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Vegetarian luxury

I am no food critic (nor a foodie, or worse still, a blogger), but I will be the first one to acknowledge that the ITC Hotels have done a fabulous job of preserving the traditional Indian fare.

10 Mar 2018

Kapil Sekhri (left) with  Jean-Charles Boisset
Haute grapes

Fratelli Wines co-founder Kapil Sekhri and Boisset Collection proprietor Jean-Charles Boisset partner to present a unique collaboration

10 Mar 2018

(Clockwise from above) Ibrahim Rouza; Bijapur Citadel;  inside view of Gol Gumbaz; Taj Bavdi
Confluence city

Bijapur in North Karnataka is a treasure trove of ancient buildings, drawing from various cultural influences. It is hard to come away without being overwhelmed

10 Mar 2018

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Visit these cool destinations in South India to sober the searing summer

hese places are strikingly beautiful even in summer and will give you the perfect break from heat and pollution in the city.

10 Mar 2018

Reliving the memoirs of Rangasthalam

Visit Rangasthalam  set and the first thing you notice is its aesthetic brilliance. Production designers and real-life partners Ramakrishna Sabbani and Mounika Nigottre Sabbani have recreated an artis

09 Mar 2018

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Here are four must-visit destinations for solo women travellers

Travelling solo does not always mean you’re alone. Most often, you meet amazing people along the way and make connections that last a lifetime. 

07 Mar 2018

‘Attention to facts is the strength of travel writing’

War refugees are often left out from travel accounts and focusing on refugee literature will help discover new aspects of travel literature, said Shobhana Bhattacharji, member of the advisory board of

06 Mar 2018

A vacation and ‘vocation’ on the farm

The summer vacation is around the corner and various institutions have already started wooing children with attractive summer camp ‘offers’.

04 Mar 2018

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Wishing you a relaxed, ‘barrier-free’ holiday

The seven destinations set to get the barrier free-advantage are Fort Kochi; Ernakulam boat jetty complex; Kuzhupilly, Cherai and Munambam beaches; Bhottathankettu and Prakrithi  Graman Park.

04 Mar 2018

Jutland Peninsula in Denmark is surrounded by the North Sea, the Baltic, Skagerrak and the Kattegat
Straight out of a Danish dream

A road trip across the Jutland Peninsula goes past windswept seaside towns, museums, quaint churches and parks resonating with music

03 Mar 2018

Israel (Photo | AP)
History, culture, nature. A day is full of possibilities in Israel

Israel, a country rich in culture and history -- and one that is geographically compact and yet has a varied topography.

01 Mar 2018

Tips for picking, packing footwear for travel

Picking the right kind of footwear for your trip is important but what is more important is how to pack them. Wear your heavier shoes for the flight to lessen luggage weight, suggest experts.

26 Feb 2018

Uttam Tripathy
Serving London original Indian fare

Restaurateur Uttam Tripathy is giving a lesson or two about desi food to Britons with his London venture, Potli.

24 Feb 2018

Lothal is akin to a once valuable clock, a childhood artifact, gathering dust in the attic
Splendours of an era lost in time

The forgotten Gujarat town of Lothal that flourished in mid-third millennium BCE is stuck in an age reminiscent of happy memories and unfulfilled dreams.

24 Feb 2018

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Rising demands for vegan vacations

One unique thing about vegetarian and vegan vacations is the sustainability and responsible living while enjoying vegan foods served in some hotels exclusively for such tourists.

22 Feb 2018

The shooting of ‘Chitharal’ in Kanyakumari
Documenting a monument

For Sreedevi Varma, it was her inquisitiveness, which led her to create the documentary ‘Chitharal’.

20 Feb 2018

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Here's why you should leave your shoes on when flying

According to a recent report, roaming bare feet in an aircraft can get you an infection.

19 Feb 2018

Study unlocks Sowcarpet’s trade potential

In a bid to unlock the growth potential of North Chennai, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested to redevelop the bustling Sowcarpet into a Trade Park.

19 Feb 2018

(From left): Gijo Sivan, Tiby Kuruvila and Jayaraj T G
Living among the Japanese: An entrepreneur's tale

Entrepreneur Tiby Kuruvila, a Kothamangalam native, talks about his life as an entrepreneur in Tokyo.

19 Feb 2018

Alankar Chandra (in black mask) with travellers in Norway
Crazy call of the wild

IIM graduate Alankar Chandra turns his passion for travelling into a successful business

17 Feb 2018

Panoramic view of Rotorua
The hot spring hotspot

In the heart of New Zealand’s North Island, geothermal activity like bubbling mud pools and boiling geysers make Rotorua a unique but sulphurus destination

17 Feb 2018