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Costa Rica’s Finca Rosa Blanca: Paradise for the Conscious Traveler

Nestled in the hills above San José in the rugged, rainforested Costa Rica is the divine Finca Rosa Blanca Coffee Plantation and Inn. Recognised by The National Geographic as one of the Unique Lodges of the World, it is a welcome retreat … Continue reading Costa Rica’s Finca Rosa Blanca: Paradise for the Conscious Traveler

Climbing Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk

In October 2011, climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk made a first ascent of a 4000 foot granite wall called Shark’s Fin at 6310m on the Meru Central in the heart of India’s Garhwal Himalaya. This was a … Continue reading Climbing Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk

World Oceans Day 2019

The United Nations and the international community began observing June 8 as World Oceans Day in 2009 to recognise the major role oceans play in our lives and the challenges faced in preserving this resource. According to the UN, the concept of a … Continue reading World Oceans Day 2019

World Environment Day 2019 – Beat Air Pollution

The United Nations’ mandated World Environment Day on 5th June every year.   Since it began in 1974, the event has grown to become a global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated in over 100 countries. This year, … Continue reading World Environment Day 2019 – Beat Air Pollution

Mandip Singh Soin Speaks at the 5th Mail Today Tourism Summit 2019

Indian media outfit Mail Today organised its 5th Mail Today Tourism Summit 2019 last Friday, 31st May. The event, held at the Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, witnessed a number of thought leaders from the tourism industry to discuss ideas … Continue reading Mandip Singh Soin Speaks at the 5th Mail Today Tourism Summit 2019

First Ascent of Southwest Face of Nilkanth

    Climbers Chantel Astorga, Anne Gilbert and Jason made the first ascent of the Southwest face of Nilkanth between 29th September and 2nd October 2017. The following post written by Chantel Astorga is a riveting reflection of their ascent. … Continue reading First Ascent of Southwest Face of Nilkanth