In this issue of India Outbound, we bring before you the unfamiliar landscapes of the familiar locations that are closer to home and heart! One of the emerging destinations for India is Sanya Island with its exquisite natural beaches and a trip to the tranquil slice of paradise in the Chinese Riviera. And if beaches are not your scene, then travel through Beijing’s popular and lesser-known places or move on to Thailand which has something to offer for everyone. In this issue we also bring for the adventure junkies Finland, the Land of Thousand Lakes with wilderness like no other country. For exploring new emerging destination, travel to the modern age wonderland Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan or take a stroll down the streets of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. If shopping is what you excel in then head towards Malaysia with Miss SHOPhia.
Long known for its souqs and desert safaris, the Gulf nations now also have some of the best adventure theme parks in the world.
Kuku Paka, the African chicken curry is bound to chime with the taste buds of Indian food connoisseurs. The tropical delicacy enriched with coconut sauce and aromatic spices is testimony to the footprints of Indian diaspora.
Famous Bollywood film star Ranveer Singh’s romance with the most romantic city in the world, Paris, has been immortalised, almost a year after the star spent months in France shooting for Adtiya Chopra’s romantic comedy Befikre. Marking the lasting connection that Ranveer Singh and indeed Hindi film industry has had with the French capital, the … Continue reading ‘Befikre’ Ranveer Singh immortalised in Paris →
Part II of our special feature on the lovely pastel colours spread across the tiny desert nation that bleeds every shade of the painter’s palette. If you imagined the dominant colour in Oman to be sand-dune brown, prepare to be surprised. Layer by beautiful layer, you’ll discover cool green, bright blue, and warm orange hues … Continue reading Three Colours from the Omani Palette →
When Indians first think of travelling abroad, the destination that comes to their mind is Thailand. With the competitive pricing across segments, the destination brings a sense of luxury to the tourists, especially Indians. When Indian tourists begin planning holidays overseas, their dream itinerary is filled with luxury hotels and resorts, exotic food and sightseeing … Continue reading Thailand: ideal for affordable luxury travels →
Unknown to many travellers, Sharjah, the third largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) organises a remarkable light show that transforms the iconic facades of the Emirate using the best optical technology.
On the centenary year of South Africa’s iconic hero Nelson Mandela, we explore Route 67, located mainly in the city of Port Elizabeth, consisting of 67 public artworks that symbolise 67 years of the leader’s political life and work dedicated to freedom struggle of South Africa
Shopping in Malaysia is always fun! Every other day new shopping malls open here, with an attractive collection of international brands and lucrative prices, reinforcing the country’s image as a great shopping destination for Indian tourists. Shopping is one of the favourite activities of Indian tourists, ranked amongst the top spenders in the world. Practically … Continue reading Miss SHOPhia: a shopping buddy in Malaysia →
If there is a claimant for the title of Chinese Riviera, then Sanya it is. The resort city at the southern edge of Hainan Island has seen a huge boom in domestic and overseas tourism, thanks to its chic topnotch hotels and resorts offering uber luxury. Located barely 400 kilometres (km) off the coast of … Continue reading Sunny Sanya’s staycation →
Riding on the Cricket World Cup mania that has seen many Indians flying to the United Kingdom (UK), VisitBritain is pushing new sites, lesser known to Indian travellers. Vishal Bhatia, country manager for India at VisitBritain shares his ambitious plans. What are the top destinations in the UK visited by Indians? The top UK destinations … Continue reading Interview with Vishal Bhatia, VisitBritain →