Daily Archives: August 22, 2009

Eco Chic on the water ~ Kerala’s fascinating Kettuvallams

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Kerala is about the people who want to discover exceptional landscapes away from polluted lands. This is one of the most prosperous states in Southern India, famous for its culture, beaches and unique backwaters. Kerala is famous all over the world for its backwater boat cruises. The backwaters of Kerala have a fleet of over 250 houseboats providing an excellent opportunity for experience the beauty of Kerala. Every year a large gathering of tourists come here to explore its breathtakingly beautiful backwaters.

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Out of Africa… in style ~ The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, Laikipia, Kenya

By Dian Hasan | August 22, 2009

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Perched on the flanks of a rock kopje or rocky outcrop in the heart of a private conservation area, is The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, a collection of 4 private, serviced and staffed houses, about 75 km north of Mount Kenya, in the Laikipia region which is an area known for its rich biodiversity and culture. This luxe safari lodge is available either individually or as exclusive use of the whole property. With each comes a personal Masai guide and safari vehicle.

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Exquisite Stays | Devi Garh Resort, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

If you fancy to live like a Maharajah, now there’s a way to channel your travel appetite. Nestled in the Aravali Hills, 18th century Devi Garh Palace Hotel comprises of 39 suites takes on the look of modern India. It was conceived where the past meets the future. The contemporary design showcased within spectacular heritage property, complemented by personalised service, creates a new image of India for the 21st century.

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Dive Destinations | Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi (Celebes), Indonesia

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Green & Chic | Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, Tahiti, South Pacific


The newly opened Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalaso Spa shows that exquisite-looking resorts above water are not the exclusive domain of The Maldives. They actually first appeared at resorts in the the South Pacific, modeled after traditional fishing villages on stilts.

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Dive Destinations | Derawan Island, East Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia ~ 2 of 2

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Dive Destinations | Derawan Island, East Kalimantan (Borneo), Indonesia ~ 1 of 2

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