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Achievers’ Retreat Unconference at Sterling Ooty Fern Hill Resort

I recently had the honour of being invited to an Achievers’ Retreat by Sterling Holidays along with nine other travel-minded folks from various industries. This retreat followed an unconference format, conducted by my friend Kiruba Shankar where each of us spoke about different facets of travel that turned out to be a super interesting two …

When it is about InterContinental Chennai, it is all about the Sunday Brunch

As some of you might have noticed, we’ve been sharing a lot of pics and videos from InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort. For those who haven’t guessed yet, Passing Ports has partnered with InterContinental Chennai to bring together a series of events, and we started off with their Sunday Brunch. A little more about InterContinental Chennai’s …

Russian visa requirements for Indian Citizens

Free Russian Visa for Indian Citizens entering East Russia; but is it really worth it?

Now, don’t you start wondering if Russia has split into two, or if East Russia is a separate country that no one knew of. Dmitry Medvedev, the Russian Prime Minister announced a couple of days ago that tourists and businessmen from 18 nations – India, UAE, Algeria, Bahrain, Brunei, Iran, Qatar, China, North Korea, Kuwait, Morocco, …

Free SIM card for tourists in India

Foreign tourists arriving in India with e-visas to get free pre-activated SIM cards

This is excellent news for foreign tourists coming to India. Tourists who apply for an e-visa to India will now get pre-activated free SIM cards. This is a brilliant move since getting a new SIM card isn’t as easy as getting one in many other countries we’ve been to before. These SIM cards, launched in partnership …