World’s oldest vegetarian restaurant in the heart of Zurich

  Haus Hiltl’s century old tradition have introduced generations of Swiss and Europeans “ a gourmet temple of healthy indulgence”  combining Indian, Asian, Mediterranean and Swiss influence to make a rich ratatouille of vegetarian options beyond the usual potatoes, recognised by Guinness World Records. The restaurant’s downstairs you have informal pay-by-weight buffet and the first…

Mammoothy introduces Pappu Zebra mascot

Kerala Superstar actor Mammooty introduced the new Pappu Zebra, the mascot of Kerala Police’s road safety awareness campaign in 3D animation through his Facebook page. The mascot created by Nandan Pillai was initially launched on June 3, 2009, and was so successful it won the International Media Safety Award for the best Road Safety awareness…

Hampstead Heath

Picture by Maria Celia Salgado Hampstead Heath covering 320 hectares (790acres) of grass public area sits on sandy ridge on one of the highest points in London. The Heath has embracing ponds, ancient woodlands, a lido, playgrounds, children’s paddling pool, t three open public swimming pools which were originally reservoirs for drinking water from the…

Latest initiative from Kerala tourism

Elephants like taking a water shower, mud shoer and a dust shower alone, but here the elephants is allowing a tourists to sit on his back  and you are given a elephant  shower in Thekkady in Kerala, India’s largest wildlife sanctuary, a dream destination for any tourist. Thekkady also has a tiger reserve and tropical…

Chile named as best country to travel in 2018

  Pictures by R Nair Chile has been named in Lonely Planet’s latest edition Best in Travel 2018 book as the number one country to visit in 2018, closely followed by South Korea, and Portugal. This is boost for Chile, whose Foreign Direct Investment fell to its lowest level in 2016 since 2009 according to…

Kerala wins two PATA awards

Kerala Tourism Department has won “The Pacific Asia Travel Association Grand and Gold Award 2017” for its Muziris Heritage Project Film Tourism Brochure in the Marketing and Media-consumer travel brochure category. The awards were presented at the 32nd edition of the PATA Awards held at Macao, in recognition of its innovative and trending marketing initiatives,…

Pearson Best Travel Writer

Stephanie Pearson, a school teacher, science and freelance writer and contributing Editor to “Outside” magazine, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, won the award for Best Foreign Journalist for India. Her travel feature had appeared in the Outside Magazine. She had also travelled across Australia, Latin America to create a real-time, online curriculum for 50,000…