Marriage of Art + Airports

Back in the 70s air travel was the newest and most luxurious mode of travel, something only the fortunate few could enjoy. In less than 35 years that mode of transport has become the busiest, stressful but unavoidable mode to connect with the world. While airlines innovate and stylise the actual travel within the confines…

AR / VR : Which Airline Brings Its ‘A’ Game? 

While writing on destinations who have brought their ‘A game’ to mixed realities marketing, I stumbled upon some airlines who have taken flight in the uncharted skies quite figuratively. Airlines like tourism boards have one objective in driving their marketing strategy -  influencing the consumers to travel. While luxury travellers’ may not bat an eyelid…

AR / VR : Which Destination Brings Its ‘A’ Game?

Ever since I had seen the movie Minority Report over a decade ago, I have been eager to see for myself how does the world incorporate augmented reality and virtual reality to sell us products or show us the next best destination for our vacation. Fast forward to 2014 and the world is ready to…

Best Luxury Travel Apps

Disruptive Travel. The two buzzwords since 2014 that have been thrown around among the jet-setting circles.The upper echelons of travellers show off the travel apps that adorn their smartphone than their destinations. What app you use is key to how savvy you can be when it comes to the fast pace of disruptive technology. In…

Night Out in Singapore

There is a lift in my step and I am humming the latest tune from Calvin Harris - ‘This Is What You Came For’ while I sit down to fine tune this post. Well going by the music I am currently listening to, it resonates perfectly with Singapore’s after dusk vibe. You may have heard…

Top Destinations in Asia for Food Shopping

What is the one thing Asia is known for around the world ? Food. Indian, Chinese and Thai cuisine have been invading the dinner tables for decades and take top spots of the most popular cuisines according to Google Trends. Ever since the world started to shrink, thanks to travel and globalisation we have access…

Beijing : Exploring the Imperial City

Well into the 21st century we have evolved into technologically dependent beings that can tackle little less than math at this point (all thanks to our dearest smart phone). But when you think how we got here, inevitably the roadmap of our future lies in our history and how we lived as a civilisation in…

Bleisure In Shanghai

In 2014 travel industry analysts invented a word for the urban dictionary - Bleisure. It was reported then that the world of travel was seeing a trend on the horizon of business travellers doing the unthinkable, mixing business with leisure and thereby committing to bleisure. Business travel is now seen more of an incentive to…

Discovering India : One Trip at A Time

Stereotypes. Imprinted on our minds by the entertainment industry, stereotypic projections lead us rather mislead us into shaping our views of a particular region in the world and its culture. It holds true for the western hemisphere as much as the east. However, social media has been swift in transforming the world at large into…