The other side of Abu Dhabi

All of a sudden, I could feel the vibe changing. The semi-arid topography — and even the skyline to an e...

The Taj Rishikesh touches you in many ways

It is very tempting to hitch one’s wagon to the cavalcade of cliches that is Rishikesh. I really have no...

Abu Dhabi is fast becoming a go-to global culinary destination

I closed my eyes and prayed. Prayed hard that my tongue — and teeth — wouldn’t have to meet ...

Chinar chimes

As a family we are travel buffs, and the pandemic has made sure we value and cherish each holiday to the utmos...

Meghalaya is the perfect place for a relaxing vacation

For someone who enjoys the Pujas from behind the Ekdalia Evergreen Club pandal, taking a trip during the festi...

Exploring The Lake Palace, Udaipur

On October 23, 2021, The Taj celebrated its 50-year-old relationship with The Lake Palace, Udaipur. It has bee...

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Majuli ferry services stalled

Majuli, the world’s largest river island, will remain cut off because of suspension of ferry services to contain Covid-19.Majuli deputy commissioner Bikram Kairi on Saturday said passenger ferries c...
By Debananda Medak in Guwahati

Travel  /  Published 21.03.20

Enchanting Egypt

While the entire city gives the distinct impression of being a living museum, the Egyptian museum is a storehouse of history, carefully preserved and catalogued. Our next day began with the visit to t...
By Shikohi Agarwal

Travel  /  Published 08.06.19

Jewel in the desert

With its expansive deserts, flashy hotels, futuristic architecture and a challenging past, Qatar is quite the Arabian wonder. And its capital city, Doha, is truly an example of East-meets-West. It fas...
By Nandini Ganguly

Travel  /  Published 01.06.19

The views at Kenya's Masai Mara National Reserve

Masai Mara from a hot air balloonI seated myself for a late lunch on the well-laid table, on the lookout balcony of Asilia’s Rekero camp. This was perhaps one of the best locations in Mara, overlook...
By Chandana Ghosh

Travel  /  Published 25.05.19

White walk to Kanchenjunga

The dawn when Indian warplanes struck Pakistan, you could see one of the peaks of Mt Kabru (7,412m or 24,318ft) glow in the sun from Yuksom, the gateway to the Kanchenjunga National Park and its trekk...
By Sumit Bhattacharya

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.19

Year-end relaunch for lounge

Waiting for trains at Tatanagar station will soon be less of an ordeal.The executive lounge at platform 1 of the A1-category railway station, which is undergoing a complete makeover with airport-like ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpdur

Travel  /  Published 29.12.18

Saint Petersburg, a city of inexplicable sadness

The sweep of these buildings only highlighted the pathos of the hawkers crowding the pavement. There they stood at 3° Celsius, ill-clad, selling fruits, toys; all elderly. Later, I learn that seniors...
By Abahan Datta

Travel  /  Published 25.11.19

Pushkar: Kaleidoscope of colours and culture

Pushkar is many things at once. If the enchanted land offers a haven for the spiritual-minded, it’s no less an adventure destination for adrenaline junkies out to test their limits on air or land. W...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Arts  /  Published 17.12.18

What’s Christmas without a classic Nutcracker?

Christmas in London this year may be more windy than white, but there’s much going on to add to the festive cheer. Nutcracker is a firm (favourite) fixture on the December calendar with as many as t...
By Namrata Bhawnani

Travel  /  Published 16.12.18

Into the wild in Kenya

The fall, in front of a crocFrom Tsavo East to Tsavo West. A picturesque drive down Highway A23 took us from Voi in Tsavo East to Ziwani in Tsavo West. Voyager Ziwani Camp became our home for the next...
By Gaurav Chakrabarty


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