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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.


SpiceJet to connect Darbhan ...

Gurugram/NITN: India's private airline SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

IndiGo commences flights be ...

Kochi/NITN: India's private airline IndiGo commenced two weekly flights between India and Maldives under air bubble from Friday.

Air India actively consider ...

Kolkata/UNI/NITN: Air India, the Asian country's national airline, is actively considering reintroduction of its Kolkata-London-Kolkata direct flight soon after getting nod from the Aviation Ministry and Airport Authority of India (AAI) and clearance of other technicalities.