Travel News: Week of December 11, 2013

AA-US

Top Travel News What to Expect: The American Airlines-US Airways Merger Amex Platinum Losing AA/US Lounge Access; New Centurion Lounges Announced for LGA and SFO For Sale at Delta: Elite-Qualifying Miles U.S. State Department issues warning about crime in Venezuela You can now apply for TSA PreCheck—in Indiana Gogo moves a step closer to international […]

Travel News: Week of September 25, 2013

Peter Greenberg in Kenya

Top Travel News Travel Safety in Kenya Now & the Attack on the Nairobi Mall European airport regulators to begin allowing some liquids in carry-on Gianni Versace’s former Miami home to reopen as a hotel F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices Customs Waits at Airports Found to Be Three to Five Hours Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights […]

Off the beaten track, India: Tiruvannamalai

View of Mount Aranchala

When I put out on my Facebook page that I was on a train bound for Tiruvannamalai, one of the funniest comments I got was “better save some vowels for the trip back.”  Tiruvannamalai (pronounced Tiru-vanah-ma-lie or Tiru, for short) is a mountain town located in south east India, three hours inland from the popular […]

VIDEO: How to Travel to India

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Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, Michaela Guzy provides tips to making your trip to India hassle-free. Watch as she shares cultural differences to make note of, appropriate clothing, tips for the visa process and the best […]

VIDEO: India’s Ancient Spice Route to Modern Day Chefs

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Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, Michaela Guzy, takes us on a culinary journey through Kerala and Karnataka, two lesser-known Indian states. Her journey begins following the footsteps of Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, who founded the […]

India: Wellness, Spirituality, and Yoga – Video

Wellness, Spirituality, & Yoga

Watch as Michaela Guzy, founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, explores ancient Indian traditions, culture, healing rituals and practices yoga in the lesser known states of Kerala and Karnataka. Video written & produced by: Michaela Guzy | Lensed & edited by: Zac Osgood | Production & writing assistance: Jordan Jones (he’s the guy getting a hot stone massage […]

Hampi, India: Exploring the Temples & Ruins

Ruins spread out over Hampi.

Having arrived in Hampi in the early morning and then exploring the surrounding areas by motorbike, I wanted to experience the spiritual side of this majestic town so I took the bike to explore the temples. There are three main temples in Hampi; Hanuman, Lakshmi & Durga.  I recommend reading a little history on the […]

Hampi, India: Where to Stay and Eat

The entrance to Sunny's

WHERE TO STAY *please note, most places don’t have an address.  This is the way it is here, it is small enough to not need them.  When you arrive, simply ask someone or you will very likely see the signs. There are two areas of Hampi.  The main Bazaar, which sits at the foot of […]