Archive for Lifestyles & Travel
Although the Mekong river slides through six countries and various climates, its geographical and spiritual source is said to lie on the high, dry Tibetan plateau. Text and [...]
An unidentified daredevil is shown skiing from the peak of the Matterhorn (aka Monte Cervino) in the Alps, straddling the main watershed and border between Switzerland and Italy.
Veena's book became an inspiration for Michael from France to visit China and the areas she described. This video is mostly in English language and was shown on Chinese TV in [...]
Paul Lenda explains the ancient 7 Huna principles that have been taught and lived by the Huna and passed on to others in order to guide humanity towards a full self-realized state [...]
Indian railways are fondly etched into the memory of most India travelers. Mark Tully writes about one of the networks facing closure. Published in BBC Magazine on December 13, [...]
Dunhuang, on the old Silk Road, was one of the ancient world's most important intersections between East and West. The beauty of the images invokes a stepping back in time, yet the [...]
Originally a northern segment of the Silk Road trading route, the Pamir Highway has been in use for almost 2,000 years. But few travellers make it there today. By Audrey Scott and [...]
Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’, writes Harriet [...]
This is the story of an extraordinary uprising, a movement of 6,000 barely educated women labourers who took on one of the most powerful companies in the world.
Hiking this challenging trail around Mt Kanchenjunga yields rewards that more popular routes don’t, including stays in traditional teahouses that few foreigners ever see, writes [...]
Neelima Vallangi presents photos and commentary of the indigenous Khasi people of Meghalaya and their ingenious invention of living root bridges. Published by BBC Travel on April [...]
With its unique jargon and format, Polo remains elusive for common mortals as royalty, army officers and new millionaires make up its swish crowd, discovers Kul Bhushan.