Travelogue
Travelogue
As you bargain with a persuasive Thai woman over a period sword to enrich your exotic souvenir collection back home or even try to buy a steaming local dish, a water monitor resembling a mini alligator scampers past you, giving you some creepy moments. But you soon calm down observing the absolute unconcern of the people around to the reptile, and go back to bargaining hard for a Thai mask or some Buddha statue. Imagine all these while floating in a canal on a boat quite luxuriously. more
The greatest show on earth

Maha Kumbh is pricier than Olympics. It comes once in 12 years. But here millions of Indians and thousands of foreigners come without invitation for their little salvation. Sujoy Dhar lives ...

An Evening in Paris

I checked out of the hotel at noon and reached the Paris East station for my train to Germany- lock, stock and barrel. I knew that the barrel of Paris memories was short of one done-to-death ...

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market - The Little Venice

As you bargain with a persuasive Thai woman over a period sword to enrich your exotic souvenir collection back home or even try to buy a steaming local dish, a water monitor resembling a ...

Tokyo: Not quite lost in translation

Had I not spent hours inside a tiny cubicle like bar – that cannot accommodate more than seven people at a time- in Golden Gai quarter of Shinjuku on the western edge of Tokyo- I wo ...

When the Uber driver dropped us off on the main street of Monpellier driving through the iconic city gateway that is Porte du Peyrou, I thought my five-star hotel was just around with some impressive portico.


When I checked in at The Frankfurt Marriott Hotel this February, the dawn was breaking. From the window of my 28th floor room, a vast canvas of Frankfurt was unfolding with the gradual onset of the sunlight.


Over 300 flights cancelled ...

Tokyo: Airlines were forced to cancel over 300 flights following the collision between a Japan Coast Guard aircraft and a Japan Airlines passenger plane at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on Tuesday evening even as reports said the plane was cleared to land ahead of the tragedy.

New discount membership clu ...

New Delhi/NITN: Regular flyers on Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s low-cost carrier, can now avail a host of discounts and benefits by enrolling for the new membership club introduced by the airline, recently.

Air India deploys newly ind ...

Gurugram: Air India, a global airline in India, has initiated the deployment of its recently acquired Boeing 777 aircraft to serve all three non-stop routes from Mumbai to the United States.