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June 25, 2014 The early-morning Delhi-Leh flight is a pain. It is seriously early – 5.15am. Check-in is slow, noisy queues form in front of counters – not many Ladhakis on the flight. It’s packed mainly with adventure-seeking youngsters, middle-aged couples out to quench their wanderlust and globe-hopping foreigners, Delhi and Mumbai-wallahs escaping the summer heat, children groggy, nagging and pesky from insufficient sleep. more
Himachal Beckons

Winter in the mountains can be challenging for those of us from the plains. The first few hours are crucial as these take you through the acclimatization process. It was on a one such wintry ...

Revisiting Jabalpur

Jabalpur has a special place in my heart – I stayed here – for two decades and completed my education. This year (2013) in April I got a chance to re-visit Jabalpur – an ...

Lake of tranquility

Rancho’s (‘3 Idiots’) stunningly beautiful Pangong Tso lake could also become a bone of contention between India and China, writes Kavita Suri

What delighted me about Holiday Inn Amsterdam (RAI) was when I got off the metro at RAI station reaching there by a train from Schiphol Airport. I walked a few paces and there it was: Holiday Inn Amsterdam.  


WHEN I checked in this April in Chicago's newest property for growing tourists, The Hoxton, it was about midnight. But unlike any five star hotel with an orderly lobby of relaxed or stressed out travellers walking in or out toting their suitcases, I encountered the ambiance of a city's popular night joint- it was teeming with young to middle aged good looking souls in a party mood.


India keeps all internation ...

New Delhi/NITN: The Indian government on Friday extended the suspension of all international passenger flights till Jul 15 in a bid to curb the spread of the pandemic Covid-19.

Etihad Airways partners wit ...

Abu Dhabi/NITN: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is partnering with Austrian-based healthcare technology company Medicus AI to launch a Covid-19 risk-assessment tool that will empower guests to make informed decisions about travelling.

IndiGo repatriated 751 Indi ...

New Delhi/NITN: Airline IndiGo has operated four special international charter flights from Qatar to repatriate 751 Indian citizens.