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Weekend wrap: Best travel stories and tips on nap cafes, babymoons, museums and more

We bring you the top 5 travel related stories from the week. Read on to know how you can be a traveller and not a tourist, how to be an eco-friendly globetrotter and more.

travel Updated: Aug 13, 2017 16:16 IST
It’s okay to get lost on your trip. Travelling is about new experiences.
It’s okay to get lost on your trip. Travelling is about new experiences.(Shutterstock)

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit. And who doesn’t like setting off on adventures? Today, you can head to a nap cafe in Seoul or take a babymoon with your partner in Kerala. Here are our top 5 picks of travel stories this week:

1) Be an eco-friendly traveller

To reduce your carbon footprint when on holiday, there a number of measures you can take. For instance, you can explore a town on foot or cycle instead of renting a car, or you can support local farmers and organic stores instead of eating at a global fast food chain.

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2) Don’t be a tourist

There a few things a real traveller does that separates him/her from being seen among the tourists. Stay with the locals to learn the cultural customs of the place, attend as many festivals or events as you can to get a pulse of the city, and don’t be afraid to get lost. Travelling is all about new experiences.

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Bath in the UK is an ideal place for a babymoon. (Shutterstock)

3) Nap away

Say hello to cafes that let you catch your 40 winks. From Paris to Madrid, they are popular during lunch hours. Office goers and new mothers have especially taken to it. Well, it’s certainly a unique and intriguing concept. Since we don’t have any in India, make sure you visit one on your international tour.

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4) Be a culture vulture

If you love museums, here’s a fun fact that’ll make you happy: There are seven major art and design venues being inaugurated around the world between September and December 2017. The destinations include Los Angeles, Cape Town and Miami, among others.

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5) Go for a babymoon

Do you have a baby on the way? Steal some quality time with your partner and take off for a vacation before you get busy with parental duties. From doing a maternity shoot in Mexico to taking a dip in the naturally occurring hot spa waters in Bath (UK), the options are plenty.

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