Travelogue
Adventure
Age is no bar for Sucheta Jadhav who at 50 has done a trans-Atlantic crossing recently. Based in Goa where she has a day job that helps to pursue her passion, she has learnt sailing in the last two years.  This is her own story of participating in the Clipper Round the World Race 2017-18, told first hand more
She climbs to conquer

Aparna Kumar becomes the first Indian woman to conquer world's 8th highest peak Manaslu in Nepal.  Vincent Van Ross listens to the exciting journey of the IPS officer and mother ...

Discovery presents explorer Levison Wood's record-breaking journey across the Nile

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IBNS-NotinTown): Dauntless explorer and former British Army paratrooper Levison Wood walked the Nile - from source to sea - to uncover its many perplexities and to be the ...

Sikkim emerges as a paragliding destination

Gangtok, Feb 2 (Not in Town/IBNS) Adventure lovers from different parts of the world are making a beeline for thrilling experiences in Sikkim for adventure holidays in the foot hills of Hima ...

Trekking through rainforests

In a global world getting smaller by the minute, there are still places still relatively untouched by man. The Gunung Palung National Park in West Kalimanthan, Indonesia, is one such. Sonali ...

While researching online for this minimalistically chic hotel of Paris, I learnt that Hotel Meridien Etoile (Le Méridien Etoile) was opened way back in 1972 in a collaboration with Air France so that the French capital could accommodate rising number of tourists pouring into the city from all over the world. 


On a spring Paris evening this year after exploring the city of love and romance for hours on foot, I had crashed in the "Heavenly" bed of a Junior Suite in this beautiful hotel in the French capital's first arrondissement, when my photographer friend accompanying me drew open the curtains of the tall windows.