Travel

Travel to the World’s Best Contemporary Houses

February 17, 2019

There are few things we at The Daily Beast enjoy more than house porn. We love walking down residential boulevards in cities and towns, whiling away the hours admiring the ingenuity of some and the blanching at the choices of others. But, because only so many houses can be experienced on foot, books that transport you to the […]

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Choksi is medically unfit to travel to India: Lawyer to court

December 16, 2018

Absconding diamantaire Mehul Choksi is medically unfit to travel to India to depose before the court, his lawyer said, in a reply to the Enforcement Directorate’s plea. ED’s plea seeks to declare Choksi a ‘fugitive economic offender’. Choksi is an accused in the PNB fraud case. In a hearing on Saturday, Choksi’s lawyer told a […]

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NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Travels Beyond Heliosphere in Longest Running Mission

December 15, 2018

The US-based space agency NASA’s probe Voyager 2 has exited the heliosphere, the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun, enveloping its planets. This is the second time in history, a human-made object reached the space between the stars, more than 18 billion kilometers from Earth, NASA announced on Monday. Voyager […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Bathroom

December 2, 2018

The bathroom is probably the most overlooked area of an eco-conscious home. The simplest measures can go a long way to reducing both water and energy wastage in the bathroom. Table of Contents Shower over Bath Improve the Shower Head Flick the Lights Automatic Faucets Flushed Out Alternative Heat The R Story Continues Eco Hygiene […]

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Travel and Well-Being Tips Of The Rich And Famous — Part One

November 28, 2018

I’m not rich and I’m not famous, but, after 25 years of being a professional travel writer,  I have a boatload of great travel tips, which I can happily share with you. These items take the “travail” out of travel. They include Oscillococcinum — the best-selling over-the-counter cough-cold-flu remedy in France (which you can purchase at […]

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ISRO Successfully Launches GSAT-6A Communication Satellite

November 21, 2018

The GSLV-F08 rocket carrying GSAT-6A satellite. India on Thursday successfully launched the GSAT-6A satellite that would provide mobile communication facilities, using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08), in a copybook style. The GSLV-MkII rocket slung the satellite in a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO) from where it would be taken up to its final geostationary orbit […]

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