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      British Columbia in Canada is the Mecca for every outdoor freak! Places like Yoho National Park, Glacier National Park, and Kootenay National Park located in British Columbia are nature's fanciest gift to the mankind. Because it is here that you get to embark on your fantasy ride in the pristine white surroundings! Glacier kayaking in Canada is an adventure that must be on your bucket list if you are booking a flight anywhere in North America.

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      With the arrival of the new year, the list of the best airlines of the world 2020 is out! And Air New Zealand wins the title of “Airline of the year” after knocking down Singapore Airlines which won the title last year.. *Drum rolls and applause in the background*.

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      These are the changing times when Hollywood travels all the way to India to spend New Years in the lap of nature and practice the art of Yoga in the midst of mountain air! That’s right, one of the biggest names in the Hollywood industry, Gerard Butler spends his new year in Rishikesh for a spiritual retreat and absolute zen. He was 'all smiles' to ring in the new year with a bit of Indian adventure on his plate to start off the new decade.

      Let’s have a closer look at his days in Rishikesh and how he took it to social media to share his message of love and light.

      Gerard Butler’s Message On Instagram

      Butler took to Instagram on January 1, where he shared a picture from his trip performing Surya Namaskar along with a short and sweet message saying, ‘Let your shine into the new decade. Sending you all love. Happy New Year from the Himalayas.’


      Looking at the pictures, he was accompanied by his rumored girlfriend Morgan Brown and industrialist and fitness enthusiast, Yash Birla who also shared his moments from his meeting with the Hollywood star.


      Several fan pages of Gerard Butler also posted a couple of pictures of him exploring the Himalayas and the spiritual towns of the country that have surfaced online. 


      Suggested Read: Trekking Near Rishikesh: 10 Places To Consider For This Adventurous Activity

      Gerard Butler’s Little Indian Adventure

      The Hollywood star celebrated his new year exploring the quaint Indian towns and seeking spirituality, peace, light, zen and positivity. During his 3 day stay, he was all touristy and was seen exploring the ghats and visiting several ashrams practicing the art of yoga, especially Surya Namaskar for a spiritual retreat.

      Gerard Butler also visited the yoga retreat in Varanasi where he shared his previous travel experiences of Varanasi with Avinav Peshwani, a hotelier and also a member of the Aghor Foundation. He spent a lot of time at the Aghor Foundation ashram and with the children staying there. Further, he was seen exploring the holy city, interacting with the locals and taking a dip in the holy water of the river Ganga. Later, Gerard and Morgan traveled to Rishikesh to ring in the new year amidst the Himalayas.

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      His Previous Trips To India

      It’s clear that Gerard Butler loves India as this is not the first time he was seen traveling to the country. His previous trips include visiting Varanasi around ten years ago which is also amongst his favorite destinations in India. The Ganga aarti was one of the most magical moments experienced by him as he shared his travel stories with hotelier and member of Aghor Foundation, Avinav Peshwani.


      The Hollywood actor had also visited Karnataka for Dalai Lama’s keynote speech on ‘An Overview of Tibetan Buddhism and growth of great master Tsongkahap’ at Gaden Lachi.


      Further Read: Top 13 Yoga Retreats In Rishikesh Where You Can Embark On A Spiritual Journey In 2020

      We hope Gerard’s enthralling India tour never ends and that he keeps coming to the country to spend his days exploring the scenic and diverse landscape of India! Let’s wish him a happy new year and make sure he leaves with lots of good memories!

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      Richard Gere was here in India and not in search of ‘Pretty Woman’ as you would think. The famous Hollywood actor decided to ring in the new year by attending the sermons of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

      While normal people like us make new year resolutions only to break them later, the 70-year old veteran actor went ahead for spiritual cleansing. He landed in Bodh Gaya earlier this week to attend the Kalachakra sessions led by the Dalai Lama from January 2 to January 6.

      He can be seen praying and chanting mantras in the photos that have been doing the rounds on the internet. He was also spotted interacting with Buddhist monks and fellow visitors.

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      Bodh Gaya in Bihar is an important religious site since it is where Buddha attained enlightenment. Mahabodhi Temple Complex dominates the region with its colossal and cosmic presence. It sounds like a great place for peace and enlightenment if that's what you are after.


      Richard Gere was not the only Hollywood actor who came to India for spiritual cleansing. The Ugly truth actor Gerard Butler also decided to spend his New Year in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand with his girlfriend. 


      If sources are to be believed, Daenerys of House Targaryen, the First of Her Name, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Protector of the Realm, Lady Regent of the Seven Kingdoms, Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons a.k.a Emelia Clarke was also spotted on the Jaipur airport with her mum. 

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      While we Indians prefer to take an international vacation in the new year, the who’s who from Hollywood take retreat in India given their fascination with the land of sages and snake-charmers. 

      What’s your New Year's resolution this time? And, what all destinations have you decided to strike off from your list?

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      Can I get visa on arrival in Dubai?
      Google’s answer to this was pretty much ‘No’ uptil now. Not anymore!

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      Japan never ceases to amaze. Be it anime, electronics, manga, video games or any other technological advancement, it's always one step ahead from the rest of the world! Read more

      Russia is giving another reason to visit it in 2020 as people will be able to take a glimpse of Russian royalty. Yes, you heard it right! Soon, you will be able to see how and where one of the Russian tsars used to live. Read more

      If train rides have always been an exciting part of the trip for you and if the thing with a steam engine always exciting and makes you the happiest then we have good news! Well, guess what? Read more

      For those who’ve been in search of an offbeat experience to kick-start their new year in 2020, your search ends right here. A Godzilla theme park is all set to open soon in Japan, and it is for sure going to be one of the best experiences in 2020. Read more

      There might be a long list of launched roller coasters which you have heard about, which blasts of in a fraction of seconds like the Maxx Force. But what if we say that the ‘launch’ concept will work for a water coaster? Read more

      Serbia—with its rugged gorges, Vernacular architecture, and Dinaric Alps, bears testimony to its arresting beauty. The less traveled roads of the country are now welcoming you to explore this spectacular land.

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      If you had been closely following the updates then there are chances that you might be already knowing what we are going to say. If not, then here it is! The World’s coldest and highest battlefield and the second longest glacier in non-polar areas, Siachen Glacier opens for tourists and we couldn’t be happier! Read more

      Visiting Meghalaya? Apply for an Inner Line Permit in Meghalaya even before you book your flights or you will be denied entry to the land of the world’s largest caves and lush rainforests. Meghalaya has followed the footsteps of the northeastern states of Tripura Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.

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      Do you remember the catchy party song ‘To Brazil’ by Vengaboys? What I am about to tell you will straight away put you in the ‘la la la la la la’ feels. Read more

      With its vibrant culture, Majuli Island is a popular tourist destination with lush greenery and a vast variety of flora and fauna but this tourist hotspot has recently made into the headlines for being on the verge of submergence due to excessive discharge and erosion by the Brahmaputra river that flows by. Another major issue of excess

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      Where most of the railway stations have been giving us the reason to have the perception of them being dirty and unclean, there are a few of them that are completely just opposite as they promise to provide the passengers a whiter than white station. And topping the list is Read more

      Renowned for its whitewash structures, long coastlines, and centuries-old farmlands, Puglia is nestled in the southern part of Italy. Never would have the natives of Italy thought that they are living in a country that is home to the most unique coral reefs in Europe. Coral reefs in Italy?

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      Imagine becoming a Guinness World Record Holder because you tried bungee jumping in Macau. You took a jump from what was formerly Macau Tower and is now known as the AJ Hackett Macau Tower which apparently is the highest bungee jumping spot in the world and you're done. That’s Right! A 233-meter high jump is safe and full of adventure and offers a thrill. Think of how proud you would feel boasting about the same to your friends. Much wow!

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