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Town and Country in Nicaragua

  • March 13, 2022
Town and Country in Nicaragua

 

We began our explorations in the north of Managua and stayed at Selva Negra Ecolodge. My Wooden cottage was set in a nature reserve, where the sound of birds woke me up the next day. After breakfast, we set out on a bus tour to …

The article was published in Silver Traveller (the print magazine of SilverTravelAdvisor.com) in Winter 2022. To read the full article click on the image below.

To see the images of Nicaragua, go to www.amirinia.com/nicaragua.

The hidden paradise of Palawan, Philippines

  • January 14, 2022
The hidden paradise of Palawan, Philippines

 

Not many people know about the island Province of Palawan in the Mimarop region, and even though it is the largest province in the Philippines, it remains unspoilt and ripe for exploring.

The best way to see it is with a local Filipino company like Tao that fosters ecotourism and sustainability while introducing tourists to these islands’ local way of life.

I would spend three days with a group using one of Tao’s small vessels and doing some island hopping. We started our adventure on the island of Busuanga,  connected by air to the capital Manila.

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For more images of Palawan visit https://www.amirinia.com/philippines/.

 

 

The Beginning of the End of Winter

  • December 23, 2021
The Beginning of the End of Winter

 

The Winter Solstice is an astronomical event, which occurs in the Northern Hemisphere when the sun is at its utmost distance from the equator and reaches its southernmost point.  The winter transformation begins after the longest night of the year (and the shortest day), regenerating life.

Despite the weather getting colder, the days get longer with the promise of warmer days to come. The solstice has been long celebrated since ancient times, symbolising the rebirth of nature. In prehistoric times, pagans who worshiped the Sun held celebrations, eating and drinking. They believed that the winter solstice was the birthday of the two gods Sol Invictus (the invincible sun) and Mithras. Zoroastrians believed that the darkest night of the year was ominous and people should stay together to protect themselves from evil.

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For more images of Yalda visit www.amirinia.com/yalda/.

 

Interview with Mahendra Pratap – WTM2021

  • December 1, 2021
Interview with Mahendra Pratap – WTM2021

 

Interview with Mahendra Pratap Managing Director of Travel India Tourism Pvt. Ltd. at the World Travel Market London (WTM 2021

 

https://www.mptourism.com

 

Interview by https://www.amirinia.com.

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Interview with Yuvraj Padole – WT2021

  • December 1, 2021
Interview with Yuvraj Padole – WT2021

 

Interview with Yuvraj Padole Deputy Director of Madhya Pradesh Tourism at the World Travel Market London (WTM) 2021

https://www.mptourism.com

Interview by https://www.amirinia.com.

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Interview with Sindhu B. Rupesh – WTM 2021

  • December 1, 2021
Interview with Sindhu B. Rupesh – WTM 2021

 

Interview with Sindhu B. Rupesh Director of Karnataka Tourism at the World Travel Market London (WTM) 2021

 

Interview by https://www.amirinia.com.

 

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A glimpse of Nicaragua in 72 hours

  • November 16, 2021
A glimpse of Nicaragua in 72 hours

 

It was September 2019, I was flying to Nicaragua, the largest country in Central America but it is less known to tourists. However, it has awakened to the strategic importance of tourism and aims to show its hidden beauties to the world.

We began our explorations in the north of Managua and arrived in Selva Negra Ecolodge, 12 kilometers from the town of Matagalpa. We only stayed one night at Hotel Selva Negra. My wooden cottage with a deck was set in a nature reserve environment within a forest, surrounded by a farm and coffee plantation. There were two lakes, one of them in front of the restaurant and the reception area.

To read more visit Silvertraveladvisor.com or click here.

Dining at Hilton London Croydon

  • October 19, 2021
Dining at Hilton London Croydon

Our stay at Hilton London Croydon gave us the great opportunity to see London from a different perspective. After a day exploring what Croydon has to offer including spending time in Croydon’s large shopping center (called the Whitgift Centre), and walking in Lloyd Park near the hotel, now it was time to treat ourselves to a romantic and memorable evening. We sat at a reserved table in a quiet corner of the Lounge Bar. There is also the Larder restaurant in the hotel, which offers a different ambiance.

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Wellness retreat at Hilton London Croydon

  • September 7, 2021
Wellness retreat at Hilton London Croydon

I and my wife live in London and often enjoy exploring this vibrant cosmopolitan city. A city whose heritage extends beyond its city boundaries and flows into its extensive suburbs. We decided to venture beyond those boundaries and try a short staycation in Hilton London Croydon hotel.

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The hidden paradise of Raja Ampat

  • August 8, 2021
The hidden paradise of Raja Ampat

 

Raja Ampat is a hidden paradise in the remote westernmost part of Indonesia with breathtaking views of Raja Ampat islands.

After a 10-hour Qatar Airways flight from London to Jakarta, a day’s rest at the Hotel Bandara International, conveniently located near the airport, I took another 6-hour flight to Sorong, but the journey wasn’t over yet. A twenty-minute drive to the harbor, where a speedboat was waiting for us to carve our way through choppy waters on the final 3-hour leg of my journey

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