Posts in TRAVEL
Why we get Jet-lag | How to fight it

In this day and age, it is common to leave your place of origin in hopes of discovering a new part of the world. The majority of people are passport holders, and can claim that they’ve traveled to at least one other country. Something that we face now, as opposed to our ancestors centuries ago, are the implications that follow quick travel.

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Tagine Time

The essence and core of our Consciously Connected Travel tribe is shaking down global and social barriers by travelling with purpose. As we know this can take many forms and be executed in a number of different ways, but one of the main ways we love to discover a destination consciously is to dive into their cuisine and understand the history of it, the methods of assembling it, and the significance it has to the people in that space.

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Travel | 72 Hours in Phuket

Thailand is a land well versed in smiles, tropical fruits, and rich traditions that separate it from its Southeast Asian neighbours. While there are many destinations to discover in this luscious land like Bangkok’s bustling concrete jungle, Chiang Mai’s ancient mountain temples, or Pai’s relaxing rice field scene, we could only spare 72 hours and decided to explore paradise in the southern tip of Phuket.

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CCT's favourite Cambodian Boltholes

Cambodia is a destination that speaks to the soul of each and every traveller in their own personal perception of the country’s rich culture, unique landscape and rooted history that is paving a path of positivity for future generations. We have curated an intimate list of some of our favourite properties to satisfy your next staycation in Cambodia!

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Solo Travel | The best kinda therapy

Travelling might just be the antidote that frees us from the prison we place around our perception of what is true and what is our opinion of this truth. Isn’t it interesting that the more we grow, the more we get out and explore the world, we realize that the more we know the less we know.

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CCT's favourite Italian Boltholes

Italy has such an expansive landscape and boasts an abundance of immersive, authentic destinations that can nurture some of our greatest interests, from architectural buffs, to gastronomy lovers, art connoisseurs, to beach babes, this destination has something for everyone. We have curated an intimate list of some of our favourite properties that are a must indulge the next time you hop on over to Bella Italia!

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Art and Culture | Photo Review: Mubai Gallery Weekend and Kala Ghoda Festival

In February 2018, we visited the Mumbai Gallery weekend and Kala Ghoda Festival in Bombay. Space 118, an artist residency hosted 5-6 visual artist to showcase their works during the weekend. Some of the artists were Sarika Poornanand, Manita Singh and Harsheiil Patel. Artist Harsheiil Patel caught my attention with his mixed media approach to explore Hindu deity Lord Shiva.

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The Universal Language of Travel

When travelling to new and foreign places we face many barriers. Sometimes it’s the food that may not agree with us. Or perhaps we are thrown into cultures and traditions that we have never been exposed to, forcing us outside of our comfort zone. Whatever it may be, we encounter an abundance of all things new. But one main obstacle that seems to separate us is this construct of language.

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Travel | Bali, A place of possibility

Selamat from Bali, following our ethos of independent living, we have tapped into our network to unlock our insider narrative for a destination that is all things sunny, surf and spiritual. A serene sanctuary, a sensory playground and reattachment to our natural roots.

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Books on Delhi | Jamali Kamali

When travelling, books can be great companions. Usually before going to a new place knowing its history and culture helps me enjoy the city even more as I can relate to its day to day life. If you are coming to Delhi for the first time, I recommend the following contemporary reading list for a book lover, all by authors who have lived and cherished the city for many years. A mix of fiction, facts, geography and poetry- find Delhi’s best stories in here.

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Architecture | Le Corbusier's Chandigarh

Chandigarh, India's first planned city is unlike other cities of Punjab and Haryana. Even though we have been visiting Punjab since our childhood, Chandigarh stands out as a modern city more organised than most other cities in India. You can expect wide roads, greenery and low height concrete buildings. Le Corbusier, a French architect planned the city with his purist concepts keeping it simple in structure with an emphasis on lines.

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Wayanad to Mysore

Mysore Palace: Pride of the Rajput history, this palace is surrounded by four temples on each side and fortification. One can see an elephant parade on special days, rare photos of the royalty, extensive hand painting and patterned tiles inside of the palace with grand chandeliers.  A tour lasts about an hour and one could visit a museum and art gallery inside of the Palace as well.

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Food and Culture | From a Kitchen in Punjab

In rural Punjab and Haryana, ‘Sarson Ka Saag‘ and ‘Bajra Khichdi’  are staples in the winter as they keep you warm throughout the night. The rural Punjab and Haryana, ‘Sarson Ka Saag’ and ‘Bajra Khichdi’  are also staple in winter as they keep you warm throughout the day. Since, both Haryana and Punjab are agricultural states, they grow the maximum amount of Sarson (Mustard) in the country, which is used in oils, and the leaves are used in households. Farmers usually eat these for breakfast as it keeps you full for a longer time when working in fields. day.

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