Caving capital of Philippines Samar with Spark Samar

Caving capital of Philippines-Samar. Thankyou so much Philippines Tourism Spark Samar. Elsie Gabriel The island of ‘Samar’ in the Philippines was put in the caving spotlight since the discovery of the largest cave in the Philippines, the Langun Gobingob Caves in Brgy Panayuran, Calbiga, Samar.Samar, earlier known asWestern Samar, is a  province in the Philippines located on Samar Islands in the Eastern Visayas and its capital is Catbalogan City. There are many caving adventure trips that one can make during a tour of the island but the best one, Langun-Gobingob Caves is the pride of…continue reading →

Safety first! Specially when traveling abroad.

Safety is of utmost importance when traveling abroad. I whisked my face away just in time to save my cheek from a deep scar which could have been caused by this wild Lemur's territorial gesture! I almost fell to the ground in a protective step to save my self but gathered enough pride to lookup to watch the Lemur walk away and climb back atop the Baboa tree...Yes I was in Madagscar, Dense natural habitat of the Lemurs. Trying to get a good picture for back home "with the Lemurs". Let me tell…continue reading →

Diving with Thresher Sharks in Malapascua

I'm in love with the Ocean. I 'exhale' at the Ocean bed! To research and save the Ocean is my mission. I 'live' under the ocean. The serenity bond that connects you to real life ecology emerges as life's biggest lessons far deeper than those found in classrooms. If you want to live the talk, get out and embrace our planet. And Diving with sharks has taught me humility and how to be one with nature, sheer bliss. Come to Philippines! Philippines offers some of the most exciting extreme dives in the world.I…continue reading →

What it means to win the Holiday IQ #gokerala @keralatourismofficial @HolidayIQ contest!

 Thankyou for your Hospitality KeralaTourism! #gokerala #HolidayIQ @keralatourismofficial @keralatourism @HolidayIQ One of the five couples to win all India. @elsie_gabriel @vic_ferns HolidayIQ in Association With Kerala Tourism Presents - #GoKerala @keralatourismofficial HolidayIQ, India's largest travel community and Kerala Tourism have joined hands to promote tourism in God's Own Country through a unique marketing campaign- #GoKerala The experiential campaign, unlike traditional marketing campaigns, is completely powered by the holiday experiences and reviews of authentic travellers across the country. Led by HolidayIQ, #GoKerala is a content led, multiple-platform campaign with a dedicated microsite, integrated touchpoints and…continue reading →

Minimalistic Packing for the Perfect Cruise.

Minimalistic Packing for the Perfect Cruise. Camera. Check. Sunglasses. Check. Swimwear’s. Check. Hats. Check. Gowns/Dinner Jackets. Check. Smart Casual. Check. Torches. Check. Luggage Tags. Check. Toiletry  organizer. Check. Multiple Power point unit. Check. Sea sickness tablets. Check. Iron Free day attires. Check. Sunscreens. Check. Poolside robes. Check. Coffee anti spill mugs. Check. Jewelry Organiser. Check. Medicine organizer bag. Check.Gym wear. Check. Extra Bag for mementoes and shopping. Check. Books to read Check. Glow in the dark stickers. Check. Mobile/gadgets  water proof pouches. Check. Sandals/Shoes. Check. Xerox of your passports and ID s. Check. Extra…continue reading →

Farmers are Climate change refugees

Farmers are refugees of climate change. Elsie Gabriel Lack of research and development in the agriculture sector, government subsidies, international imports and competition, unpredictable climate patterns are the main causes for a staggering number of Indian farmers who are resorting to suicide.Suicide has spread like an epidemic among the distraught farmers. Climate change and agricultureare interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global scale, not just India. Climate change affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in sea levels,average temperatures,  ground level ozone levels, rainfall and climate extremes, changes inpests and diseases and changes in…continue reading →

Anida adds her mesmerizing tunes to the Persian cuisines at Sodabottleopnerwala Powai Mumbai

 What better offering of authentic Persian gourmet to the SodaBottleOpenerWala by the Olive group at Powai Mumbai, than Anidas experience of her rich Iranian bonding with these cuisines. Have known Anida for the last 25 years and yes we girls aren't telling, we are one of those forever Young lot who keep evolving and creating one milestone after another. The singing sensational girl still looks anything between 21 to 35 and now that should keep you guessing. She played a perfect host to serving and ordering one dish after another for us all…continue reading →
Spiciest Cuisine of India-The Chettinad gourmet at Renaissance Hotel,Powai.

Spiciest Cuisine of India-The Chettinad gourmet at Renaissance Hotel,Powai.

Spiciest Cuisine of India-The Chettinad gourmet at Renaissance Hotel,Powai.   Elsie Gabriel The Chettiars have long been considered the masters of spice, and with very good reason. Sample their traditional fiery favourites, signature seafood recipes, salted vegetables and sun dried meats at the Renaissance hotel Powai Mumbai. The hotel is conducting a ‘Chettinad Food with exquisite cuisines from Chettinad featuring local favourites, according to the chief Chef Yogendra Singh who has been working at the Renaissance for the last fifteen years. He is a seasoned chef and explained how the Chettinad food when…continue reading →
Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel

Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel

  Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Elsie Gabriel Barbeque Mari-Nation with Master Chef Pat Chapman. Master Chef and Chilly king-Chef Pat Chapman, as he is fondly called kicked up a hot storm behind the counter at Barbeque Nation, Worli, Mumbai. Soft spoken and very articulate- is how he stirred up some fascinating marinades for some good protein lovers.His vegetarian offerings were no less. So Chapman knows it all, been there,done that and at 73 years now he is a gentle giant and delivers one masala grill after another with such finesse.…continue reading →
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