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Clicking with Coolpad Mega 2.5D: Field of View Matters

First there was the humble mobile phone. Then it came with a grainy camera. Someone added smarts to it and improved the camera. The next iteration saw a front facing camera – and initially people[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 Stuff, Travel Tech, Travel Tips

Hotel Review: Vivanta by Taj – Guwahati, Assam, India

What can be exciting about a city hotel? Plenty, if it’s the Vivanta by Taj in Guwahati in the north-eastern Indian state of Assam. From a traveller’s perspective, Guwahati itself may not have too much[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 Hotels, Luxury, Stuff

Taking Selfies – Responsibly and Safely

Only time will tell if selfies were an artistic and cultural phenomena, or just a passing (some say silly) fad. Whatever it is, someone needs to step in and raise a red flag. Why? People[Read More…]

by August 13, 2016 Stuff, Travel, Travel Tech

Coolpad Mega 2.5D: Travellers Will Like This Device

We travellers can be a difficult lot sometimes – we always want to pack in more even as we seek to reduce the burdens on our back. And so it is with technology. In an[Read More…]

by August 11, 2016 Stuff, Travel Tech

Leica: Coming Soon in Your Mobile!!

Anyone who loves photography has a Leica on his wishlist. While only a few of us actually end up buying the camera, we can still have access to their superior craft of lens making. Like[Read More…]

by August 8, 2016 photography, Stuff, Travel Tech

Do you REALLY want to lead a life of travel?

“I want to travel, and do little else, all my life. I am so passionate about it.” How often have people come up to me and made a similar statement. As a travel writer, my[Read More…]

by August 6, 2016 Stuff

Ola Select: Be a Privileged Customer from Day One

Many moons ago, airlines invented what we know as miles programs. What were these? Every time you flew on a carrier, or within a grouping like Star Alliance, they would give you points. The more[Read More…]

Honor 5c: When the Battery Makes Travel a Pleasure

When Murphy wrote his laws, he must have had travellers at the top of his mind. Even if mobile telephony did not exist in his time, he was bang on about things going wrong for[Read More…]

Honor 5c: Creating Stories With Its Pro Camera

When you see stunning images shot by mobiles, do you wonder why you are not able to shoot such photos yourself? Here’s a little secret: Many of those images were not shot in the point-and-shoot[Read More…]

by July 13, 2016 Stuff, Travel Planning, Travel Tech, Travel Tips

Honor 5c: The Mobile Device for Travellers

Most mobile devices can be said to be suited for travellers – but this community always has a few extra ‘demands’ for a gadget to make the cut for those on the go. The Honor[Read More…]