Tracking Tigers in NEPAL’S Royal Bardia National Park

Author Suzan Crane explores a pristine corner of Nepal in search of the elusive Royal Bengal tiger. It’s been several hours and we remain camouflaged under a thick forest canopy on the banks of the Karnali river in western Nepal’s remote Royal Bardia National Park. But for the melodious chatter of the area’s prolific birdlife of nearly 500 species, we’re enveloped by a symphony of silence, a … [Read more...]

HOTEL BUZZ: The Beach House SRI LANKA

The Beach House at Pasikudah Sri Lanka will be one of the first boutique luxury resorts to open in the newly developed area of Pasikudah Bay. Sri Lanka's East Coast has been marked as off-limits to tourists for nearly 30 years, but the civil war has ended and the region has been peaceful for several years. It was only a matter of time before this area of Sri Lanka, with its miles of white sand … [Read more...]

A Passage Through India

India is one of those destinations that stir the soul, heighten the senses, and stimulate the intellect. A vast country encompassing multiple cultures, religions and languages (21 recognized and over a thousand more dialects), India could never be fully explored in a lifetime, let alone one trip, so don't try to overachieve.  Just breathe deeply and follow your instinct. Be prepared for a trip … [Read more...]