There has been an increasing amount of talk about sustainable, responsible tourism, and ecotourism as people are becoming more conscious about climate change and their contribution to the same. Here, we take a look at some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding responsible tourism.

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While it is similar to sustainable tourism, responsible tourism is based on the concept of being culturally, socially, and environmentally aware and responsible in all facets connected to travel. Here, travellers and tourists are called to understand the effects they can have on the places they visit, while also asking them to leave a more positive impact during their visits. With most new (or relatively new) concepts, there are always a few myths about responsible tourism. These myths and misconceptions that surround them cause a lot of confusion especially when you have chosen to debate with someone on the topic without all the facts in hand. …


Kunti Betta promises a unique experience — here’s how you can make the most of it.

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Nestled in the town of Pandavapura between two hills, Kunti Betta is a hillock located at an elevation of 2,882 feet above sea level, famous for trekking. With its splendid natural beauty, surrounded by sugarcane and paddy fields, and coconut trees, it’s a magical place to unwind in and cherish some quality and peaceful time with loved ones. You can trek up the hills and witness a sunrise that will renew and refresh you. …


Magnificent views, steep mountains and adventure trails, Bhutan has so much to offer.

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For the love of mountains and hiking, planning a trip to the land of thunder dragons was a no-brainer. No second thoughts and no budget constraints-this was the smooth decision, as I had saved up for this vacation. One of the top travel destinations, Bhutan offers unique places to see and things to do. A nature’s paradise, you can embark on the country’s many beautiful scenic hikes, travel along adventure-filled cycling routes, and indulge in scrumptious cuisine.

Bhutan is the one destination I had dreamt of visiting when I first realised that I was a ‘mountain person’. My determination to trek to the Tiger’s Nest Monastery in Paro (a famously challenging trek), and to explore the capital city Thimphu were what drove me to visit. There are many intriguing things about Bhutan, but the hike to Tiger’s Nest was something I wanted to experience without a doubt. Not because it offered the best views from the top, but because it was quite challenging too. …


This monsoon, try out these easy recipes of delicious snacks from around the world.

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The monsoons bring joy to our hearts. Most of us are automatically in a good mood, and as if a switch has been flipped in your brain, we develop an appetite for certain kinds of foods. With every drop of rain that touches the ground we start craving typical monsoon delicacies. We have picked perfectly hot and heavenly monsoon special foods from around the world and have listed their easy recipes that you can whip up under 30 minutes. …


Fuel your wanderlust via a solo trip in India through these places.

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Traveling solo is gaining popularity and having a positive impact on the travel industry. A good reason why more people are interested in a solo trip in India is to meet new people and expand their social circle.

In recent years, a handful of publicised sexual-assault cases in India have provided an example of worst-case scenarios for female travellers. It’s true that India might not be the safest destination for solo female travellers, however there are pockets that are very safe and worth visiting. Like with any solo travel anywhere in the world, you must take precautions too. …


No matter how many times you visit, there are sure to be lots of fun facts about London that you’ll miss. So, here are 12 fascinating “did you know” facts you may not have known.

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London is one of the most popular destinations in the world, with millions of enthusiastic tourists flocking here each year. And it’s no wonder with its wealth of culture and history. However, no matter how many times you visit, there are sure to be lots of fun ‘did you know’ facts about London that you might have missed.

Whether you’re just visiting for a day, or you’ve lived here for years, you can always learn some new and interesting facts about London. So, from Big Ben to the London Underground, here are some of the most fascinating “did you know facts” about London! …


Check out the best heartwarming on-screen friendships.

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As Friendship Day gets closer, we all need some beautiful, deep, and life-changing movies about friendship to make up for the fact that our beloved friends are still a ‘social distance’ away. While a classic rom-com is usually the first choice, there’s something special about movies that celebrate mates. Celebrating the joys and comforts of true friendship, from true-­to-­life coming-­of-­age tales to workplace dramas, these movies will remind you how important relationships in your life really are. Forming a lifelong bond with another human being, like the ones formed in these friendship movies below, are an example of how impactful the support of a friend can be. …


To strengthen your bond with your sibling, visit these handpicked places that combine with your interests.

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The relationship you have with your siblings is very special and weird. You love them to death, but sometimes no one wants to kill them more than you. They are your partners in crime but also the ones that tattle to your mother. Inspite of the fighting, crying and drama, you can’t help but love them, because they will stay by your side no matter what happens.

Siblings are also the ones who make great travel mates. While childhood vacations were a forced adventure, as you grow older, you can choose to spend quality time with each other based on your common interests. …


Travellers are looking for more ways to be responsible, so as to have a positive impact on the environment as well as local economies. Follow these simple steps to become a responsible traveller.

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With development and innovation making travel easier and simpler, more and more people have begun to travel the world. Before the novel coronavirus hit the global way of life, it was estimated that by 2020, 1.5 billion people would travel each year. …


It’s the adventure of a lifetime and a chance to get closer to nature in Bheemeshwari.

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Nestled along the river Kaveri, Bheemeshwari is a small town in the Mandya district of Karnataka. The Bheemeshwari Adventure and Nature Camp is one of Bheemeshwari’s resorts or jungle lodges, and is accessible to tourists around the year. It’s visited by adventure seekers for activities like rafting, kayaking, trekking, camping, angling, wildlife safaris, fishing etc. that are mostly conducted around the confluence of the river.

The weather in Bheemeshwari is pleasant most of the time. The best time to visit is between August and February, just after the monsoons, when the river is alive and the forest is thick and verdant. This is the best time for bird watching as well-river terns, fishing eagles, woodpeckers, kingfishers and other water birds flock here. The water recedes and reveals wide sand banks during the other months, which are great for idling away. …

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