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From a favourite of the foreigners and ardent nature lovers to a mad rush of domestic tourists, the ecologically fragile Ladakh region now witnesses unending traffic jams and a heavy influx of migrant workers and visitors weighing on its limited resources and traditional way of life. Kavita Suri reports on the alarming situation  more
India's first floating market in Kolkata sets sail

Billed as the first floating market of India, Kolkata now has a slice of little Thailand in a 400 metre long and 60 metre wide water body in the city's southeastern fringe. TWF-IBNS c ...

On the Spanish trail

Women travel writers, even in the West with more mobility and liberal social ambiance, are fewer in number than men. In a list of “Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer” ...

Paulo Coelho's nine top travel tips

The best possible way to quench your wanderlust is to pack your bag and set out, travel. While travelling as a hobby has grown exponentially, one still tries to figure out the best possible ...

What is AC First on Indian Railways about?

What is it about travelling AC First on Indian Railways? I mean, how different was it from say, 2AC (I had travelled 2AC)? That's one thing I had always wondered about. So, when I realised I ...

No Wall Too High

In a peaceful revolution in 1989, the people of two Germany dismantled the Berlin Wall. Sujoy Dhar walks past the remains of the structure that divided a people for decades

It was on the day I was checking out that I learnt that Veranda Tamarin is a surf hotel with a surf school since this uber cool boutique property is on the only beach in Mauritius where you can surf in the absence of coral reefs under the water.  I would spot the surfers on the beach silhouetted against the twilight sky walking back to their retreats with their surfboards.  


On an April evening this year when I checked into Domaine de Grand Baie with a group of friends, I was clueless where exactly I am and how far is the beach from where I am. 


Indian hotel rooms aggregat ...

New Delhi: Hospitality technology platform OYO  has announced that its customers will be eligible for a free stay after every 5 night stays in an initiative to boost travel in post-pandemic India.

Singapore Airlines offers d ...

With international travel having resumed from India and with summer holidays just round the corner, Singapore Airlines, in collaboration with Singapore Tourism Board, is offering a special family promotion on summer travel to Singapore.

Year-old Breeze Airways in ...

Westchester: American startup airline Breeze Airways announced plans to add cross country flights from Westchester Airport to capture the suburban travel market.