• In pursuit of classical art in Kochi

    In pursuit of classical art in Kochi

    Heralded as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi is known for its architectural marvels. But Sonia Nazareth goes on a trail of the classical arts to gain insight into the port town’s rich cultural heritage and comes away impressed after watching locals perform Kathakali and Kuttiyattam, the oldest surviving tradition of theatre

  • Mumbaikars reveal how they like to spend their <strong>travel</strong> time

    Mumbaikars reveal how they like to spend their travel time

    A study says the only time that people in the city get to themselves is when they travel. Mumbaikars tell us what they do during their commutes

  • Hold your breath in Hawaii

    Hold your breath in Hawaii

    Rishaad Saam Mehta rides its crystal waves, goes on giddy mountain hikes and gapes at deep canyons to find that the state is ideal for adrenaline junkies

  • <strong>Travel</strong> special: 5 untapped retreats that spell therapy

    Travel special: 5 untapped retreats that spell therapy

    If the routine of your daily urban life is weighing you down, now might be the ideal time to check into a wellness getaway for some much-needed R&R at these wellness destinations

  • Actor Amit Sadh lists dos and don'ts while biking to the Himalayas

    Actor Amit Sadh lists dos and don'ts while biking to the Himalayas

    June to September is the best time to hit the road for motorcycle trips to the Himalayas. Actor Amit Sadh recently biked from Manali to Khardung La. Here's his tried-and-tested checklist

  • The many shades of Antwerp

    The many shades of Antwerp

    There is something for everyone at the Belgian city of Antwerp. Vijaya Pratap writes about how art lovers can gaze at the works of Flemish artist Rubens, families can head to the aquarium and shopaholics can shriek in glee at a historical shopping street

  • Get on top of the world

    Get on top of the world

    Mount Everest climber Basanta Singha Roy speaks of the heights scaled and the highs that come in the exciting world of mountaineering

  • <strong>Travel</strong> special: Journey to Madheghat near Pune

    Travel special: Journey to Madheghat near Pune

    Explore Madheghat, a lesser-known ghat near Pune which is dotted with waterfalls, rice fields, forests and misty ghats

  • Rajasthan holds the fort

    Rajasthan holds the fort

    Kareena Gianani rides the dunes of Jaisalmer, prowls across its haunted villages at night and enters curious alleys in Jodhpur to find places lost and found, in space and time  

  • Mumbai freedom trail: 10 historic landmarks in the city

    Mumbai freedom trail: 10 historic landmarks in the city

    Soak in the spirit of Independence Day by visiting 10 historic landmarks handpicked by the guide that formed an integral part of India's freedom struggle

  • <strong>Travel</strong> special: A visit to Reunion Island

    Travel special: A visit to Reunion Island

    Reunion Island has a lot on offer — both above and at sea level. Kalpana Sunder lazes by a sandy beach, treks to a large active volcano and gets a bird’s eye view of the island from a helicopter

  • Working professionals in Mumbai opt for vacations within city

    Working professionals in Mumbai opt for vacations within city

    To avoid losing travel time and valuable leaves from work, many from this ilk are checking into city hotels to take a break from their grinding routines

  • Book a home away from home

    Book a home away from home

    If you're looking for a home stay while on vacation or wish to earn some extra money by renting out a spare room, apartment, cottage or holiday home, log on to Roomnhouse.com

  • On a wild blackbuck chase

    On a wild blackbuck chase

    The blackbuck is known to be elusive for a reason. After several attempts, C Gangadharan Menon finally spots the majestic antelope in all its glory at Velavadar in Gujarat

  • <strong>Travel</strong> special: Experience the other Goa

    Travel special: Experience the other Goa

    This Independence Day weekend, experience another side of Goa while enjoying white water rafting, cooking and unwinding at a heritage hotel

  • Time <strong>travel</strong> with the Chalukyas

    Time travel with the Chalukyas

    Explore the magnificence and beauty of the Early Chalukya temples, spread across Badami and its surrounding areas, courtesy a new title, Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas

  • Mumbai for kids: Karnala Bird Sanctuary

    Mumbai for kids: Karnala Bird Sanctuary

    For many parents, the monsoon means looking for indoor entertainment. But for some it means an opening of the glorious outdoors

  • Milestones on a 50-day Indian trail

    Milestones on a 50-day Indian trail

    Fifty days, 15 states and a three-person crew — Samrat Parmar and Vishal Sharma undertook a journey across India documenting it whilst promoting backpacking

  • Jungle jive in Zambia

    Jungle jive in Zambia

    Theatre personality Sanjna Kapoor turns lensman and guide in Zambia's South Luangwa Valley National Park where she encounters affectionate cubs and overzealous hippos who decided to chase her into the horizon

  • Why Sikkim is the ideal getaway for long weekends

    Why Sikkim is the ideal getaway for long weekends

    On her visit to Baiguney in West Sikkim Dhara Vora discovered how the tiny state, with its stunning, varied topography, offers an incredible itinerary for the solace-seeker