India is pretty much a travellers haven, catering to the spiritual and laidback, to the chaotic and thrilling. We’ve summed up the absolute must-see places in India, and for those who wish to stray from the India bucket list, the best alternatives to venture down the path less trodden.
Meet Anjali, Millie, Jabir and Tarak, team North India’s batting line up for the Street Child Cricket World Cup. Unsurprisingly in a nation of cricket fanatics, the Indian teenagers share a passion for the sport, but it’s their individual skills with a bat and ball that are set to take them from the streets of Kolkata to Lord’s!
The Vessel, the centrepiece of New York’s newest neighbourhood, Hudson Yards, opened to much fanfare on March 15th. The brainchild of British designer Thomas Heatherwick, the Vessel is an interactive art installation consisting of 80 landings and 154 intersecting flights of stairs and is quickly becoming the most Instagrammed building in New York. At 150-feet tall, it dominates the newly developed area and offers those energetic enough to climb 2,500 steps superb views over the Hudson River and surrounding areas
It has long been believed that the Silk Road got its name from the trade in the highly-sought after fabric that travelled along routes from China to the West in the first millennia. Archaeologists working in China however have unearthed evidence of an actual road made from silk, which they believe stretches over 4,000 miles from Xian to Istanbul. They believe the silk rug-like road was laid in the 5th century to help traders and merchants navigate their way across the dangerous route.
One of the many, many reasons why Georgia is so popular here at the Wild Frontiers office, and indeed with our clients, is the food. Carla Capalbo, award-winning food and wine writer and photographer, shares with us a recipe from her book Tasting Georgia.