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Wildwood, Oct 27 (NITN): Central Florida’s newest tourist attraction, GatorWorld Parks of Florida, recently opened its gates to visitors of all ages on October 9. Located in Sumter County on State Route 44 near I-75, the 15-acre park features a scenic drive through where visitors have prime viewing of more than 400 alligators in their natural Florida habitat. more
Rwanda: Gorilla spotting in Volcano National Park

This corner or northwestern Rwanda is a breath-taking unforgettable place where culture, adventure and conservation intersect. And yes, you find the gorillas here.

Nagarhole Forest: Green Peace

It was beginning of a long weekend and we, the four musketeers, were all lock stock and barrel on an adventure trip to the Nagarhole forest in Karnataka. The idea of a jungle trip has always ...

In search of GIB

The Great Indian Bustard was once in the race for the title of the national bird of India. Today it is fighting to stay alive. Uttara Gangopadhyay has a rare encounter with the birds at N ...

An adventurer with lens

US-based India-born natural history photographer D K Bhaskar’s pictorial tribute to the Brazilian Amazonia brings out the lensman’s passion for vanishing cultures and threatene ...

On less travelled paths

The Himalayan foothills are a treasure trove of flora and fauna and locate fascinating indigenous communities. Responsible tourism has tried to introduce visitors to these remote areas wit ...

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.