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MYSTIC MOTHER: A Pujo at Brahmaputra

Tune into the real mysticism of Guwahati through the lens of filmmaker Prakash Vaidyanathan as he gets covering the festive fervour of Durga Pooja in this edition of TheVibe Curates.

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KYRGYSTAN: The Hidden Gem of Asia

Explore the sights and sounds of the little-known Pearl of Asia: Kyrgyzstan! A nation defined by its natural beauty, Kyrgyzstan is a country of proud nomadic tradition, endless mountain ranges, crystalline lakes and gushing mountain-rivers.

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These Digitalists Are Setting the New Indian Art Narrative

Meet the design heroes who are changing the world of advertising, pop culture, design, art and new-media through their creative expositions.

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WORDS OF MONSOON: From Petrichor to Nimbus

As the gentle piter-patter of the rains give way to an outpouring of monsoon relief, here’s our rundown of the words that characterise the Indian monsoons. How many can you identify? Read up on 📱#MonsoonVibes #WordsOfMonsoon #TheVibeEditorial

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Monsoons From Around the World

Tune into this specially curated Photo Essay on “Monsoons From Around The World” from our global contributors.

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SEND IT UPWARDS: THE MAKINGS OF A ROAD TRIP DOCUMENTARY

TheVibe interviews members of The Standard Images Co, to learn more about the arresting documentary they made while motorbiking through the Himalayas.

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THE FRIENDLIEST FOES: WHEN SIBLINGS BECOME PARTNERS

Childhood often comes back to life when you’re with the ones you grew up with, and what’s better than a lifetime of childhood? We bring to you two pairs of siblings who’ve joined hands to fulfil their passion for adventure, and quest for life!

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HOW THE FIRST INDIAN CIRCUMNAVIGATED THE GLOBE

Independence or the state of self-rule does not only imply to nation-states but also individuals. And Commander Abhilash Tommy’s story tells us exactly that. 

Here’s how he set out to achieve what no Indian had managed to achieve before – An unassisted, non-stop, solo voyage around the world, on his yacht Mhadei.

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4 PLACES TO GO FOR WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

Here are a list of 4 places ideal for spotting rare animals and birds in India that are relatively unseen or offer unique interactions with the wildlife.

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY 101: WHAT TO PACK IN THE HANDBAG

To deconstruct the basics of wildlife photography and the correct approach to shooting in the forest, we interview prominent wildlife photographer Kalyan Varma.

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KALYAN VARMA’S EYE FOR THE ESOTERIC

To deconstruct the basics of wildlife photography and the correct approach to shooting in the forest, we interview prominent wildlife photographer Kalyan Varma.

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RELICS OF THE PAST: FOSSIL HUNTING IN SPITI

Walk through the mysterious lands of Spiti and Langza, and you may well come across fossils that were formed millions of years ago, providing evidence of our planet’s rich prehistory.

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CROATIAN INNOVATIONS: CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE WORLD

When you think of Croatia, it’s likely a picture of unspoiled Mediterranean islands swimming in turquoise waters, long stretches of beach and succulent seafood. But here are some lesser-known tidbits about Croatia.

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BARAF: THE UNTOLD STORY OF MUMBAI’S “ICE-BREAKERS”

Discover the untold story of Mumbai’s “Ice-Breakers” in this exclusive interview with the filmmakers of Baraf.

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INDIE FILMMAKING WITH WILL LASCELLES

If the world of indie film making is anything to go by, the space is not only becoming more inclusive with newer talents finding their way into the scene, but also more accessible as the tools of the trade get cheaper. Action filmmaker William Lascelles shows you exactly how.

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10 OFF-BEAT WEEKEND GETAWAYS IN KARNATAKA

Karnataka – a land endowed with nature’s abundance – is packed with adventures to be discovered. Take the road less travelled to discover the off-beat weekend getaways through the length of breadth of Karnataka.

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THE INSTAGRAM ELITE OF UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY

In exploring scuba diving and underwater photography in India, there is inspiration to be drawn in many places, from many people. Here are some of the best underwater photographers to follow on Instagram.

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7 FEMALE FILMMAKERS FROM INDIA DOCUMENTING THE WILD

The life in the great outdoors means an undying thirst for adventure. Meet the ladies leading the new frontiers of wildlife filmmaking here in India.

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9 SCENIC LUXURY TRAIN JOURNEYS IN INDIA

Discover India in all its splendour with these 9 epic luxury train journeys that bring the country’s most unique sights, sounds and experiences right to your seat.

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5 EPIC WATERFALLS OF JHARKHAND

Discover 5 epic waterfalls that water the lands of Jharkhand and make for the perfect weekend getaways.

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OK TATA FIR MILENGE: TRUCK ART REVIVED

Meet The Man Reviving The Dying Truck Art Culture Of India

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POETRY ON WHEELS: HOPPING ON TO THE TRAVELLING LIBRARY

Meet bookworms Akshaya Bhaibala and Satabdi Mishra who are running India’s first travelling poetry library and book store.

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HOW PRADEEP TRIPATHI IS PLANTING 10 CRORE TREES

Meet Pradeep Tripathi, the man who aims to plant 10 crore trees in India by 2025.

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AN INGLORIOUS ROAD TO EXTINCTION

Pangolin aka the scaly anteater is almost at the brink of extinction due to illegal poaching at unsustainable levels. It is today the world’s most trafficked mammal. Here’s why we need to pay attention before the species is lost to future generations.

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UNCHARTED WATERS: HOW TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE THE GLOBE

Meet yacht master Ishan Roy who aims to become the first civilian solo circumnavigator from India. Here are the reveals

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THE REFORMATION: POACHERS TURNED PROTECTORS

Here’s how one man ushered in a quiet revolution turning poachers into protectors in an effort to protect the endangered Lesser Florican.

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DANGER AT HIGH SEAS: INDIAN ABOARD THE SEA SHEPHERD

It takes untold courage to become a seafarer who can affect change like the way Captain Jaspal Oberoi does leading the charge at The M/V White Holly for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Read about his exciting exploits in his own words in this exclusive interview.

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MOKSHA BHAVAN – WHERE THE LIVING CHECK IN TO DIE

In the holy city of Varanasi, regarded as the spiritual capital of India, lies a fascinating custom. People flock from [...]

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AN INDIAN INFLUENCE ON THE RASTAFARI CULTURE

Colonial subjugation lasting well over a century leaves deep scars in the culture and the soul of a community. Ironically, [...]

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NENETS OF THE NORTH: LIVING WITH THE NOMADS

Meet travellers Navak Gupta and Vijesh Kumar Raju as they spend time off from civilisation and find themselves discovering the ways of the Mongolian nomads.

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HAUNTED HAPPENINGS IN SALEM MASSACHUSETTS

All Hallows Eve is upon us! We travel to Salem, Massachusetts to experience the annual Salem Haunted Happenings Festival. Join us for an enlightening history lesson on the origins of Halloween, and the infamous Witch Trials of 1692!

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THE NAKED TRUTH: A STUDY IN CONFLICT

Where does one draw the line between explicit content and aesthetically pleasing erotica? Revealing @thedannyguy ‘s fight against the societal taboos concerning the naked form in this stunning photo essay & catch up where he bares all with TheVibe.

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IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST: THE DRAGON TEMPLE OF THAILAND

Ever imagine what the inside of a dragon’s belly looks like? Find out at Thailand’s Wat Samphran temple!

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THE SCENT OF DECAY: MALAYSIA’S CORPSE LILY

Join us as we travel to Malaysia, to catch a whiff of an exceptionally unique flower – The foul-odoured Stinking Corpse Lily!

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CORAL GARDENERS: SAVING OCEAN’S LUNGS A REEF AT A TIME

Coral Gardeners: Introducing the community on a mission to save our Ocean’s Lungs, one reef at a time