The nature walk from Satpura Tiger Reserve begins with a serene boat ride across the Nagdwari River…
#PlanATrip to #MadhyaPradesh to get up close and personal with Mother Nature…
Photo: Himanshu Pandya
#travel
Evening on the quayside of Sibenik...
#DidYouKnow the city first appears in Croatian records in the year 1066, and was later known as Sebinico under Venetian rule…
Discover #Croatia from the water with our story this issue…
Photo: Laura Edwards
#travel
The #Monpa people, who dominate the town of #Zimithang in #ArunachalPradesh, can be identified by their yak hair caps. Our reader met this friendly local on a trip to this place

#tribes #localflavour #culture #explore #travel

READER SOURCED PHOTOGRAPH BY ROHAN SACHDEVA
Delicate frangipani flowers are known for their tropical scent…
Find them in our story on the Malaysian #Borneo…
Photo: Matt Munro
#travel #Malaysia
Scientists have discovered a new species of #gecko on #Madagascar, which promptly sheds ALL OF ITS scales, when it finds itself in the mouth of a predator.

A clearly ingenious escape strategy that involves jumping out of its skin and risk looking like a plucked chicken while leaving its attacker feeling silly with a mouthful of scales.

Funnily enough it's called #geckolepis #megalepis for...
View details ⇨
The jetty on Pulau Manukan, one of the five atolls of Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park in the Malaysian #Borneo…
#PlanATrip to a sandy beach just a half-hour boat ride away from the city of Kota Kinabalu…
Photo: Matt Munro
#travel #Malaysia
#Mumbai foodies, #India foodies – tell us where these chutneys are from…
Hint: You’ll find them at a Babulnath institution…
Photo: Hashim Badani
#travel #food
#Jellyfish don't just lack bones, they survive just fine without heart, brains and blood. There’s hope for many yet!

#spineless #underwaterwonders #travel

PHOTOGRAPH: ANDAMANSE/ 123RF
#DidYouKnow?

The #basilisklizard is also known as #JesusChristlizard owing to its incredible ability to #runonwater (no jokes!). The trick is in the speed at which they sprint across the water with their feet, which are equipped with fringes of skin.

When they run fast enough, air pockets are created to prevent them from going under.

There are, however, no provisions to make them look a...
View details ⇨
In #CostaRica a hearty #casado lunch is generally the main meal of the day. It usually consists of #friedplantain, #rice and #blackbeans with #meat and #veggies – not fancy, not fiery like Mexican food, but hearty

#foodcoma #riceisnice #wholesome #eatyourveggies #eatlocal #travel

PHOTOGRAPH: UNNIKRISHNAN RAVEENDRANATHAN
Whether you’re walking about the #redwoods, or simply driving past, you can’t help feeling like you’ve stepped into another world….
Transport yourself to the Pacific Northwest with our current issue…
Photo: Hashim Badani
#travel #USA
#DidYouKnow The historical port town of Hoi An in #Vietnam retains its traditional wooden #architecture and original street plan – no wonder it has a spot on the UNESCO World Heritage list…
Hoi An photo: #reader Lucas Svoboda
Send us your great #travel photos at lpmagazine@wwm.co.in
#Thailand has temples by the dozens, but none with a mummified Buddhist monk! Make your way to the eerie #WatKunaram temple on the party island #KohSamui, where he sits in a glass box, with his sunglasses casually perched on his nose – rumour has it that his nails are still growing!

#oldmonk #sitstill #creepy #cool #discover #travel

PHOTOGRAPH: HASHIM BADANI
Do NOT skip breakfast in #Fremantle – pretty much everything at The Attic just opposite The Hougoumont is amazing, even a simple avocado on toast…
Tips to travelling Western Australia in our current issue…
Photo: Hashim Badani
#travel #australia
If you’re in #Chennai, and have had your fill of #vadasambhar, make your way to #Benjarong – one of the country’s finest #Thai restaurants – the chicken in pandanus leaves is its showstopper

#SouthIndia #Thaifood #delish #foodgasm #travel

PHOTOGRAPH: VINOBHA NATHAN
The coastline of #Malta and Gozo spoils you for choice…
Let us help you choose with our feature this issue…
Photo: Jeremiah Christanand Rao
#travel
Kellogg Memorial Church is just one of the sights on the Gol Chakkar circuit…
Find more activity options in our #Mussoorie #EasyTrip this issue…
Photo: Hashim Badani
#travel #Uttarakhand
The main #prayerhall at the #SultanQaboosGrandMosque in #Muscat is all elegant opulence, decorated with one of the world’s largest #Persiancarpets and #Swarovski chandeliers

#mosque #OmanTourismAU #Oman #travel

PHOTOGRAPH: HIMANSHU PANDYA
Originally called #Talindak, it was rechristened #Bacuit in 1890. In 1954, the #Spanish decided to change its name again, and called it #ElNido (Spanish for ‘the nest’), for the swiftlet nests that were found in the crevices of those silly limestone cliffs.

These edible nests, made using the solidified saliva of the tiny birds, form the main ingredient of the coveted Nido...
View details ⇨
#GwaliorFort was built in around the 8th century on an isolated hillock overlooking Gwalior town. It is one of the biggest forts in India and has played a very important role in the country’s history.

Inside, the #ManMandirPalace has a curiously light-hearted frieze of yellow ducks adorning the otherwise imposing yellow-sandstone walls

#forts #palaces #MadhyaPradesh

READER SOURCED...
View details ⇨