Travel News


The war for supremacy

Though its most dominating work—the Pergamon Altar—is closed to the public for restoration till 2023, there is nothing a virtual tour can’t fix. 

published : 14 Jun 2020

Dying to travel? Check out which countries you can explore in your post-COVID vacay

Now as the aviation industry mulls opening up international travel by as early as month-end, there is some hope yet. But the big question is: Where is it safe to travel?

published : 14 Jun 2020

Walk in the woods: What virtual touring Yosemite National Park would feel like

With the help of a 360-degree turn on the laptop or smartphone, you can take in the vastness of this gigantic area— towering rocky peaks, white-washed waterfalls, sky-reaching trees.

published : 07 Jun 2020

Virtual tour: Now you too can be 'on top of the world' on Mt Everest with this app

Each year, thousands embark on their quest to reach the top of the world. For the others, who cannot go on the trek, virtual tours are the best bet.

published : 31 May 2020

Experience South African wildlife virtually through 'Lockdown series'

Shamwari Head Ranger Andrew, at Shamwari Private Game Reserve in South Africa, has lessons for visitors about the four-legged rulers of the savannah.

published : 24 May 2020

COVID-19: Ground reality for air travel

Processes are being overhauled and systems are being rebooted.

published : 17 May 2020

Chateau De Versailles opens virtual visits, watch at your own pace with new app

They say one can spend a lifetime in the Chateau De Versailles and still not be able to cover the entire beauty that it offers.

published : 17 May 2020

Holiday (at) Home

While lots of my events got cancelled, and travel has come to a standstill, I still managed to get plenty of time to write.

published : 14 May 2020

Roman Holiday

Italy is devastated. It’s still the epicentre of history.

published : 10 May 2020

Red cliffs of Petra: Trailing Indiana Jones virtually

Petra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Jordan. It also makes a presence in the final sequence of the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

published : 03 May 2020

On an Inca High in Machu Picchu

If visiting Machu Picchu, the 15th century Inca site, is on your Bucket List, now is the time to take it.

published : 26 Apr 2020

Medieval Tour de Force

reedom it was from the gloom and doom of the times, which will take one to the captivity of the undeservedly infamous Wagner’s Parsifal.

published : 19 Apr 2020

A virtual look at the animal farm

The Longleat African Safari is a  digital feast of wildlife at play

published : 12 Apr 2020

Lucknow diary 

Mosquito menace in Lucknow While the entire administration is busy handling the corona scare, the mosquito menace is engulfing the state capital.

published : 05 Apr 2020

Thinking about the roads less travelled during coronavirus lockdown

The pandemonium that the pandemic has brought to every travel writer’s plans.

published : 04 Apr 2020