Manila: The Site Of The Best Sunset In World

By: K K Agarwal, Sr. Associate Editor-ICN Group A relatively new development is the incorporation of all the cities and municipalities comprising the Manila metropolitan area into one unit–a “mega-city”–called “Metro Manila.” MANILA: Manila is considered as the major center of commerce, banking, and financial as well as tourism, transportation, and real estate. It is also considered as the most densely populated city in the world because of its small area yet has 42,857 people per square kilometer. Manila City proper is bounded on the north by Navotas and Caloocan City,…

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A Thing Of Beauty Is A Joy Forever

By: Eram Fatima, Asstt. Editor-ICN  Maybe John Keats really observed the beauty of nature like I saw because if I was in his place I would have said the same: A thing of beauty is a joy forever, indeed. NEW DELHI: Since childhood I had a yearning to visit to places which I haven’t before. I have a fetish for travelling. When finally the opportunity arose out of the blue, I decided to make it my one of the memorable experiences ever. I always had an illusion in my mind that…

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Brooklyn Bound : New York Diaries Part-1

By: Barnali Bose, Editor-ICN Group Brooklyn Bound : Brooklyn is named after a Dutch town called “Breukelen”. From Europe,the Dutch  were the first to migrate to the area. They  settled in  the town in 1634 as part of the colony of New Netherland. During the 19th century, Brooklyn expanded and filled Kings County. It remained a separate city till  the people there voted to join New York City in 1898. A visit to New York is said to be  incomplete without the experience of a stroll on the Brooklyn  Bridge and…

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Amazing Australia

By: G. P. Sinha, Consulting Editor-ICN Group SYDNEY: I visited Australian in May and June 2019. This was my second visit to Australia. I had visited Sydney in 2010 and had an opportunity to see Sydney very closely and visited Blue Mountains, one of the natures’ paradise.  This time we explored the dessert of Australia and went to the place called ‘ULURU’ also popularly known as Ayers Rock. Sydney itself is one of the most beautiful cities of the world. But going to Uluru was an experience in itself. Uluru…

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One Of The Best Aquariums In The United States: National Aquarium Baltimore

By: M S Mazumdar, Editor-ICN North East  The aquarium’s stated vision is to confront pressing issues facing global aquatic habitats through pioneering science, conservation, and educational programming. The National Aquarium  is a non-profit public aquarium located at Pratt Street in the Inner Harbor area of Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. Constructed during a period of urban renewal in Baltimore, the aquarium opened on August 8, 1981. The Aquarium holds more than 8,300,000 liter of water, and has more than 17,000 specimens representing over 750 species.The aquarium building and the land upon…

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The Trip to Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. Innsbruck, Austria We reached Innsbruck by a train from Salzburg. The 2-hour journey tripled to a 5-hour journey because of unexpected disruptions in the train route. Innsbruck was the the venue of winter olympics ! Day 1 Out of the 2 nights we stayed, the first night we spent at the town center listening to open air…

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The Trip to Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. Salzburg, Austria The journey to Salzburg from Venice was our first cross-country travel by “land”. We booked a ticket from a TrenItalia kiosk , from Venice to Villach. Incidentally it was an inter city bus of the Austrian Railways ( OBB ) which had a tie-up with Italian Railways for international travel. From Villach, we had pre-booked…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues.  Salzburg, Austria The journey to Salzburg from Venice was our first cross-country travel by “land”. We booked a ticket from a TrenItalia kiosk , from Venice to Villach. Incidentally it was an inter city bus of the Austrian Railways ( OBB ) which had a tie-up with Italian Railways for international travel. From Villach, we had pre-booked…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. Venice, Italy Venice ( aka Venezia ) is on the other side of the country — we took a train from La Spezia to Venizia Mestre, which took us 6 hours. We had booked our AirBnB at Venezia Mestre, which “is the territory of the city based on continental land instead of islands”. We didn’t get much done…

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The Trip To Western & Central Europe 2017

By: Shoubhik Bose & Debanjana Maitra Shoubhik and Debanjana, senior engineers in software companies of repute in Bangalore love travelling in India and abroad. They take time out to share their experiences through their travelogues. The Italian Riviera ( Cinque Terre ), Italy We took a flight from Palermo to Rome, and then a couple of trains to La Spezia. From Rome, we took a train to La Spezia ( a 6 journey ). There is a train service with connects La Spezia with all the 5 villages of Cinque Terre. So if…

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