• Photographer: Tourism Council Of Bhutan

  • Bhutan in Five Days

    Despite being a country spread across several hundred kilometres, Bhutan’s major sights are concentrated in its western province. This means that it is perfectly possible to plan your holiday around an extended weekend and pack a fabulous trip to this wonderful destination in only…

  • Photographer: Wikipedia/ Champer/ CC BY-SA 3

  • Scenic train journeys across the world

    At times there is nothing more relaxing than just sitting back and watching the changing colours of the landscape from a window pane. It’s a soothing balm for frayed nerves as you board a train, leave the skyscrapers behind and…

  • Photographer: Supriya Sehgal

  • Festival of the Month: Champakulam Boat Race

    I perched myself on the deck of a parked houseboat, eagerly waiting for the crowd to erupt into a deafening cheer again. The meaning of the running Malayalam commentary escaped me, so I concentrated on the athlete-laden boats before my…

  • Photographer: Sumer Verma

  • Great Indian Adventures

    From daring endeavours in the wild to soft escapades well within humanity’s reach, there’s something in India for adventurers of all ages and experiences. So take your pick from the following range of safaris, road trips, tribal tours and watery splashes. Diving in Lakshadweep…

  • Photographer: Mimi Chakrabarti

  • Best Himalayan Escapes

    For mountain lovers and the vertically inclined the Himalayas represent nothing less than the crowning apex of nature’s grandeur. Here dramatic forested gorges rise to skylines of snow-capped glaciated peaks through a landscape that ranges from high-altitude desert to dripping…

  • Photographer: Saurabh Sharan

  • Top 5 places to eat in and around Delhi’s North Campus

    With yet another academic year rolling in, and a new batch of enthusiastic applicants arriving at Delhi University, it is befitting to write about a salvaging passion for university students everywhere, a lingering question, that is never answered for good…

  • Photographer: Vaibhav Mehta

  • Rajasthan

    That lovin’ feeling There is still the unexpected lurking about in Rajasthan’s southern reaches, with great food, atmospheric forts,  intriguing guides and car-crazy royals – all best seen right  after the monsoon leaves the land lush and verdant What on…

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  • ITALY: David Rocco’s Rice Cake

    Celebrity Italian chef David Rocco, known for producing and hosting the television series David Rocco’s Dolce Vita among others, was in the country recently to explore Indian cuisines. He teamed up with Executive Chef Rajdeep Kapoor of ITC Maratha to…

  • Jambolana Safari Camp, Dudhwa, Uttar Pradesh

    INTO THE WILD GREAT FROM New Delhi, Lucknow GREAT FOR Rhino-spotting GO NOW for spectacular bird life. They said it would be rustic, they said it would be beautiful, they said it had an untamed location like no other. But…

  • Top 10 free things to see and do in Singapore

    Though Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the wallet pain. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.

  • Barcelona – Gaudi & More

    When you say Barcelona, you think Gaudi and of course bright gaudy colours (pardon the pun). Antoni Gaudi was a famous architect of the late 19th and early 20th century who has defined the look of Spain’s most popular city.…

  • Mumbai’s iconic eateries

    The City of Dreams is also a city for foodies. Maximum City is peppered with a range of restaurants and eateries and new ones open each day. But a few of them are legendary and have been around since the…

  • Confessions and experiences of a newbie toilet user in Japan

    “I give up” I whispered to myself. I had frisked every inch of the wall and even floor, but the search revealed nothing. How hard could it be? After all the object of my pursuit was nothing extraordinary. It was…