As selfies continue to become popular (or move towards the category of being cliché), Alex Chacon comes up with an amazing 3-minute video clip. With a GoPro on a stick, this traveler compiled selfies taken over a period of 600 days of his travel in 36 countries all around the world. Chacon traveled over 125,946 miles with the help of 5 motorcycles.
Naming his video “Around the World in 360° Degrees – 3 Year Epic Selfie”, this man actually takes it to an epic level.
With travel bug catching up in India, European countries are a preferred destination for Indians this summer, according to a survey.
Searches were conducted by travel search engine KAYAK.co.in between October 1, 2017 to March 23, 2018 for travel dates between May 5, 2017 and August 31, 2018.
As per the search, Moscow and Istanbul are taking the lead with year-on-year increase in flight searches by 269 and 252 per cent respectively.
Other trendy destinations this summer show that Indians are interested in travelling not only to the well-known European destinations like Spain, Germany and Greece but also to some less conventional ones like Norway, Hungary and even Iceland.
Europeans on the other hand are travelling to Palma Mallorca in Spain the most, followed by London and Lisbon.
Considering the budget, several European locales are emerging as good options for travel from India without burning a big hole in the pocket.
Istanbul, which is also the second top-trending destination, is seeing a price drop as high as 95 per cent compared to the average trip cost.
This is followed by Milan, Italy, with a 37 per cent drop in the average trip cost. With warm weather in Europe, this represents a good opportunity to travel to these European destinations for a summer adventure at a reduced price.
Abhijit Mishra, Director of India and Middle East, KAYAK, said in a statement: “With the summer holiday period quickly approaching, travel planning is on the rise and it was interesting to see how European countries have emerged as the preferred destination for Indians this year.” (IANS)
Adventure sports are unique in their adrenaline-inducing capabilities, owing to the thrill and 'risque' factor involved. However, a sports lover must venture into such extreme activities after being educated into the art of taking a 'calculated risk, say experts.
Niharika Nigam, Business Development Director at Jumpin Heights, lists some precautionary measures that need to be kept in mind