Northern lights, crater lakes, lava fields: Head to Iceland for a surreal vacation

‘It’s the elemental childhood fantasy, isn’t it, to see space in some way,” says photographer Robert Ormerod. “I think I wanted to be an astronaut, and then that enthusiasm got replaced by other things. But there are those people who never lose it, and I’m interested in what they do with that passion. Such a small fraction of the population will ever go to space – how do those people live their dream?” It’s a question that in recent years has led Ormerod all over the world in pursuit of…

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Ever thought of taking a boat into a Hawaiian volcano spouting lava?

Is your experience with volcanoes limited only to what you learn in school and the movies Volcano (1997) and Dante’s Peak (also 1997)? You think they’re something only to be viewed on the Discovery Channel? Well, for your next holiday you should consider exploring the Kilauea Volcano, Kalapana in Hawaii. Tourists can approach the volcano by boat and walk on its surface. Kalapana was a town which was completely covered in lava in 1986. Due to the slow lava movement, there were no casualties. Kilauea Volcano is located at the…

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Lava joins the Android One program with the Pixel V1, priced at Rs 11,350

In September last year, Google launched its Android One initiative in India with three smartphones – the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, and the Spice Dream UNO Mi-498. At the same time, the search engine giant announced Lava, XOLO, and Intex as its new Android One hardware partners. Today, Lava has unveiled its first Android One smartphone, the Lava Pixel V1 in India. The Lava Pixel V1 runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. It comes with a 5.5-inch HD IPS LCD display with a layer of Asahi Dragon…

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