Category Archives: Travel and Tourism

Sanjan Sanatorium: Truly Paradise Regained

Sanjan Sanatorium: Truly Paradise Regained

The Sanatorium at Sanjan is the result of a munificent donation received by the WZO Trust Funds from the generous Trustees of Bai Maneckbai P. B. Jeejeebhoy Deed of Settlement Fund. The Sanatorium became operational on 23rd September 2001 and has over the years become a popular retreat for community members. The WZO Trust Funds…

Masters Paeridaeza: Lovely farmstay at Gholvad

Masters Paeridaeza: Lovely farmstay at Gholvad

Rashna and Porus Master have started a new Bed and Breakfast in Gholvad. Per their write up….   One can book online on SaffronStays Our speciality The homestay near Bordi Beach offers 2 lovely rooms, a courtyard displaying owner’s personal artefact collection and a menagerie of farm animals.Paeridiza meaning gardens in Persian, a name apt…

An adventure 40 years in the making: Noshir Mistry

An adventure 40 years in the making: Noshir Mistry

Regular readers of Parsi Khabar will remember Noshir Mistry and his amazing video motorcycling in Ladakh. This month Nosh and his dad are on an epic motorcycle ride through North India, on two different motorcycles. Below is his first post. Nosh writes I was born in the Indian state of Bihar. Today it is one…

Around the world: Diary of a prodigious woman traveller

I know someone who has had 18 passports. Who has travelled 180 countries. Solo. As a woman. Over five decades. I am talking about one of our country’s most prodigious and brave travelers, a woman called Meher Heroyce Moos. And here is a bit of her story, in her words. Article by Mallika Sarabhai |…

How did Meher Heroyce Moos get her 18 passports?

Meet the solo woman traveller from Mumbai who has stomped across 180 countries over half a century The sharks were swarming in the Polynesian waters below. A goat was flung overboard. They darted from all over, ripped it apart in seconds and disappeared as swiftly as they swooped. All but one, who was lassoed and…

Zubin Karkaria: Travel Executive in Conversation

Time is a precious commodity for Zubin Karkaria, chief executive officer and managing director, India & South Asia, Kuoni Travel Group. Steering the Rs-1,800-crore travel company, the largest in the country, has its own advantages. He is a sought-after travel professional. There is no doubt about that. But the biggest disadvantage is that he can…Read More