrilling places you can go to discover the unknowns of the marine world by scuba diving. Happy reading! Happy travelling!
For centuries, these gigantic beasts have been man’s companions in war and peace. Displaying valour on battlefields and bearing burden on farmlands, worshipped in temples and tamed in circuses — elephants are truly multifaceted. They have been widely featured in literature, cinema and politics as well. They have made their way from the wild to … Continue reading Elephant Sanctuaries →
The traditional green Thai curry oozes a myriad of flavours and fragrances. It is a hearty dish loaded with the freshest of seasoned vegetables dunked in a rich curry. Most Thai dishes pop with a plethora of flavours including spicy, sour, sweet, salty or even bitter. They come beautifully seasoned with fresh herbs and spices … Continue reading Green Thai Curry →
To boost India-North America connectivity, Air Canada has started operations on its non-stop Vancouver-Delhi route. The airline is bullish about the Indian market and will be the first airline to start a non-stop service from Mumbai to Canada in July next year, says Margaret Skinner, Director Sales, EMEAI at Air Canada. Air Canada is starting … Continue reading Margaret Skinner →
South Asia is thriving with luxury tourist hotspots galore. While the Indian outbound travel patterns are seeing gradual changes, Thailand remains the favourite for the diversity of its offerings. Thailand enthrals! As a leading outbound tour operator, how do you see the current trend in India? India has emerged as the world’s fastest-growing outbound market. … Continue reading Sanjeev Mehra →
The city of Jodhpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan is called the Blue City of India because of its houses painted in different shades and hues of blue. Somewhere in North Africa, lies a small village that also follows the same concept: Chefchaouen. Nestled in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the city of Chefchaouen … Continue reading Chefchaouen – The Azure Village →
A gourmand’s journey never ends. And, there is enough variety of food to be found, if you are looking for it. But, authenticity and indigeneity is of utmost importance unless convenience is your prerequisite. Cheese, of all things, is worth walking an extra mile for, and nothing beats that mile through postcard villages of Poland … Continue reading Say Cheese in Poland! →
Thailand is gradually expanding operations in India in order to allure the cross-section of traveller tribes. From being a traditionally popular tourist spot, Thailand has come a long way to now be hailed as a key MICE, luxury and wedding destination. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has attracted record number of Indian tourists in 2015. … Continue reading Isra Stapanaseth →