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Pool - Picture of Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa, Kollam - TripAdvisor

Pool - Picture of Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa, Kollam - TripAdvisor

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Photographer Takes His Rescued Dog Maddie On Epic Adventures Maddie the dog, of ‘Maddie on Things’ fame, is traveling across America with owner Theron Humphrey and looking for friends. Maddie became famous for her ability to balance on things shortly after she was rescued, but this new series, “four by three,” is all about their adventures in America’s back-country. Believe it or not, but the duo will be travelling by motorcycle most of the time – Maddie will be sitting in a sidecar right alongside Theron the whole time!

Top Travel Trends and Hot Destinations for 2017 It's been a fairly dramatic year in terms of travel: France has gone down (thanks for nothing, terrorists), whilst Cuba has gotten oh so big (thanks for everything, Obama). We fell in love with Iceland, and fell out of love with selfie sticks, and, all in all, added a ton of destinations to our ever-expanding bucket lists. But, what does 2017 have in store? To find out, we caught up with the Canadian Director of Marketing for Flight Centre, Aaron Stubbings. He expertly took us through the key travel trends and trendiest new destinations, so if you want to get planning and be in the know, you better read on.

The 6 best destinations for solo travel Travelling alone doesn’t mean you have to travel alone. One of the best ways I’ve found to explore a country during my two years of solo travel is to join a tour group. Travelling solo in a group means you still get to feel like a wild adventurer exploring the world (because you are) but you’ve got instant friends, the safety of a tour guide and, sometimes, a better price too. Me flying solo at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Some destinations are better than others when it comes to travelling solo. With 60 countries in my passport, here are the six that I think really stand out for the solo traveller.

 Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort and Ayurveda Spa Namaste! Greetings from India - The land of Ayurveda & Yoga Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa located in Kollam, Kerala is undoubtedly the best experience in backwaters and is just 60 Kms away from Trivandrum Intl Airport. Ranked No. 1 in TripAdvisor, we delight all our guests with a private balcony that offers panoramic view of the backwaters for all categories of rooms and ensures that Nature is never far from one's door step. Ayurveda holidays at Fragrant Nature Kollam are very popular across the globe; there are regular clients who does 7 to 14 night’s packages and some does even longer ones. ‘Prana’, the Ayurveda Spa offers therapeutic packages designed to each clients’ body constitution.

Food, travel, pets and selfies push Instagram to almost 100m posts a day The revolution will be #filtered: Instagram’s explosive growth is showing no signs of slowing, with close to one hundred million photos and videos now being shared on the platform every day. New figures show the photo-sharing platform’s monthly active user base has more than doubled in size over the past two years, with 500 million people a month worldwide now using Instagram. Three hundred million – just shy of the entire population of the United States – use the app every day. By comparison, Facebook had 1.65 billion monthly active users as of 31 March 2016 and about 1.1 billion daily active users – about three times Instagram’s figures. But Facebook also owns Instagram, having bought it for US$1bn in cash and stock in 2012. Analysts now believe it could be worth as much as US$37bn – not a bad return on a company that, just four years ago, had 13 employees.

Whole Foods: These Will Be the Big Food Trends of 2017 According to Whole Foods. As you stroll through the aisles of Whole Foods next year, you will probably be seeing a lot more purple. Nope, it's not to commemorate Prince, though that would be pretty cool. It's to meet the increasing demand for antioxidant and nutrient-rich foods like purple cauliflower, black rice, purple asparagus, elderberries, acai, purple sweet potatoes, purple corn, and cereal. Healthy and delicious? Say no more. Best in Travel: Lonely Planet names best destinations for 2017 Last updated 11:56, October 27 2016 Choquequirao or mini Machu Picchu tops the list for its remote and spectacular Inca ruins near Cuzco. Lonely Planet has named Taranaki as one of the world's best regions for 2017, Canada as the top country, and Bordeaux as one of the world's best cities. Winner of the world's best region went to Peru's Choquequirao, which is it's lesser known 'lost city'. Not for long, however - there's a cable car slated for 2017 which will whisk visitors straight to the ruins in 15 minutes or, similarly to Machu Picchu, you can do a four day trek to reach them. Either or, one thing is for certain - the only people you'll encounter are archaeologists and jungle, which still covers two-thirds of the ruins.

Food trend predictions for 2017: What’s hot, what’s not Restless foodies, home cooks and industry professionals are eagerly waiting for the doors to open on the world’s virtual smorgasbord of new food and drink trends for 2017. With various motives, they’re eager to join the rush to the Next Big Things, as decreed by a combo of consumer interest and savvy marketing. Which came first — the Korean fried chicken or the baked egg? Regardless, selfies will be rampant.

The best photography on Picfair: world food insert_drive_file Article • 3 November 2014 Updated 10 November 2016 This month we’ve teamed up with Picfair photographers to make your mouths water. Below we’ve handpicked 20 of the best world food images from the photo-sharing and selling site. Next month’s theme is ‘urban’, so for a chance to have your images licensed by Rough Guides, upload your best urban images to Picfair and tag them with RGurban. Eating skewers in Beijing, China ‘Skewers‘ by Walter Wackerlig / Picfair

8 Days Ayurveda, Meditation, and Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India - Vedic way of wellness can be explored at Fragrant Nature Resorts Ayurveda spas in its purity. From its own certified farms comes pesticide free, nutrient balanced food produces that at the kitchens turn to great flavors. This is Fragrant Nature, striving to serve novel experiences. Ayurveda Ayurveda is an elaborate healing system of India, a science of life based on the laws of nature. Temple Rome 50th Celebration of Roman Food and Foodways Monday, March 20, 2017 through Friday, March 24, 2017 Photography Exhibit Exhibit of the winners and honorable mentions of the Food Photography Contest. Photos will be showcased in our office all week. Courtney Paoli-1st Place Nicholas Galea-2nd place Abigail Jordan-3rd place Monday, March 20, 2017 Tasting Rome 6pm-9pm Melograno Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA An evening celebrating Roman food specialties with the married owners of Melograno Restaurant--Chef Gianluca Demontis-a native of Rome and Rosemarie Tran-a Temple Rome alum.

2017 Food Trends - Watch out for these health-food, superfood trends Like fashion or gadgets, food trends also come and go, with each new year bringing a host of ingredients that nutritionists consider to be on the rise. Factors such as the inherent nutrients, the ability to tackle dietary issues, the ease of availability, and versatility help diet experts figure out what ingredients are on the up when it comes to health food. On the basis of these, here are some ingredients that experts suggest would make the list for ‘superfoods’ of 2017. Going (Green) Bananas There’s a lot of talk about what kind of flour is healthier for you, and banana flour may just steal the limelight from the likes of coconut flour or other emerging varieties.

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