• 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

  • Say cheese in Switzerland

    Say cheese in Switzerland

    Shiboli Chatterjee visits the Swiss Alps and basks in the mountain air, idyllic valleys and dairy delights

  • It's a jungle out here...

    It's a jungle out here...

    ... and not just a concrete jungle. A book by well-known environmentalist and naturalist Sunjoy Monga talks about wildlife habitats near Mumbai

  • Australia emerging as hot tourist spot for Indians

    Australia emerging as hot tourist spot for Indians

    Australia is emerging as a hot tourist spot for Indian travellers with latest data showing an increase of over 19 per cent in tourists arrivals from the country during January-May this year as compared to the same period last year.

  • The breathing stones of Mamallapuram

    The breathing stones of Mamallapuram

    Even after two centuries, many structures in Mamallapuram give us a sense of how the town is still evolving. C Gangadharan Menon discovers the amalgamation of the Pallava and Chola architecture here which makes this place unique

  • SOS call for the Sahyadris

    SOS call for the Sahyadris

    Mountaineering clubs and trekkers from all over Maharashtra will come together to find ways to preserve the Sahyadris, in a two-day summit, starting July 12