Dzongs of bliss

For a moment, I feared that the aircraft — Flight 715 of Bhutan Airlines from Calcutta to Paro — would tilt to the left. Nearly a quarter of an hour after take off, as we closed in on the Land of Druk, the captain announced that some peaks of the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest, were now visible to our left. 
Uddalak Mukherjee Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Oriental odyssey

The land of the rising sun is home to martial arts, over a dozen UNESCO heritage sites and the maximum number of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world. It’s also the world’s third largest economy and a technological powerhouse with a penchant for efficiency and everything clean. 
Nandini Ganguly Jun 17, 2018 00:00 IST

On a magic carpet

The first question when I announced I was going to Uzbekistan was “Where?” Because of the “stan” at the end, meaning homeland or country in Farsi, most people thought it was some desolate arid spot with either abundant poppy fields or political turmoil, somewhere near Afghanistan. Others
Karen Anand Jun 10, 2018 00:00 IST

Is the POTUS home?

Growing up in Calcutta, the mention of a white house has elicited an unblinking immediate response — Victoria Memorial. Years later a white house, to me, came to mean the edifice at 6 Prafulla Sarkar Street. But here I was now at the White House.
Sushovan Sircar Jun 03, 2018 00:00 IST

Hola, Senorita

When Shagun, my little sister, and I chose Spain, we chose it keeping in mind the diversity in each town, the culture, the sights and, most importantly, the people.
May 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Feeling the heat? Check into Kurseong’s newest boutique property

What time would you like to wake up tomorrow for the trek to Sherpa’s Peak?” My heart skipped a beat. The last trek I signed up for was Tiger’s Nest in Bhutan, which took my breath away, quite literally. Was the unfit me ready for another arduous hike, this time in Kurseong, the good old hill station of the eastern Himalayas, nestled midway between Siliguri and Darjeeling? 
May 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Steamed goodness

A winter wonderland has always attracted me more than tropical beaches and Iceland has always been my dream destination. My husband Ayan and I went to Iceland in March and it was absolutely breathtaking. It’s just another planet.
Tanya Sen May 13, 2018 00:00 IST

In the lap of nature with some coffee — t2 recharges at The Tamara Coorg

What: The Tamara Coorg is a 56-key luxury resort ensconced in a 180.2acre estate.
May 12, 2018 00:00 IST

You yacht to know that

Typically, people go for yachting holidays to Bali, Maldives, Greece and Turkey. However, the coastline of Andhra Pradesh has tremendous water holiday facilities. 
Karo Christine Kumar Apr 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Ministry of Tourism of The Republic of Indonesia Conducted Sales Mission Greater Bali In Kolkata, India

Indian market has many potential to come to Indonesia for tourism and looking at the increasing Indian tourist to Indonesia, Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia promotes Bali on Sales Mission Greater Bali in Kolkata on February 26th 2018. 
Apr 17, 2018 13:02 IST

Catch the falling sun

Acting is my first love and travelling comes a close second by a mere difference of an inch. The chance to see the unseen and delve into the unexplored make both acting and travelling exciting.
Apr 15, 2018 00:00 IST


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