Picks of the week – July 1

This weeks picks of the week. Before we go there I want to remind you of the contest we are currently running – $500 vacation card giveaway. Enroll your self and be eligible to win $500 vacation card.

Travel Posts of The Week

Sherpas : Heroes of the Himalaya – MalloryOnTravel.com

All the great treks in the Himalayans would not have been possible with these people. They are the best people to advice you the trekking routes and what to do during the times of crisis. They make inaccessible destinations accessible. They are the Heros of Himalays – The Sherpas.

Field notes from a conservation biologist in Antarctica – MatadorNetwork.com

Matador Network has always been my first resource for travel stories. Max Seigal, a wildlife and nature photographer, visits Antarctica as a biologist. Many pictures shows Antarctica as a barren and lifeless place. Take a look at the photos in this article, and then you will realize that Antarctica is a place buzzing with birds, seals, whales and fish.

Wimbledon without tennis : 10 things to do – CNN Travel

Very few realize that Wimbledon is not just a mere tennis tournament, but a village located on Southwest of London. Very few people know that there is a Buddhist Temple here named as Buddhapadipa Temple. If you are not for tennis, here are ten things to do in Wimbledon.

Why Every Woman Should Travel Solo at Least Once – Tripify.com

Many people might think a woman traveling solo is too dangerous. On the other hand, some people think its a gateway to discover oneself and become a stronger human being. Jessica Festa, says why a women should travel solo atleast once in a lifetime.

The Cuisine Lover’s Guide to Dining in Dubai by Maiden-Voyage-Travel.com

There might be no place like Dubai – with ultramodern infrastructure, dazzling buildings and treating travelers and tourists with unique experiences, it’s a place everyone would love. The food scene is interesting as well. Read to discover the recommended restaurants in Dubai.

Travel Photo of The Week

This weeks top photo is captured by Mark Wiens of Migrationology. I feel that photos are not about megapixels or professional gear. Photos are about moments and experiences. Recently, Mark has been to Varanasi, the most scared city in India, located on the shores of religious Ganges River (known as Ganga in Hindi). The city is colorful, where you can see many devotees in saffron colored clothes. Many people in India believe that life starts and ends at the Ganges river.

Varanasi - Kedar Ghat

Travel Video of The Week

This week’s top video, is a 20 second time lapse of City Hall in San Francisco.

Sai Karthik Reddy Mekala

Karthik Reddy has been traveling around the world since completing his M.B.A in 2012. He is passionate about photography, trying out new food, meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and explore places solo.

2 Responses

  1. Iain Mallory says:

    Thank you for including me here, truly honoured to be mentioned alongside some great sites.

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