Japan’s new luxury train with tickets costing $20,000

Japan’s latest super-deluxe train left the station on Saturday with a select group of passengers who paid thousands of dollars for a leisurely trip harking back to an era of Art Deco opulence and a slower pace of life.The Twilight Express Mizukaze departed Osaka on its maiden trip with around 30 well-heeled passengers on a journey to the far reaches of Japan’s main island.A couple staying in the 10-car train’s top room, The Suite, paid out a combined 2.4 million yen ($22,000) for a two-night,...

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Flight cancelled, delayed or denied boarding? Here’s the compensation you can claim

According to reports by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), between January and April 2017, close to 5.12 lakh domestic passengers in India faced issues due to airline companies denying boarding, as well as flight cancellations and delays. Airline companies have paid their passengers compensations of over Rs 22 crore for various inconveniences during the first four months of this year. Akanksha Anshu, Co-Founder and Managing Director of passenger’s right protection and compensation...

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This Mexican resort has been crowned the world’s best designed hotel

If you’ve still not sorted where you’re going on your summer jollies, then why not consider a trip to Yucatan, Mexico?Not only does it have incredible pink lagoons, but it’s also home to the world’s best-designed hotel, 2017.he Chablé Resort & Spa, located in Chocholá, has just been awarded the Prix Versailles – an annual award presented by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Union of Architects.https://www.instagram.com/p/BR2ta5ohD0Y/https://www.instagram.com/p/BUVNXCAhH02/Designed...

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You Can Now Rent And Stay In An Igloo In Manali & Here Are All The Expense Details

For years, books and movies have been giving us unrealistic goals. Hiking, travelling, road trips that are nothing like what we do in real lives have almost become a thing in movies.  But fret no more, because at least, one of the many things that they show is coming true for us. Manali is now home to country's only Igloo and this can be your chance at making your travelling fantasies into real life experiences.Keylinga Inn has built two igloos in the mighty Kullu Valley.At a time, an igloo can easily...

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Now you can travel across 4 Asian countries with just 1 visa!

The Malaysian Government has all your visa hassles resolved in one decision. Henceforth, just one e-visa will allow you to fly to Malaysia and its neighbouring countries like Singapore, South Thailand and Indonesia. Recently, Malaysia launched a multiple-entry e-visa for Indian tourists with a validity of 15 days.In an attempt to encourage tourism in Malaysia, which sees hoards of Indian tourists visiting its shores every year, Malaysian PM Najib Razak, who is the first Malaysian Prime Minister to visit...

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12 Untouched Valleys Of India That Are Hiding In Plain Sight

Just a glimpse at the list of the valleys in India is like taking a quick and hard-hitting shot of wanderlust.Given the number of magical valleys in India, any attempt in trying to put down every single one of them would be over-ambitious. So, here are a few of the most beautiful, mysterious and overlooked valleys that are located in the northern and north-eastern parts of India.1. Mana ValleyChamoli District, UttarakhandMana Village, in the valley, holds great importance in Hindu mythology as being...

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Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammad posts stunning pictures of Africa trip

The ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has posted a series of photos to his Instagram account detailing his trip to an unknown African country.In the colorful photos that rival those of any intrepid travel blogger, Sheikh Mohammad can be seen engaging with locals and spending time with the wildlife of the area.https://www.instagram.com/p/BRljhL_j0wc/The ruler, who is wearing a traditional kandura in the photos, is also snapped walking through rocky plains and kneeling by a river.Deputy...

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Airline cabins of the future: A new golden age of travel?

Air travel photos from the 1960s show smartly dressed, champagne-sipping passengers in spacious airliner cabins. Contrast that with today's cramped seats and overcrowded airports and it looks like our flying experiences are getting steadily worse. But is this based on reality? The aviation industry has been investing massively to prove nostalgic travelers wrong. Yes, aircraft may still look similar to those of the so-called golden years. But every single aspect of the air travel experience...

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Emirates A380 replica in full bloom at Dubai Miracle Garden

Dubai: The world’s largest floral installation can now be seen here in Dubai. And it has taken shape in one of the world’s largest airplanes – the Emirates A380. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaTWZz9L1eA The floral installation was constructed through using more than 500,000 fresh flowers and plants, but when in full bloom, the aircraft structure will have as many as 5 million flowers and will weigh over 100 tonnes. According to Emirates, the take-off weight of an actual A380 is 575 tonnes. Boutros...

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Get visa-free 4-day stay at Singapore, Qatar, here’s how

Spending an evening strolling around Clarke Quay in Singapore or the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha might seem like an odd inclusion on a holiday itinerary planned to Australia, Japan or Germany. But Indians could soon plan such a vacation with Singapore and Qatar both launching a 96-hour visa-free transit facility to passport holders. Indians who hold a visa or a long-term pass (with a minimum validity of a month) issued by countries like Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Un .

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