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Comic festival is coming back!

You may be 7 or 77, comics lovers enjoy! Comic Festival is back. Where else then in Brussels. Brussels is the comic strip capital and never stops proving it. There is no shortage of possibilities: visiting the museums and exhibitions; strolling around the many specialist galleries and bookshops; heading off to discover the 47 comic strip murals located all over Brussels; and even eating and sleeping comics … there's plenty to do for lovers of the 9th art! That's where legends like Tintin took birth and keep enjoying people around world. In 2014, Brussels is going to experience a highly colorful weekend from 5-7 September, with its now famous Comics Festival, but also Comics Night taking place in the Parc de Bruxelles, the Balloon’s Day Parade, the Tintin Journal Rally, guided visits and

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World’s Biggest Underground Trampoline in Snowdonia

A huge slate cavern in North Wales has been installed with the world’s biggest underground trampoline to offer unique and fun-filled adventures, set to open on 4th July. This giant underground playground is the first of its kind in the world. Bounce Below brings trampolining to a new terrain. Unlike anything seen before, three huge trampolines are hung in the old slate cavern at varying levels, linked together by 60 ft slides. Visitors are taken to the impressive 100 x 60 foot cavern by an old mining train and kitted out in special overalls and a helmet before being let loose in the caves to bounce, climb and slide in the most unique setting. The walls are kitted out with techni coloured lights which illuminate the subterranean background with vibrant colours. The LEDs also reveal th

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Taj Mahal, Golden temple among top 25 landmarks in world

Symbol of love and eternal beauty- The Taj Mahal in Agra and the one of the most revered religious places in India- The Golden Temple in Amritsar are among the top most recognized 25 landmarks in the world. This list has been compiled by the popular travel review site- TripAdvisor based on feedback from millions of its users around the world. Taj has been considered as one of the seven man-made wonders in the world. It is often referred also as greatest architectural achievement on earth, not to mention a testament to love. This list reaffirms its position as one of the most popular tourist destinations around the globe. Similarly, Golden temple in Amritsar, built by the fifth Guru Arjan Sahib in 1604 A.D. is the centre of faith for all the Sikhs around the world. The sparkling Harmandir S

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Tram Experience heads for 3rd season

For the third season this year The Tram Experience will be moving to the partner cities of the Délice network. Délice is a sort of club bringing together good food cities of the world. Initiated by the City of Lyon a few years ago, the network is directly supported by cofounding cities such as Brussels or Barcelona. Today, Délice has about twenty members and its growth objectives rather aim new horizons and distant continents. For this new season, Tram Experience will proceed in the same direction. Not only does season 3 stand for outstanding gourmet dining, it is also open to the world and takes you on a memorable culinary journey. On your trip, you will dive into different parts of the world, near and far, but always fascinating. All season 3 long, you will savour first-rate dishe...

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eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX: time for Dine & Wine

From 11 to 14 September, the Brussels restaurant festival is once again coming to Bois de la Cambre/Ter Kamerenbos. Over four days, restaurateurs from throughout the Brussels Capital Region and this year along with wines from Bordeaux as well as its partner cities, provinces and regions are coming together. During eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX, they will share their know-how and passion for delicious products with connoisseurs and foodies who are always looking out for outstanding quality, new taste sensations and adventures. This year, the enhancement of Brussels gastronomy is to be accompanied by sampling various Bordeaux wines in the company of winegrowers from that region.  eat! BRUSSELS provides an excellent picture of the gastronomic diversity that Brussels is rich in....

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Lake Palace, Udaipur among top 10 lakeside hotels in world

Taj Lake Palace hotel in Udaipur, India is among top 10 lakeside hotels in world selected by Tripadvisor based on its user reviews. Lake Palace, as the name suggests is a historical palace located in the midst of calm, shallow waters of Lake Pichola. It has a beautiful surroundings- with city palace overlooking the lake, background is full of small, lush green aravali hills. One side of the lake is the old city of Udaipur. Udaipur is also called as city of lakes. The view over Lake Pitchola and the city palace in the evening is breathtaking. This is one of those hotels, which make you feel like royalty. Visitors term it as nothing less than a piece of paradise. This year this hotel was also named as best five star deluxe hotel in India in the National tourism awards. Besides Lake Palace

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Photos – Pigeons of Mecca Masjid

Charminar and Mecca Masjid are two landmarks of Hyderabad and pigeons are another landmarks of mecca masjid where all Nizams of Hyderabad lie in peace. The historical Mecca Masjid abounds with flocks of cooing pigeons. Hundreds of people come here every morning to feed the pigeons including non Muslims in considerable number. Mecca masjid is a photographer's delight. Mecca Masjid is a popular sightseeing attraction of Hyderabad which is situated towards the south-west of Charminar, at a distance of about 150 meters. Mecca Masjid of Hyderabad is famous for its splendid architecture. Mecca Masjid is considered as the oldest and the biggest of all mosques in Hyderabad. The construction of this mosque began in 1617 by Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah. But it was Aurangazeb, the Mughal Emperor, who ...

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Active Holiday brings Intrepid Travel’s adventure trips to India

Indian travellers are beginning to travel differently as many are no longer content to sightsee their way through numerous destinations in record speed. Evolved Indian travellers want to experience destinations in a deeper way and are embracing new travel styles including the outdoors. Although in nascent stages, outbound travel from India is set to slowly join the adventure travel revolution; that according to a study conducted by Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), has grown by 65% annually since 2009. In response to this movement, the Active Holiday Company - India’s first outbound adventure touring company, is pleased to announce its partnership with adventure travel giant Intrepid Travel. As a result of this partnership, Indian travellers seeking more from their holidays wil

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Photos: First Dalit to scale Mount Everest, S. Anand Kumar

S. Anand Kumar of India is now the first Dalit to reach the summit- Mt. Everest, a dream for all adventure seekers around the world. At 7.30 in the morning of 25th May 2014, just one hour after her teammate Malavath Poorna, who has by then already become the youngest woman in the world to reach the top of the world, Anand Kumar too peaked. Anand Kumar is also just 16 years old and a eleventh class student at Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Educational Institutions Society’s school. Born of a very poor family, Anand's father was a teacher in a private school, but is now working as a cycle mechanic to repay the loan he has taken from the shop owner to construct a pucca house at his dwelling.  Just few years back, half of his family members were taking turns to sleep as his house was leaking in...

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Photos: Youngest female to peak Mt. Everest is an Indian

Malavath Poorna is now the youngest female in the world to reach the summit- Mt. Everest, a dream for all adventure seekers around the world. At 6.30 in the morning of 25th May 2014, she unfurled the Indian tricolour at the highest point on this planet. She was just 13 years and 11 months at that time. Born of a very poor family of agricultural labourers, Poorna is also the youngest Indian to reach the summit. In fact she was just one month older then the youngest person ever to climb the Mount Everest successfully, who was a US boy. A ninth standard student at Andhra Pradesh Social Welfare Educational Institutions Society's school, Poorna struggled against all odds to be on top.  Hailing from a  background, where none of her villager folk have ever seen snow in their lives, Poorna achieve...

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