Vietnam is a retreat for those seeking experience of various forms. With fascinating history on every turn to modern forms of entertainment, a traveller can immerse himself into a pool of culture and heritage on his next visit to this South Asian country. What we want to show you in this issue of India Outbound is that Vietnam is an ideal destination for every kind of traveller. Come with us on a journey where Vietnam’s popular and lesser known places will be explored and where each of these places will leave you with lifelong cherish-able memories. Another historically indulging destination that we bring you this time is Ras Al Khaimah. With over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, the northern most emirates have beaches, deserts and breathtaking landscapes to help you get the most of your trip. Moving on, if adventure is your thing, then Malaysian Islands has some the world’s best locations for scuba and snorkelling. If not that, then golfing in Indonesia might be what you are looking for. Apart from that, we have a variety of options listed for you to do this winter, travel to the land of rising sun and experience the unique Christmas celebrations or travel to Europe where the Christmas markets are all set to blow off your minds.
Many Indians probably know Jaipur as the Pink City and Jodhpur the Blue City, but few may know about the generous sprinkling of similarly colourful cities around the world. I think the kind of landscape that you grew up in, it lives with you. I don’t think it’s true of people who’ve grown up in … Continue reading Cities with a Colour Character →
Japan experiences the full spectrum of all four seasons – summers are hot and humid, spring is famous for the sakura (cherry blossom) blooms, fall brings out the fiery red in the leaves, and in winter snow is fairly common. However, winter in this country also has its own unique experiences to offer. A look … Continue reading 5 things to do during Japanese Winter →
In India we have the tigers but if you want to see a lion, a giraffe or a zebra in the wild, you should head to Africa. In this special Eyetalk by India Outbound Magazine we take you on an adventurous safari experience in South Africa, where you can easily reach a national park from any major city. Here, the photos were taken in the Kruger National Park (at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve) and on the hill top of Hluhluwe Reserve. In just one safari, you will certainly not be disappointed by what you will see… So let’s meet the Big Five ! (Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Buffaloes & Elephants).
Macao is undoubtedly a renowned hub for gambling and glamour, however, the city has a lot more to offer the discerning traveller. With a slew of cultural events and shows, Macao is turning up its entertainment quotient to mesmerise tourists.
Thailand’s leading travel trade show, Thailand Travel Mart Plus 2017 came to an end on a positive note of community upliftment and regional growth.
Every year, countries across the world welcome Christmas festivities, immersing their cities and historical squares in lights, Christmas trees, and markets. India Outbound takes a look at the various Christmas markets around the world to get you into the holiday spirit. Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt, Germany The Christkindlesmarkt Christmas market is laid annually in Nuremberg, Germany, where … Continue reading Christmas Markets →
With greater connectivity and adding direct routes on the anvil, Air Mauritius is working diligently to contribute to India’s surging outbound tourist numbers to Mauritius. With more and more secondary locations showing potential, the Indian subcontinent holds an important key to Mauritius’ tourism ambitions. Air Mauritius has been operational in India for quite some time … Continue reading Vinith G, Manager, India and South Asian subcontinent, Air Mauritius →
Jetwing, one of the leading hospitality giants of Sri Lanka, has remained committed to uplifting lives, developing communities, and engaging in sustainable practices while continuing its expansion of businesses in Sri Lanka. India is Jetwing’s key market and Jetwing does strong campaigns with its array of luxury hotels to cater to the needs of the … Continue reading Jetwing Hotels, Sri Lanka →
After years of tumultuous political atmosphere and the devastating earthquake in 2015, Nepal is looking to revive tourism in a significant manner. It is organising Visit Nepal Year 2018 and taking many steps to attract more tourists. Where does India-Nepal tourism stand at the moment? Expanding the Buddhist Circuit between India and Nepal has been … Continue reading Interview with Shankar Prasad Adhikari →
Dark and woody, some traditional perfumes from Middle-East can be intensely fragrant. With fusions of spices and flowers, the aromas in the air also cater to personal preferences. The way Indians use incense sticks during pujas, Arabs use perfume sticks or incense-like concoction called bukhoor while dressing up. They keep their clothes near the fumes, … Continue reading Perfume Culture in Middle-East →
The ‘Pearl of the French Caribbean’, Guadeloupe is an archipelago in the Southern Caribbean Sea. This French overseas territory, home to a huge Tamil population, is good to visit any time of the year to cruise on its clear waters and merry with its traditional rum. It looks like a butterfly on a map, the … Continue reading Get set go Guadeloupe →
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! →
India is one of the most impressive growth markets for Israel Tourism at the moment. Over 34,000 Indians had already visited Israel in the first seven months of 2017, marking a growth of 36 pc. How has the Indian market been for Israel Tourism in the past few years? This growth of 36 pc is … Continue reading Interview with Hassan Madah, Israel Tourism →
India has emerged as the fastest growing base for start-ups worldwide, and has secured a place among the top five largest start-up communities in the world; the travel industry comprises a major part of it. Travel start-ups in India have undoubtedly steered the industry forward with their innovative approach and contemporarily tailored solutions. The tourism … Continue reading Indian Travel Start-ups →