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Mauritius plans flights to Kolkata and Hyderabad

Mauritius plans to connect Kolkata and Hyderabad when its airline gets permission to operate in more Indian cities.

05 Mar 2017

A golden winter in almora

Snow and sunshine struggle against each other in the freezing cold as the town gears up for fairs. 

04 Mar 2017

Israel hikes India marketing budget, eases visa norms to woo tourists

To attract Indian tourists, Israel plans to ease visa norms for India and hiked its marketing budget for the country by ten times in the last two years.

02 Mar 2017

Traversing the backwaters; Kakkathuruthu island (below)
A watery touch to an idyllic paradise

Around 350 families comprising 1,000 people live on this 4-km long and 1-km wide island.

25 Feb 2017

Melbourne's mysterious musings

The Australian city’s charm lies in its easy-going European feel; alfresco cafés, cosy neighbourhoods, cobblestoned lanes and large green spaces.

25 Feb 2017

Waking up to smell the coffee

Their passion led them to open The Flying Squirrel, a coffee retail outlet, micro roastery and cafe in Bengaluru.

25 Feb 2017

According to the report, over 800 high-end weddings are being organised in Goa annually, mostly in four and five star properties located along the coastline.
Ban recommended on beach weddings in Goa's eco-sensitive zones

Beside recommending a ban on weddings in ecologically sensitive areas, NCSCM has also put a cap that such events should not be held for more than three days.

23 Feb 2017

A passenger talks on the phone at Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport. (File Photo | AP)
Indian travellers becoming more spontaneous: Study

Based on the bookings made on the portal between July and December last year, the study attempts to deduce the consumer behaviour trends in the travel space.

22 Feb 2017

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Prefer going solo while travelling? Think again

Here are reasons why holidaying with a group of people can be fruitful.

21 Feb 2017

Tribal tales of exotica

Hidden in the labyrinths of rural Karnataka is the unique culture of the ancient Kuruba and Kodava tribals, one of India’s most endearing folk traditions

18 Feb 2017

Dr Ramnath A Podar Haveli Museum (Photo | Kavita Kanan Chandra)
Art house of the fantastic frescoes

In the dusty bustling little market town of Nawalgarh, I am vowed by the vividly colourful frescoes casually popping up on the walls of havelis.

11 Feb 2017

French kiss in Paris

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, here’s a list of romantic and offbeat experiences in the city of love for you and your beloved

11 Feb 2017

The bio dome
Oasis in an arid desert

The Green Planet in Dubai transports visitors to the world’s oldest ecosystem

04 Feb 2017

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Ancient 'lost continent' found lurking under Indian Ocean

 Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up…

01 Feb 2017

Outdoor seating by the lake
Living a royal rhapsody

Lakshman Sagar in Raipur, Rajasthan, is like a mystery book, tucked away in oblivion, only to be found, read and rejoiced in, where dreams and possibilities merge

28 Jan 2017

Rock and mineral samples in the museum
A museum’s mountain muse in Ladakh

Within the confines of a Ladakhi folk house on the slope of the Murtsey colony outside Leh lie the formidable outdoors.

21 Jan 2017

High and once mighty Masada

The ancient Masada plateau citadel in Israel is a constant presence in the Jewish consciousness and a symbol of their downfall.

21 Jan 2017

Fort Tiracol
Goa 2.0, Uninterrupted

The real escapade begins where stereotypical depiction from a Hindi film ends

14 Jan 2017

The deck of a houseboat
Upfront in the backwaters

Vembanad lake’s canals snake into Kerala’s dust-free boondocks abuzz with markets, boats and toddy

07 Jan 2017

K S Bhagwaldas at his homestay | Albin Mathew
At home, away from home

It is a tranquil environment: a rolling green lawn, leafy trees, the buzz of bees and the occasional cawing of a crow.

24 Dec 2016

The spectacular Umiam Lake
All along the northeast tower

Although Shillong seems like another noisy town, it needs a scratch under the surface to see its innate beauty.

24 Dec 2016