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What Are The Major Travel Trends Of 2019?

Customized tours, offbeat destination or off-peak travel? Flying Squirrel Holidays discusses the top travel trends for the new year! Personalized or customized tours have been a trendsetter for a while and as we look forward to 2019 there are a lot of things that are anticipated in the tourism industry worldwide. According to Skift and…

Flying Squirrel Holidays Lists the Top 5 Holiday Destinations of 2019

Flying Squirrel Holidays Lists the Top 5 Holiday Destinations of 2019

As Hans Christian Andersen says, “To travel is to live”. Fill your life with pleasure, happiness, knowledge, experience and more as you set out to explore the world. Today the way we travel or experience holidays has changed. You can now explore the same destination several times with distinctively different itineraries. Theme vacations, customised itineraries…

wellness retreat holidays

All You Need To Know About Wellness Retreat

With picturesque surroundings, warm friendly people and enriching Ayurveda therapies, the south of India remains a favorite escape for travelers in search rest and recuperation. Stepping out of everyday life to relax and feel restored is no longer an indulgence. Rather, it is a necessity to maintain that essential balance in our lives. This September,…

A Night in the Ark

A Night in the Ark

Nestled below Kenya’s Abedare Mountain range is a haven unaffected by time — a place where man and nature live together in perfect harmony. A dog-eared book in my grandfather’s library first got me thinking about the Aberdare Mountains in Kenya. The book, Haven under the Hill, by Monty Brown didn’t paint a conventional picture…

Petra

Petra: Romancing the Ruins

The sky clears on a dark December afternoon to reveal the wonders of an ancient kingdom. We arrive at Petra on a cold and wet December afternoon with the sombre grey sky threatening to play a complete spoilsport. My husband suggests we check into one of the hotels in the town of Wadi Musa (or…

Wadi Rum: Wonder in Lawrence Land

Wadi Rum: Wonder in Lawrence Land

A hair-raising detour on the return journey from Petra takes travellers on a voyage of discovery and enlightenment. We are waiting at the base camp of Wadi Rum for Faraaj, our Bedouin guide, to take us into the desert. The gentle afternoon sun plays hide-and-seek with the clouds and the icy desert wind whistles across…