Archive: September 2017

Outlook India, 29 September 2017

Catch the travel bug for a healthy heart! Here’s the transcript: The thought of travelling to a new destination, sipping cocktails on a beach, and indulging in a relaxing spa-bath can instantly cut down stress levels and bring a sense of relief in one’s life. Several studies have proved that travel
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Animal of the Week: Keel-billed Toucan, Costa Rica

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Keel-billed toucan (Ramphastos sulfuratus) Great place to see this toucan: Costa Rica, Central America http://www.toehold.in/phototours/costa-rica-wildlife-photography-tour.php A dash of vibrant hues against the lovely monotony of forest-green in Costa Rica. That’s the charming keel-billed toucan, also known as
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It’s World Tourism Day!

World Tourism Day
Awakening to new meanings, new perspectives doesn’t have to wait for a special day. While that can happen every single day, we stress upon the vision behind this year’s World Tourism Day through our own. Among the driving intentions behind the idea of this celebration is ‘moving forward to ensure the positive
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Deccan Chronicle, 27 September 2017

Roads not taken Here’s the transcript: From the heavenly vistas of the valleys in Kashmir, to the southernmost regions of Kerala and Tamil Nadu; from the boundless Rann of Kutch in Gujarat to the diverse landscapes of the North-East, India is a treasure trove of vast historical, cultural and natural
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ParentCircle, 26 September 2017

Tips for Eco-Friendly Vacation with Kids Here’s the transcript: Your children learn from your ways, so make sure you teach them to be responsible citizens, who respect the environment. This World Tourism Day, here are tips to ensure a ‘green’ vacation with family. By Jayanth Sharma With global warming being
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Hindustan Times, 26 September 2017

This Diwali, take a wild ride with your family! Here’s the transcript: The oft-trodden paths of popular tourist destinations can often be too crowded and too cliche to become the kind of amazing and memorable vacation you wish to share with your family. The festive season is a time for togetherness and to
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TimesJobs.com, 26 September 2017

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My First Job: Jayanth Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO, Toehold Here’s the transcript: Job experiences teach you many things beyond polishing your skill-sets. These learnings tend to be your guidelines for the coming times in personal and professional life. The ‘My First Job’ captures this essence
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May 2017 Bandhavgarh Photography Tour Batch 2 Trip Report

Bandhavgarh
Batch 2 participants of the Bandhavgarh Wildlife Photography Tour lived memorable experiences in the wild, and through the images they’ve made of special moments, we share with you this heartening story. The first safari of the second batch commenced in a rather explosive way in Bandhavgarh. Driving past
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Animal of the Week: Hoolock Gibbon, Assam, India

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Hoolock gibbon (Hoolock hoolock) Great place to see the hoolock gibbon: Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, Assam, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/kaziranga-wildlife-photography-tour.php Found south of the mighty Brahmaputra River, the hoolock gibbon’s range covers the north-east Indian states (the seven
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Animal of the Week: Barasingha, Kanha, India

Kanha
Barasingha (Cervus duvaucelii) in Kanha Great place to see it: Kanha, India http://www.toehold.in/phototours/bandhavgarh-kanha-tiger-photography-tour.php Also known as the swamp deer, the barasingha is a species of deer distributed mostly in Bandhavgarh and Kanha in India. This large deer, with its woolly and
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