Philippine Tatler Traveller celebrated its ninth volume through a vibrant and exquisite affair that highlighted the luxury of travel. Irene Martel Francisco, Philippine Tatler managing director, and Mia Borromeo, Traveller editor, said they were ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 hours ago
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IMAGE: The fun loving Brazil's synchronised swimming team poses for a photograph after a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Centre in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters. Come August and the world's finest athletes from 206 countries will be out to prove their best at the Olympics. If you plan to witness the action in person at Rio de Janeiro, Veenu Sandhu has some tips for you. Ticket to the Games IMAGE: A salesman delivers tickets to a sport fan after he bought them ...Rediff.com, 2 days ago
In what was a first for Brasilia, the second International Day of Yoga was celebrated on 21 June 2016 in the premises of the Memorial of Indigenous Peoples overlooking the Kubitschek Monument that commemorates the founder of Brazil's capital. In a tweet, ...Sify, 1 week ago
Rio state authorities have declared a "state of public calamity" over a major budget crisis in order to release emergency funds to finance the Olympic Games due to begin in August. The decree authorises the state to "adopt all necessary emergency measures to ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
- Taxi driver Vitor Hugo Alves is trying to rent out his three-bedroom apartment in the traditional neighborhood of Cosme Velho for 8,000 reais ($2,305) per night during the games. IMAGE: An aerial view of Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf and Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images With hotels mostly booked, landlords are charging a pretty penny for tourists still seeking accommodation in Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics in August -- asking as much as ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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